City files suit against Port Authority
Fulop seeks to retrieve $400M in taxes
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey owns 40 properties in Jersey City, yet pays no real estate taxes on most of them. The properties would yield approximately $18 million per year if taxe...
Helping those who need help most
United Cerebral Palsy is there for those with a range of disabilities
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
United Cerebral Palsy of Hudson County continues to make strides in services offered to youth and adults with cerebral palsy and other disabilities. The association serves not only Hudson, but Berg...
A fitting tribute
Memorial Day parade posthumously honors grand marshal
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
It couldn’t have been a finer day for a parade. The annual Secaucus Memorial Day Parade took place on Saturday, May 17. Beginning at noon, it filled the streets with a succession of sharply dressed...
I am throwing my support behind Gerard Balmir
May 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: My name is Steven Pinkney Sr. I have been a lifelong resident of District 3 which is in the heart of the African American community. The upcoming election is essential for the followin...
Here’s who you can vote for on June 3
Three freeholder seats disputed in Democratic Primary
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 3, voters in West New York, Weehawken, Union City, Guttenberg, North Bergen, and Secaucus can go to the polls to choose one of two candidates in the Democratic primary to serve on the Board...
Politically-connected contractor busted
FBI arrest NB man for allegedly bribing WNY fire code official
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York officials have praised the courage and integrity of a town fire code official whose cooperation with authorities led to the arrest of a contractor who allegedly attempted to bribe the...
The joy of T. Rex
Dinosaur park preps for Memorial Day opening
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
The dinosaurs are back. And so are the kids who love them. Field Station: Dinosaurs, the sprawling Secaucus theme park loaded with dozens of life-sized prehistoric critters, kicked off its school t...
Ethics issue?
Housing director gets campaign donations from vendors who did business with his agency
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Carmelo Garcia, who last November was elected to represent the 33rd Legislative District in the state Assembly, also serves as the paid executive director of the federally funded Hoboken Housing Au...
Rushing to help those who OD in JC
JCMC’s emergency vehicles have a new tool against overdoses
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
When a call comes into Jersey City Medical Center’s 911 dispatchers reporting a drug overdose, the culprit is not always heroin these days – although Hudson County, like many places around the coun...
400 people enjoy Margaret Hague maternity hospital reunion
May 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Neil and Emily Esposito, twins who were born in 1951, posed recently with their toddler photos at at the Margaret Hague Maternity Hospital reunion, which was hosted by Jersey City Medical Center an...