Lighting the way
Local police pass torch in Special Olympics event
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Police from North Bergen, Union City, West New York, and Jersey City kicked off Special Olympics New Jersey's 35th annual Law Enforcement Torch Run June 8. This year marks the Olympics' 50th annive...
DEGENOVA, JEANNE
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A funeral service was offered June 7 at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Secaucus for Jeanne DeGenova, 79. She passed away June 4 at her home, surrounded by her family. Born in Jersey City to the la...
A sight for Blue Eyes
Twelfth annual Sinatra Idol competition takes over waterfront
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Seven years ago, Dan Lauzon had what he calls the best “accident” of his life. His friend asked him to sing at a showcase as legendary singer Frank Sinatra; the friend would portray Dean Martin, as...
Plastic, paper, or none of the above
City’s bag ban faces questions from the council
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
In a local bodega not far from City Hall in Jersey City, a store clerk puts a cup of coffee into a paper bag for the customer to take. The spilled liquid soaks through the bottom of the bag – forci...
New high school to open in September
Countywide High Tech is on track, officials say
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
High Tech High School, a competitive countywide public school that draws from all towns, is on track to open at its new Secaucus campus in September of 2018, officials said last week at a dedicatio...
HORTON, DUANE
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A memorial service in honor of Duane Horton, 81, was offered on June 16 at The St. Luke in the Fields Church, New York. He passed away peacefully on May 12 surrounded by his family. Duane was a ele...
County Democrats have a new leader
First woman wins chairmanship of political machine; beats Stack
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
In a stunning reversal of political fortune, powerful state Sen. and Union City Mayor Brian Stack lost his bid to become chairman of the Hudson County Democratic Organization – a longtime political...
Games, food, and more
Ninth annual street fair returns
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 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...