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Saying no to ‘millionaires’ marina’
Friends of Liberty State Park protest rumored new plans for south side of park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Saying that the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) appears to have made “a secret deal” to develop the south side of Liberty State Park into a new “Millionaires’ Marina,” Sam Pesin,...
Heroes inside and outside the ring
Three locals inducted into the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
In a letter issued at the conclusion of World War II, President Harry S Truman paid tribute to the memory of Private Michael A. Mastrandrea, who died in the service of his country. “He stands in th...
School district shows off latest changes
Jersey City kids have the tools to prepare for the future
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
For the fourth time in four years, Jersey City Schools Superintendent Dr. Marcia Lyles recently led a bus full of local officials on a tour of the public schools. The annual event is designed to hi...
Just in time for the season
Cantigas Choir makes Jersey City debut
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
After 15 years of concerts primarily in Hoboken, Hudson County’s Cantigas Choir will make its Jersey City debut, presenting its 16th annual winter concert, entitled “Winter Roses,” on Saturday, Dec...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Heights man stabbed to death; two suspects arrested The Jersey City Police Department received a report of a male being stabbed on Nov. 14, and upon arrival at the scene shortly after 7:05 p.m., th...
Fulop wins re-election in landslide
But council control will be decided in runoff; split victory in school board race
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Steven Fulop’s landslide re-election victory over former city attorney Bill Matsikoudis sets the stage for a battle to control the City Council, as four of the nine seats on the council (all ...
Apple Tree House will become a museum
Long effort to preserve an icon of the American Revolution is completed
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
For Jersey City, preserving history is rarely easy. Yet, on Nov. 1, Mayor Steven Fulop and other city officials to joined community members to cut the ribbon on the restored Apple Tree House, an ic...
A new neighborhood rises
SoHo Lofts is latest address in redevelopment of northern JC
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Situated in the northern section of Jersey City near the Hoboken border, the SoHo Lofts represent a new development front in an area that has largely been untouched for the last thirty years. Origi...
Giving thanks
Where to donate food, volunteer, or get a free Thanksgiving meal or turkey
by Marilyn Baer and Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Although people go undernourished every day of the year, hunger around Thanksgiving and the holidays has always been a rallying call for some people to serve those in need. On Sundays all year, Jer...
Trying to cure a mystery disease
Alzheimer’s fundraisers also help out the caregivers
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A fund raising walk that took place in Liberty State Park recently was an effort to raise funds for research and awareness about a disease for which there is currently no cure. In fact, according t...

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A troubled Ward A
Candidates address serious concerns
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer