Santa’s grab bag for 2018
Dec 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
Not everybody is going to get what they want for Christmas this year. In fact, many of the gifts that might have been bestowed on political people were settled with the recent elections, and others...
The deliverers are among the culprits in package thefts
Dec 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Your article on package thefts hit home for us--literally. We have been the victims of package thefts on multiple occasions and the problem seems to be increasing. I blame the major de...
Mayor Zimmer vetoes runoff election referendum late on Friday
Dec 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- At Wednesday's City Council meeting, the council voted 7-2 to host a referendum in November of 2018 to possibly bring back runoff elections. Until 2012, if several candidates ran in a ma...
FOUND: Pretty pink poodle pup
Dec 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE -- Did your baby drop a Beanie on Broadway in Bayonne? Can you say that three times fast? This pretty pink pup looked very loved, so we took it home (well, to our offices at 447 Broadway) a...
Former Hoboken public housing director likely to get $700K settlement
Dec 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- The Hoboken Housing Authority approved, at their Nov. 9 meeting, a potential $700,000 payment to settle litigation with Carmelo Garcia, its former executive director, according to the me...
Former Freeholder Braker dies
Dec 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Made famous for jokingly asking for Viagra as part of a bribe payment, former Freeholder William Braker was found dead in his home on Dec. 21. Braker, 71, a former police officer, ser...
Snow showers for Christmas?
Dec 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- Accuweather predicts a few snow showers on Christmas day. Perhaps the bigger downpour will be this Saturday, with rain predicted all day (as of now). Keep up with the forecast in t...
Secaucus teacher wins $25,000 educator award
Dec 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS -- The Milken Educator Awards program awarded a Secaucus school teacher with a $25,000 cash prize for her work Tuesday. The honor goes to elementary and secondary school teachers, principa...
Councilwoman Pirro resigns; replacement to be appointed Jan. 2
Dec 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – Third Ward Councilwoman Susan Pirro handed in her official resignation letter at the Dec. 20 Town Council meeting. Her resignation is largely due to focusing her energy towards her ongoi...
Islamic Center suspends imam for anti-semitic remarks
Dec 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – The Islamic Center of Jersey City has suspected suspended imam Aymen Elkasaby who delivered an anti-Semitic sermon earlier this month. According to several media reports, Elkasaby sai...