Montgomery Gardens, 2.0
Sections of crime-ridden housing project slated for demolition
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
When you grow up in a housing project, you’re bound to get mixed feelings when the buildings are demolished to make way for the future. One part of you might remember the after-school fights, the s...
DUNN, JOHN F.
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass took place Aug. 28 at St. Michael’s Church for John F. “Jack” Dunn, 70, of Jersey City. He passed away, peacefully, on Aug. 24. Born in Jersey City, Jack was a true lifelong “downtow...
Farewell to a century-old tradition?
141st annual German festival at Schuetzen Park may be the last
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
John Gloistein has been attending the annual Volksfest in Schuetzen Park for nearly half a century. The event has special meaning for him. “I met my wife here 45 years ago,” he said at this year’s ...
Week of the kiddie cops
88 youngsters participate in annual Junior Police Academy
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
“I want to be a police when I grow up,” declared Alyssa Craigwelo, 9. And she should know. Alyssa was in the midst of an intense four-day crash course in law enforcement and public service: the ann...
Hudson County has beaches
Even in cities, swaths of sand and shore hide in plain sight
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly two centuries ago, Hudson County was a destination for beach enthusiasts. From the 1840s until at least the 1880s, the Hotel LaTourette and its surrounding beaches at Bergen Point in Bayonne...
SCOREBOARD
Marauders look to reload for another state title run
by Jim Hague
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Even Rich Hansen knows there’s only one way to describe what the 2014 football season meant to the St. Peter’s Prep program. “It was a magical year,” said the veteran head coach of the Marauders. T...
The stars will be out
Golden Door Film Festival returns to Jersey City Sept. 24 to 27
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Founder Bill Sorvino predicts The 2015 Golden Door Film Festival will be bigger and even better than ever. The festival will take place from Sept. 24 to 27, with the opening and closing nights at t...
LANDISI, RITA NILAN
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered on Aug. 20 at Our Lady of Libera Church, West New York, for Rita Nilan Landisi, 91, of West New York. She passed away Aug. 18. She was a retired department store manager ...
Farewell to a century-old tradition?
141st annual German festival at Schuetzen Park may be the last
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
John Gloistein has been attending the annual Volksfest in Schuetzen Park for nearly half a century. The event has special meaning for him. “I met my wife here 45 years ago,” he said at this year’s ...
“Building Watchdog”
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As a lifelong resident and twelve-year veteran of the Jersey City public schools, it’s nice to know that someone like Gina Verdibello is running for a seat in the upcoming School Board...