MOORE, GEORGE F.
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A celebration of life was held on Aug. 11 at the Porter Memorial C.O.G.I.C., Jersey City for Detective George F. Moore (Retired JCPD) of Hillside, formerly of Woodbridge. He was the husband of Fran...
Seeing the city through new eyes
Born-and-raised Hobokenite returns with her foster children
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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Hoboken has changed a lot since Maritza Figueroa left in 2001, but so has she. As a teenage mother living in the Andrew Jackson Gardens public housing project, Figueroa looked out at an uncertain f...
A new addition
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In what officials hope will be the next step in helping to transform the Journal Square transportation hub, Chickpea Restaurant opened on July 9. Mayor Steven Fulop and Mike Marino, acting director...
PRZEKOP, MICHAEL R.
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A funeral mass was held Aug. 12 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Michael R. Przekop, 73, of Secaucus, formerly of Jersey City. He passed away Aug. 7. Husband of the late Carolyn Przek...
Exemplary exploits
Hoboken police honored for heroic moments
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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In the line of duty, the ultimate test of an officer’s abilities can arise at a moment’s notice. For Hoboken Police Officer Keith Rotondi, it took less than five minutes on a spring evening to go f...
In the eye of the beholder?
Questions raised about Jersey City mural covering stone wall
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
In June, residents near the recently-renamed 100 Steps in Jersey City Heights complained they were not consulted about an artwork that decorates an old dry-laid stone wall near the top of Mountain ...
Pickles to pierogies to dog treats
Farmers market has something for everyone
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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The Secaucus farmers market, now in its second month, offers healthy, locally-grown produce as well as less traditional goodies. Held every Thursday evening from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wilson Avenue, next ...
RAGNO, MARIO
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Funeral mass was offered Aug 10 at St. Francis RC Church, Hoboken, for Mario Ragno. He passed away Aug. 5. He was born in Hoboken. He was well known for his business that he had for 42 years as a c...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Naked gun: from the files of police squad An allegedly naked man ran past police headquarters and allegedly tried to take three officers’ guns in an early morning scuffle late last month, according...
Celebrating in the streets
Italian festival going strong after 113 years
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Frank Colasurdo remembers being a part of La Festa Italiana when he was a small boy. “I must have been 5 or 6 and this tall,” he said, holding his hand about three feet off the street. The festival...