Police are ready for LepreCon
Price tag to patrol pub crawl could be $124,000
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
Taxpayers could pay as much as $124,000 for police officer overtime for the 220 officers who will patrol the streets this Saturday for LepreCon, according to Police Chief Ken Ferrante. Damon Trifel...
CALNEN, STEPHEN
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A memorial service will be held in North Arlington in the late spring for Stephen Calnen, of Oceanside, Calif., formerly of North Bergen. He died unexpectedly on Nov. 17, 2016 in Oceanside. Born an...
It’s alright to cry
NY Giant Jonathan Casillas shares life stories for ‘Read Across America’
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
“It’s okay to cry, but you have to get over it, and get on with your life,” said New York Giants linebacker Jonathan Casillas. He talked about success and disappointment during an appearance as the...
Fearing the knock on the door
Immigrant rights groups seek volunteers to help those who’ve been detained
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 352 352 recommendations | email to a friend
Right now, the biggest population of people in the Hudson County Jail in Kearny are immigrants detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): 607 people, according to official numb...
Fearing the knock on the door
Immigrant rights groups seek volunteers to help those who’ve been detained
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Right now, the biggest population of people in the Hudson County Jail in Kearny are immigrants detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): 607 people, according to official numb...
CIRELLI, PHIL
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A funeral mass was offered March 1 at Holy Rosary Church for Phil “Pepsi” Cirelli, 87 of Bayville, formerly of Jersey City. He passed away Feb. 25. Born in Jersey City, as Filomeno, to the late Dom...
Do the right thing
Weehawken holds Day Drug and Alcohol Free poster contest
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Weehawken holds Day Drug and Alcohol Free poster contest
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The winners of the township’s Drug and Alcohol-Free poster contest were awarded their prizes at the Jan. 25 Township Council meeting, when they got up in front of the gathering and described their ...
Hoboken’s archives need more room
Museum raises funds and searches for space
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Historical Museum has a lofty goal – to raise $100,000 for a new research and storage facility. The museum, at 12th and Hudson streets, hopes to secure an additional 3,000 square feet t...
‘It’s win-win for all’
Local magician mixes healthy messages with his tricks
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
There was a moment during Mike “Mickey Magic” Gomez’s Feb. 17 presentation to students at the Washington Elementary School that would’ve sent any Big Tobacco spokesperson running. The Union City-ba...
Play City is ready
Weehawken hosts ribbon cutting for indoor children’s playground
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken officials hosted a ribbon cutting for a brand new indoor playground on Feb 28. Located at 50th Street and Park Avenue, “Play City” is the first such facility in the township. The 3,000 sq...