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Classic rock, rhythm and blues
Hamilton Park Summer Concert Series 2015 announces final shows
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer might be coming to a close, but the music from this year’s Hamilton Park Summer Concert Series continues for two final concerts of the season. Joe Cimino loves to play on stage and it shows ...
Farewell to a century-old tradition?
141st annual German festival at Schuetzen Park may be the last
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
John Gloistein has been attending the annual Volksfest in Schuetzen Park for nearly half a century. The event has special meaning for him. “I met my wife here 45 years ago,” he said at this year’s ...
Rising star Ayo Awosika appears Sept. 2
Summer Concerts on the Hudson presents a Soul and R&B night
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Summer Concerts on the Hudson will present a one-night-only Soul and R&B concert with up-and-coming vocalist Ayo Awosika and her 10-piece band on Wednesday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. The Hudson Riverfront ...
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A&P supermarkets to shed 768 jobs in Hudson County by Thanksgiving The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company will lay off 768 employees at seven Hudson County supermarkets by Thanksgiving Day 2015, ...
From Weehawken to Fulbright
Proposes to strengthen U.S.-Mexico trade relations
by Melissa Heule
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Nick Grassi may not be of Spanish origin, but he has quickly picked up the language. With experience that has taken him to several Latin countries, he’ll pick up his bags again for Mexico as a Fulb...
A lick and a song
Township treats seniors to ice cream sing-a-long
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Free ice cream and fixings, courtesy of Mayor Richard Turner and his staff, were served to members of Weehawken’s senior citizen community on a hot Wednesday evening recently. Music was also provid...
Hometown hero
Play records, enjoy memorabilia at new Frank Sinatra exhibit
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the most fascinating display in the Hoboken Historical Museum’s new exhibition devoted to “Frank Sinatra: The Man, the Voice, and the Fans,” which opened Aug. 2, is a cabinet filled with co...
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Eighth NoHu International Short Film Festival seeks entries The Eighth Annual NoHu International Short Film Festival, to be held Oct. 19 to 24, is seeking entries. This year’s six-day festival will...
Never Say Ugh to a Bug
Weehawken Library hosts live critters for kids
by Melissa Heule
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken Library hosted “Never Say Ugh to a Bug,” an event for kids to learn about bugs and insects, on July 28. The crowd of about thirty children and their parents was greeted by Kristen Pakonis...
Seniors tour historic sites
Trip to Alexander Hamilton’s House, Grant’s Tomb
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
On Aug. 7, approximately 35 Weehawken seniors were taken by bus to Harlem in New York City to see and explore three different historic sites. Hamilton Grange was the country house of Alexander Hami...

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by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer