Building a community
Controversy and war followed opening of Meadowview Village in 1940
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Second in a three-part series Editor’s Note: This story is the second in a three-part series that looks at the time in the 1930s and 1940s when shacks were replaced by federal low-income housing in...
Scary situation
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Dear Editor: Just after the New Year, one of our family members needed to be rushed to the hospital. We decided to go to a nearby hospital that has the reputation of being one of the best in the st...
Water problems in the firehouses
During upgrades, a walkthrough with Fire Chief Peskens
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
While water is a blessing to help firefighters fight blazes, water from heavy rains and aging pipes has made life difficult for firefighters in Hoboken. Hoboken’s firemen and women are beginning to...
From Spearfish, S.D. to the big city
Bunney deals with community outreach for JC developer
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
At 29 years old, Brittani Bunney can feel the pulse of Jersey City in ways other people may not. Employed to do community outreach for Silverman, a prominent local developer, she has seen various e...
Love at first sight?
County residents tell how they met the love of their life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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Sometimes it’s a chance encounter at a bar; other times it’s at work. Residents of several of Hudson County’s towns talked last week about how they met. For instance, Anna and Vitaly of Bayonne, bo...
Could it happen here?
Heights group concerned about possible rail disaster
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Concerned about the ever-increasing number of trains carrying fossil fuels near Jersey City Heights, community leaders will host a meeting that includes environmental officials and others to discus...
99 and in his prime
Resident gets Obama portrait as birthday gift
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
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A soft-spoken Frank Augustine, who turned 99 on Jan. 5, can tell his story with a collection of photos. Some populate his mantelpiece and others he keeps stowed away in a folder at his Fifth Street...
Ready to give up your car yet?
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Dear Editor: Once, when residents decided to make Hoboken their home, they would eventually give up their cars, living without their own personal transportation in the walkable city. I owned a car ...
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Prep’s hoop squad hanging tough
Nice honor for Secaucus’ Kristina Ulrich; Wiley out in NB; top fives
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When Alex Mirabel took over the St. Peter’s Prep basketball program last year, he knew that it was going to be somewhat of a rebuilding process. After all, it looked like everyone involved with the...
SCOLAMIERI, THERESA ANNE
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A funeral mass was offered Feb. 5 at Holy Rosary Church for Theresa Anne Scolamieri, 93 of Jersey City. She passed away Feb. 1 at Jersey City Medical Center with her family by her side. Born in Jer...