Police HQ gets new tech, $320K facelift
Funded by DEA-seized drug money
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 08, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
While the exterior may look the same, the inside of the North Bergen police headquarters is going to be completely new come January. The second floor is being gutted and rebuilt into a high-tech co...
Hoboken Class of 1965
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Dear Editor: Yes, we were all there when Hostess, Lipton Tea and Tootsie Roll were churning out their products, and the smell of Maxwell House coffee told us of imminent rain. The jitney, 63 and 21...
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A funeral mass was performed Nov. 3 at St. John the Baptist Church, Jersey City, for Betty L. McGrath, 78. She died suddenly Oct. 30 at her home. Born in Irvington, the daughter of the late Ella (O...
Icon on Greene Street
The Iron Monkey offers high quality food in a unique setting
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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From the moment The Iron Monkey opened its doors in the late 1990s, it became something special, an icon that even a casual observer could not miss. On the corner of Greene and York streets, The Ir...
Three new portraits join mayors’ gallery in Town Hall
Local artist paints Gonnelli, Elwell, Steffens
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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After being out-of-date for more than a decade, Secaucus Town Hall’s portrait gallery now has the three most recent mayors’ faces gazing down from the halls of the council chambers: Dennis Elwell, ...
Semi-reality TV on your doorstep
Local filmmaker’s Hudson County show would combine ‘Sopranos’ with reality
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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He’s lived half his life in Jersey City and half in Bayonne, and PJ Leonard has seen a lot. In fact, he is the kind of guy who pops up right in the center of political action, even it’s only as the...
Hundreds participate in Hoboken’s Ragamuffin Parade
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Halloween fell on a Saturday this year, so more families than ever had the chance to participate in Hoboken’s traditional Ragamuffin Parade. After that, goblins, ghouls, and minions swarmed nearby ...
Can you help us understand the thinking behind these programs?
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Dear Hoboken Decision Makers: I have two questions/concerns about recent transportation related issues. First, about the bike share concept, parking stinks in urban environments, biking is a conven...
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Jersey City to host its first Veterans Day Parade On Nov. 8, Jersey City will hold a parade in honor of Veterans Day, the first in the city’s history. The parade will kick off at City Hall at 10 a....