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Funeral mass was offered June 28 at St. Annes RC Church for Agnes Cassely, 77, of Jersey City. She died peacefully on June 24. Agnes was born in Jersey City where she lived all her life. She was a ...
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A funeral service was held June 30 for Arthur T. Engel, 90, a lifelong resident of Secaucus. He passed away June 26. He worked as an electrician for NJ Transit for 43 years before retiring 26 years...
Town gets archery range, shrubbery laws
Council discusses rules for bows and arrows, landscaping, parking; swears in police
by Samantha Meyers
Staff Writer
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
At last week’s Town Council meeting on Tuesday June 28, the council looked at laws related to a new archery range, how residents should landscape their yards, and parking. One ordinance revised a l...
Hoboken ‘Hacking’
Stevens Hackathon needs ideas from you about community problems
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
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“Hacking” has multiple meanings beyond the computer crime of stealing private information. At a Hackathon, the word means hacking away at new ideas for software programs and apps. From July 16 to 1...
Where to see fireworks
Village People headline free festival in JC
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter correspondent
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Jersey City’s Freedom & Fireworks Festival has become one of the most highly-attended July 4 celebrations in the state since it started two years ago at Liberty State Park. This year, the free cele...
Most crime categories down
Car thefts, burglaries down; sex assault numbers up
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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Home burglaries are at the lowest rate in 30 years, and car thefts and robberies were also down from 2014 to 2015, said Police Sgt. David Dowd last week. But the number for rape/sexual assault incr...
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Funeral services took place June 29 for Patricia H. Lichtenberger, 89. She passed away peacefully on Sunday June 26th at St. Joseph's Hospital in Wayne. Born and raised in Jersey City, Mrs. Lichten...
Propeller Festival lights up Pier A
Over 8,000 get into the entrepreneurial spirit
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Startup companies, entrepreneurs, and run-of-the-mill locals with big ideas culminated at Pier A Park last Friday, May 20 for the inaugural Propeller Festival. Attendees heard talks from over 40 of...
A new west side ‘Gold Coast?’
City set to offer abatements to NJCU development with controversial payment plan
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council introduced, at its meeting last Wednesday, two ordinances that would give 30-year tax abatements to New Jersey City University (NJCU) for private development on the western campus....
Life is a highway
Classic cars, motorcycles line up along Bergenline for Car Show
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Car-fanatics, mechanical engineers, and families filled Bergenline Avenue from 79th Street to 89th street for the first car show in town last Sunday. Freeholder Anthony Vainieri sponsored and plann...