CORRADO, MARY A.
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Funeral mass was held July 3 at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Jersey City, for Mary A. Corrado, 95. She died June 29 at her home. A lifelong Jersey City resident, the daughter of the late Rose Frasca P...
Teen mom raises her cap
Union City graduates 849 seniors
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Among the 849 seniors who filled Union City High School’s auditorium June 23, senior Itzel Alvarez’s presence exemplified their never-give-up attitude. “I got pregnant at the age of 16,” revealed A...
Ward F – as in ‘free fire zone’
Shootings leave another dead, children wounded, and questions about violent crime
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Two high profile shootings over the last two weeks in Jersey City have increased public concerns about violence in Ward F in Jersey City. On July 3, Rasasim Foster, 28, of Jersey City, was pronounc...
Green scene
Local farmer’s markets thrive
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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Hoboken and Jersey City residents who want vegetables fresh from the farm, as well as a variety of baked goods, sauces, and other delicacies, can find a local weekly farmer’s market for almost any ...
Taking off
Weehawken High School graduates 97 kids
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Weehawken High School sent 97 graduates into the real world on June 23. The school’s 77th graduating class may have been small, but it still brought in $7.6 million in scholarship offers, and notch...
Fixing West Side Ave
Town gets $9M to make over heavily trafficked road
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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West Side Avenue in North Bergen is set to receive a new makeover. The Board of Commissioners passed a resolution on June 28 accepting an additional $9 million from the 2017 state Transportation Tr...
Oh what a Fourth!
City relocates festival amid state budget conflict
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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In a massive military-like operation, city officials relocated the annual Fourth of July Festival from Liberty State Park to Exchange Place after Gov. Christopher Christie ordered state parks and b...
City exempts certain areas from ‘500-foot rule’ for bars
Also at council meeting: Residents speak about Dry Dock petition
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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The City Council voted Wednesday to amend a longstanding ordinance prohibiting liquor license holders from opening within 500 feet of each other. The new amendment allows plenary retail consumption...
New county high school on display
Officials tour High Tech campus in progress, will open in 2018
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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The Hudson County freeholders and other local officials took a tour of the under-construction High Tech High School campus in Secaucus on June 15. The school is on track to open September 2018, mov...
Into the real world
Memorial HS graduates 424 seniors
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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West New York’s Memorial High School graduated 424 students at Coviello Field June 22. The valedictorian (first in the class) was Giselle Martinez, and salutatorian (second in the class) was Jennif...