MOWATT, ESTHRYANN
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A funeral service was held July 10 at the Mount Olive Baptist Church, Jersey City, for Esthryann Mowatt. She passed away July 1. She was born in Hoboken to Vincent and Norma Whyte Mowatt, who were ...
OLIVIER, BOBBY
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Funeral services were held June 27 for Bobby Olivier, 53. He passed away at Christ Hospital in Jersey City on June 24. Born in Jersey City, Bobby remained a lifelong resident. He enjoyed crabbing a...
PARKER, CORNELIUS
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Funeral services are scheduled for Monday, July 14 at the Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church, 597 Bergen Ave. in Jersey City, for Cornelius R. Parker, 98, a longtime Jersey City businessman, former Ci...
Main library goes back to the future
Fundraiser underway for a project that will restore historic features and modernize
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Walking into the main branch of the 113-year-old Jersey City Library is like walking back in time. Unfortunately, part of that past is one in which fluorescent lights and 1960s-era fixtures were co...
SHELOM, RAKHIL
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Funeral services were held July 9 or Rakhil Shelom, D.D.S., 73, of Hoboken. She died July 2. Born in the USSR, she was the daughter of the late Abraham and Bronya (Albert) Shelom. She leaves her so...
Winning bet for Jersey City?
$4.6B casino, race track, convention center proposal inspires optimism…and concern
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Paul Fireman, who heads Fireman Capital Partners in Boston, has raised some eyebrows with a proposed $4.6 billion project that would bring a gambling casino to Jersey City. The project would includ...
Council shoots down extended hours for PSE&G work
Former councilwoman joins Zoning Board; sergeant list still invalid
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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The federal government isn’t the only body giving special attention to Hoboken’s flood vulnerability. Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), the public utility for Hudson County, will upg...
SNEYERS, HELEN MARY
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Funeral mass was offered June 28 at St. Lawrence Church for Helen Mary Sneyers, 88, of Weehawken. She passed away June 24. She was born in and was a lifelong resident of Weehawken. Helen worked as ...
Bridge open!
Viaduct from Hoboken to Palisades is back after $54M renovation
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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The 14th Street Viaduct, which links Hoboken to Union City and Jersey City Heights, debuted in 1908 – the same year as the Model T Ford. At the time, it linked Hoboken to West Hoboken, the forerunn...
Live by the golden rule
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Dear Editor: Hoboken is a highly densely populated city of about 55,000 residents squeezed into a one mile square footprint. Residents live shoulder to shoulder, either vertically or adjacent and w...