Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was celebrated Aug. 26 at St. Joseph’s Church for Bridget Cleary, 63, of Rutherford, formerly of Jersey City. She passed away surrounded by her family on Aug. 22 at Memorial Sloan Ke...
Back to school, and there’s more to love
Phase one of $27M Secaucus HS renovation is ready
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Phase one of the Secaucus High School expansion project is nearly complete, just in time for kids to return to school Sept. 9. That means the initial construction inside the school is nearly done, ...
Just in time for the end of summer!
Expanded Boyd-McGuiness Park designed to serve all ages
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Neighborhood kids rushed through the sprinklers and slipped down the slides at the newly-reopened Boyd-McGuiness Park on Aug. 25, while adults gathered to cut the ribbon to celebrate the reopening....
Zoned out
Former Hoboken resident recalls trip to ‘Zoning Hell’
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 12 12 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
All Scott Katz wanted was to add a five-foot addition and some minor improvements to his Bloomfield Street townhouse. Instead, he got a first-hand lesson in the vast labyrinth that property owners ...
Week of the kiddie cops
88 youngsters participate in annual Junior Police Academy
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
“I want to be a police when I grow up,” declared Alyssa Craigwelo, 9. And she should know. Alyssa was in the midst of an intense four-day crash course in law enforcement and public service: the ann...
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A funeral mass took place Aug. 28 at St. Michael’s Church for John F. “Jack” Dunn, 70, of Jersey City. He passed away, peacefully, on Aug. 24. Born in Jersey City, Jack was a true lifelong “downtow...
Classic rock, rhythm and blues
Hamilton Park Summer Concert Series 2015 announces final shows
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Summer might be coming to a close, but the music from this year’s Hamilton Park Summer Concert Series continues for two final concerts of the season. Joe Cimino loves to play on stage and it shows ...
Farewell to a century-old tradition?
141st annual German festival at Schuetzen Park may be the last
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
John Gloistein has been attending the annual Volksfest in Schuetzen Park for nearly half a century. The event has special meaning for him. “I met my wife here 45 years ago,” he said at this year’s ...
Hudson County has beaches
Even in cities, swaths of sand and shore hide in plain sight
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly two centuries ago, Hudson County was a destination for beach enthusiasts. From the 1840s until at least the 1880s, the Hotel LaTourette and its surrounding beaches at Bergen Point in Bayonne...
Montgomery Gardens, 2.0
Sections of crime-ridden housing project slated for demolition
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
When you grow up in a housing project, you’re bound to get mixed feelings when the buildings are demolished to make way for the future. One part of you might remember the after-school fights, the s...