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A funeral mass was held July 1 at Our Lady of Fatima Church for Bettylou Cafiero, 78, of North Bergen. She passed away June 27. After retiring from the fashion industry, she became a teachers’ aide...
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A funeral mass was offered July 3 at St. Ann’s Church, Hoboken, for Angelina Cantoli, 79. She passed away peacefully at her home in Hoboken June 30 surrounded by her family. Angelina was a life-lon...
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A memorial mass took place July 6 in St. Francis Church, Hoboken, for Michael Joseph Coleman, 85. He passed away June 16 at the VA hospital in East Orange. A long-time resident of Hoboken, Michael ...
Jersey City public schools to regain local control
State education department cites significant progress in district improvements
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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In what local officials are calling an historic moment, the New Jersey Board of Education voted unanimously on July 5 to begin the process that could restore complete control over the Jersey City s...
Teen mom raises her cap
Union City graduates 849 seniors
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Among the 849 seniors who filled Union City High School’s auditorium June 23, senior Itzel Alvarez’s presence exemplified their never-give-up attitude. “I got pregnant at the age of 16,” revealed A...
Ward F – as in ‘free fire zone’
Shootings leave another dead, children wounded, and questions about violent crime
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Two high profile shootings over the last two weeks in Jersey City have increased public concerns about violence in Ward F in Jersey City. On July 3, Rasasim Foster, 28, of Jersey City, was pronounc...
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Funeral mass was held July 3 at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Jersey City, for Mary A. Corrado, 95. She died June 29 at her home. A lifelong Jersey City resident, the daughter of the late Rose Frasca P...
Green scene
Local farmer’s markets thrive
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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Hoboken and Jersey City residents who want vegetables fresh from the farm, as well as a variety of baked goods, sauces, and other delicacies, can find a local weekly farmer’s market for almost any ...
Taking off
Weehawken High School graduates 97 kids
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Weehawken High School sent 97 graduates into the real world on June 23. The school’s 77th graduating class may have been small, but it still brought in $7.6 million in scholarship offers, and notch...
Fixing West Side Ave
Town gets $9M to make over heavily trafficked road
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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West Side Avenue in North Bergen is set to receive a new makeover. The Board of Commissioners passed a resolution on June 28 accepting an additional $9 million from the 2017 state Transportation Tr...