‘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 | 52 52 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...
Body and soul
Maximum Motion offers more than just physical fitness
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Katherine Jeblick doesn’t call Maximum Motion a “gym” even though it has all the weights and exercise machines of a typical gym. For Jeblick, it is a fitness center, and not merely for the body. Wi...
SCOREBOARD
Boxing dreams grow in Jersey City
Recreation program puts more than 100 youngsters in the ring
by Jim Hague
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Throughout his entire life, Luis Gonzalez thought he was a baseball guy. Better known by the nickname of “Mosquito,” a name that he is still affectionately and readily called, Gonzalez played baseb...
MCDONALD, JOHN
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Funeral mass took place July 13 in the Chapel at Cusack Care Center, Jersey City, for John McDonald, 83, of Jersey City, formerly of Basking Ridge. He passed away peacefully on July 9 at Cusack Car...
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 | 43 43 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 ...
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 | 12 12 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 | 23 23 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...
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 ...