Hyatt to transform historic bank building
A new hotel to rise on Exchange Place site of First National Bank of Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
People came dressed for a ball to the site of the former First National Bank of Jersey City on Aug. 11, passing under the brass ornamental door and across the marble floors of the once-posh lobby a...
Renovations for dangerous areas
Fixes for 495 approach to tunnel, Route 3 ramp
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Plans are underway for major repairs on the 495 approach to the Lincoln Tunnel, an approach that lies between Union City and Weehawken. The viaduct over Route 1 and 9 will be resurfaced and additio...
ROGALSKI, ANNA
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass took place Aug. 9 at Our Lady of Mercy Church for Anna Rogalski, 91. She died Aug. 6 at Jersey City Medical Center. A lifelong Jersey City resident, she was a retired salesperson with ...
Natacha Braxton and Guerschom Nazaire
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Bernard and Sylvia Braxton and Ms. Nazaire have the honor of announcing the marriage of their children Natacha Braxton to Guerschom Nazaire. Their wedding was filled with much love and joy as their...
SCHELL, MIRIAM
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A funeral mass was offered Aug. 11 at Immaculate Conception Church for Miriam Schell, 93. She passed away Aug. 8. Miriam was born in West Hoboken on Aug. 10, 1920 to the late David and Mary Brown. ...
Over 1,000 pages by September!
Kids’ summer reading assignments are piling up
by Jessica Sulima
Reporter correspondent
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
For honors students in high schools around Hudson County, summer vacation has been invaded this year by men named Shakespeare, Sophocles, and Aristotle – and even a woman named Ayn Rand. Freshman H...
The battle of Harsimus Cemetery
Goats serve as weapon against invasive weeds
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Heifer, the black and white goat and presumed leader of the herd of goats who are spending the summer at Harsimus Cemetery in Jersey City, bleats from the top of a fallen tree. Out of the maze of h...
Over 1,000 pages by September!
Kids’ summer reading assignments are piling up
by Jessica Sulima
Reporter correspondent
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
For honors students in high schools around Hudson County, summer vacation has been invaded this year by men named Shakespeare, Sophocles, and Aristotle – and even a woman named Ayn Rand. Freshman H...
Missed connections and a lost locket
Craigslist helps local people look for loved ones – and an item from grandma
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
On Aug. 1, a 29-year-old North Bergen man saw a “beautiful blonde lady on a Boulevard East bus to New York.” He didn’t talk to her, and certainly didn’t get her contact information. His only hope w...
Security measures – what’s the status?
City pursues anti-drowning efforts, but residents say more are needed
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 17, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
In Hoboken, where violent crime is uncommon and murder nearly non-existent, the gruesome deaths dealt by the Hudson River’s rushing current hold an outsized profile in the minds of residents. The f...