Incompetence and ignorance can destroy historic buildings
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Dear Editor: Since no one living today has constructed a Gothic or Romanesque church and since today’s architecture is built with the bottom line in mind, using quick and cheap methods and material...
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A funeral service was held Nov. 27 for Charles Carey, 78, of Secaucus. He passed away Nov. 23. He was the husband of Marjorie Carey; father of Suzanne Vermeal and her husband Francis; grandfather o...
Schools cognizant of religious sensitivity near holidays
Gamut of events lined up in the city; ‘winter’ themes in schools
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
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At a time when governments try to be inclusive in their holiday celebrations, some believe the events are becoming too general and too politically correct. The holidays can sometimes spur controver...
Guttenberg gains a tradition, loses a councilman
First tree lighting ceremony includes farewell to Velez
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Guttenberg has a new holiday tradition. Several hundred residents turned up for the first annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Monday, Nov. 30 in front of Town Hall, where they were entertain...
Happy 100th birthday, Frank!
Celebrate Ol’ Blue Eyes at plaque dedication, bus tour, centennial bash
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
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“Hi, I’m Frank. We’re looking for jobs. How about it?” jokes a young Frank Sinatra alongside The Hoboken Four. Listening to the crooner crack a joke on the Major Bowes Radio Hour (the “American Ido...
Secaucus twins receive Congressional Award
Honored for community service and personal development
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Twins Matthew and Marissa Grillo, born and raised in Secaucus, received the New Jersey Congressional Award on Saturday, Nov. 21, five days before their 20th birthday. The award, the only medal awar...
Are you allowed to disagree with Mayor Zimmer?
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Dear Editor: Wow, a new administration is coming in and the council makeup will be 7 to 2. This should be extremely interesting, to say the least. So, 7 of the 2, please know that you are allowed t...
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Funeral mass took place Nov. 28 at St. Paul the Apostle RC Church for Maura C. Domingo, 84, of Jersey City. She passed away Nov. 24 at Christ Hospital Jersey City. Born in Manila, Philippines to he...
Window treatment on wheels
Longtime family-owned business launches ‘mobile’ shop
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
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Onlookers became increasingly curious in front of the Hoboken store Interior Motif, as a large black veil was draped over a massive object. The family-owned business, which has become a staple in t...
A school for future business leaders
NJCU cuts ribbon on new center in Jersey City financial district
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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In some ways, the ribbon cutting at New Jersey City University’s Business Center at 2 Harborside in Jersey City on Dec. 1 may have been a retelling of the classic movie, “On the Waterfront.” As in ...