Jersey City remembers
Ceremony honors those who fell on 9/11, and afterward
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Storm clouds rolled over the Manhattan skyline after dumping heavy rains on Jersey City, adding to the somber mood of the 14th annual 9/11 Memorial Day Service, “Reflections,” on Friday. Mayor Stev...
Little shoppers
Back-to-school drive provides free supplies to needy residents
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second year in a row the North Bergen Emergency Relief Program hosted a back-to-school drive, collecting supplies for a month and a half and then distributing them for free last week to res...
The new face of Louisa Park
Refurbished Weehawken facility opens after ‘face lift’
Sep 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken’s busy Louisa Park was completely reopened to the delight of toddlers, children, teens and adults alike on Wednesday, Aug. 26. The park underwent a facelift this spring, with different se...
Couple fined $2,500 for leaving dogs in hot car
Secaucus getting tougher on animal abuse
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
As one of the hottest summers on record draws to an end, Secaucus is continuing its campaign announced earlier this summer to prevent people from leaving their pets in hot cars. Last week, official...
Animals at risk for abuse
Some towns getting tougher with enforcement
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
Two dogs were left in a car in 90-degree temperatures until someone reported their owner. Five dogs were killed after someone allegedly fed them liverwurst doused with antifreeze. A cat’s collar wa...
The belated victims of 9/11
How suicide and cancer are still claiming lives of those who weren’t in the buildings
by Steven Rodas and Joseph Passantino
Reporter Staff Writers
Sep 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Years after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, victims are still dying – some were emergency responders whose cancer is believed to be related to toxins in the air that day, and others are distr...
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A mass of Christian burial was offered Sept. 10 at Jesus the Lord R.C. Church, Keyport, for Margaret J. Venancio, 55, of Keyport. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sept. 4 at B...
Barren…but for long?
City sets sights on 6-acre property for largest park as part of flood resiliency plan
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
A 6-acre park with at least 1 million gallons of flood mitigation capacity. Think Pier A in terms of size, except this would be in the northwest sector and address three of the city’s most dire nee...
Secaucus tries to rebound from lost season
by Jim Hague
Sep 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
As he begins his 17th year as the head football coach at Secaucus High School, Charlie Voorhees knows that his 16th campaign was a complete aberration. After all, the Patriots have been traditional...
Fisher launches campaign
Sep 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear neighbors and friends: I am excited to officially launch my campaign for City Council to represent Hoboken’s 2nd Ward. Everyone has that one issue that compels them to take action – whether it...