A helping hand
City officials cut ribbon on new walkway and tour St. Joseph’s School for the Blind
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Bright sunlight greeted public officials as they arrived at the front door of St. Joseph’s School for the Blind on Sept. 12. Mayor Steven Fulop, Freeholder Anthony Romano and other dignitaries came...
A carnival to celebrate the library
Kennedy Branch turns three
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kennedy Branch of the North Bergen Public Library celebrated its three-year anniversary with a mini-carnival Saturday, Sept. 17. Kids enjoyed a mini-Ferris wheel, cotton candy, hot dogs, bounce...
BATISTA, HECTOR D. SR.
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held Sept. 19 for Hector D. Batista, Sr., 68, of Jersey City. He passed away Sept. 13. He came to Jersey City from Puerto Rico as a young man. He worked for many years as a ma...
Keeping kids safe
Guttenberg residents meet cops, firefighters at street fair
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Guttenberg police officers and North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue members handed out pamphlets filled with safety tips, stickers, and coloring books at “Safe Kids Day” in Guttenberg on Saturday,...
Jersey City United candidates meet public
Aspirants for school board lay out their platform
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
A handful of people gathered out in front of the Greenville Public Library on Sept. 20 to attend the first of a series of public events outlining the platform of the Jersey City United candidates i...
FISENNE, ISABEL M.
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Sept. 19 at St. Francis R.C. Church, Hoboken, for Isabel M. Fisenne, Ph.D., 76, of Hoboken (formerly of Brooklyn). She passed away Sept. 15 at Hackensack University Medic...
The reval, revived
City will restart politically sticky property reassessments
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Hold on to your hats! A scary political wind will shortly start to blow through Jersey City, now that the City Council has voted to approve a contract for a firm to undertake a new reevaluation of ...
‘We still have a way to go with acceptance’
Community leaders rally around priest who was suspended for same-sex support
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
Over 25 supporters rallied at Stevens Park on Wednesday, Sept. 21, to show support for Father Warren Hall. At the end of August, he was suspended from Sts. Peter and Paul Church on the corner of Fo...
Legislators take on predatory student loan practices
Limits on wage garnishment on the horizon
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter Staff writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
A bill introduced in the New Jersey State Assembly in early August will require the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESSA) to obtain a court order to use certain collection practices...
Leaving darkness behind
Families walk to raise suicide awareness
by Samantha Meyer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
Krystle Duffy went to the annual Out of the Darkness suicide prevention walk and fundraiser in Secaucus two weekends ago to honor her brother Tommy Duffy, 21, who died from suicide in March 2014. S...