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...
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 | 16 16 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 ...
DUNN, JOHN F.
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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 ...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City man allegedly stole $50K from Hoboken checking account A Jersey City resident has been arrested after allegedly hacking Hoboken municipal government accounts and stealing over $50,000, ...
The stars will be out
Golden Door Film Festival returns to Jersey City Sept. 24 to 27
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Founder Bill Sorvino predicts The 2015 Golden Door Film Festival will be bigger and even better than ever. The festival will take place from Sept. 24 to 27, with the opening and closing nights at t...
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 | 15 15 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 ...
Steamroller prints and a giant Rubik’s Cube
Artworks from Braddock Park Festival come to the library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
This June saw the first annual Braddock Park Art Festival, a sprawling, day-long celebration of art activities, technique demonstrations, and art installations featuring works of all media and part...
Raising the Puerto Rican flag
Dedicated to longtime resident from family of public servants
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The Town of West New York raised the Puerto Rican flag at the municipal building for the first time on Friday, Aug. 21, celebrating the island’s culture and contributions and also honoring a family...
SCOREBOARD
Marauders look to reload for another state title run
by Jim Hague
Aug 30, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Even Rich Hansen knows there’s only one way to describe what the 2014 football season meant to the St. Peter’s Prep program. “It was a magical year,” said the veteran head coach of the Marauders. T...