weehawken news

‘On a mission from God’
Bayonne man finds, rescues isolated 80-year-old gravestone from Meadowlands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Fluke season had just begun, and Bruce Dillin of Bayonne was scouting the Hackensack River across from Laurel Hill Park in Secaucus for a spot to trap killie fish he could use as bait. “I remember ...
Music, song, and dance from the Irish Winter Solstice
Free lunchtime concert will be Wednesday, Dec. 17
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The UBS Atrium Series will continue on Wednesday, Dec. 17 with a special holiday concert featuring music, song, and dance from the Irish Winter Solstice. The concert will take place in the Atrium, ...
Eating and technology
Weehawken Girl Scouts learn a variety of skills
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken Girl Scout Troops 12933 and 12779 have been busy. They recently traveled to Branch Brook Park Roller Rink in Newark to participate in a special Girl Scout program called Stemtastic. The g...
Coldwell Banker Homes announces grand opening
Luxurious 15-unit condo complex in Union City open for occupancy
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
According to Coldwell Banker New Homes, one of the nation’s largest award-winning residential brokerage firms, a new15-unit boutique condo complex at 140 36th St. in Union City will host its grand ...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
American Dream mall reportedly lining up big tenants The once-troubled American Dream mega-mall in the Meadowlands is attracting a strong lineup of retail tenants, according to reports. NJ.com stat...
$6.2M house sells in Weehawken
Historic mansion was most expensive sale in county history
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
At the turn of the nineteenth century, Weehawken’s wooded bluffs were home to a secluded ledge accessible only via the Hudson River, where gentlemanly duels continued long after they had become ill...
40-year-old murders still an open case
Who killed teenagers Mary Ann Pryor and Lorraine Kelly?
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a crime that rocked the local community. Forty years ago, two teenage girls left their homes in North Bergen for a routine trip to the mall. Five days later, their bodies were found in a woo...
A different kind of bravery
Hoboken author draws praise, criticism for kids’ book with gay hero
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent e-book by Hoboken-based children’s author Daniel Errico is making waves online for its unconventional ending—the story features a prototypical dashing knight who decides to live happily ev...
Making his move
Local chess master gets national appointment
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Joe Lux wasn’t born to play chess; it just seems like he was. He wandered into New York City’s Washington Square Park when he was still in high school and saw people seated at tables there, playing...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Victim dies, suspect arrested in NB hit and run The man accused of driving a car that struck two brothers in North Bergen last month and then allegedly fleeing the scene of the accident was arreste...

past weeks news

Church rises again
A new pastor and new hope for St. Lawrence
by Joanne Hoersch
Reporter Correspondent