Posting holiday scenes in Hoboken – for decades
Longtime resident places Christmas displays around city
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
For more than two decades, resident Carmine Percontino has displayed a holiday scene outside his home at 827 Willow Ave. Over the years, he has created three more placed around uptown Hoboken durin...
Santa arrives early in North Bergen
Kris Kringle gives presents to Housing Authority children
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
Children living the North Bergen Housing Authority got their gifts a week early at the third annual Christmas Party at Lawler Towers last Saturday. Each child walked up to Santa to get a gift. Seba...
ENG, JOHN W.
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass took place Dec. 16 at Sts. Joseph and Michael Church for John W Eng, 83, of Union City. He passed away Dec. 13. He was born in New York City and lived in Union City for many years. He ...
Immigrants worried about Trump
Non-profit raises money to defend local Latin American refugees
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
An increase in violence and political unrest in Central America over the last decade has sent many women and children escaping on foot to Mexico, and ultimately, into the United States. Some have c...
Celebrating legends
Hudson County Chamber of Commerce honors community leaders
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
In one of the premier social events of the year, the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce honored four local “Legends’’ for their impact on the community at its Dec. 8 Legends Ball in Jersey City. Set...
Footing the bill
Residents turn to GoFundMe when crossing guards need comfortable shoes
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
The city’s crossing guards get a uniform allowance of $700 annually. But some residents thought that it might help to supplement it for the winter, particularly where shoes are concerned. Recently,...
Warming things up
North Hudson Firefighters hold 17th annual Santa parade
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 204 204 recommendations | email to a friend
With weather forecasters predicting the season’s first snowfall this past Sunday, local residents -- especially kids –were very much in the mood for the North Hudson Firefighters Association and Fi...
Magical
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Last night I was walking down 3rd Street from Washington. Seeing the folks congregated outside the homeless shelter, I thought about how magical that place is. Two out-of-town visitors...
Warming things up
North Hudson Firefighters hold 17th annual Santa parade
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
With weather forecasters predicting the season’s first snowfall this past Sunday, local residents -- especially kids –were very much in the mood for the North Hudson Firefighters Association and Fi...
Tonnelle Avenue’s future
City declares decaying highway a redevelopment area
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
A local stretch of Route 1 & 9, Tonnelle Avenue runs along the foot of the Western Slope in Jersey City, and is among the ugliest highways in the state, a throwback to a time when the road was one ...