Resources for refugees are scarce
Local Immigrant Commission tackles growing issue in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Cutbacks in federal funds to Jersey City and an overall lack of resources are having an impact on helping refugees in Jersey City, according to information presented by the Jersey City Immigration ...
North Bergen’s ‘One Book’ initiative
Town encourages summer reading for the young and old
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
With summer in full swing and children out of school, the North Bergen Public Library has launched a new reading initiative. “One Book North Bergen” aims to encourage residents of any age to bond t...
Celebrating the 4th on the 3rd
Secaucus residents turn out for fireworks
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus residents gathered at the town's swim center recently for America's July 4th birthday, on the 3rd. “It's easier to get the fireworks people; you get a better rate,” said John Voli, the tow...
Another leadership change in the projects
Past housing chair says goodbye, suggests successor leave politics out of it
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Housing Authority Commissioner Dana Wefer, who briefly toyed with running for governor earlier this year, is planning to move out of town and said a tearful goodbye Thursday night to the ot...
CAPOANO, MADELINE
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A Mass of Christian Liturgy was held July 11 in the Church of Saint Mary in Rutherford for Madeline “Sue” Capoano, 88, of Secaucus. She passed away surrounded by her family on July 8. She was born ...
Legendary rides
North Bergen holds annual Classic Car and Bike Show
by Art Schwartz
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
The second annual North Bergen Classic Car and Bike Show was even bigger and better than last year’s popular event. Held on Bergenline Avenue alongside Braddock Park on Sunday, June 25, the show br...
CAVANAUGH, DOROTHY A.
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Funeral mass was held July 13 at St. Paul the Apostle Church for Dorothy A. Cavanaugh of Jersey City. On July 10 she passed away surrounded by her loving family. Dorothy now peacefully joins her lo...
Black and white frogs
101 Wallace students have artwork published in coloring book
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
A hundred and one students age 6 through 12 from Wallace Elementary School have had their artwork published in the “101 Wallace School Frogs Coloring Book.” The book, published in May by Jersey Cit...
Passing the torch
Local police participate in annual Special Olympics Torch Run
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
In the final stretch of the Hudson County section of the 34th annual NJ Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run on June 9, Jersey City Sergeant Kevin Kot quickly rounded a corner onto Communipaw...
Community Court – a new approach
City launches pilot program in the fall as justice reform initiative
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
In the first of what will be a series of neighborhood meetings, police officials, court staff and representatives of the community met at the Mary McLeod Bethune Life Center on July 6, attempting t...