Animal control to pass to towns
New bill places animal cruelty cases under municipalities’ control
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 28, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
A new bill signed by former Gov. Christopher Christie just before he left office this month will disband the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals at the state level, and empo...
Showdown looms on runoff referendum
Council will vote to override; DeFusco calls veto a “cynical ploy”
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Mayor Ravi Bhalla has vetoed an ordinance for a referendum that might have reinstated municipal run-off elections, and Council President Ruben Ramos says the next City Council agenda will include a...
Murphy goes to church
First official visit to Hudson County by new governor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
African-American churches are a powerful force in Jersey City, especially in southern end of town. In apparent recognition of this fact, Gov. Phil Murphy made his first official visit to Hudson Cou...
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A memorial mass was held Jan. 20 at Immaculate Conception Church in Secaucus for Frank David Formisano, 75, of Secaucus. He passed away Jan. 16 at the Care One at Wellington in Hackensack. Born in ...
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Funeral mass was celebrated Dec. 18, 2017 at Our Lady of Grace Church, Hoboken, for Caterina Morin, (nee Tarabocchia), 92 of Ridgefield, formerly of Hoboken. She passed away Dec. 15, 2017. She was ...
About those drunken Santas…
Council subcommittee meets with residents and bar owners for suggestions on annual bar crawls
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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As the annual LepreCon bar crawl approaches, the City Council’s Public Safety Subcommittee held an open meeting last Wednesday, Jan. 24 in which roughly 50 bar owners and residents discussed how th...
The upgrade that stole Christmas
Some residents upset at timing for ongoing renovations at Lawler Towers
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Senior residents at the North Bergen Housing Authority’s Lawler Towers will see a newly-renovated community room reopening in March, but even with the upgrades, some are upset about the timing behi...
Council swears in firefighter with legal status
Also at meeting: town audit updates and upcoming events
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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The Secaucus Town Council has sworn in to active duty one of two firefighters behind a previous controversy regarding who can legally serve the town’s volunteer fire department. Oscar Oliveros was ...
World class arts facility planned
City seeks to buy old Public Service garage as an arts center
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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In a move that could advance the city’s plans for Journal Square to become a center for the arts, the Jersey City Redevelopment Authority (JCRA) is asking the City Council to approve a $10 million ...
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Funeral services were held Jan. 16 for Mary Anne Ferri Pisa, 79. She died Jan. 11 at her home. Born in Jersey City, the daughter of the late Lorraine and Harold McNally, she lived in Secaucus the l...