City Open Space Trust would benefit city parks
Council wants prospect of small tax increase to go to the voters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Seeking more money to maintain city parks, Mayor Steven Fulop hopes to establish a city open space trust fund by asking the voters in November to approve a small property tax increase to finance it...
Signs of the city
Part 8: Hobokenites communicate through old-fashioned missives
by Caren Lissner
Reporter Editor
Aug 14, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
Note: This is part 8 in an ongoing photo series on handwritten signs around town in Hoboken. For the previous articles and photos, use the search engine at   They’re signs o’ th...
Cleaning up the town
Teens join DPW for the summer
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter staff writer
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This summer, from June 1 until Labor Day, 14 high school seniors and graduates teamed up with the Department of Public Works (DPW) to clean up various places areas in the township. DPW employees ha...
A safe ‘night out’
Neighbors meet police, kids enjoy rides, games
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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“As you get older, you appreciate what police do for the town,” resident Danielle McGorty said at the National Night Out Against Crime celebration on Tuesday, Aug. 2 in Buchmuller Park. Communities...
Young St. Anthony team coming of age in Jersey City Rec summer league
Snyder girls’ basketball coach Ferriero arrested for DUI; No. 14 character; more SPU fallout
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It’s been six years since St. Mary’s of Jersey City closed its doors forever, but it hasn’t diminished the competitive spirit and drive in long-time basketball coach Tom Lalicato . Since the demise...
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A Mass of the Resurrection took place Aug. 13 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Louise McCann, 100. She passed away Aug. 11 at Alaris Health at the Atrium Assisted Living Care facility...
Help from Hoboken
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Dear Editor: A charity in England is hoping to trace any descendants of a New Jersey man whose memory lives on by helping families in their time of need. The EC Roberts Centre in Portsmouth, Hampsh...
More than just a craft
Women sell jewelry in JC that comes from needy Filipino residents
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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People who have said “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade” might consider a group of women in the Phillippines who have taken the wastepaper they’ve found in dumps and fashioned it into jewel...
Motivation from a gold medalist
Track champ Diane Dixon speaks at Hoboken Library
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Olympic gold medalist Diane Dixon spoke to roughly 30 attendees at an event hosted by the Hoboken Public Library Thursday, Aug 11. Dixon won a gold medal in the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles by runn...
Sweet sounds of summer
Free concert series continues into September
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
“It’s absolutely hard to keep topping the concerts from the year before, but they keep getting better,” Jim Benson said after a Thursday, Aug. 4 Showstoppers performance in Secaucus. Beson came fro...