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...
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A funeral mass took place July 25 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Amanda Quesada, 22, of Secaucus. She passed away July 22. She was the daughter of Angela and Peter Phillips and Emil...
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Black Rail Coffee, located at the 9th Street light rail Station, recently completed its first three months of business. “We’ve been getting more and more regulars each month,” said Co-Owner Daisy J...
Historic church to become special needs housing
Questions asked about community programs, who gets priority for units
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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St. John’s Church is changing – again. After services ended several years ago at the Episcopalian church on the Union City/North Bergen border, a group of local residents and former congregants rep...
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 ...
Reader essay
Fathers – date your daughters
by Niecy R.
Reporter correspondent
Aug 03, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
[Editor’s Note: This is an essay submitted by a reader in Union City. ] When I first thought of this article a lot of people (well, friends) said, “Hey Niecy, are you losing it? What are you writin...
Chalking for charity
Kids decorate Exchange Place plaza for York Street Project
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Scores of kids stretched out on the paving stones near Exchange Place on July 24, sketching everything from animals and stick figures to self-portraits as part of the annual Chalkfest. The annual e...
Coming to America
Local exhibit stresses Hoboken’s role in immigration
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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If you are descended from one of the millions of immigrants who gained entry to the United States through Ellis Island, you can conclude at least one fact about your pond-jumping ancestors – they p...