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Theatre Ensemble presents show for children
HOBOKEN – The Hudson Theatre Ensemble’s Silly on Sixth Children’s Series presents “Sing Me A Story with Sue!” at the Hudson School Performance Space, 601 Park Ave., Hoboken, on Sunday, Nov. 19 at 1...
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BALLAS, GEORGE
A funeral service was held Nov. 17 at St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, Jersey City, for George Ballas, 58, of Secaucus. He passed away Oct. 31. He was the husband of Foula; father of Eleanna Ba...
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BARRY, MARY F.
A funeral mass was offered Nov. 14 at St Francis RC Church in Hoboken for Mary F. Barry, 81. She passed away peacefully Nov. 10 surrounded by her family. Born in New York, Mary spent most of her li...
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FLYNN, NANCY ANN
Funeral services were held for Nancy Ann Flynn. She passed away Nov. 7 at Forest Manor, Blairstown. Born in Jersey City, Nancy was a lifelong resident. She was a custodian with the Jersey City Boar...
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Giving thanks
Where to donate food, volunteer, or get a free Thanksgiving meal or turkey

Although people go undernourished every day of the year, hunger around Thanksgiving and the holidays has always been a rallying call for some people to serve those in need. On Sundays all year, Jer...
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Saying no to ‘millionaires’ marina’
Friends of Liberty State Park protest rumored new plans for south side of park

Saying that the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) appears to have made “a secret deal” to develop the south side of Liberty State Park into a new “Millionaires’ Marina,” Sam Pesin,...
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KELLY, MARY R.
A mass of Christian burial was celebrated Nov. 3 at St Catherine’s Church in Middletown for Mary R. Kelly, 74, of Secaucus. She passed away Oct. 29. Mary was born and raised in Jersey City, a daugh...
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Giving thanks
Where to donate food, volunteer, or get a free Thanksgiving meal or turkey

Although people go undernourished every day of the year, hunger around Thanksgiving and the holidays has always been a rallying call for some people to serve those in need. On Sundays all year, Jer...
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KRAUSE, CHARLES F. III
A memorial service was held Nov. 11 for Charles (Chuck) F. Krause III. He passed away Oct. 31 at his residence in Secaucus with his family by his side. Born in Jersey City, and raised in Weehawken,...
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Giving thanks
Where to donate food, volunteer, or get a free Thanksgiving meal or turkey

Although people go undernourished every day of the year, hunger around Thanksgiving and the holidays has always been a rallying call for some people to serve those in need. On Sundays all year, Jer...
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Who created the anonymous flyers?
After illicit campaign literature goes viral, politicians fight, offer reward

The Hoboken Police Department is still investigating an anonymous campaign flyer distributed around town a few days before the mayoral election, looking at the matter as a bias incident. Whoever cr...
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LEEDS, ANNA
A funeral mass was held Nov. 11 at St. Francis Church, Hoboken, for Anna Leeds, a lifelong Hoboken resident. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Nov. 3 at Hoboken University Medi...
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City and ferry company in tug-of-war over land
Council approves eminent domain for Dry Dock repair site

The Hoboken City Council approved, in an 8-0-1 vote on Wednesday, the use of eminent domain to try to acquire northern waterfront property that was recently purchased by NY Waterway from Union Dry ...
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Election winners in Secaucus
Mayor, four council people, two school board incumbents reelected

The entire “Moving Secaucus Forward” slate – headed up by Mayor Michael Gonnelli -- easily won reelection in the Tuesday, Nov. 7 mayor/council races. As for the races for three school board seats, ...
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Honoring service members
North Bergen holds annual Veterans Day celebration

North Bergen's living veterans gathered at the Recreation Center Nov. 11 for the town's annual Veterans Day celebration. The holiday honors living service men and women who served in the military. ...
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Heroes inside and outside the ring
Three locals inducted into the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame

In a letter issued at the conclusion of World War II, President Harry S Truman paid tribute to the memory of Private Michael A. Mastrandrea, who died in the service of his country. “He stands in th...
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SCOREBOARD
Prep hits right stride with two straight wins over rival
Faces Paramus Catholic in NJSIAA semis after beating Bosco twice

It’s hard to curtail the excitement in Rich Hansen ’s voice these days. After all, the head football coach at St. Peter’s Prep, the granddaddy now of all Hudson County grid coaches, has a right to ...
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Food waste becomes soil for new food
High school gets its first rocket composter

Secaucus High School students are about to get a lesson in environmental sustainability, thanks to a rocket composter that the town's environmental department purchased this past summer. The depart...
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School district shows off latest changes
Jersey City kids have the tools to prepare for the future

For the fourth time in four years, Jersey City Schools Superintendent Dr. Marcia Lyles recently led a bus full of local officials on a tour of the public schools. The annual event is designed to hi...
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Public school population rising
Board of Education discusses various stats

The Hoboken Board of Education, at their meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14, discussed the annual Electronic Violence and Vandalism Reporting System (EVVRS). The report breaks down incidents of violence i...
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