AMATO, MICHELE
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A funeral mass was offered Aug. 17 at St. Ann’s RC Church, Hoboken, for Michele Amato, 73, of Hoboken. He passed away Aug. 13 in Jersey City. A retired employee with the David and Company Folding B...
BLAZEJOWICZ, JOHN
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A funeral mass took place Aug. 28 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for John Blazejowicz, 62, of Secaucus. He passed away Aug. 23. He was the son of the late Thomas and Stephanie Blazejowi...
CLEARY, BRIDGET
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A funeral mass was celebrated Aug. 26 at St. Joseph’s Church for Bridget Cleary, 63, of Rutherford, formerly of Jersey City. She passed away surrounded by her family on Aug. 22 at Memorial Sloan Ke...
Just in time for the end of summer!
Expanded Boyd-McGuiness Park designed to serve all ages
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Neighborhood kids rushed through the sprinklers and slipped down the slides at the newly-reopened Boyd-McGuiness Park on Aug. 25, while adults gathered to cut the ribbon to celebrate the reopening....
Back to school, and there’s more to love
Phase one of $27M Secaucus HS renovation is ready
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Phase one of the Secaucus High School expansion project is nearly complete, just in time for kids to return to school Sept. 9. That means the initial construction inside the school is nearly done, ...
Zoned out
Former Hoboken resident recalls trip to ‘Zoning Hell’
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
All Scott Katz wanted was to add a five-foot addition and some minor improvements to his Bloomfield Street townhouse. Instead, he got a first-hand lesson in the vast labyrinth that property owners ...
DUNN, JOHN F.
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A funeral mass took place Aug. 28 at St. Michael’s Church for John F. “Jack” Dunn, 70, of Jersey City. He passed away, peacefully, on Aug. 24. Born in Jersey City, Jack was a true lifelong “downtow...
Week of the kiddie cops
88 youngsters participate in annual Junior Police Academy
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
“I want to be a police when I grow up,” declared Alyssa Craigwelo, 9. And she should know. Alyssa was in the midst of an intense four-day crash course in law enforcement and public service: the ann...
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 | 6 6 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 ...
Classic rock, rhythm and blues
Hamilton Park Summer Concert Series 2015 announces final shows
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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 ...