Life on the far west side of town
As area develops, Jackson Street residents meet with police to discuss safety
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken residents in the Jackson Street area of town held a community meeting on Thursday, July 21 in which they discussed safety, traffic, and how a future residential development and park will af...
Loews volunteers win back $300,000 grant
Fulop’s attempt to defund them is rejected by the court
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second time in two years, a Superior Court has ruled against Jersey City in its continuing tussle with the volunteers overseeing the Historic Landmark Loew’s Theater. On July 22, Superior C...
D’AMELIO, ANTONIO F. JR.
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Funeral mass was offered July 29 at St. Francis R.C. Church, Hoboken, for Antonio F. D’Amelio Jr. (“Anthony”, “Dad”, “D-Dad”), 57. He passed away July 24, 2016. Born in Hoboken, he was the son of A...
A heart for Baby Madison
Hoboken infant awaits transplant; fundraiser this week
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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The Cohen family is looking for a miracle as their 6-week-old daughter Madison waits on a donor list to receive a new heart. Madison was diagnosed by doctors with a congenital heart disease known a...
Coding for kids
Students get free computer programming lessons at library
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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Not long after graduating from Cliffside Park High School, Shravan Parvathaneni created a non-profit group called TAKTICS to teach kids the basics of computer science. This summer TAKTICS will tour...
Green grass grows all around
Secaucus wraps up its environmentally-friendly lecture series
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The Secaucus Environmental Department has offered a three-week series of speakers during July giving public talks about the local environment. On Wednesday, July 27, the last talk featured Montclai...
School board incumbents won’t run again
Board of Education election draws new faces
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Frustrated by constant bickering and citing a lack of support from the Fulop Administration, three incumbent members of the Jersey City Board of Education have decided not to run for reelection. To...
SCOREBOARD
New St. Peter’s AD makes bizarre radical changes in first year
by Jim Hague
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When Belinda “Boe” Pearman was hired as the new athletic director at St. Peter’s University last September, it was supposed to be a historic event. After all, Pearman became the first athletic dire...
DEROSA, WILLIAM S.
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A funeral mass was offered July 28 at St. Paul the Apostle Church for William S. DeRosa, 83. He died July 23 at St. Ann’s home, Jersey City. A lifelong Jersey City resident, the son of the late Asu...
Catching ‘em all in Secaucus, and nearby
Most downloaded game ever has many searching for local ‘Pokestops’
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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Every since the Nintendo video game Pokemon Go because available on July 6, local players have been traveling to specific spots around the county designated as “Pokestops” where they can virtually ...