Fights and flood walls
At meeting, councilwoman announces she is battling cancer again
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 198 198 recommendations | email to a friend
Third Ward Councilwoman Susan Pirro revealed she is again battling cancer during the Oct. 24 Town Council meeting. Speaking via phone from a rehab facility, Pirro said that she is preparing for a s...
KOCHKA, NORMA F.
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A funeral mass was held Oct. 30 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Norma F. Kochka, 87. She passed away Oct. 26 at the Compassionate Care Hospice in Dover. Born in Jersey City to the la...
SW park expansion may cost $5.3M
Council accepts higher appraisal for parkland, limits right turns on red
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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The City Council at their meeting on Wednesday moved to approve a $5.3 million appraisal for around an acre of property currently owned by Academy Bus, which the city wants to add to the Southwest ...
Councilman faces charges before election
Report alleges he gave contradictory info about car crash
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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After a car accident last month, 1st Ward Councilman Robert Costantino was charged with giving false information to a law enforcement officer and “hindering,” according to a criminal complaint obta...
Battle for the west side
Ward B candidates speak in a series of forums
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Crime, development, parking, and affordable housing have dominated the Ward B City Council race in the weeks leading up to the Nov. 7 election. The four candidates for the seat have appeared in a n...
Tinseltown graces North Jersey
Tenth annual NoHu short film festival returns to area
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Independent filmmakers from around the state touched down in Union City Oct. 20, for the 10th annual NoHu International Short Film Festival. A red carpet welcomed directors, producers, actors, and ...
Police Beat
Compiled by Marilyn Baer
Nov 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Alleged bedtime intruder arrested Jersey City resident Clyde Miller, age 36, was arrested and charged last week with burglary, theft, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of Suboxone, posse...
Einstein for council
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Dear Editor: I write to set forth my support for Joshua Einstein for Hoboken City Council, and to explain why I will vote for him on Election Day. I am voting for Einstein because he is a man who k...
TASTY TIDBITS
Secaucus makes history with boys’ soccer win
Another county volleyball crown for Hudson Catholic; football performances; top fives
by Jim Hague
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The Secaucus High School boys’ soccer team had never won a championship of any kind before last weekend. But the Patriots were in the midst of the North Jersey Interscholastic Conference tournament...
Thank you, St. Ann’s Home Peace Care Center
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Dear Editor: I recently had to be admitted to St. Ann’s for rehabilitation. At 78 years old and being a lifetime Bayonne resident I was a bit hesistant and nervous to be away from “home.” Boy was I...