1915 newspaper found in wall
School renovation reveals 102-year-old artifact
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 399 399 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes, old news is good news. Construction workers who were renovating the old Harry L. Bain Elementary School in West New York found an unusual artifact in a wall – a September, 1915 edition o...
Sixteen years later
North Bergen commemorates 9/11 anniversary at Braddock Park
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen and Hudson County officials and residents marked 16 years since the 9/11 terrorists attacks at a remembrance ceremony on Monday at 9 a.m. at James J. Braddock Park. Various officials s...
Jen Giattino is the mayor Hoboken deserves
Sep 17, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear friends and neighbors I am proud to endorse City Council President Jen Giattino to be our next Mayor of Hoboken and her council slate comprising of Zoning Board Chair Jim Aibel and long-time H...
Safe town
Independent trade association names North Bergen 52nd safest place in America
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
Is North Bergen the 52nd safest place in America? It is, according to the National Home Council for Home Safety and Security, a national trade association specializing in alarm installation and hom...
Weehawken gets off on positive note for new coach DeStefano
by Jim Hague
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
When Nick DeStefano left Bogota to become the new head football coach and athletic director at Weehawken High School in June, he didn’t know what to expect. There was some talk that Weehawken might...
Hoboken has a $8.5-10 million debt, and it’s a problem
Sep 17, 2017 | 9 9 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Mayor Zimmer sent a Nixle on the $8.5-10 million Hoboken owes to Suez Water. Yet in over 1,000 words the word “debt” never appears. Google defines debt as “something, typically money, ...
A remembrance of horror
WNY residents gather for 9/11 memorial
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
For Rep. Albio Sires, the events of Sept. 11, 2001 and the death of four residents from West New York that day are still stinging memories. Sires was mayor of West New York when he learned that Mic...
A celebration of a great teacher
New school in JC Heights named for pre-K advocate
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
For most of the people who came out to cut the ribbon on a new elementary school in Jersey City Heights, the event became a tender tribute to the woman for whom it is being named. Patricia M. Noona...
A weed grows in Secaucus
Local dispensary gets state permit to grow medical marijuana, set to open in Q4 2017
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
A medical marijuana dispensary is set to begin operations in Secaucus, after the state recently issued a permit for it to begin growing the plants. Harmony Foundation is on track to become New Jers...
Meet Hoboken’s Jacobson brothers
Their family history is entwined with the city’s
by Dennis Sevano
Sep 17, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
It would be a daunting task to catalog the impact the Jacobson Brothers have had on Hoboken. But let’s start with Jim (Jake) and Michael, born and raised at 1140 Garden St. From a sports perspectiv...