‘On a mission from God’
Bayonne man finds, rescues isolated 80-year-old gravestone from Meadowlands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Fluke season had just begun, and Bruce Dillin of Bayonne was scouting the Hackensack River across from Laurel Hill Park in Secaucus for a spot to trap killie fish he could use as bait. “I remember ...
Please stop the invasion of the parking meters
Dec 07, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Is the city really going to install hundreds of those ugly, black parking-meter boxes up and down all of our residential streets? Tearing up the sidewalks and probably uprooting some t...
Rolling in its grave
Mayor, City Council move to end annual property reassessments after outcry
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
The brief attempt at a “rolling reassessment” in Hoboken moved decisively toward a close at this past Wednesday’s City Council meeting, with nearly the same unanimity but considerably more debate t...
Newport lights its Christmas tree
Community turns out for traditional opening of the holiday season
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Santa Claus arrived in a flurry of snow on Dec. 2, as friends and neighbors gathered in Newport Town Square for what has become an annual tradition to light up this portion of Jersey City. This is ...
MOCIK, JULIA
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services took place Dec. 1 at SS Peter and Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, Jersey City, for Julia Mocik, 94, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. She passed away peacefully on Nov. 26. She w...
Assemblyman Garcia comments on Obama’s immigration order
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Immigration reform is a hot button issue that elicits intense emotions and varying opinions. But most people agree America’s immigration system is broken and must be fixed. For far too...
40-year-old murders still an open case
Who killed teenagers Mary Ann Pryor and Lorraine Kelly?
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a crime that rocked the local community. Forty years ago, two teenage girls left their homes in North Bergen for a routine trip to the mall. Five days later, their bodies were found in a woo...
What’s cooking?
Local culinary studio helps needy kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Last year, when Rene Safarova-Gonzalez opened the doors to Bambino Chef at 213 Newark Ave. to kids from the Jersey City Boys and Girls Club, she got the shock of her life. “These were 20 or 30 kids...
‘CASA’ means home
Group advocating for foster children needs volunteers, donations
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
“Peter” has had a rougher start to life than most. At 3 years old, he sustained a thigh fracture, which became infected, and landed him in the hospital for two months. His mother said he injured hi...
40-year-old murders still an open case
Who killed teenagers Mary Ann Pryor and Lorraine Kelly?
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a crime that rocked the local community. Forty years ago, two teenage girls left their homes in North Bergen for a routine trip to the mall. Five days later, their bodies were found in a woo...