A slight change
Council moves ahead with alterations for Public Works merger
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
To avoid a possible conflict, the city has named Mark Redfield, a 30-year employee of the city, to oversee the Department of Public Works (DPW) until it is merged with the Jersey City Incinerator A...
POLICE CALLED TO SECAUCUS TO DEAL WITH ZOMBIES
Thousands crowd Convention Center for oversold ‘Walker Stalker’ event
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
The authorities were summoned to the Meadowlands Convention Center on Saturday afternoon to deal with an uncontrolled outbreak of zombies. It turned out the organizers of the “Walker Stalker” conve...
Santa for seniors
Annual Guttenberg banquet brings out the crowd
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
“I’m proud to say I come from Guttenberg,” said Maryann Morro with a smile. “I was born here, I’m going to die here. My brothers were all born in Guttenberg. It’s a good little town. We’re very luc...
SALLUSTIO, AMELIA
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass took place Dec. 15 at St. Francis RC Church, Hoboken, for Amelia Sallustio, 80, of Weehawken. She passed away Dec. 11 at Hackensack University Medical Center. Born in Johnstown, Pa., A...
Body cameras will prevent mistreatment
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The massive public reaction to the tragic deaths of three black teens at the hands of white police officers has led to a national call for use of body cameras to record and prevent any...
Homeless population is much bigger than officials thought
Freeholders to do independent survey, and seek solutions
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Information collected from local homeless shelters and programs shows that Hudson County’s homeless population may be much higher than what was determined in a survey conducted this past January. T...
Last words
UC teacher’s book details her experiences caring for the dying
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Most people shy away from the subject of death. Not Karen Kaplan. She made a career out of it, serving for seven years as a hospice chaplain, tending to the spiritual and emotional needs of people ...
Landslide remedied
Work started to repair area near Paterson Plank Road
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Repairs are underway after a landslide took down a large chunk of the western slope of Jersey City Heights along a portion of Paterson Plank Road last January. While never a threat to the roadway t...
TASTY TIDBITS
Jersey City’s Eatman leads Morgan State to NCAA playoffs
Two Hudson products make mark in NBA
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
When Paul Eatman decided to attend Morgan State University in Baltimore on a football grant-in-aid package four years ago, he didn’t know what to expect. After all, the Bears didn’t exactly have a ...
Council members approve cost overruns
As contracts and project costs balloon, they want info from Zimmer sooner
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 5 5 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Though they continue to approve the vast majority of her funding requests, City Council members both allied with and against Mayor Dawn Zimmer want earlier warnings and more information when costs ...