PETER J. ZAMPELLA, SR.
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A funeral mass was celebrated May13 at Holy Rosary Church, Jersey City, for Peter J. Zampella, Sr., 94. He died May 4 at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix, Ariz. due to complications related to pneum...
BOLANTE, DR. HENRY N. SR.
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A requiem mass was performed at St. Pius V Catholic Church, in Buena Park, Calif., for Dr. Henry N. Bolante, Sr. He died peacefully with family by his side on May 2. Born in Claveria, Cagayan, Phil...
Council punts on P.S. 26 parking restrictions
Delays eliminating more spaces in Heights until September
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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To delay worsening a parking shortage in the area around newly-opened Public School No. 26 on Laidlaw Avenue in the Heights, the City Council decided at its May 10 meeting to wait until September t...
GOSSELIN, LEO JOSEPH JR.
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Funeral services took place May 1 for Leo Joseph Gosselin Jr., of Union City. He died April 28 at his home surrounded by his family. Born in Jersey City to the late Victoria and Leo Gosselin, Leo w...
Into the Woods, in Hudson County
Local theater group puts on musical
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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What do you get when Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, and Jack and the Beanstalk all appear in one musical, tied together by an impotent baker and his wife? You get “Into the Woods,” a...
Come visit Neverland
Hoboken district to perform Peter Pan this week
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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This weekend, 100 kids from the Hoboken school district will perform the Broadway musical Peter Pan to an expected 800 attendees each night. The 1954 musical follows lovable leader of the lost boy ...
‘Taste’ in Weehawken
Annual food fest raises $18K for library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter Correspondent
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After 17 years of food, fun, and fundraising, the annual Taste of Weehawken food festival may move to a new location next year. At the May 2 event, Mayor Richard Turner announced to the crowd that ...
The good, the bad, and the broken links
A ranking of local cities’ websites
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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In the olden days -- about 10 or 15 years ago – city websites contained only a few details, if they existed at all. Nowadays, for the most computer literate residents, they can help residents get p...
Fire truck may have missed train signal
Crash with HBLR train on May 5 injured 15 people
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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A preliminary finding by investigators looking into the accident May 5 when a Jersey City fire engine struck a Hudson Bergen Light Rail train, injuring 15 people, suggests the fire truck may have m...
‘From a caterpillar to a butterfly’
Library holds kids’ event for Autism Awareness Month
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Ten special needs students from Wallace Elementary School danced among bubbles that floated from a nearby machine, with the pop hit “Happy” playing on a boombox in a third floor room in the Hoboken...