EXTRA INNINGS
A return to glory for Roberto Clemente LL
Coach recalls title more than 25 years ago; kudos to defending champ Washington Park
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Back in 1988, a bunch of happy-go-lucky, never-say-die kids from downtown Jersey City caught the Hudson County sports spectrum’s attention by winning the New Jersey Little League championship and c...
TASTY TIDBITS
Hoboken’s Houghton moving up the umpiring ranks
Character No. 17, with a reminder of previous honorees
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From the minute he was born, Ryan Houghton knew that he was going to have a life in baseball. He just never knew at what extent it would be. The Hoboken native played organized baseball in his home...
Watery views
Residents can take Meadowlands pontoon boat, canoe tours
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority has begun this month offering pontoon boat and canoe tours of the Hackensack River, some embarking from Secaucus, that will run through Saturday, Sept. 17...
Fashion Week celebrates fifth anniversary
Local fest will highlight Jersey City’s diversity, raise $ for charity
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Although it’s not scheduled to kick off until Sept. 21, organizers of Fashion Week will begin casting calls for a wide array of participants beginning July 29. This year will be something special. ...
Gov candidate/JC mayor sent future wife a note to ask her out
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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In a ceremony scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 23, in New Hope, Pa., Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop planned to marry Jaclyn Thompson, a local business owner. In some ways, theirs will be a...
It’s Hamilton on the Hudson!
Tourists flock to historic duel site in Weehawken because of hit play
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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They’ve come from across the land, from Manhattan to Seattle, to walk to a small historic monument in Weehawken’s bluffs overlooking the Hudson River. Thanks to the success of the smash Broadway hi...
HOPFNER, TERESEA
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A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. July 27 at Seven Dolors Catholic Church, Manhattan, Kansas, for Teresa “Terry” Hopfner, 90, formerly of Hoboken. She died July 20. She was born an...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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Man shot in head near West Side Avenue in Jersey City A man was shot to death near Clinton Avenue between West Side Avenue and Kennedy Boulevard early on Thursday morning, the Hudson County Prosecu...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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Park Avenue Bridge construction will halt during day, but bridge will close at night When the controversial construction on Park Avenue Bridge – which had caused traffic tie-ups during rush hour – ...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
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Fatal accident on Kennedy Boulevard July 9 According to a press release from the county of Hudson, a Union City resident was fatally struck Saturday July 9 while crossing Kennedy Boulevard. Hudson ...