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 | 52 52 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...
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 ...
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
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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 | 48 48 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 | 86 86 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 | 52 52 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...
SCOREBOARD
Washington Park wins District 7 Little League title again
Second crown in three years for Jersey City league
by Jim Hague
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Two years ago, the Washington Park Little League 11-and-12-year-old All-Stars achieved a piece of history when they won the prestigious District 7 championship for the first time since 1969. Robert...
To Those Running for Mayor
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Can you please be very specific and concrete in your promises—and keep them? And can you address these issues? 1. Taxes. What will you do to keep taxes down—and fair? People, like myse...