Cops and civilians
Thousands crowd Jersey City parks for National Night Out Against Crime
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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A few minutes before the festivities were about to start at Audubon Park in Jersey City on Tuesday night, a van full of people pulled up to the curb. The man in the passenger side rolled down his w...
Questions remain over deaths at county correctional facility
Woman was sentenced in Weehawken court for DWI
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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A 48-year-old woman, sentenced in Weehawken Municipal Court to 180 days in jail in 2016, died at the Hudson County Correctional Center on July 14 as the result of a yet-undisclosed cause. James Ken...
Well worth the wait
White Eagle Hall opens its doors, at last
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Walking into the refurbished White Eagle Hall on Newark Avenue in Jersey City is like stumbling into several episodes of the classic trilogy of sci-fi films, “Back to the Future.” On one hand, you ...
Paper tributes
Local artist soldiers on after mother’s passing
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Until recently, the inspiration behind Union City artist Luis Romero's paper collages was his mother, Margot, who lived with him in his apartment. Originally, he focused more on oil painting, but w...
Seven locations for National Night Out
North Bergen raises awareness about crime
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Thousands of local residents enjoyed the local version of National Night Out Against Crime, a community awareness event that was celebrated at seven locations in North Bergen on Tuesday. Started in...
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A funeral mass took place Aug. 4 at St. Aedan’s Church, Jersey City, for Antoinette “Nettie” Guarini, 86, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. She passed away July 29, surrounded by her family. Nett...
It’s all about the books
Former Weehawken High School student gives back to school system
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Charles Walters, at 83, has just wound up a long phase of “giving back” to his hometown’s elementary school. His currency was not in coin, though, but in books, and -- even more valuable -- in time...
Keeping watch
Residents and police celebrate National Night Out
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents converged at Church Square Park on Tuesday, Aug. 1 for four hours to celebrate National Night Out, hosted by Hoboken’s and Stevens Institute of Technology’s police departments. National N...
Eat a peach – or a pie, at least
Riverview Farmers’ Market to hold annual peach pie contest
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Poets for more than a century have pontificated on spiritual inspiration from eating a peach. T.S. Elliot used the peach as a kind of narcissistic self reflection, while Allen Ginsberg reflected up...
Is your dismissed charge part of your record?
County Prosecutor's Office holds seminar on expungement
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 381 381 recommendations | email to a friend
If you get arrested and the case is dismissed, you may still have a criminal record. “Expungement also applies to arrests where you haven't been convicted of any crime,” said Hudson County Assistan...