An African-American behind bars, and a controversy
Mural depiction near day care raises concerns about public art program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
An artist who painted a version of a Monopoly board on a city sidewalk as a metaphor for his own life has ignited a controversy about oversight of the city’s publicly-funded mural program. The 33-f...
CASSELY, AGNES
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass was offered June 28 at St. Annes RC Church for Agnes Cassely, 77, of Jersey City. She died peacefully on June 24. Agnes was born in Jersey City where she lived all her life. She was a ...
Where to see fireworks
Village People headline free festival in JC
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter correspondent
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City’s Freedom & Fireworks Festival has become one of the most highly-attended July 4 celebrations in the state since it started two years ago at Liberty State Park. This year, the free cele...
Berry Lane Park finally open
Hundreds celebrate city’s newest and largest recreation space
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Hundreds of people showed up for the official first day of Berry Lane Park, the city’s newest recreation space. With bright sunlight highlighting its many features, kids charged into the playground...
Patriots move on
128 seniors graduate from Secaucus High School
by Samantha Meyers
Staff Writer
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
“Don’t remember these days, or even your time in college, as the best time of your lives. They’re not,” salutatorian Hanna Faye Canonigo said during her address to her graduating class Friday June ...
ENGEL, ARTHUR T.
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral service was held June 30 for Arthur T. Engel, 90, a lifelong resident of Secaucus. He passed away June 26. He worked as an electrician for NJ Transit for 43 years before retiring 26 years...
Hoboken ‘Hacking’
Stevens Hackathon needs ideas from you about community problems
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
“Hacking” has multiple meanings beyond the computer crime of stealing private information. At a Hackathon, the word means hacking away at new ideas for software programs and apps. From July 16 to 1...
Where to see fireworks
Village People headline free festival in JC
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter correspondent
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City’s Freedom & Fireworks Festival has become one of the most highly-attended July 4 celebrations in the state since it started two years ago at Liberty State Park. This year, the free cele...
Town gets archery range, shrubbery laws
Council discusses rules for bows and arrows, landscaping, parking; swears in police
by Samantha Meyers
Staff Writer
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
At last week’s Town Council meeting on Tuesday June 28, the council looked at laws related to a new archery range, how residents should landscape their yards, and parking. One ordinance revised a l...
Most crime categories down
Car thefts, burglaries down; sex assault numbers up
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Home burglaries are at the lowest rate in 30 years, and car thefts and robberies were also down from 2014 to 2015, said Police Sgt. David Dowd last week. But the number for rape/sexual assault incr...