FISCHKELTA, THOMAS A. SR.
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A funeral mass was offered Sept. 25 at St. Joseph’s Church, Jersey City, for Thomas A. Fischkelta, Sr., 29, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. He passed away suddenly on Sept. 21. He was the son o...
Books for bucks
More than 7,000 volumes sold at annual library fundraiser
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Down on her hands and knees, Diana Perez sifted through the contents of cardboard cartons loaded with books of all shapes and sizes. Perez, a resident of Belleville, has been coming to the annual m...
Party time
Imperial Bag & Paper moves into Jersey City location
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Imperial Bag & Paper Company threw a party for community and business leaders on Sept. 18 to celebrate the company’s move to new headquarters in Jersey City. More than an hundred people gathered at...
Giant soldiers and canine therapy
Annual Safe Kids Day comes to Guttenberg
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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The carnival came to town on Saturday, Sept. 20. Brightly colored rides, food stands, information booths, and a music stage filled Boulevard East from 68th Street to 71st Street on a gorgeous day i...
GRAHAM, RASHAWN
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Funeral services took place Sept. 19 at Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Jersey City, for Rashawn “Big Rah” Graham, 27, a lifelong Jersey City resident. He passed away Sept. 11 at Christ Hospital. Ras...
The trail behind the stores
Wonders of the Meadowlands can be found near Hudson County parking lot
by Caren Matzner
Reporter staff writer
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The Mill Creek Marsh nature trail in Secaucus lifts a visitor up, over the swampland, affording a view of egrets, Atlantic White cedars, the Manhattan skyline, and also, a parking lot. The 209-acre...
‘Good friends, good wine, good food’
3,000 meals served at third annual Restaurant Night
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Hungry diners bought 3,000 coupons at $5 each during the 3rd annual Secaucus Restaurant Night. Each coupon entitled the bearer to a delicious plate of food from one of more than 20 local restaurant...
Did you know there’s a school board election in five weeks?
Three of nine seats up; charter schools and new superintendent at issue
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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It’s unusually quiet for election season in Hoboken. In merely five weeks, three of the nine seats on the Hoboken Board of Education will be contested during the Nov. 4 general election. The three ...
Council passes $515 million municipal budget
Delayed by Parking Authority merger; departments under fire for over spending
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Nine months into the year, the City Council voted on Sept. 23 to approve Jersey City’s $515 million calendar year budget for 2014 by a 7 to 2 vote, with Councilmen Richard Boggiano and Michael Yun ...
MUELLER, WILLIAM R.
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A funeral mass was offered Sept. 26 at St. John Nepomucene Church, Guttenberg, for William R. Mueller, 59, of Guttenberg, formerly of River Vale. He passed away Sept. 20. Son of Eleanor (nee Battle...