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A funeral mass was offered Aug. 2 at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, Jersey City, for Donald J. Puckey, 66. He died July 24 at New York University Medical Center. Born in McKeesport, Pa., he lived ...
There are easy ways we can help stop the drowning
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Dear Editor: Last week’s Reporter noted that a woman jumped into the Hudson and that two men jumped in after her to try and save her. They couldn’t get out but, luckily, all were saved by NY and Ho...
Are the views of the public really less important?
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Dear Editor: In a closed meeting on January 14th of this year, the Jersey City Board of Education ended its policy of broadcasting the public comments portion of its monthly meetings. Several conce...
Council awards settlement to terminated employee
Timing of public housing grant questioned; mayor will settle workmen’s comp cases
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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The City Council authorized Mayor Dawn Zimmer on Wednesday to pay an undisclosed amount of money to settle a suit brought by the city’s former Environmental Services Director Jennifer Maier, who al...
‘Knockout Game’ kids sentenced
Two are walking the streets; third in jail for murder
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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After three young teenagers from Jersey City were implicated in the death of a 46-year-old homeless man in Hoboken a year ago, two of them are serving probation and a third is serving six years in ...
Free jazz on Wednesday
West Point Jazz Knights to perform on waterfront
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Summer Concerts on the Hudson will present one of the USA’s most treasured musical groups, the West Point Jazz Knights, in a free concert open to one and all on Wednesday, Aug. 13. The Hudson River...
Soundtrack from Secaucus
Resident composes songs for hit shows
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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If you watch Ray Donovan on Showtime, then you’ve heard Secaucus resident Dave Cirino. One of his songs was played during an episode of the hit series. Others were on Up All Night on NBC, and New G...
Night against crime
North Bergen holds three block parties
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Jean Jean the Dancing Machine doesn’t say how old she is, only that she’s originally from Manhattan and spent 43 years in West New York. Despite her frail frame and her walker, she’s animated, jovi...
Renovations for dangerous areas
Fixes for 495 approach to tunnel, Route 3 ramp
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Plans are underway for major repairs on the 495 approach to the Lincoln Tunnel, an approach that lies between Union City and Weehawken. The viaduct over Route 1 and 9 will be resurfaced and additio...
St. Mary Advocates, Inc. Award Nursing/Healthcare Scholarships
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On June 16, 2014, the St. Mary Advocates continued their mission to support education by awarding three recipients with scholarships. Pictured above are Scholarship committee members Lucille Casull...