AVILES, VICTOR MODESTO
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Private funeral services have been held for Victor Modesto Aviles, 86. He died at home on March 10. He was originally from Aibonito, Puerto Rico and was one of ten children born to Modesto and Mari...
BLEY, VERONICA C.
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A memorial mass was celebrated March 16 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus for Veronica C. Bley, 73, of Secaucus. She passed away March 11. She was the wife of the late Frank T. Bley, Sr.; m...
CHEPLIC, THOMAS GEORGE
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was held March 16 at St. Lawrence Church in Weehawken for Thomas George Cheplic, 67, of Weehawken. He passed away March 12. He was a letter carrier for the Union City Post Office for...
DE CANTO, ELIZABETH
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered March 19 at Our Lady of Victories Church, Jersey City, for Elizabeth De Canto, 78, affectionately known as Betty. She died March 14 at Cusack Care Center, Jersey City. Bo...
School, city taxes to jump again
Increases blamed on state cuts, charters, health costs
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken property owners are set to pay more in taxes to both the city and the public schools under proposed budgets for the two entities introduced this past week. If maintained in the final budget...
Invisible no longer
New committee advocates for residents with disabilities
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Two years ago Secaucus saw the establishment of the Special Education Parents Advisory Committee (SEPAC) to work on behalf of children with special needs. Last year Secaucus held its first All Abil...
FORDI, PETER JOHN.
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A mass of Christian burial was held March 16 at St. Aedan’s Church for Peter John Fordi, 100, of Brick Township, formerly of Jersey City. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on March...
Dreaming of swimming in the Hudson River?
Local sewerage authority must start action plan for cleaner waterways
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Don’t look now, but the Hudson River is on the mend. Marine biologists have reported resurgent oyster populations on the piers of western Manhattan, and humpback whales are returning to New York Ba...
A new name, and new life
Gloria Robinson Court Homes will replace towers of poverty and crime
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
The bulldozers were parked on a vacant, snow-covered parcel of land, but they symbolized more than just the spring thaw on March 4. Local, state and federal officials were gathered to launch the la...
Number 1 cancer center in NJ opens facility in Hudson County
Opens doors on Palisades Medical Center campus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
“Every year about 49,000 of our co-residents in the state of New Jersey get diagnosed with cancer. About 4,000 of them come from right around here.” So said Dr. Andrew Pecora, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.P.E...