‘The Feast’ is back – with batteries
A few changes for popular 106-year-old St. Ann’s Festival
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
One of Hoboken’s most popular and most traditional events is back again, running from Friday, July 22 through Tuesday, July 26. The 106-year-old St. Ann’s Italian Festival, known colloquially as “T...
A home for Jassmani, and others
Volunteers learn to advocate for neglected kids countywide
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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In July of 2010, Natasha McNight-Henderson of Jersey City was 38 years old and finalizing her first adoption — a child whose mother had died and later ended up in a cousin’s custody, a frequent occ...
TASTY TIDBITS
Weehawken fencer Possick wins second national title
Character No. 18; welcome back Forenza; troubles for Schiano?
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A year ago, Lola Possick was an unknown fencer, a whirlwind with the saber who went on to win the national championship of her age group. So when Young Lola, now all of 11 years old, decided to giv...
America's most famous songwriter lived here
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Dear Editor: Every 4th of July one is sure to hear on the radio a song or two by Stephen Foster. Since he is one of America's most enduring composers, and since he was born on the 4th of July (in 1...
MURPHY, DOLORES
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Private funeral services have been held for Dolores Murphy, 82 of Jersey City. She died July 10. Dolores was born in Rahway, and was a director of arts & crafts for Meadowview Hospital in Secaucus ...
A home for Jassmani, and others
Volunteers learn to advocate for neglected kids countywide
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
In July of 2010, Natasha McNight-Henderson of Jersey City was 38 years old and finalizing her first adoption — a child whose mother had died and later ended up in a cousin’s custody, a frequent occ...
Memory checks
Foundation screens seniors for Alzheimer’s disease
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
“It’s important to diagnose Alzheimer’s early, because it leads to a higher chance for better quality of life,” President and Co-founder of Act Now Kristine Allen said last week. Act Now is a Jerse...
How flood walls would work in Hoboken
Residents express concerns, get answers about federal anti-flood plans
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Roughly 100 residents came to a public meeting on Tuesday to talk about three possible anti-flooding proposals for Hoboken that would include building controversial walls to keep the water out. An ...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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Free Shakespeare in the park The Hudson Shakespeare Company returns with the second installment of its 25th annual Shakespeare in the Parks tour. They’ll perform the play Edward III written by Will...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
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Congress passes Landmark Opioid Bill July 13 According to a press release from the Drug Policy Agency, on Wednesday, July 13 the U.S. Senate voted to send opioid legislation known as the Comprehens...