Widow of WWII veteran gets free home makeover
Town and Home Depot team up on first of ongoing projects for vets
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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It’s a cozy house on a side street downtown. Like so many others, it suffered during Hurricane Sandy, with flooding and water damage to the roof and ceiling. The home belongs to Violet Kieck, the w...
LOZADA, MARIA
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A funeral mass was offered July 15 at St. Joseph Church for Maria Lozada, 84 of Hoboken. She passed away at Christ Hospital on July 11. Predeceased by her husband Gonzalo in 2005 as well as several...
30 years ago: Hoboken’s wackiest election
Mayor Tom Vezzetti rose to power amid ongoing gentrification
by Sam Burch
Reporter correspondent
Jul 19, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s been 30 years since the “wackiest mayor in America” was elected to lead Hoboken, and the town’s old-timers still remember. Born in Bradley Beach, N.J., in 1928, Thomas Vezzetti was the 33rd ma...
A solid vision
New art show at Majestic features moving abstracts
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Both The Rolling Stones and Bruce Springsteen have performed songs about tumbling dice, mostly in regard to romance. But for artist Kati Vilim, whose work is being featured by the Majestic Gallery ...
Local kid gets essay in NY Times
Writes about living in urban area and attending prep school
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“I coexist in two worlds,” said Hudson County resident Jon Carlo Dominguez recently. “I’m part of both and I love both.” The two worlds he lives in are that of his home nearby in North Bergen, and ...
Chicago tribute band rocks the house
Summer concert series kicks into high gear
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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The third show of the Secaucus Summer Concert Series took a detour on account of rain, landing inside the Arthur. F. Couch Performing Arts Center instead of Buchmiller Park. But despite the last-mi...
Gutt purchases new bikes and cars to augment patrols
Bought with seized criminal funds; no cost to taxpayers
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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In a win-win arrangement, the Guttenberg Police Department recently purchased several new vehicles to help patrol the township, at no cost to taxpayers. Two new patrol cars and two new bicycles wer...
Hudson may get female prosecutor
Esther Suarez, nominated by Christie, would be first woman and Hispanic in post
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Superior Court Judge Esther Suarez, a resident of Secaucus, has been confirmed as the new Hudson County Prosecutor by the state Senate this week. She was nominated as the new Hudson County prosecut...
SCOREBOARD
Washington Park wins District 7 Little League title
First for Jersey City league since 1969
by Jim Hague
Jul 19, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The calendar year of 1969 was gigantic in terms of American history. Richard Nixon was sworn in as the 37th President of the United States. The man Nixon served as vice president, Dwight David Eise...
Dr. Lyles has not proven to be such a dynamic leader
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Dear Editor: Jersey City is at an important point in its development. There are a number of new developments and residents coming into the city, many are young and start their families here. I wond...