Council votes on 30-year development agreement
424-unit residential project will include park, retail, some affordable housing
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council voted (7-2) Wednesday night to approve a series of resolutions and ordinances authorizing a 30-year agreement that will let a private developer build housing on the west side of to...
Hamilton!
Officials gather to pay tribute to a founding father of Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Although he never became president of the United States, Alexander Hamilton historically was a superstar, one the founding fathers in the aftermath of the American Revolution. While both celebrated...
Residents tell police about local break-ins
Meetings between cops and public meant to increase communication
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents came to Our Lady of Fatima church a week ago to tell police about problems in their neighborhood ranging from serial burglaries to traffic tie-ups. “These aren’t teenagers doing this; the...
Thank you all for terrific effort!
Jul 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: A collaborative spirit is flourishing in Union City with 3 members of Union City's DPW digging in, and well, pitching in too. Alicia Morejon giving hands on supervision, Edwin digging ...
McMAHON, JAMES V., JR.
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Funeral services were held June 25 for James V. McMahon, Jr., 57. He passed away suddenly on June 19. Jim was born in Glen Ridge to Jean M. and James V. McMahon Sr. and was raised in West Caldwell....
West New York seniors head toward future
Memorial High School graduates 390
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York’s Memorial High School held its commencement ceremony for the Class of 2016 on Thursday, June 23. This year, 390 students earned their diplomas. Superintendent of Schools Clara Brito ...
Arrest in alleged hit-and-run
Police nab suspect in death of 21-year-old
by Reporter Staff
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HOBOKEN – Police on Friday made an arrest in the alleged hit-and-run accident that had killed a young man, Zachary Simmons, 21, in the middle of the night in Hoboken. The New York City police made ...
A historic move
Paulus Hook Park getting ready for renovations
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
An anticipated battle between the City of Jersey City and the Jersey City Board of Education over a playground that is part of the Paulus Hook redevelopment apparently won’t happen. The city and th...
Should Airbnb rentals be legal?
North Bergen may take a look after Union City changes law
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen is evaluating existing laws that may pertain to short-term apartment and condo rentals (like those advertised on airbnb.com) after Union City recently passed laws prohibiting certain t...
Support caregivers and those they care for, support the RAISE Act
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Dear Editor: Many of us have been, are, or will be a family caregiver, or are likely to need the help of one someday. Family caregivers are the backbone of services and supports in this country, th...