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New mural brings color to Ravine Road underpass
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
For two weeks from dawn to dusk, William C. Richardson Jr. worked diligently to create the city’s latest mural. Richardson’s canvas is a 150-foot tunnel along Ravine Road (also called New York Aven...
Council asked to save 86 trees near Society Hill
New ordinance may give city the power to intervene
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
On the same evening the City Council introduced an ordinance to help maintain Jersey City’s trees, residents from Society Hill asked the council to save 86 trees along the Newark Bay walkway along ...
What to see, do, and eat? What about cookies?
Girl Scout creates app for walking tours of Hoboken
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
In order to earn her silver award for community service, 14-year-old Hoboken resident Ally Fung has led a three-person team of Girl Scouts from Troop 12041 to create an app for the Hoboken Historic...
PINTO, FRANK A.
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Nov. 29 at Our Lady of Fatima Church, North Bergen, for Frank A. Pinto, 82, retired North Bergen police detective. He passed away peacefully Nov. 22 with family at his si...
SANTA MARIA, LAWRENCE
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A funeral mass was held Nov. 29 at St. Francis R.C. Church, Hoboken, for Lawrence Santa Maria, 91. He died Nov. 26. He was born in Hoboken and was a lifelong resident. Mr. Santa Maria was a United ...
Bringing the holidays in
Xchange development holds annual tree lighting ceremony
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
The holiday season got off to a bright start on Nov. 26 during the annual tree lighting ceremony at the Xchange at Secaucus Junction development. Visitors came not just for the lighting, but also t...
Park renovations open to public
Visitors get to enjoy new path, benches
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Local and state officials held a “soft” reopening for Woodcliff Lake in North Bergen's Braddock Park Nov. 27, showing off a new walking path, benches, receptacles, and other utilities. A fence was ...
State champions once again
Local kids rack up wins at New Jersey chess tournaments
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
For the 17th year in a row, students from around Hudson County who were coached by longtime chess teacher Peter Croce have won state chess championships. Croce runs the Hudson County Chess Associat...
Jersey City’s contradictory housing policies
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Two public ads were in the local paper recently. The first one is from the Jersey City Public Housing Authority, announcing applications for affordable housing. For a family of four th...
Perseverance in the face of adversity
Dec 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: A revolution is quietly taking place in England. An American, divorced, Catholic has captured the heart of Prince Harry. Will English subjects be so easily enamored? Only time will tel...