Mayor addresses crime, education, not parking
Fulop gives first State of City address; says city will be biggest in NJ by 2016
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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If any of those who gathered at St. Peter’s University on Feb. 27 to listen to Mayor Steven Fulop give his first State of the City Address expected the eloquent rhetoric of a John F. Kennedy or Ron...
Providing internet
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Dear Editor: Providing internet to low-income families won't improve educational standards of children. Local school districts, cable companies, and technology companies are working hard to market ...
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MAXWELL, HELEN M.
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A funeral mass was offered Feb. 26 at St. Michaels R.C. Church for Helen M. Maxwell, 90. She passed away Feb. 22 at Christ Hospital in Jersey City with her family by her side. Helen was born and li...
Cutting them short
City seeks to limit time and volume of riverside festivals
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Joe Leotta, a resident of the Exchange Place area, told member of the City Council on Wednesday that he loves going to the festivals held near where he lives, but said that some restrictions should...
Psychic fundraiser
Mediums, tarot, and healers—oh my!
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“I do house cleansings,” said Patricia Farrell. But Farrell’s not your typical cleaning person. She removes spirits from homes. “I’m the one they call when the stuff’s flying around the house,” sai...
No longer a death sentence
CarePoint Breast Center brings new hope to serious problem
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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“No one should have to die of breast cancer,” said Dr. Robbi Kemper, medical director for CarePoint Breast Center. The center at Christ Hospital in Jersey City is now performing new procedures that...
Shelter from the storms
PERC to host several fundraisers for homeless
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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In the midst of this brutal winter, the Palisades Emergency Residence Corporation (PERC) is working overtime to feed and house the needy at their homeless shelter in Union City and elsewhere. Among...
MEEHAN, JAMES
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Funeral services were held Feb. 21 for James Meehan, known to everyone as Buddy, a lifelong Hoboken resident. He passed away Feb. 19 at Hoboken University Medical Center. Buddy was a retired window...
Closing down state government may not be the best option, but the only option
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Dear Editor: I read last month in the Star-Ledger newspaper that State Senate President Steven Sweeney, Leader of the New Jersey State Senate stated that if Governor Chris Christie tries to renege ...
Looking up
State of the county is improving, DeGise says
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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After nearly six years of having to report grim news in his annual State of the County address, County Executive Tom DeGise looked relieved on Feb. 27 when he told the Board of Freeholders things w...