A long journey to happiness Jersey City author debuts memoir ‘Cads, Princes, & Best Friends’

In her writing debut, Cads, Princes & Best Friends, Danielle Coulanges boldly exposes the intimate choices and consequences that brought her through difficult heartbreaks and toxic friendships. From a place of newfound happiness, Coulanges examines her previous 10 years, and invites us to share in her personal journey. The Jersey City author shows us pieces …

ELSWICK, CRAWFORD Jr.

A funeral service was held March 23 for Crawford Elswick, Jr., 67, of Fairview, formerly of North Bergen. He passed away March 18. He was the son of the late Crawford Elswick Sr. and Margaret; father of Craig Elswick; brother of Sharon Wolpert (Leonard); grandfather of Brandon and Rachel Elswick; and uncle of Brian Wolpert …

ELSWICK, CRAWFORD Jr.

A funeral service was held March 23 for Crawford Elswick, Jr., 67, of Fairview, formerly of North Bergen. He passed away March 18. He was the son of the late Crawford Elswick Sr. and Margaret; father of Craig Elswick; brother of Sharon Wolpert (Leonard); grandfather of Brandon and Rachel Elswick; and uncle of Brian Wolpert …

Brave heartSecaucus High grad launches nonprofit to save children

When Kim Shadek’s son Daniel was just 36 hours old, he was diagnosed with a serious and potentially fatal congenital heart defect. The diagnosis would later transform Shadek, a Secaucus native, into an advocate for children with heart defects. “Shortly after giving birth, I was holding Daniel and he went into respiratory distress,” his mother …

GALLAGHER, MANDIE

25, died July 30, 2015. A Bayonne resident, she was the daughter of Kelly (nee: Klumpp) and Daniel Gallagher; and sister of Daniel, Tyler, Shane and Danielle Gallagher. She is also survived by many other aunts, uncles, cousins, grandparents and friends. Funeral arrangements by SWEENEY Funeral Home, 857 Kennedy Blvd.

BURGOS, LYDIA A

A mass of Christian burial took place Jan. 17 at St. Paul of the Cross R.C. Church, Jersey City, for Lydia A. Burgos. She passed away Jan. 11 at her home with her family by her side. Born in Puerto Rico, she lived most of her life in Hoboken, before moving to Jersey City in …

Brave heartSecaucus High grad launches nonprofit to save children

When Kim Shadek’s son Daniel was just 36 hours old, he was diagnosed with a serious and potentially fatal congenital heart defect. The diagnosis would later transform Shadek, a Secaucus native, into an advocate for children with heart defects. “Shortly after giving birth, I was holding Daniel and he went into respiratory distress,” his mother …

CESAR MITCHNER, DANIELLE

51, of Bayonne passed away July 8, 2015. Born in Port Au Prince, Haiti, she attended Douglass College in New Brunswick and worked for the human resources department of Axon-Global in Jersey City. She was the wife of Robert Mitchner; the mother to Monique Ellison and her fiancé, Greg Aristy; and stepmother to Terrance Hearns …

Hudson Catholic High School’s Honor Roll

President/Principal, Richard Garibell, is proud to announce Hudson Catholic High School’s Honor Roll for the third quarter of the 2015-2016 academic year. First Honors: Seniors (Class of 2016): Richmond Alvaro Tiana Anton Isabella Bozkent Nalani DeJesus Amber Ferrera Valentin Gomez-Noriega Rebekkah Joyce Valeria Montero Satchel Moore Akshar Patel Elena Rodriguez Jessica Tyll Saharath Vichkulwrapan Janoa …