A day no one can forget
Public gather at Empty Sky memorial to remember 9/11 victims
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Tracey Hummer stood near the end of the Empty Sky Memorial in Liberty State Park on Sept. 7, just prior to ceremonies commemorating those who had perished in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001...
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A funeral mass was offered Sept. 8 at St. Paul of the Apostle Church, Greenville, for George L. Polasky, 96, a long term Jersey City resident. George was predeceased by his wife of 62 years, Gerald...
Friends of animals
Pet shelter activities raise funds for new building
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Stan Lee was hiding behind a flowerpot. Or maybe he was just keeping to the shade on a hot afternoon. “No, he’s afraid to go in the water,” said Anthony Katchula. And to prove it, Stan Lee took off...
Golden girl
WNY woman views 50 years of change through kitchen window
by Vincent J. Fitzgerald
Reporter Correspondent
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Much has changed in West New York over the past 50 years. The once-industrial town has experienced residential growth, an increase in restaurants and retailers, and a boom in cultural diversity. Ma...
Hudson County’s changing Jewish landscape
Temples merge, move, consolidate to address membership changes
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“Unfortunately after 91 years of existence, the membership of Temple Beth El of North Bergen has gotten to a point where we can no longer survive on our own,” said Craig Bassett, president of the b...
Sixth Street Embankment may be used for recreation, trains
Owner’s lawyer accuses city officials of ‘secret deliberations’
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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The City Council has introduced an ordinance that authorizes the use of the Sixth Street Embankment for a rail line and other possible uses as a park, and developer Steve Hyman, who owns the proper...
‘Jersey Joe’ launches new radio show
Hudson County native keeps his finger on the pulse of the community
by Eileen Budd
Reporter Correspondent
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If you tune into WNYM 970 AM The Answer on Sundays at 1 p.m., you can hear soundtracks from TV shows of the ’70s and ’80s like “All in the Family,” “Soap,” and “Mork and Mindy,” as bumpers to intro...
Rocking the shore
Hoboken bands take on legendary Asbury Park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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When David Calamoneri yelled from the stage, “Hey, Hoboken!” the crowd erupted, several dozen fans screaming back at the top of their lungs. If not for the small blue sign on the back of the stage ...
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A funeral service took place Sept. 5 for Roger Anthony Torre, 91, of Weehawken. He passed away Sept. 2. Before his retirement, Roger was a long time employee of PSE&G of West New York. Roger was pr...
Give them the contract they deserve
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Dear Editor: Giving our teachers a fair and equitable contract earlier this week, Bayonne took a major step towards supporting a strong education system by giving their teachers a fair and equitabl...