West Indian Caribbean American Carnival takes place on July 22
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JERSEY CITY -- The West Indian Caribbean American Carnival Association Inc. (JCWICACAI) will host its annual event on Saturday, July 22. The carnival parade and festival will feature costumes from ...
LeFrak makes move in Horseshoe area
New development will border Hoboken near 18th Street
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Anyone riding the Hudson Bergen Light Rail from the west side of Hoboken has had to wonder about the swath of undeveloped land along 18th Street in Jersey City. This is an area once made famous as ...
City Council passes $589M budget
No tax municipal tax increase because city taps more from surplus
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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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...
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Funeral services were held July 6 for Doris G. Brandt, 76, a longtime resident of Secaucus. She died peacefully at home on June 28. Born in Stamford, Conn., she was a devoted mother and grandmother...
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...
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 ...
Another leadership change in the projects
Past housing chair says goodbye, suggests successor leave politics out of it
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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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...
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
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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 ...