METOYER, ELISE
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral service was held June 18 at Porter Memorial C.O.G.I.C Church, Jersey City, for Elsie Metoyer of Jersey City. She passed away on June 10 in Jersey City. She retired from the Hudson County ...
MONTAGNE, HELEN
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A funeral mass was held June 13 at Sts. Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, Jersey City, for Helen Montagne, 88. She died at home on June 9, after a short illness. She grew up on a farm in Pleasant Mou...
$40M state grant moves high-rise project forward
New Newport development will include 20 percent affordable housing
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
A handful of Jersey City kids were posed in front of the old Pep Boys store just north of the Power House building on this weekday in June at the start of the summer school recess. The building had...
Young competitors go for the gold
Athleticism and agility abound at Weehawken 16th annual Olympics
by Asondra R. Hunter
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Over 100 elementary school-aged athletes recently participated in Weehawken’s 16th Annual Olympics at the Waterfront Complex on Port Imperial Boulevard. Preliminary trials and qualification races t...
Raising spirits
‘Mystical Celebration’ fundraiser benefits local causes
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Carol Ann Scheiner has been a field advocate for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention ever since her son committed suicide in 2010. “I’ve been seeing Patty since my son passed away,” she ...
Bird droppings under Park Ave. are a health hazard
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Dear Editor: WARNING! Health Hazard Histoplasmosis is an often-fatal respiratory disease resulting from inhaling even small amounts of a fungus which grows in dried bird droppings and can be spread...
Winding back the clock
Mixed-income building gets six month tax reprieve; zoning code polished
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council has given Mayor Dawn Zimmer six more months to determine whether extending a 40-year old tax abatement is necessary to keep one of Hoboken’s longstanding mixed-income buildings aff...
Bike tour a great success
More than 2,000 riders wheel through Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
The 6th annual Jersey City Ward Tour was a tour de force as more than 2,000 bicyclists wheeled their way through the streets of Jersey City on June 7. Sponsored by Bike JC, the 15-mile trek kicked ...
Summer concerts open this week
Wednesday begins HRPAC’s free evenings of music by the river
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An outstanding program of summer concerts returns to the Weehawken waterfront as the Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center, Inc. (HRPAC) presents Summer Concerts on the Hudson 2015 beginning thi...
Dog day afternoons
Local family opens hot dog stand in Buchmuller Park
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
“I always wanted to own a hot dog stand, every since I was really young,” said Tony Gerbasio. Recently retired after 31 years at UPS, he leased the concession stand in the building adjacent to the ...