No funds for felines
City slashes budget for animal shelter
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Andrew Siegel, the president of the Liberty Humane Society, the animal shelter in Jersey City, said that the city’s contract awarded last month for shelter services represented a significant cut. T...
OLIVIER, GEORGE R.
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Funeral services were offered March 7 for George R. Olivier of Nedrow, N.Y., formerly of Jersey City. He passed away March 2. George was born in Jersey City and was a lifetime resident before movin...
Second anniversary of fatal hit-and-run on Tonnelle
Driver still not identified; family seeks closure
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
“He just wanted to go out and unwind,” said Jorge Monroig about his brother Omar. On March 21, 2012, Omar had celebrated his birthday quietly with his wife and son. Two days later, on a Friday, “He...
Jersey diner served GI’s when things were ‘wild’
Coach House restaurant open non-stop since WWII
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’ve ever visited the Coach House Diner, located in North Bergen near the Union City border, you can be assured of one thing: it wasn’t closed. That’s because the restaurant has been open cons...
What else are you being dishonest about?
Mar 16, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor I am writing to express my frustration regarding the what seems like routine lying coming out of city hall. On February 24th the city Facebook page made a post regarding that 514 pothol...
A festival for the stage
STAGEFest unveils local and regional talent for second year
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Last year, when STAGEfest unveiled its unique assortment of talented performances, the Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre drew more than 600 people to six different performance spaces and more than 25 ...
Classics are always in fashion
City Discount celebrates 45 years in business
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
On the day City Discount Clothing opened on Washington Street in February 1969, Hoboken was pounded with one of the worst blizzards in recent memory. The store’s present owner, Theresa Castellano, ...
Winning kids
Contest theme was ‘Down with drugs, up with awareness’
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On Monday, Feb. 24, the Weehawken Elks Lodge held their annual Drug Awareness and Americanism Poster and Essay Contest Pizza Party and Award Ceremony. Each year the lodge sponsors a poster contest ...
Celebrating strong women
WNY holds second International Women’s Day event
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
When Commissioner Fior D’Aliza Frias organized the first International Women’s Day gathering in West New York a year ago, she simply thought it was the right thing to do at the right time. It was t...

9/11 wreckage was not a political 'gift,' says Mayor Gonnelli
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Mayor Michael Gonnelli presented evidence last week that partly contradicts a New York Times cover story saying that certain mayors got a piece of 9/11 wreckage in the last few years as a political...