Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral service took place Dec. 16 for Lorraine Bennett of Jersey City. She died peacefully on Dec. 9. Lorraine was born and raised in Jersey City, had the opportunity to live in several regions ...
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Dec. 19 at St. Nicholas RC Church for Michael Breen of Jersey City. He died peacefully on Dec. 14. He was a signalman for the PATH for 45 years before retiring in 2012. H...
Is it a mistake?
Grand Street redesign could be nightmare
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Reducing traffic lanes along Grand Street in Jersey City to provide dedicated bicycle paths may be a mistake, says Rev. Alexander Santora, a long time critic of similar changes recently enacted alo...
Washington Park reborn
Local association takes the lead on park upgrades
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
With the temperatures dipping into the teens a few days before Christmas this year, it is hard to imagine just how popular an outdoor venue Washington County Park on the Jersey City/Union City bord...
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A funeral mass was offered Dec. 15 at Sts Joseph and Michael Church, Union City, for Antonia DeCeglie, 85, of Union City. She passed away Dec. 11 at her daughter's home in Carteret. She was born in...
Immigrants worried about Trump
Non-profit raises money to defend local Latin American refugees
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
An increase in violence and political unrest in Central America over the last decade has sent many women and children escaping on foot to Mexico, and ultimately, into the United States. Some have c...
‘Every rider…needs to feel safe and secure’
Family of woman killed in train crash files claim
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
The family of Fabiola De Kroon, the Hoboken mom killed by debris from the Sept. 29 train accident in the Erie Lackawanna terminal, filed a claim against New Jersey Transit on Tuesday. Filing a clai...
Celebrating Sinatra
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Celebrating Sinatra at 101 my annual salute celebrating Frank Sinatra's birthday, December 12th, continues. His legions of fans include Peggy King and the All-Star Jazz Trio, big band ...
Posting holiday scenes in Hoboken – for decades
Longtime resident places Christmas displays around city
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
For more than two decades, resident Carmine Percontino has displayed a holiday scene outside his home at 827 Willow Ave. Over the years, he has created three more placed around uptown Hoboken durin...
Court orders city to turn over documents
Emails and texts between mayor and operatives must be released
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
In a decision that may affect the upcoming mayoral election in Jersey City, Superior Court Judge Daniel D’Alessandro has ruled that Jersey City wrongfully withheld communications between Mayor Stev...