A big bust
JC police nab $1 million in marijuana and two suspects
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
When Captain Michael Gajewski got a tip from another law enforcement agency on Dec. 8 that a massive shipment of marijuana was scheduled to pass through Jersey City on its way to Long Island, he ga...
Santa arrives – finally
Rain delayed Newport tree lighting brings out hundreds of kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Although delayed a week by heavy rain on Dec. 5, Santa Claus finally arrived at Newport Centre on Dec. 11, carrying with him an arctic chill and remnants of snow from the first storm of the season....
An enlightening experience
Charter school principals-for-a-day talk about their experiences
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Those who took part in this year’s Charter School Principal for a Day program in Jersey City gathered around a table at GP’s Restaurant in November to share their experiences like a family sitting ...
Dancing with the stars?
Local anti-Trump advocate gets bit part in Spielberg film
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps fate played a hand in helping Tracey Everett, a local dance instructor with a history of working on Broadway, get a bit part as a dancer in the new Steven Spielberg film, “The Post.” The fi...
Happy holidays!
Toy drive will give kids a better Christmas this year
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
People came from far and wide to contribute to an annual toy drive that took place in West New York and was dually sponsored by the Mason Civic League in Hoboken and the Fernando Urbie Foundation i...
Local child actor plays orphan in “Annie”
Musical runs through Dec. 31 at Papermill Playhouse
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
In her second theater production this year, local actor Gabby Beredo, 11, recently debuted as the tough orphan, “Pepper,” in the musical, “Annie” at Papermill Playhouse in Milburn, the recipient of...
Is the marina plan revenge?
Protestors try to derail privatization for south side of Liberty State Park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
With less than one month left before Gov. Christopher Christie’s term expires, local community activists hope to derail a plan that would privatize the southern portion of Liberty State Park and co...
Council runoffs gives Fulop an edge, but opponents remain
Mayor pledges to finish projects his administration started
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Although the Dec. 5 council runoff elections allowed Mayor Steven Fulop to retain his 6-3 voting majority on the City Council, the upset win by James Solomon over Rebecca Symes in Ward E gave Fulop...
JC student wins PATH poster contest
‘Santa waiting for a train’ art chosen from over 350 entries
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Clearly overwhelmed at being selected as this year’s winner of the Annual PATH Holiday Poster Contest, Jersey City eighth grader Renfrew Maristela says he thought a long time about the meaning of t...