Little girls saving lives
Brownie scouts learn about first aid to earn badges
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
As they opened their meeting at St. Anne’s Church on June 4, many of the Girl Scout Brownies from Troop 12826 glanced at Edward Sanchez and Kate Santella, two EMTs from Jersey City Medical Center, ...
BROWN, FLORENCE G.
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A funeral mass was held June 7 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Florence G. Brown, 85, of Secaucus. She passed away June 3. She was the widow of the late David F. Brown; mother of Don...
Crime down in NB, Gutt
Most offenses drop slightly over year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Crime is down in most categories in North Bergen and Guttenberg, except for certain types of thefts. The number of murders in North Bergen dropped from two in 2012 to zero in 2013, rapes from seven...
Without notice, NJ Transit cuts time light rail ticket is valid
Officials, riders complain they are often left in dark about transit system
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Earlier this year, NJ Transit reduced the time that Hudson-Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) tickets are valid from 90 to 60 minutes – but public officials and riders say they weren’t made aware of this cha...
A visionary artist
Artisan restores mural in 150-year-old WNY church
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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St. Joseph of the Palisades Church in West New York underwent an extensive rehabilitation in preparation for its 150 year anniversary in March. The makeover included new floors, restored stained gl...
Housing Authority is on stronger footing
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Dear Editor: I served only one term on the Hoboken Housing Authority but with cooperation and open dialogue the board and executive director made great strides. One of the first things I noticed wa...
Food and fun
Secaucus Street Fair brings out the crowds
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“I’m starting with sushi,” said Art DeTitta, wolfing down a meal at the first stand in a long row of food stalls. “I’m going to hit the beer trailer next. Then probably a gyro. And then maybe a che...
Without notice, NJ Transit cuts time light rail ticket is valid
Officials, riders complain they are often left in dark about transit system
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Earlier this year, NJ Transit reduced the time that Hudson-Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) tickets are valid from 90 to 60 minutes – but public officials and riders say they weren’t made aware of this cha...
LIPS, JOAN PARKES
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A funeral mass took place June 6 at Epiphany R.C. Church in Cliffside Park for Joan Parkes Lips, 84, of Cliffside Park, formerly of Guttenberg. She passed away June 3. Joan was born in Guttenberg. ...
A S.T.A.R. is born
Arts program and gallery open in Guttenberg
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Guttenberg has a new STAR. That’s “Space & Time Artist Residency,” and it’s a feature of the Guttenberg Arts program that opened its doors at on May 17 at Bulls Ferry Studios, 6903 Jackson St. “We ...