MONTALBANO, FRED G
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A funeral mass took place Dec. 8 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Jersey City, for Fred G. Montalbano, 84, of Jersey City. He passed away Dec. 5. Fred was born and raised in Brooklyn, and moved to...
O’BRIEN, LILLIAN B.
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A funeral service took place Dec. 10 for Lillian B. O’Brien, 98, of Point Pleasant since 1995, formerly of North Bergen. She passed away Dec. 4. She retired in 1983 as the secretary to the superint...
City anticipates bike-share bids
Jersey City hopes to hook up with New York City program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Earlier this year, Jersey City decided to go its own way rather than join a proposed bike-sharing program with Hoboken and Weehawken. A request for proposals for the Jersey City program was issued ...
West New York Fire Department reunion
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Pictured at the annual West New York Fire Department reunion luncheon held at DiPalma’s Restaurant in North Bergen are left to right Retired Captains Jim Dilworth, John Herb and Richard Paczkowski....
Could Eric Garner situation happen here?
New police chief promises community outreach; openness to body cameras
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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Does the stress and scrutiny currently engulfing the New York Police Department have any bearing across the Hudson River in Hoboken? At first glance, the comparison seems laughable—the NYPD’s 49,52...
‘On a mission from God’
Bayonne man finds, rescues isolated 80-year-old gravestone from Meadowlands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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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 ...
‘First lady of the Secaucus stage’ passes
C.A.S.T. founder Pat DeFerrari will be missed by many
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“I say this very affectionately, and I think she would appreciate it,” said Michael Griffo about his longtime friend and associate, Pat DeFerrari. “She was a tough broad. A force to be reckoned wit...
Last words
UC teacher’s book details her experiences caring for the dying
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Most people shy away from the subject of death. Not Karen Kaplan. She made a career out of it, serving for seven years as a hospice chaplain, tending to the spiritual and emotional needs of people ...
WNY shows off two new ambulances
High-tech vehicles expand coverage and enable quicker care
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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To replace two ambulances, one that was obsolete and another that was destroyed in an accident while responding to a call in 2013, West New York has unveiled two new high-tech ambulances which will...
PALUMBO, NICHOLAS
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A funeral mass was offered Dec. 6 at Our Lady of Grace Church, Hoboken, for Nicholas Palumbo, 74. He passed away Dec. 3. Born in Brooklyn, he lived in Hoboken for 50 years. He worked many years for...