A Night Out Against Crime
First of several police-community events scheduled this month
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Pershing Field wasn’t the only park in Jersey City where people gathered for the National Night Out Against Crime. But the event drew such a heavy crowd, you’d think it was the main event. The city...
Meet the neighbors
Residents enjoy annual ‘Night Out’ with rides, music, and more
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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“The National Night Out Against Crime is a chance for the city’s residents to take the streets back from being locked up or scared,” Union City Police Sgt. Rick Ocasio said last week. “There’s a lo...
City funds $5.2M water main upgrades
Council also discusses historic preservation, and Jackson Street traffic
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council unanimously voted at its meeting on Wednesday to approve a $5.25 million bond ordinance to fund water main upgrades, an attempt to combat the water main breaks and flooding...
Seniors on the seas
Seasoned residents enjoy a Liberty trip
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Seniors’ groups from Weehawken and Hoboken were treated to a Statue of Liberty Lunch Cruise on the Spirit of New York on Wednesday, July 20. The boat departed from Weehawken at 12 noon. Food, a DJ,...
Stay away, crime!
Residents, police enjoy performances, food for ‘Night Out’
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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National Night Out Against Crime brought the community and law enforcement officials together for fun at six different locations in North Bergen on Tuesday, Aug. 2. North Bergen Police Officer Geor...
Catching ‘em all in Secaucus, and nearby
Most downloaded game ever has many searching for local ‘Pokestops’
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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Every since the Nintendo video game Pokemon Go because available on July 6, local players have been traveling to specific spots around the county designated as “Pokestops” where they can virtually ...
Hernandez accepted for West Point Summer Leaders seminar
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Cadet Kevin Hernandez, a junior at Union City High School in Union City, New Jersey, has been selected to be among 1,000 attendees at West Point’s prestigious Summer Leaders Experience (SLE) in Jun...
Fighting hate with love
Pride Festival scheduled for later this month in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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This year, the Pride Festival in Jersey City celebrates its 16th anniversary. That alone would be a good reason to celebrate, but recent national events have lent the occasion even more importance ...
MEZZINA, COSMO D.
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A funeral mass was offered July 25 at St. Francis R.C.C., Hoboken, for Cosmo D. Mezzina , 60 of Weehawken. He passed away July 20. He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and was a resident of Weeh...
ORLANDO, ROSE
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A funeral mass was offered July 30 at Sts. Joseph and Michael Church for Rose Orlando, 93, of North Bergen. She passed away July 20. She was born in Hoboken and lived most of her life in North Berg...