Man falls to his death from Secaucus hotel
Aug 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS--A 37-year-old man fell to his death from atop a local hotel Monday afternoon, according to NJ.com. His death is being investigated as a suicide, the outlet said. Officers reportedly found...
Pride week begins in Hoboken with events; new LGBTQ community liaison announced
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HOBOKEN-- On Monday, Aug 6 the city kicked off its inaugural Hoboken Pride Week with a flag raising ceremony. At the ceremony, Mayor Ravi Bhalla announced a new volunteer LGBTQ Community Liaison to...
HRPAC announces August free concerts on the Hudson
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WEEHAWKEN – The next Wednesday night concerts set for Summer Concerts on the Hudson at Lincoln Harbor Park in Weehawken will be Ranky Tanky, on Aug. 8, and Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, on Aug....
ABBATTISTA, ANNA MARIE
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A funeral mass was offered for Anna Marie Abbattista, 57, on July 26 at St. Lawrence Church, Weehawken. Interment followed at Holy Cross Cemetery. Anna passed away on July 21, 2018. A resident of W...
Two new school principals
School board discusses shifts
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Sandra Rodriguez-Gomez, who has been serving as the principal of Brandt Primary School on Ninth Street and director of Early Childhood Education, was promoted to superintendent of schools at the mo...
Career change at 72
Hoboken’s ‘Gene D. Plumber’ puts down the pipes, picks up microphone
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Gene Turonis, a Hoboken resident since 1970 who has sung at many town fairs and concerts as “Gene D. Plumber,” announced that he has decided to retire from his plumbing profession to pursue music f...
ALLGEIER, ANNA
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Funeral services were held July 24 Anna Allgeier, 87, a lifelong resident of Guttenberg. She passed away July 19. Anna was the sister to Joan Sokolich and predeceased by Arthur Allgeier Sr., Marion...
Themes of diversity in kids’ summer reading
Schools assign books so their brains won’t take a break
by Marilyn Baer and Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writers
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Summer vacation isn’t necessarily a vacation from learning. School districts such as Hoboken, Weehawken, North Bergen, West New York, and Union City have given out either mandatory or suggested rea...
DALY, PATRICK F. SR.
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Funeral mass was offered July 27 at St Patrick’s Church, Jersey City, for Patrick F. Daly Sr. “Paddy” died July 24 at Coney Island Hospital, N.Y. Patrick was born and raised in Jersey City. He work...
A center for construction corruption?
Unions say that local developments are filled with illegal work practices
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Alleging that some of Hudson County’s most prominent developers are engaging in illegal hiring practices, trade union representatives have asked the Board of Freeholders to investigate and take act...