BASTA, BERNARD J.
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Funeral mass was offered Aug. 25 at Holy Rosary Church, Jersey City, for Bernard J. Basta “Bo,” 74, a proud lifelong downtown Jersey City resident. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his famil...
Starving the arts at NJCU
Students, parents, profs protest programs; salary cuts
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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In an effort to halt what they believe will be severe cuts to parts of the arts program at New Jersey City University – possibly involving cuts to the music program and others -- students, parents ...
DENUNZIO, ANNETTE J.
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A celebration of the life of Annette J. DeNunzio, 77, of Secaucus, formerly of Jersey City, was held on Aug. 24. She passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family on Aug. 1. Born and rais...
Trial of Menendez begins
Convicting top Dem lawmaker could consolidate Republican control of the U.S. Senate
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez’s corruption trial, which started on Aug. 22, will be one of the most closely-watched political trials in the nation. Nothing less than a change in the political balance o...
Breaking bread
Hoboken community comes together for end-of-summer meal
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Hobokenites young and old gathered to break bread and share a meal outdoors at the 12th annual Spaghetti Dinner Block Party last Thursday, Aug. 24. Four hundred fifty people attended this year’s co...
DORRITY, JOSEPH PATRICK
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Funeral services have been held for Joseph Patrick Dorrity, 74. He passed away peacefully on Aug. 20 at the Veterans Home in Paramus where he lived for the past two years. He was born in Jersey Cit...
Where’s the Lorax?
Several people want to stop city’s removal of trees
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 27, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
To the surprise of many –including residents, business owners, and council people—the city plans to remove 19 trees on Washington Street as part of the avenue’s ongoing design. The $17.5 million pr...
The importance of health care
Officials highlight local federally-funded health centers
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
An annual celebration of National Health Care Week at Metropolitan Family Health Network (MFHN) in Jersey City on Aug. 13 had a surprise guest, John A. Bardis, assistant secretary for administratio...
Wheels are coming
Commissioners pass resolution for bike share program
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen selected a contractor for its bicycle share program at the most recent Board of Commissioners meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 16, although they don’t yet have a start date for the system. T...
Posthumous proclamation
Mayor and council honor local WWII veteran
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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After the daughter of a local World War II veteran requested the town’s help in acquiring his medals, the mayor and Town Council honored him posthumously at their meeting this past Wednesday. Staff...