OLIVIER, BOBBY
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Funeral services were held June 27 for Bobby Olivier, 53. He passed away at Christ Hospital in Jersey City on June 24. Born in Jersey City, Bobby remained a lifelong resident. He enjoyed crabbing a...
PARKER, CORNELIUS
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Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, July 14 at the Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church, 597 Bergen Ave. in Jersey City, for Cornelius R. Parker, 98, a longtime Jersey City businessman, former Ci...
Main library goes back to the future
Fundraiser underway for a project that will restore historic features and modernize
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Walking into the main branch of the 113-year-old Jersey City Library is like walking back in time. Unfortunately, part of that past is one in which fluorescent lights and 1960s-era fixtures were co...
SHELOM, RAKHIL
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Funeral services were held July 9 or Rakhil Shelom, D.D.S., 73, of Hoboken. She died July 2. Born in the USSR, she was the daughter of the late Abraham and Bronya (Albert) Shelom. She leaves her so...
Council shoots down extended hours for PSE&G work
Former councilwoman joins Zoning Board; sergeant list still invalid
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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The federal government isn’t the only body giving special attention to Hoboken’s flood vulnerability. Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), the public utility for Hudson County, will upg...
Winning bet for Jersey City?
$4.6B casino, race track, convention center proposal inspires optimism…and concern
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Paul Fireman, who heads Fireman Capital Partners in Boston, has raised some eyebrows with a proposed $4.6 billion project that would bring a gambling casino to Jersey City. The project would includ...
SNEYERS, HELEN MARY
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Funeral mass was offered June 28 at St. Lawrence Church for Helen Mary Sneyers, 88, of Weehawken. She passed away June 24. She was born in and was a lifelong resident of Weehawken. Helen worked as ...
Happy birthday, America
Liberty State Park comes alive with sound of music and fireworks
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Despite brief downpours through the daytime hours during this year’s Fourth of July celebration, Jersey City's Freedom and Fireworks Festival was a resounding success. An estimated 60,000 people ca...
$512M county budget passed
Tax burden mainly hits Jersey City and Hoboken; Weehawken modestly
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Although not as bad as first anticipated, Hoboken still got hit hardest with the percent of taxes it must pay to fund the newly passed $512 million county budget this year. Jersey City also got hit...
Fashion delivery
Secaucus delivers three trailers full of goods to the needy
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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In the days leading up to the fourth of July, while most people were getting ready for vacations, barbecues, or fireworks, a dedicated corps of workers in Secaucus was busy unloading and sorting th...