Baseball great takes on domestic violence in UC
Legendary manager Torre comes to town to help kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
When Joe Torre walked into the auditorium at Emerson Middle School on April 14, the room went wild. Students put on put on a dance routine to 1950s classic music. Members of the school band pounded...
Purr-fect way to help pets
Join charity run to assist animals with cancer, and enjoy ice cream
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation has announced its annual fundraiser to help families who have pets with cancer. The all-volunteer nonprofit group’s second Walk, Run & Wag 5K and Ice Cream...
Slices of fame
Union City/North Bergen photographer’s famous photos line pizzeria
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Customers pay for takeout dinners. Pizza deliverymen hurry into the store for hot pies to whisk off to local addresses. High school and college-age cashiers take orders at the register. That’s the ...
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Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
HRPAC’s annual benefit gala is May 2 The Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center (HRPAC) will hold its annual benefit gala at the Chart House on Saturday, May 2, at 6 p.m. A full concert and sit d...
Best places to take your dog
Hudson County locales to run, romp, and sniff
by Joe Granat
Reporter Correspondent
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Owning a dog, some may say, is similar to having a child. Except children are allowed to go everywhere their parents take them, for better or worse. Trying to find activities that are “dog friendly...
Newsman to novelist
Veteran Hudson journalist writes historical thriller centering on ‘Black Tom’ incident
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The explosion near Jersey City was so colossal it felt like an earthquake for hundreds of miles around. Black Tom, the former island just off the Hudson County coast, where two million pounds of am...
Get ready to laugh
First Annual Meadowlands Comedy Festival will feature some local performers
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents with a yen for yucks can rejoice. The First Annual Meadowlands Comedy Festival will run from April 14 to 19, bringing six nights of high-spirited entertainment to venues in Secaucus and s...
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Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Hispanic-American artists will exhibit April 19 An art show featuring works by Hispanic-American artists will take place April 19 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Federacion Mercantil Hispana, 4111-13...
Menendez vows to fight
Indicted by federal grand jury, senator claims innocence; colleagues offer support
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez vowed this week to vigorously defend himself against public corruption charges made in an indictment handed down by a federal grand jury on Wednesday. Federal investigator...
‘She has magic fingers’
Sight-impaired city worker reads to children
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Beatrice Oliveti had come to the Albio Sires School on March 31 as part of the West New York program for Read Across America when the young boy came up to her. He wore dark glasses and carried a ca...