KRIEGER, ESTHER
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Funeral services were held Aug. 13 at Temple Beth-El, Jersey City, for Esther Krieger, 95, of Jersey City. She passed away Aug. 10. Her late husband, Charles K. Krieger, a financial analyst and inv...
A new addition
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In what officials hope will be the next step in helping to transform the Journal Square transportation hub, Chickpea Restaurant opened on July 9. Mayor Steven Fulop and Mike Marino, acting director...
Seeing the city through new eyes
Born-and-raised Hobokenite returns with her foster children
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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Hoboken has changed a lot since Maritza Figueroa left in 2001, but so has she. As a teenage mother living in the Andrew Jackson Gardens public housing project, Figueroa looked out at an uncertain f...
MOORE, GEORGE F.
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A celebration of life was held on Aug. 11 at the Porter Memorial C.O.G.I.C., Jersey City for Detective George F. Moore (Retired JCPD) of Hillside, formerly of Woodbridge. He was the husband of Fran...
Pickles to pierogies to dog treats
Farmers market has something for everyone
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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The Secaucus farmers market, now in its second month, offers healthy, locally-grown produce as well as less traditional goodies. Held every Thursday evening from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wilson Avenue, next ...
Exemplary exploits
Hoboken police honored for heroic moments
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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In the line of duty, the ultimate test of an officer’s abilities can arise at a moment’s notice. For Hoboken Police Officer Keith Rotondi, it took less than five minutes on a spring evening to go f...
In the eye of the beholder?
Questions raised about Jersey City mural covering stone wall
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
In June, residents near the recently-renamed 100 Steps in Jersey City Heights complained they were not consulted about an artwork that decorates an old dry-laid stone wall near the top of Mountain ...
PRZEKOP, MICHAEL R.
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A funeral mass was held Aug. 12 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Michael R. Przekop, 73, of Secaucus, formerly of Jersey City. He passed away Aug. 7. Husband of the late Carolyn Przek...
Never Say Ugh to a Bug
Weehawken Library hosts live critters for kids
by Melissa Heule
Reporter Correspondent
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Weehawken Library hosted “Never Say Ugh to a Bug,” an event for kids to learn about bugs and insects, on July 28. The crowd of about thirty children and their parents was greeted by Kristen Pakonis...
Night Out brings fun and entertainment to six locations
National event promotes crime prevention awareness
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Kids stopped to stare wide-eyed as the motorcade passed like a parade, with four motorcycle cops in the lead, lights flashing and sirens wailing. Inside the first car was North Bergen Mayor Nichola...