St. Mary Advocates receive award
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Executive board members of the St. Mary Advocates: Elizabeth Falco, Josephine DeGennaro, Patricia Pope, Maria Reilly, Lucille Casulli, Dorothy DeMauro and HUMC representative Katherine Veras with t...
Bubble magic
JC Families group brings fun to local parks
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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With a wave of a wand, the eastern portion of Van Vorst Park filled with bubbles – large, wet, heavy bubbles that rose briefly over the upturned faces of about three dozen kids before slowly sinkin...
Showdown at the public housing projects
Housing board to vote Monday on whether to fire director
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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The long fight between Hoboken’s public housing board and its executive director could come to a head on Monday, Aug. 4 when the board votes on a resolution to terminate the contract of director Ca...
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A funeral service was performed July 30 at St Anne Catholic Church, Jersey City, for Raymond E. Pastorek, 65, of North Bergen. He passed away July 26 at his home after a long illness. He was born i...
Top CarePoint doctors reach out to local teens
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CarePoint Health hosted an event for New City Kids at the Vroom Street Evangelical Free Church in Jersey City on May 20, 2014. CarePoint Health brought together a panel of speakers to provide infor...
Getting healthy
Meadowlands Hospital makes improvements under new CEO
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Thomas Considine had a big job on his hands when he took over at president and CEO of Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center in May of this year. A number of factors had generated negative press follo...
Honey do
Hudson County beekeepers have varied motivations
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Antonio Quinlan didn’t get into it for the honey. He got started raising bees because of his allergies. “Honey helps with the allergies, he said. “It’s homeopathic medicine but you have to take it ...
Junior police
Kids experience week of police training
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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A swarm of forensics investigators converged on the scene, taking fingerprints, interviewing witnesses, inspecting the broken window and the blood on the doorknob. Only the blood was ketchup, the c...
Winning women
Weehawken club honors long-serving members
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The Woman’s Club of Weehawken honored four of its longest-serving members on June 9 at its installation dinner for new officers at the Weehawken Nutrition Center. Frances Jones, Ruth Elsasser, Mari...
A joint fight against crime
Jersey City, Newark, and Paterson to form task force to confront urban challenges
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Less than 72 hours after Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop, and Paterson Mayor Jose Torres met to announce the launch of a strategic partnership to help deal with violent crime...