TASTY TIDBITS
Weehawken fencer Possick wins second national title
Character No. 18; welcome back Forenza; troubles for Schiano?
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A year ago, Lola Possick was an unknown fencer, a whirlwind with the saber who went on to win the national championship of her age group. So when Young Lola, now all of 11 years old, decided to giv...
MURPHY, DOLORES
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Private funeral services have been held for Dolores Murphy, 82 of Jersey City. She died July 10. Dolores was born in Rahway, and was a director of arts & crafts for Meadowview Hospital in Secaucus ...
A home for Jassmani, and others
Volunteers learn to advocate for neglected kids countywide
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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In July of 2010, Natasha McNight-Henderson of Jersey City was 38 years old and finalizing her first adoption — a child whose mother had died and later ended up in a cousin’s custody, a frequent occ...
How flood walls would work in Hoboken
Residents express concerns, get answers about federal anti-flood plans
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Roughly 100 residents came to a public meeting on Tuesday to talk about three possible anti-flooding proposals for Hoboken that would include building controversial walls to keep the water out. An ...
A home for Jassmani, and others
Volunteers learn to advocate for neglected kids countywide
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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In July of 2010, Natasha McNight-Henderson of Jersey City was 38 years old and finalizing her first adoption — a child whose mother had died and later ended up in a cousin’s custody, a frequent occ...
Memory checks
Foundation screens seniors for Alzheimer’s disease
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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“It’s important to diagnose Alzheimer’s early, because it leads to a higher chance for better quality of life,” President and Co-founder of Act Now Kristine Allen said last week. Act Now is a Jerse...
America's most famous songwriter lived here
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Dear Editor: Every 4th of July one is sure to hear on the radio a song or two by Stephen Foster. Since he is one of America's most enduring composers, and since he was born on the 4th of July (in 1...
STEWART, KEVIN J.
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A funeral mass was held July 13 at Saint Joseph Church, Jersey City, for Kevin J. Stewart, 61. He passed away July 6. A lifelong, third-generation Jersey City firefighter with the rank of Deputy Ch...
EXTRA INNINGS
WNY native Llanes recalls Memorial’s national champions
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A Twitter exchange was going back and forth between some diehard New York Mets fans, questioning moves made by manager Terry Collins and bemoaning the fact that Daniel Murphy hit another homer agai...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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Mayor responds to guilty plea by ‘Bridgegate’ official David Samson, a close confidante of Gov. Christopher Christie and the former chairman of the Port Authority who was forced to resign in the mi...