Snow days and rain delays
Superintendents reveal how they decide to close schools for storms
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
If this past week is any judge, there’s still plenty of time this winter for snow and slush. Last week, local school superintendents discussed how they decide to close schools because of the weathe...
Long-delayed reval to start soon
City urges residents to attend hearings to allay fears
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City officials announced last week that the first city-wide revaluation of property since 1988 is set to start. Revaluations can be politically unpopular because they bring old homes up to c...
Setback in city’s fight against Monarch development
Continued appeal could cost $1 million more in legal fees
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
The Zimmer administration’s long battle against the Monarch development on the north waterfront appears headed to the state Supreme Court after a recent ruling, potentially costing the city an addi...
GROWNEY, ALICE V.
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A funeral mass was held Feb. 11 at the Our Lady of Grace Church, Hoboken, for Alice V. Growney, a lifelong resident of Hoboken. She passed away Feb. 7. Alice was a retired telephone supervisor for ...
JONES, BARBARA E.
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A funeral service was held Feb. 8 for Barbara E. Jones, 67, of North Bergen. She passed away Feb. 4. She was a medical receptionist for Upper Delaware Valley Cancer Center in Milford, Pa. She was t...
Addressing the impoverished Ward F
Fulop starts off citywide tour with report on central part of town
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In a room nearly as long as a football field, Mayor Steven Fulop kicked off a marathon series of speeches that in total are meant to serve as his State of the City address for 2017. “Although requi...
From brooms to brushes
North Bergen janitor becomes star painter
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Robert Sundholm was a man on a mission. In the kitchen of his co-op overlooking Braddock Park in North Bergen, he leaned over the blank paper on his naked canvas, smoothly etching it with slightly ...
‘Thank you for catching the bad guys’
Secaucus students write letters to local police
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Last month, a second grader at the Huber Street School wrote to Police Det. Aniello Schaffer,“How does it feel being a cop? Is the head of the Police Department nice to you? You must be the best in...
Snow day
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A snowstorm started early Thursday morning and dumped more than 8 inches on Hudson County before stopping around noon. The Hoboken public schools were closed for the day, but bravely reopened at th...
An Army veteran, a mayor, and a police standoff
Nearby incident with police raises questions about warriors who come home
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
After standing behind an armored vehicle on 57th Street for nearly 12 hours last Saturday, Feb. 5, West New York Mayor Felix Roque had a lot of time to think about the harrowing event that took pla...