FARRELL, ROBERT E., JR.
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A funeral mass was held Aug. 20 at St. Ambrose RC Church in Old Bridge for Robert E. Farrell Jr., 65, of Old Bridge. He died Aug. 16 at St. Peters University Hospital in New Brunswick. Born in Jers...
HANSEN, PAULINE
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A funeral service was celebrated Aug. 18 for Pauline Hansen, 41 of Union City. She passed away Aug. 9. Born in Jersey City, she lived most of her life in Union City before moving to Jersey City thr...
JOHNSON, WINSTON LEEFORD, JR.
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A memorial service took place Aug. 16 at the St. Matthew Trinity Lutheran Church, Hoboken, for Winston Leeford Johnson Jr., 60. He died Aug. 11 at his home in Raritan. Winston was born in New York ...
Hudson County’s changing Jewish landscape
Temples merge, move, consolidate to address membership changes
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“Unfortunately after 91 years of existence, the membership of Temple Beth El of North Bergen has gotten to a point where we can no longer survive on our own,” said Craig Bassett, president of the b...
Caught in between
Debate over home birth continues, minus midwife involved in tragic delivery
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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The midwife charged with practicing medicine illegally after a baby died in a 2012 Hoboken home birth has completed a pretrial intervention program designed for first time offenders, according to H...
It’s a woman’s world after all?
Mostly female crew shoots film in Jersey City and Hoboken
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Thomas Wolfe was wrong; you can go home again. That’s the theme of a new feature film that had local and international talents shooting a full length independent film at various locations in Hudson...
KRUK, JOSEPH T.
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Funeral services were held Aug. 15 for Joseph T. Kruk, 83, of Jersey City. He died Aug. 12 at Newton Medical Center. Born in Jersey City, Mr. Kruk was a lifelong resident of Jersey City. He was a c...
North Bergen’s hippest performance space
Callaghan is most recent act to play the public library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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The small underground club was bathed in red light as the British cult performer played to an enthusiastic audience. No, it wasn’t some hip dive bar in Brooklyn or the Lower East Side, it was a dow...
Oops! Schools shouldn’t have laid off aides
Interim superintendent introduced at board meeting
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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Summer reading wasn’t just for students this year – the Hoboken Board of Education has had its own assignments to catch up on. After trimming kindergarten teacher’s aides due to an ever tightening ...
From police beat to music beat
Union City cop starts music production business
by Eileen Budd
Reporter Correspondent
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Basketball and music kept Carlos Pina out of trouble when he was a kid growing up in the projects of Union City. He and his friends would rap in English and Spanish fusion, an art form that wasn’t ...