Local student earns scholarship for volunteer efforts
Jul 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
WEST NEW YORK – HackensackUMC Palisades is honored to recognize volunteer Arianna Gutierrez of Memorial High School in West New York for winning the 2016 New Jersey Association of Healthcare Volunt...
Officials break ground for long-awaited Southwest Park
Parking lot at southern border of town will transform
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
On Thursday morning, city and regional officials broke ground to start construction on the long-awaited 1-acre park in the southwest corner of town, near the border with Jersey City. Currently, the...
Updates on Washington Street redesign
Consultants, mayor discuss plan at Chamber of Commerce breakfast
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
The much-debated redesign of Washington Street, including the addition of bike lanes in the street and “rain gardens,” will be completed by October of 2017, consultants and the mayor told the busin...
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...
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 ...
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...