Games, food, and more
Ninth annual street fair returns
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
An estimated 8,000 to 10,000 flocked to Secaucus for the annual Street Fair at Plaza Center from June 1 through 3. Susan Flanagan, the town's event coordinator, said she believes this year – the ni...
MILLER, LINDA
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A funeral mass was offered June 8 at St. Paul of the Cross Church, Jersey City, for Linda Miller, 70, of Jersey City. She passed away June 4 at J. F. K. Medical Center in Edison, surrounded by her ...
PARMAGOS, PETER
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A funeral mass was offered June 12 at Evangelismos Greek Orthodox Church for Peter Parmagos (Panagiotis). He passed away in his home on June 4. Born in Antissa, Mytilene, Greece, Peter moved to Jer...
109 years young
Resident came to Jersey City in 1920s, assembled radios
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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To celebrate her birthday on June 10, Mary Gibson came down to the community room at the Peace Care St. Joseph’s Facility in a wheelchair rather than her historic walker, but had lost none of her h...
'Sue loved this town so much'
Secaucus dedicates OEM building to deceased councilwoman
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Several years ago, 3rd Ward Councilman William McKeever found an injured bird in the Harmon Cove area of town. While he waited for an hour for animal control to come, fellow 3rd Ward Councilwoman S...
A sneaky disease
Sometimes Alzheimer’s isn’t detected until it’s a problem
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Alzheimer’s is a sneaky disease. You don’t always know you have it until it starts to interfere with your daily life. June is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, meant to raise awareness. “A person might ...
JONES, ISAIAH
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Funeral services were held June 11 for Isaiah "Ike" Jones. He passed away June 5 in Charleston, S.C. He was a member of Saint John's Baptist Church, and worked for the Jersey City Police Department...
SCOREBOARD
Former North Bergen grid star gets life in gear with acceptance to Fordham Law
by Jim Hague
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps one of the biggest questions that this columnist is repeatedly asked: “Whatever happened to Vin Ascolese?” Well, this week, we will try to answer that question . Seven years ago, Vin Ascole...
TASTY TIDBITS
HCTCA holds annual awards banquet, with Jones and Mellea inducted to Hall of Fame
Glover’s All Access to Life camp set; Reporter All-Area next week
by Jim Hague
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s only one active organization in Hudson County that holds an annual awards banquet and that’s the Hudson County Track Coaches Association, which held the banquet last Monday night at the Cha...
The case for legalizing pot
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Marijuana should be legalized throughout the entire United States. The legalization of marijuana will benefit society in several ways. First, by taxing marijuana sales and imports, sta...