Urgency collides with caution
Council wants assessment on land gift to Liberty Science Center
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
Saying that they want to know the value of a 17-acre piece of property before agreeing to give it to Liberty Science Center, at the Feb. 21 council caucus members of the City Council threatened to ...
Don’t fall for it
County register warns against deed procurement scam
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
It isn’t illegal for a company to offer to get your important property deed records for a jacked-up cost. But it’s a whole lot cheaper for you to just go to the county register and get one for just...
City and schools honor Black History Month
Mayor recognizes two residents, students learn about prominent African Americans
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
For Black History Month, Hoboken students have been learning about prominent African Americans past and present recently. Also, Mayor Dawn Zimmer presented proclamations honoring two citizens for t...
Please, not another Observer Highway
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Let us face facts. Hoboken is over-developed and now has too many cars. There are three things everyone can count on in the future: 1. New residents will bring their cars. 2. Hoboken w...
SCOREBOARD
Winning a state track title? It’s Cougar-ific!
McNair Academic wins NJSIAA overall Group I state crown; first in school history
by Jim Hague
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s one thing to win a state sectional team championship in indoor track and field. Frankly, it’s not an easy thing to do. The team wins are so very rare. Now, ramp that up just a notch and consid...
Welcome back!
Hoboken All Star Music Jam returns for third year
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
Four years ago, when musicians thought up the idea of doing a fundraiser to help the Elks Special Needs Fund in Hoboken, some thought about getting members of the old high school band back together...
MEYER, MARILYN GRACE
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass took place Feb. 13 at the Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Marilyn Grace Meyer, 78, of Secaucus. She passed away Feb. 8 at the Meadowlands Medical Center. Daughter of the ...
County conflicted over immigration
DeGise defends county’s holding immigration detainees
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that could put a wedge between the Board of Freeholders and the Hudson County executive, immigration activists want the county to stop doing business with federal Immigration and Customs ...
Stack endorses Fulop in mayoral race
Promises support in a tough municipal election
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
For a while, as the crowds gathered outside Brian Stack’s local state Senate office on Palisades Avenue in Jersey City on Feb. 19, it was hard to tell who was endorsing who. The crowd of more than ...
Upgrading the town
Commissioners pass ordinance to widen streets, fix parks; also honor painter
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Board of Commissioners has adopted an ordinance to issue a bond for $3.2 million in order to upgrade township equipment and infrastructure. “This is our capital program that we do ...