Arrests were back down during a chilly Hoboken LepreCon
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HOBOKEN -- The annual bar crawl held the first Saturday in March in Hoboken was still busy despite 22 degree temperatures, but things calmed down by nightfall as the wind picked up. Sunday morning,...
‘Five Finger Discount’ comes to TV
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JERSEY CITY -- Based on Helene Stapinski’s blockbuster memoir “Five-Finger Discount: A Crooked Family History,” the long-form documentary “Five Finger Discount” airs on Channel Thirteen PBS at 9 p....
BRIEFS
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Hudson County CASA seeks volunteers The Hudson County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program is seeking new advocates to help local foster children find safe, permanent homes. There will ...
Hop on Pop
North Bergen library hosts Dr. Seuss event encouraging bookworms
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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The North Bergen Public Library’s Kennedy Branch held its annual Dr. Seuss celebration Feb. 28, the time when Dr. Seuss’s birthday spurs the national Read Across America reading motivation program ...
State of the City (part two)
Fulop gives second address, this time focusing on Ward C/Journal Square
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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New York Yankee legend Yogi Berra could have described Mayor Steven Fulop’s second 2017 State of the City address as “Déjà vu all over again” – only not quite. After delivering his first speech in ...
‘My heart votes yes but my brain votes no’
127-year-old church may become condos after resolution fails
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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During a three-hour Hoboken City Council meeting on Wednesday night, the council argued over a resolution for the city to negotiate with the owners of a historic church to keep them from turning it...
Youth Court convenes
Inaugural members sworn in
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Students from schools throughout Jersey City were sworn in as members of the Jersey City Youth Court on Feb. 15, marking a new approach to dealing with minor crimes among kids. Youth Court is a pro...
It begins with a healthy heart
Housing Authority holds cardiac seminar for seniors
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Neyma Mendez lives with a permanent reminder of what can happen when one’s heart isn’t healthy. She has a scar from her collarbone to her stomach, indicating where doctors cut her to perform quadru...
CALNEN, STEPHEN
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A memorial service will be held in North Arlington in the late spring for Stephen Calnen, of Oceanside, Calif., formerly of North Bergen. He died unexpectedly on Nov. 17, 2016 in Oceanside. Born an...
Police are ready for LepreCon
Price tag to patrol pub crawl could be $124,000
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Taxpayers could pay as much as $124,000 for police officer overtime for the 220 officers who will patrol the streets this Saturday for LepreCon, according to Police Chief Ken Ferrante. Damon Trifel...