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Funeral services were held Oct. 6 at New Redeemer R.E. Church, Jersey City, for George D. Cooper, 60. He passed away Oct. 1 at Jersey City Medical Center. He was born in Jersey City to the union of...
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A funeral mass was held Oct. 13 at Sts. Peter & Paul Church, Hoboken for Gertrude Della Fave, 95. She passed away at her daughter’s home in Spotswood. Gertrude, best known as "Trudy," was a lifelon...
Eight candidates fight for three spots
WNY school board election slated for Nov. 8
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Eight candidates are running for three spots in West New York’s Nov. 8 Board of Education race. They include two slates – the Children First slate, backed by Mayor Felix Roque, and Save Our Schools...
Trash truck worker competes for a Latin Grammy
Local Cuban exile fulfills dream as musician
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
Ray Machado, founder and lead singer of the musical group Maxima Alerta, had just seen his band get its first taste of fame in Cuba when the communist government decided to censor them. Machado – a...
From Bridgegate to…
Mayoral candidate raises questions about Fulop and legal contractor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
In what appear to be the first serious attack in the 2017 campaign for mayor of Jersey City, the Jersey City Civic Committee, represented by an attorney who is facing Mayor Steve Fulop for re-elect...
Hilton may rise on post office parking lot
Developer seeks to get process started
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
A development company that is upgrading the city’s old post office on southern Frank Sinatra Drive is hoping to get permission to develop a Hilton hotel on the site of the current loading and parki...
Two fangs up
Mile Square Theatre’s Production of Dracula is a treat
by Jeff Kreisler
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Everyone thinks they know Dracula. “He’s the funny-voiced vampire dude, right?” There’s a lot more to his story than that, but unless you were one of the few people who made it through 1992’s bad K...
The other ‘Hamilton’ show
Weehawken Library lures fans of founding father with performance
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Correspondent
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
The Broadway musical “Hamilton” may be sold out for months, but fans of the founding father – who died in a duel on Weehawken’s waterfront in 1804 – got to learn more about him through a special pe...
Town hopes to raze building for parking lot
Tables vote to lower speed limits near schools
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
At the town’s Board of Commissioners meeting on Wednesday, the commissioners introduced an ordinance to build a parking lot for residential and public parking at 1132 Hillside Place. Currently, the...
What do you want in southern Hoboken?
City presents four concepts; could have park, hotel, microbrewery
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
The city is moving forward with its Southwest Area Redevelopment Plan after presenting four alternative concepts to the public on Thursday. The area near the city’s border with Jersey City may some...