HAUMAN-WALTERS, PATRICIA
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A funeral mass was offered Dec. 31 at Holy Rosary Church, Jersey City, for Patricia Hauman-Walters, 78, of Jersey City. She passed away Christmas Day at Christ Hospital. Born in the Bronx, she live...
HERMAN, ALBIN A.
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A mass of Christian burial took place Dec. 29 at St. Mary’s Chapel in Middletown for Albin A. Herman, 86, of Bayville. He passed away Dec. 25 at the Hampton Ridge Nursing Home in Toms River. Albin ...
LILIENTHAL, IDA
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A mass of Christian burial took place Dec. 27 at St. Rocco’s RC Church for Ida Lilienthal, 91, of Hawthorne, formerly Union City and Hoboken. She passed away Dec. 23. She was the sister of Samuel a...
Toytown, U.S.A.
NB provides 1,000 toys, 400 holiday meals to needy families
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“It’s nice to be able to see the people that are benefitting from it,” said Craig Mac, road captain with the Lost Boyz Motorcycle Club. “It’s one thing to collect the toys, but to actually be here ...
Ethics violation upheld for Bhalla
But councilman has already appealed recent ruling
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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Did Councilman Ravinder Bhalla violate a state ethics law when he voted in 2010 to award a city contract to a lawyer with whom he shared an office lease? In 2013, the New Jersey Local Finance Board...
Helmers’ hangs hat after almost 80 years
Owners tell why it was time for landmark German eatery to close
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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It was the best of times, it was the wurst of times. After 78 years, Helmers’ Restaurant opened its doors for the last time on Wednesday, Dec. 31. Opened in 1936, the landmark German eatery at Elev...
Paving way for parking lot to become housing
Court workers and some neighbors opposed to loss of spots
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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The City Council approved an ordinance in mid-December that will eventually allow a parking lot near the Municipal Court building to be sold to a residential developer. However, the municipal worke...
‘Saving the planet one hand-me-down at a time...’
Secaucus Swappies hold first event
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“I like the whole idea of meeting your neighbors,” said Secaucus resident Goethy Revollo. “And also ‘reduce, reuse, recycle.’” The “three Rs” are the watchwords of the Secaucus Swappies, a group es...
Dark skies ahead?
North Bergen, Jersey City kids look at pollution and their future
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Explore 2000 is a kind of middle school at the Jersey City campus of the Hudson County Schools of Technology, a countywide public school system attended by kids throughout the county. The program h...
Is it really illegal to take pictures in the train station?
Transit agencies have differing policies for photographers, videographers
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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Ever since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, local bloggers and journalists have told stories of being stopped by police from taking photographs in train and bus stations, and near bridges a...