Bring back Vocational training to Jersey City public schools
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Dear Editor: The Jersey City school district is on the cusp of gaining local control back from the State of New Jersey with only curriculum and instruction left to be returned. This allows members ...
SERPICO, JOHN A.
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A mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Saint Anne's, Garwood, Aug. 18, for John A. Serpico, 93, of Clark. He passed away Aug. 14 at the Clark Rehabilitation Center. John was born and spent mo...
Young Hobokenite beats pneumonia to compete
CrossFit athlete underwent surgery at HUMC
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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“It felt like I was having a heart attack. I thought I was dying,” said Hoboken resident Anthony DiFrancesco, 27, remembering the events that led him to dial 911 in May. DiFrancesco is the head coa...
Pay attention behind the wheel
Proposed law would ban various types of distracted driving
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalotti of Hudson County recently sponsored a bill that has been interpreted in some media outlets as banning drinking coffee, polishing your nails, or reading a newspape...
Florence Pape will star in George Cameron Grant’s one-woman show “Mints”
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Florence Pape, Hoboken resident and actress and Director of Development of Hoboken’s Hudson Theatre Ensemble and its Silly on Sixth Children’s Series, will star in George Cameron Grant’s one-woman ...
Fun in the sun
La Festa Italiana a success despite grueling heat
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Holy Rosary celebrated its 113th Italian Festival downtown last week near Sixth and Brunswick streets despite the threat of thunder showers. Crowds sampled fine food and listened to good music whil...
No kids? Then you can’t come in
Adults, older teens not allowed in county kiddie playgrounds without children
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Because a “creepy” man reportedly entered the playground area of Lincoln Park in Jersey City and took pictures of children there recently, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders has moved to ban ad...
TASTY TIDBITS
Local soccer teams get kick start to season
Tribute to Hurley Sept. 23; Character No. 13; FDU honors
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The temperatures might have been close to 110 degrees on the scorching FieldTurf surface at Harrison High School last weekend, but that didn’t stop three local soccer teams from getting a head star...
Concerns and thoughts about city’s $52.M water project
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Dear Editor: The City’s upcoming water main replacement project presents an opportunity to move away from the patronage centered procurement model currently in use and towards a value oriented, tax...
Saving the Monarch
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Dear Editor: This is a response to letters by J. Hernandez and R. Anthony Squire regarding the idea of planting pollinator gardens around Union City. Back in early summer, I exchanged email with ou...