City Council passes $589M budget
No tax municipal tax increase because city taps more from surplus
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City taxpayers can breathe a sigh of relief now that the City Council voted at a rare 10 a.m. meeting on July 10 to pass its $589 municipal budget for 2017. Taxpayers may sing a different tu...
107 years of tradition
90,000 people estimated to attend St. Ann’s Italian Festival
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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One of Hoboken’s most popular and most traditional events is back again, running from Saturday, July 22 through Wednesday, July 26. The 107-year-old St. Ann’s Italian Festival -- known colloquially...
Another leadership change in the projects
Past housing chair says goodbye, suggests successor leave politics out of it
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Housing Authority Commissioner Dana Wefer, who briefly toyed with running for governor earlier this year, is planning to move out of town and said a tearful goodbye Thursday night to the ot...
Celebrating the 4th on the 3rd
Secaucus residents turn out for fireworks
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Secaucus residents gathered at the town's swim center recently for America's July 4th birthday, on the 3rd. “It's easier to get the fireworks people; you get a better rate,” said John Voli, the tow...
An appreciation of the late Michael Coleman
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Dear Editor: I was saddened to read in last week’s Reporter that Mike Coleman had passed away. Old time Hoboken residents will remember him as the city’s Model Cities director in the late ‘60s and ...
North Bergen’s ‘One Book’ initiative
Town encourages summer reading for the young and old
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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With summer in full swing and children out of school, the North Bergen Public Library has launched a new reading initiative. “One Book North Bergen” aims to encourage residents of any age to bond t...
Resources for refugees are scarce
Local Immigrant Commission tackles growing issue in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Cutbacks in federal funds to Jersey City and an overall lack of resources are having an impact on helping refugees in Jersey City, according to information presented by the Jersey City Immigration ...
CAPOANO, MADELINE
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A Mass of Christian Liturgy was held July 11 in the Church of Saint Mary in Rutherford for Madeline “Sue” Capoano, 88, of Secaucus. She passed away surrounded by her family on July 8. She was born ...
Legendary rides
North Bergen holds annual Classic Car and Bike Show
by Art Schwartz
Reporter Correspondent
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The second annual North Bergen Classic Car and Bike Show was even bigger and better than last year’s popular event. Held on Bergenline Avenue alongside Braddock Park on Sunday, June 25, the show br...
CAVANAUGH, DOROTHY A.
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Funeral mass was held July 13 at St. Paul the Apostle Church for Dorothy A. Cavanaugh of Jersey City. On July 10 she passed away surrounded by her loving family. Dorothy now peacefully joins her lo...