Dr. Lyles’ World and Welcome to It
Schools superintendent has seen it all
by Al Sullivan
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T he office of Dr. Marcia Lyles is not for show; it’s for work. Which is why this “Hanging Out With” feature doesn’t take place in the customary café or watering hole. Lyles is pretty busy. The ope...
Beyond the Stacks
There’s more to the library than the written word.
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M ost of us know the resources of the Jersey City Free Public Library. The historic main branch has undergone a stunning restoration. And there are branches all over town with their own collections...
Old Rookie
Boxer bobs and weaves his way to a pro debut at age 35
by Jim Hague
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N icoy Zilla-Clarke didn’t take the most conventional route to professional boxing. The traditional saga would be one of a young boy becoming infatuated with boxing, working his way up from towel b...
Yacht Race
Vessels from around the world sail to JC
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If you happened to be in Liberty State Park on June 11, you might have seen a yacht or two taking part in the Clipper 11-12 Round the World Race, which started in July, 2015, in Southampton, Englan...
Who Said You Can’t Take It With You?
JC cemetery keeps history alive
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O n a sunny summer afternoon, grab your lawn chair, pack your picnic lunch, and head for… the graveyard? That’s right, back in the day, Holy Name Cemetery on West Side Avenue provided 63 acres of s...
Carvao BBQ
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T he three partners who own Carvao BBQ are perfectly matched for the diverse Bergen Avenue locale on the edge of McGinley Square. Steve Papathanasiou is a Greek-American whose family owned the buil...
Did you miss these stories over the long weekend?
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In Jersey City, a recent $16 billion, eight-year transportation funding compromise between legislators and the administration of Gov. Chris Christie should allow for the expansion of the Hudson-Ber...
Hoboken Ragamuffin Parade to be held Monday, Oct. 31
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HOBOKEN – The City of Hoboken annual Ragamuffin Parade and Costume Contest will be held on Monday, Oct. 31 at 3:45 p.m. To participate in the parade, meet on Washington Street between 13th Street a...
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90, a lifelong resident of Bayonne, passed away on October 6, 2016 at the St. Ann's Home in Jersey City. He was a Korean War Veteran and was a member of the American Legion and Catholic War Veteran...
FETCHKO, JANET (nee: Dougherty)
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72, passed away at her residence on October 7, 2016, with her family at her side. She was born in Bayonne and was a lifelong resident. Mrs. Fetchko was a transportation driver for the County of Hud...