EGAN, JOANNE
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was held May 17 at St. Joseph RC Church, Keyport, for Joanne Egan, 75, of Aberdeen. She passed away May 10 at home. Her parents were originally from Italy and immigrated to the Unite...
City honors its champions
Big wins for Jersey City education in sports and science
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of the St. Peter’s University men’s basketball team and students from PS 28 in Jersey City Heights looked kind of out of place in the council chambers at the May 9 meeting of the City Counc...
A safe space
Hoboken Boys & Girls Club offers ‘Club Saturday Night’ hours for teens
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
After a local teenager was murdered in his apartment in the Hoboken Housing Authority four months ago, the Boys & Girls Club in the southwestern part of town has created a Saturday night haven wher...
HOLDEN, ELIZABETH
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was held May 18 at Our Lady of Grace Church in Hoboken for Elizabeth Holden. She died May 13. Born in Hoboken and a lifelong resident, she was a retired administrator with the Segal ...
Hooked
Secaucus hold annual kids’ fishing derby at Duck Pond
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus residents got to hone their hooking skills at the town's annual fishing derby at Duck Pond on Saturday, May 6. Despite some of the kids’ bountiful hauls, the rules said they had to throw t...
Community policing
North Bergen cops hold informal meeting with residents
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen police officers held one of their monthly TAPS (Township Alternative Policing Strategy) meetings at the Uptown Library May 16. The department has been holding meetings to allow residen...
A response to Trump deportation order
Jersey City Immigrant Affairs Committee moves city ID program forward
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
Taking the first steps to discharge their new and likely significant responsibilities, the Jersey City Immigrant Affairs Commission reviewed and gave its blessing to the new city identification pro...
Interviewing people on a Ferris wheel
Propelify Innovation Festival encourages entrepreneurs to launch projects
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
Thursday on the waterfront, in Sinatra Park, Hoboken hosted the second Annual Propelify Innovation Festival. The festival, started by Hoboken resident Aaron Price, offered over 80 speakers, live mu...
Re: Councilman DeFusco
May 21, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: He gave an exceptional example of participation in his ward at the last council meeting, concerning the new plans for Newark Street to Willow, which this newspaper has seen to skip ove...
Fur-ever homes
Local rescue group fosters animals in need of permanent homes
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Rescuzilla is a Hoboken-based animal rescue group made up of a network of volunteers willing to take care of animals as they wait for adoption. According to Katherine Good, who has run the group fo...