‘It’s time to start fresh’
McKnight seeks to allow Hudson County to issue birth certificates again
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Back in 2004, federal agents closed down the Hudson County Office of Vital Statistics after some workers there were caught allegedly selling false identification. For several years, the office was ...
DIMASE, MICHAEL J. JR.
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A mass of Christian burial was celebrated July 22 at St. Nicholas Church, Jersey City, for Michael J. DiMase, Jr., 43. He passed away suddenly on July 18. Born and raised in Jersey City, Michael wa...
EXTRA INNINGS
A return to glory for Roberto Clemente LL
Coach recalls title more than 25 years ago; kudos to defending champ Washington Park
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Back in 1988, a bunch of happy-go-lucky, never-say-die kids from downtown Jersey City caught the Hudson County sports spectrum’s attention by winning the New Jersey Little League championship and c...
TASTY TIDBITS
Hoboken’s Houghton moving up the umpiring ranks
Character No. 17, with a reminder of previous honorees
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From the minute he was born, Ryan Houghton knew that he was going to have a life in baseball. He just never knew at what extent it would be. The Hoboken native played organized baseball in his home...
It’s Hamilton on the Hudson!
Tourists flock to historic duel site in Weehawken because of hit play
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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They’ve come from across the land, from Manhattan to Seattle, to walk to a small historic monument in Weehawken’s bluffs overlooking the Hudson River. Thanks to the success of the smash Broadway hi...
Fashion Week celebrates fifth anniversary
Local fest will highlight Jersey City’s diversity, raise $ for charity
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Although it’s not scheduled to kick off until Sept. 21, organizers of Fashion Week will begin casting calls for a wide array of participants beginning July 29. This year will be something special. ...
Watery views
Residents can take Meadowlands pontoon boat, canoe tours
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority has begun this month offering pontoon boat and canoe tours of the Hackensack River, some embarking from Secaucus, that will run through Saturday, Sept. 17...
Gov candidate/JC mayor sent future wife a note to ask her out
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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In a ceremony scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 23, in New Hope, Pa., Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop planned to marry Jaclyn Thompson, a local business owner. In some ways, theirs will be a...
HOPFNER, TERESEA
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A mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. July 27 at Seven Dolors Catholic Church, Manhattan, Kansas, for Teresa “Terry” Hopfner, 90, formerly of Hoboken. She died July 20. She was born an...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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Cooling Centers are open this weekend North Bergen’s three designated cooling centers will be open this coming weekend due to the forecasted high temperatures. The three cooling center locations ar...