Getting their due
Among 780 police, 31 promoted at City Hall ceremony
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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People came in droves to see the Oct. 21 promotion of police officers at City Hall. Family and friends cheered as officers were sworn in to their new ranks, the first promotion ceremony in Jersey C...
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Funeral services were held Nov. 2 for Carol Ann Meehan, 73, of Jersey City. She passed away Oct. 30. Carol was born and raised in Jersey City and also lived in Keansburg for a brief time. She will ...
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A funeral service took place Nov. 1 for Annie Lee McQueen Moore, 75. She passed away Oct. 27 at Forest Hill Healthcare Center, Newark. She was a lifelong resident of Jersey City. She worked for Har...
Light rail closer to extending to Bergen County
With no $$ from feds, local mayors meet to ask for state funds
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Seeking to get state-funding for the long stalled Bergen County arm of the Hudson Bergen Light Rail, elected officials including West New York Mayor Felix Roque gathered at the of Exchange Place tr...
Weehawken seniors enjoy Sinatra tribute
Girl Scouts work as wait staff serving refreshments
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Senior citizens of Weehawken were recently treated to an “Evening with Sinatra” at the Weehawken Elks last month. The tribute, starring Patrick Jude Petrullo, came courtesy of Mayor Richard Turner ...
Season of giving
Fundraising event launches campaign against homelessness
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Meteorologists are forecasting another brutal winter this year. Imagine you have no house or apartment to go to. That’s the case for all too many individuals in Hudson County and elsewhere. And tha...
Uber drivers threatened with $1,000 fines
In Hudson County, an unequal crackdown on ridesharing
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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From solar compacting trash cans to bike sharing, Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer has been a champion of technology’s ability to solve urban problems. So it’s no surprise that she has publicly come out i...
Showing off their stuff
Jersey City artist tour gave a glimpse of where they work
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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For those who attended this year’s Jersey City Art & Studio Tour, the event was almost too large and sprawling to take in, and the wisest art lovers picked selective sites to visit rather than tryi...
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A mass of Christian burial was held Nov. 5 at St. Anne’s Church for Daniel Meleos, 87, of Jersey City. He passed away Nov. 2 at home surrounded by his family. Born in Montclair, Daniel spent more t...
Spreading the news
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Dear Editor: The Hoboken Early Childhood Advisory Council (HECAC) is a group of parents and community volunteers who are active participants in the assessment of needs and resources, as it pertains...