Not quite Wonder Woman; but close
City swears in first female battalion chief to Fire Department
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Constance Zappella, one of the first of two women to ever be hired as a Jersey City firefighter in 2003, became the first female fire battalion chief when sworn in on Aug. 10. Zappella, 38, said sh...
JAKUBOWSKI, PATRICIA J.
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A funeral mass took place Aug. 14 at Immaculate Conception, Secaucus, for Patricia J. Jakubowski, 70, of Secaucus. She passed away Aug. 9 at her daughter’s home. Born in Jersey City to the late Alf...
Getting your swag on
Local inventor makes EZ Pass beautiful
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Joe Montalvo, a Jersey City native, isn’t really an inventor, although he has invented several projects over time. “I’m a classic car collector,” he said. “I own quite a few cars.” It always bugged...
District may soon need more space
School board also extends superintendent’s contract to 2022
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
At this month’s Board of Education meeting, Board President Thomas Kluepfel said that if enrollment in the public schools continues to grow at the present rate, the district will need more space fo...
Hoboken is a city facing substantial water related issues
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Dear Editor: From periodic watermain breaks to regular flooding on the west side of town during a mild rain, both are manmade infrastructure issues that have remained ignored by the current politic...
'Run for the warriors'
Charity race for vets takes place Sept. 10
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Hope for The Warriors, an organization providing care services to veterans who served after 9/11 and their families, is returning to Secaucus in September. The group will hold its seventh annual Ru...
Blackout
North Bergen Library holds viewing event for solar eclipse
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Public Library held a viewing event for locals interested in the total solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21. In the event, the moon completely passed over the sun. However, viewers in ...
SCOREBOARD
Prep aims for highest goal, a state title, like every year
Marauders ranked among nation’s best teams at season’s start
by Jim Hague
Aug 27, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
In the eyes of veteran St. Peter’s Prep head football coach Rich Hansen , the Marauders’ 8-4 season and trip to the NJSIAA Non-Public Group 4 state title game was not a successful one. “Our goal is...
McGUIRE, FRANK L.
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A funeral mass was offered Aug. 24 at Our Lady of Fatima Church for Frank L. McGuire, 75, of North Bergen. He passed away Aug. 19. He was a crane operator for 48 years for Vergona Crane Co. in Engl...
MONTALVO, CATHERINE J.
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A funeral mass was offered Aug. 24 at the St. Francis Church in Hoboken for Catherine J. Montalvo. She passed away peacefully on Sunday at her home surrounded by her loving family. Cathy worked at ...