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A funeral mass was offered Feb. 29 at The Church of Assumption R.C.C., Emerson, for Mary Frances Clerici, formerly of Union City. She passed away peacefully on Feb. 24 surrounded by her family. She...
Meters up and down Washington St.? New rates?
City considers various parking changes; plan to house homeless vets advances
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 06, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Parking on Washington Street in Hoboken could look a lot different if the city implements a few changes that have been discussed over the last two years – shifting all meters to a system of inputti...
DeGise: expand light rail further into JC
Could help 92-acre ‘Bayfront’ development build up
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
To extend the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail one quarter mile further could make a new “gold coast” out of the west side of Jersey City, according to County Executive Tom DeGise, who spoke at the Feb. 23...
Of Weehawken’s dogs, rescued and abandoned
One pet ‘tail’ ends happily, one tragically
by Chris Tsakis
Weehawken resident
Mar 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
[ Editor’s Note: The following is one Weehawken resident’s account of his encounter with an abandoned dog last weekend. However, we are also sharing, in a sidebar, a tale that ended more tragically...
Paul Anka’s hairstylist marks nearly a decade at salon
Weehawken resident’s UC business ‘rose from the ashes’ after 2004 fire
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken resident Jackie Cruz says she would not have been able to bounce back after a fire destroyed her Union City salon in 2004 if it wasn’t for her customers. But being Paul Anka’s hairstylist...
Community mourns little Sheyla, 7
Suspect caught in alleged hit-and-run in West New York
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Choked with tears over the death of his seven year old daughter, Javier Pichardo said, “My daughter would not want me to hate this man.” Speaking through a translator in front of more than a dozen ...
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A funeral service was held Feb. 26 at Mt. Sinai Full Gospel Church 53-73 Prescott St., Jersey City, for Tyrell Mathew Hardy Sr. 31, of Jersey City. He passed away Feb. 16. He was born in Jersey Cit...
Baseball’s crystal ball
Hoboken author writes book to predict player performance
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
The welcome sign at the northern entrance to Hoboken reminds visitors that the first organized modern baseball game took place at Elysian Field in June, 1846. Now, Mike Podhorzer – a Hoboken reside...
Coffee with a Cop expands
Seniors, school kids talk to officers
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Manuel Magarino came to show his support for the many law officers who keep North Bergen safe. “The police and the fire department, they do a very risky job on behalf of the citizens,” he said. “No...
Cheating in Bayonne raises concerns in Jersey City
Policies needed to deal with students using technology to cheat on tests
by Al Sullivan and Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writers
Mar 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Bayonne High School students were allegedly caught cheating on their Advanced Placement test last month, a circumstance that has raised concern from a Jersey City Board of Education member. The...