KIRKLAND, GARY F.
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Funeral services were held March 16 at the Church of the Incarnation, Jersey City for Gary F. Kirkland. He was born in 1947 in Jersey City, the second son of the late Fred Kirkland and Hurlia Graha...
Book hits the big screen
Movie based on local resident’s novel premieres in theaters March 31
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Carrie Pilby, a movie based on the offbeat novel of the same name written by Hoboken-based author Caren Lissner, opens on March 31 in theaters in New York City, Los Angeles, Bethesda, Md., and Chic...
A celebration of the Irish
St. Patrick’s Parade draws thousands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Not everything went according to the “luck o’ the Irish” on March 12 for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Jersey City. While the weather cooperated and there was no rain or snow, a stiff bree...
The takeaway, glug glug glug
Local students try to learn from water main woes
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Two local schools have been turning Hoboken’s water infrastructure headache into a learning experience. Hoboken suffered its fourth water main break this year in the wee hours of Tuesday, Feb. 28 a...
‘Folklife’ ensemble to appear at UBS Atrium Series
Traditional music will be served for lunch on March 29
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Juno Award winner Jayme Stone will be featured next at The UBS Atrium Series. The free concert will take place on Wednesday, March 29 at 12:30 p.m. in the Atrium, 1000 Harbor Boulevard, in the Linc...
MANZI, JOSEPH N.
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A funeral service was held March 17 for Joseph N Manzi, 93, of North Bergen. He died at Holy Name Hospital on March 13. Surviving are his wife Lorraine, and his son Joseph Jr., daughter Arlene and ...
‘It takes a special kind of person’
State legislature honors local manager of home health aides
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Ida Rodriguez had a challenge on her hands. A client service manager for Bayada Home Health Care -- an international company that connects people with home health aides -- one of her clients had ju...
The U.S.A. is not a fascist country
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Dear Editor: Before and after President Trump became our president, in some segments of the country I saw media images of some protesters with signs likening President Trump to Hitler or that our n...
A celebration of color
Hindu ceremony welcomes spring
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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A part of the Hindu celebration of phagwah or holi has its roots in the belief that Krishna was born with a blue face due to being poisoned, so the tradition of throwing colored powder on each othe...
Can’t get your birth certificate locally?
Legislators will attempt to rectify situation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Gov. Christopher Christie recently gave a conditional veto to a bill that would allow birth certificates to be issued in all Hudson County municipalities, after a scandal stopped the practice years...