City awards $700K wrongful termination settlement
Former director to withdraw remaining claims
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
The city of Hoboken will pay its former public safety director a $700,000 settlement, ending a four-year court battle over his alleged wrongful termination. On Feb. 3, the City Council approved the...
CANCRO, AL
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass took place Feb. 10 at St. Joseph Church, Jersey City, for Alphonse J. Cancro, 86, of Springfield, formerly of Jersey City. He passed away at home surrounded by his family on Feb. 6. ...
‘Downtown kid’ joins Sacco ticket
BOE president Julio Marenco to run for commissioner
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Julio Marenco, a familiar and popular figure in the 7th Ward of North Bergen, will run for office as commissioner in May on the ticket headed by Mayor Nicholas Sacco. Marenco will replace current P...
UBS and Weehawken team up for Project Suit Up
Weehawken High School hosts a business workshop for its students
by Joanne Hoersch
Reporter Correspondent
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Thirty nine juniors and seniors from Weehawken High School’s AP mathematics and economics classes participated on Dec. 12 in Project Suit Up, one of many community volunteer programs supported by t...
FERRINO, ANTHONY R.
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was celebrated Feb. 13 at St. Johns R.C. Church, Lakehurst, for Anthony R. Ferrino, 94, of Toms River. He died Feb. 6 at Community Medical Center, Toms River. Anthony was a Jersey Ci...
Contract renewal questioned
Politically-connected firm gets grant-writing contract again
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council has awarded a $271,000 one-year contract for grant writing and other services to Millennium Strategies over the objections of members Michael Yun and Richard Boggiano. The firm, wh...
The bounds of free speech
Court dismisses defamation case against political bloggers; 50,000 emails appear as evidence
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 6 6 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
A Hudson County Superior Court judge dismissed a Hoboken political activist’s $2 million defamation lawsuit against two local political bloggers this past Tuesday, ruling that the alleged victim ha...
Free tax help, infant care, screenings…
Organization celebrates 50 years of helping low-income Hudson County residents
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
“We’re having a 1965 theme. I want people to dig out their bell bottoms and love beads,” said Joan Quigley, president and CEO of the North Hudson Community Action Corporation (NHCAC), last week. Sh...
Liberty State Park changes hands
Christie signs controversial bill on Meadowlands Commission
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the objections of environmentalists and defenders of Liberty State Park, Gov. Christopher Christie signed legislation on Feb. 5 that merges the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority with ...
Liberty State Park changes hands
Christie signs controversial bill on Meadowlands Commission
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the objections of environmentalists and defenders of Liberty State Park, Gov. Christopher Christie signed legislation on Feb. 5 that merges the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority with ...