First step toward a waterfront business district
Council approves Exchange Place SID over objections of Colgate
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though the action could trigger a lawsuit, the City Council adopted an ordinance at its Dec. 14 meeting establishing a new Special Improvement District for Exchange Place. The Exchange Place S...
Fraud alert!
Seniors learn how to avoid everyday scams
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
Internet, mail, phone, and door-to-door scammers are all around, trying to con people out of their money. They may tell a victim that they have their family members in custody, or say that if the v...
Drones, bikes, and dolls
Five hundred kids get gifts at town party
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 500 children received gifts like dolls, bikes, tablets, guitars, drones and more at a party Saturday, Dec. 3 in the North Bergen Recreation Center. The money for the gifts and party came ...
Correcting some Blimpie sandwich history
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In the Hoboken Reporter of December 10, 2016 it is erroneously stated that the first Blimpie in Hoboken was established at 115 Washington St. In fact, Blimpie base #1, as it was known,...
Light up the night
Residents enjoy annual tree lighting, parade, fireworks
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
Christmas lights filled Flanagan Way and floats rolled down the street for the town’s annual Holiday Bazaar and tree lighting last Saturday. Residents enjoyed a full day of food, crafts, music, and...
Spreading peace through song
Elementary school students perform for parents
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Beatle John Lennon may be long gone, but his music was alive for two performances by the Robert Fulton Elementary School Choir on Thursday, Dec. 8 and Friday, Dec. 9. The first performance w...
BENNETT, LORRAINE
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services took place Dec. 16 for Lorraine Bennett of Jersey City. She died peacefully on Dec. 9. Lorraine was born and raised in Jersey City, had the opportunity to live in several regions o...
We’ll be watching you
City revamps its security camera system
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
A three-phase, multi-year program will entirely revamp the city’s public safety camera system, according to Public Safety Director James Shea, who is seeking approval from the City Council for thre...
SCOREBOARD
Two N.Y. cross country champs hail from Hudson County
Loyola School’s Schumann, Cavanaugh-Gouvea brought running talents to Central Park
by Jim Hague
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
The Loyola School is located on 83rd Street and Park Avenue in Manhattan, perched perfectly near Central Park and New York’s famed “Museum Mile.” For the last 44 years, Loyola School has been the o...
Memories of Ol’ Blue Eyes
Locals share stories on Sinatra’s 101st birthday
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
On Monday, Dec. 12, one of Hoboken’s most famous former residents would have turned 101: Legendary crooner Frank “Ol’ Blue Eyes” Sinatra. To commemorate the special day, City Clerk James Farina, a ...