A rose and lunch for mom
Seniors feel loved at Mother’s Day event in UC
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
Sharon Quesada, 71, who has lived in Union City since 1972, says she has been going to the city’s senior events since one of her children passed away, and another lost contact with her. She was hap...
Watery views
Residents can take Meadowlands pontoon boat, canoe tours
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority will begin offering pontoon boat and canoe tours of the Hackensack River, some embarking from Secaucus, on Tuesday, June 7 through Saturday, Sept. 17. The...
‘A treat of true perfection’
In pursuit of the delicious Honduran baleada
by Alison Rodriguez
Reporter Correspondent
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
I moved to Union City for love. Fresh out of college and head over heels for my future husband, a Union City native, I moved to Hudson County. Having spent my formative years in places where the fo...
Dressing up
Art show to raise funds for Dress for Success
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
International, regional, and local artists will show off their works in “Art and Soul; Women In the Arts,” a show at Mana Contemporary gallery’s first annual fundraiser and cocktail reception on Ma...
BRIEFS
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer employment application period extended The West New York Division of Recreation has announced a three-week extension for applying to the 2016 Summer Employment Program until Friday, May 27. ...
BRIEFS
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer employment application period extended The West New York Division of Recreation has announced a three-week extension for applying to the 2016 Summer Employment Program until Friday, May 27. ...
WNY teachers protest for contracts, raises
Union says they haven’t gotten increases in several years
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
Teachers and maintenance workers in West New York have been protesting at recent Board of Education meetings because they have been without a contract since July of 2015, and say they haven’t gotte...
Jose Marti students perform original comedy-mystery
From script to cast to crew, a home grown production
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
Jose Marti Freshman Academy in Union City will put on the comic murder-mystery play “Who’s Next?” on May 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. The cast of 12 students has been rehearsing after school since January. ...
Happy Earth Day to you
Local magician teaches kids about recycling, saving the planet
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 156 156 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City resident Mike Gomez, otherwise known as magician “Micky Magic,” used an old newspaper to hold water over preschool teacher Ms. Martias’s head. When he opened the newspaper, the water was...
Fido photographer
Local lensman helps find homes for animals rescued from hoarder
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
When animal control officers and other law enforcement personnel rescued more than 50 abandoned dogs and cats from the filthy residence of an alleged animal hoarder in North Bergen earlier this yea...