Golf outing to benefit first aid volunteers
12th annual event scheduled for Aug. 17 in Franklin
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The 12th annual Township of Weehawken Golf Outing is scheduled for Aug. 17 at the Black Bear Golf Course in Franklin. The event benefits the Weehawken Volunteer First Aid Squad, now in its 47th yea...
Youngsters learn football from a Jersey City legend
Glover holds annual “All Access to Life” camp
by Jim Hague
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The youngsters who attended the free football camp at Caven Point Cochrane Stadium recently were far too young to remember Rich Glover as a football player. But here he was, the recipient of the Ou...
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A funeral mass was offered July 21 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Jersey City, for Theresa Cavallo, 86, a lifelong resident of Jersey City’s Marion section. She passed away July 16. Theresa was ...
Ordinance takes aim at short-term Airbnb rentals
Also on tap for local officials: New town judge, buying school buildings, preserving wetlands
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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Residents who want to rent out their condos or rooms via sites like Airbnb may be restricted in the future, now that the North Bergen Board of Commissioners has introduced an ordinance banning shor...
Taking the plunge
Downtown JC resident, 20, rescues girls after boat capsizes near Liberty State Park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Kevin Suarez hadn’t intended to become a hero on July 12 when he heard people screaming from the waters off Ellis Island, but he leaped in to help rescue two young girls, one of whom would likely h...
It’s Father’s Day at MST
‘Long Gone Daddy’ explores the pain and pleasure of parenting
by Jeff Kreisler
Reporter correspondent
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Are you a father? Do you have a father? Have you ever heard of “children?” Then grab a dad and go see “Long Gone Daddy,” the insightful, honest, raw, and rock ‘n roll funny celebration of one man’s...
‘The Feast’ is back – with batteries
A few changes for popular 106-year-old St. Ann’s Festival
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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One of Hoboken’s most popular and most traditional events is back again, running from Friday, July 22 through Tuesday, July 26. The 106-year-old St. Ann’s Italian Festival, known colloquially as “T...
‘It’s time to start fresh’
McKnight seeks to allow Hudson County to issue birth certificates again
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Back in 2004, federal agents closed down the Hudson County Office of Vital Statistics after some workers there were caught allegedly selling false identification. For several years, the office was ...
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A mass of Christian burial was celebrated July 22 at St. Nicholas Church, Jersey City, for Michael J. DiMase, Jr., 43. He passed away suddenly on July 18. Born and raised in Jersey City, Michael wa...
A return to glory for Roberto Clemente LL
Coach recalls title more than 25 years ago; kudos to defending champ Washington Park
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Back in 1988, a bunch of happy-go-lucky, never-say-die kids from downtown Jersey City caught the Hudson County sports spectrum’s attention by winning the New Jersey Little League championship and c...