MARIONNI, GINA
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Funeral services were held Feb. 11 for Gina Marionni, 99, of Union City. She passed away Feb. 5. She was born in Brandy Camp, Pa., and lived her early years there as well as in Scranton. She moved ...
PAUL, PATRICIA A.
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A funeral service was held Feb. 9 for Patricia A. Paul, 87, a 62 year resident of Secaucus. She passed away Feb. 7. She was the wife of Frank Paul for 57 years; mother of Janet Ballard and her husb...
MCCARTHY, ROBERT TIMOTHY
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A mass of Christian burial was celebrated Feb. 8 at St. Joseph’s Church for Robert Timothy McCarthy, 73, of Frederick, Md. He passed away peacefully at his home on Jan. 30. He is survived by his wi...
GOODNIGHT, MAYOR!
Why are 4,000 kids calling library hotline each year to hear bedtime stories from Jersey City officials?
by E. Assata Wright
Reporter correspondent
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Overworked parents employ many strategies to occupy their kids. The Jersey City Free Public Library has offered an option, for nine years, of letting parents and kids call in to hear stories read b...
Weather or not
How the superintendent decides to close Hoboken’s schools, and when will they make up the days?
by Dean DeChiaro and Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writers
Feb 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
With four snow-related school closings in the last two weeks, Hoboken’s public school students have missed a lot of class. Parents are hoping they won’t miss any more, but the decision is usually a...
Brazen is open!
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Brazen Athletics - CrossFit Willow opened at 1317 Willow Ave. in early February. They keep it simple. All contracts are month to month, cancel anytime. They say, "Our goal is YOUR progression." www...
PAPP, JOAN F.
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A funeral mass was held Feb. 12 at St. Henry’s Church, Bayonne, for Joan F. Papp, 72, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. She passed away peacefully with family by her side on Feb. 8. Joan was the ...
City won’t take blame for alleged oil spill on its property
Responds to neighbors’ suit by suing Boys & Girls club
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
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The city of Hoboken has filed a lawsuit against the Boys & Girls Club of Hudson County alleging that the club, not the city, should be responsible for an oil spill that allegedly occurred next to t...
Plan alternate routes
Jersey City votes on traffic pattern changes due to Pulaski Skyway closure
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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The City Council learned the bad news at the Feb. 10 caucus meeting. The closing of the Pulaski Skyway in March will likely cause massive traffic backups in Jersey City and throughout Hudson County...
Uphill battle
DPW vs. wicked winter – not easy on bumpy streets
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“This is one of the worst winters in a long time,” said John Shaw, superintendent of North Bergen’s Department of Public Works, last week. “What makes it really bad is the temperature. Because usua...