COOPER, ROBERT W.
Sep 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services have been held for Robert W. Cooper, 73, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. He passed away Aug. 26, surrounded by his family. Robert retired as a structural mechanic from the Port...
GALLO, VINCENT R.
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A funeral mass was offered Aug. 31 at Our Lady of Fatima Church for Vincent R. “Jimmy” Gallo, 73, of North Bergen. He passed away Aug. 27. He was a retired physical education teacher at North Berge...
Feeding the hungry
Inner-city kids get a taste of farm life and learn about healthy food
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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America’s Grow-a-Row started with a small plot and a single volunteer named Chip Paillex, after he saw a request that gardeners bring excess produce to the Flemington Food Pantry for the needy in F...
New school buildings, new gear
UC, WNY students return at end of the week
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Union City students will return to the public schools on Thursday, Sept. 7, while West New York students return Friday, Sept. 8. What can kids and educators in both districts look forward to? In ma...
Room to grow
More local control, classrooms, and new programs ahead for Jersey City schools
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Public school students in Jersey City who return to school on Thursday, Sept. 7 will be greeted by a number of new realities. Perhaps the most significant is that the school district has regained s...
MARIN, MARIA
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A funeral mass was offered Aug. 26 at Our Lady of Grace Church, Hoboken, for Maria Marin. She passed away peacefully Aug. 23 at Jersey City Medical Center after suffering a long illness. Maria was ...
Back in session
District prepared for new school year
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Approximately 1,926 children will start public school on Thursday, Sept. 7, which is a full day. To prepare for the 2017-2018 academic year, the district has undertaken several facility upgrades –i...
Fly em’ high
Weehawken holds annual kite festival on waterfront
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Kites soared over the Weehawken Waterfront Complex Aug. 23 during the township's second of three Kite Nights this year. The first was held in spring and one more will be held in fall. Parents and c...
Historic UC house faces demolition
‘The Nest’ to be replaced by new apartment building
by Katherine Desimine
Reporter Correspondent
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On 19th street and Kennedy Boulevard sits The Nest, a house built in 1918 by Paul Ganzinotti. According to one previous owner, Kevin McMullan, who owned the house for 20 years, most of the house’s ...
Cell phones instead of body cams for cops?
City to test options to lower the cost of monitoring
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Jersey City will be the first city in the nation to test using cellular phones in place of expensive body cameras, city officials announced in August. With the growing concern over violent interact...