Winning women
Weehawken club honors long-serving members
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The Woman’s Club of Weehawken honored four of its longest-serving members on June 9 at its installation dinner for new officers at the Weehawken Nutrition Center. Frances Jones, Ruth Elsasser, Mari...
Getting healthy
Meadowlands Hospital makes improvements under new CEO
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Thomas Considine had a big job on his hands when he took over at president and CEO of Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in May of this year. A number of factors had generated negative press follo...
Top CarePoint doctors reach out to local teens
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CarePoint Health hosted an event for New City Kids at the Vroom Street Evangelical Free Church in Jersey City on May 20, 2014. CarePoint Health brought together a panel of speakers to provide infor...
A joint fight against crime
Jersey City, Newark, and Paterson to form task force to confront urban challenges
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Less than 72 hours after Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop, and Paterson Mayor Jose Torres met to announce the launch of a strategic partnership to help deal with violent crime...
Junior police
Kids experience week of police training
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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A swarm of forensics investigators converged on the scene, taking fingerprints, interviewing witnesses, inspecting the broken window and the blood on the doorknob. Only the blood was ketchup, the c...
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A funeral mass took place July 25 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Amanda Quesada, 22, of Secaucus. She passed away July 22. She was the daughter of Angela and Peter Phillips and Emil...
Five-minute public speaking limit
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Dear Editor: Over the years I’ve attended hundreds of city council meetings and many times it’s quite apparent that many council members, both now and in the past, don’t have an understanding of th...
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Black Rail Coffee, located at the 9th Street light rail Station, recently completed its first three months of business. “We’ve been getting more and more regulars each month,” said Co-Owner Daisy J...
Reader essay
Fathers – date your daughters
by Niecy R.
Reporter correspondent
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[Editor’s Note: This is an essay submitted by a reader in Union City. ] When I first thought of this article a lot of people (well, friends) said, “Hey Niecy, are you losing it? What are you writin...
Historic church to become special needs housing
Questions asked about community programs, who gets priority for units
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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St. John’s Church is changing – again. After services ended several years ago at the Episcopalian church on the Union City/North Bergen border, a group of local residents and former congregants rep...