County budget rises to $529M
Weehawken, Union City, Jersey City, Hoboken will likely see tax increases
by Al Sullivan
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A new county budget introduced on April 12 will probably increase the county tax portion of the property taxes paid by residents in Union City, Weehawken, Jersey City, and Hoboken. Explaining that ...
SALLUSTIO, GIACOMO (JACK)
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A mass of Christian burial was held April 13 at Immaculate Conception Church for Giacomo Sallustio, 58, of Secaucus. He passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on April 8. He was bo...
SCOREBOARD
St. Anthony basketball players head to college to play football instead
by Jim Hague
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
When Jahlil Reynolds first enrolled at St. Anthony High School a little more than three years ago, he was certain that he was destined for basketball greatness. After all, isn’t that what most youn...
A mission from the heart
Hudson County doctors help the needy in the Philippines
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Early in 2015, two doctors were talking in the catheter lab at Christ Hospital about the need for heart care in the Philippines. Dr. Joven Dungo, a cardiologist at CarePoint, had been born in the P...
Patricia Waiters says thank you for condolences on mother’s passing
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I would like to take this time to express my heartfelt deep appreciation for all the love, support, condolences, cards, flowers, and prayers. I want to give special thanks to Mayor Zim...
Honor Dr. Patricia Bryant
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Dear Editor: On April 13, 2016 we received very sad news about the passing of a Jersey City native Dr. Patricia Bryant, an associate superintendent of our schools at The JCPS district and the head ...
The first day of her real life
Local transgender woman talks about making the transition
by Al Sullivan Reporter staff writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Clara went back to her workplace this week for the first time – as a woman. For the 31-year-old, having lived her whole life as a man, this was a transformative moment. Because when she handles sal...
A great cause for a walk
North Bergen preschool to raise Autism awareness
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Avid autism supporter and North Bergen Public Library Assistant Victoria Cepeda has four children with autism. She’s helped host plenty of autism events at the library. This year she contacted Supe...
$107M budget hearing held
City to fill new zoning post, and hire for IT job left open by felon
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Only one person spoke at the public hearing on Hoboken’s proposed 2016 $107 million budget this past Wednesday, April 20. The budget itself will likely be voted on at the May 4 council meeting. “I ...
Free trade?
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: There has been a lot of discussion lately amongst presidential candidates and in the media regarding the subject title. Does it create American jobs or destroy them? Does it reduce cos...