Historic UC house faces demolition
‘The Nest’ to be replaced by new apartment building
by Katherine Desimine
Reporter Correspondent
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 344 344 recommendations | email to a friend
On 19th street and Kennedy Boulevard sits The Nest, a house built in 1918 by Paul Ganzinotti. According to one previous owner, Kevin McMullan, who owned the house for 20 years, most of the house’s ...
Bike share burdens
Residents express problems with service
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 03, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
As neighboring towns prepare to launch bike share programs like Hoboken’s, local users are struggling with malfunctions in the two-year-old program. Hudson Bike Share launched in 2015 and offers me...
Cell phones instead of body cams for cops?
City to test options to lower the cost of monitoring
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City will be the first city in the nation to test using cellular phones in place of expensive body cameras, city officials announced in August. With the growing concern over violent interact...
Making a splash!
North Bergen holds end-of-summer pool party, with Disney theme
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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North Bergen held its annual end-of-summer pool party Aug. 25 at the town's municipal pool complex. This year's theme was Disney, featuring Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse, and Minion characters. Locals ...
SCARFONE, RALPH
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A funeral mass was celebrated Aug. 30 at St. John Paul II Church, Bayonne, for Ralph Scarfone, 70, of Jersey City. He passed away unexpectedly on Aug. 25. Born in Marcellinara, Italy, Ralph was the...
‘Meet The Skullers’
Local student debuts EP, will play Maxwell’s
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
New band The Skullers, started by Weehawken native and current Hoboken college student Jack Skuller, will release their debut EP “Meet The Skullers” in September. They already have several gigs lin...
Citizen involvement leads to better government
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Dear Editor: People tend to think that it is impossible to get involved in their government. They tend to think that it is hopeless to help out those in need. In actuality, the only impossibility i...
Regarding the Trump issue in local elections
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In your Aug. 20 issue you ask if the Trump issue is valid. It is. Some 60 to 80 million people died in World War 2, countless others wounded and lives ruined. Almost half a million Ame...
TOMEI, MARGARET
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A funeral mass was offered Aug. 29 at Our Lady of Czestochowa RC Church, Jersey City, for Margaret Tomei of Jersey City. She passed away Aug. 19 surrounded by her family. She was the mother of Jers...
A celebration of culture
Berry Lane Park will hold the African Family Festival on Sept. 9
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
In an effort to show the vast cultural influence that has become known as the African Diaspora, Berry Lane Park will host the African Family Festival on Sept. 9 from noon to 7 p.m. African Diaspora...