950 new residents, 1.4 million square feet of office space
Council members seem ready to approve rail yard redevelopment plan, face public questions
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
It was billed as yet another chance for the public to weigh in on the course of development in Hoboken’s southern rail corridor, but the City Council special meeting on the Hoboken Yards Redevelopm...
Honoring a trail blazer
Post office named for Judge Tolentino
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
For public officials and residents of Jersey City, Shirley A. Tolentino wasn’t just another judge. She was a girl from the ‘hood who made it good. For this reason, people far and wide gathered on D...
Singing in the streets
22nd Winterfest brings out the crowds
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Santa Claus posed inside a storefront to take photos with hundreds of kids and families. Volunteers from the schools costumed as cartoon characters prowled the crowd. Choruses from eight schools sa...
Portrait of the apes
Local artist is an advocate for vanishing primates
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Richard Moglia is not an easy person to describe in a few words. That’s because he has so many facets, so many interests, so many careers. He’s a personal trainer and a national champion bodybuilde...
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Funeral services took place Dec. 11 at Mt Pisgah AME Church, Jersey City, for Oscar Jerome Phillips, 87, of Jersey City. He passed away Nov. 29. He was the fourth child of Henry and Edith Phillips....
African American communities are under attack
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Dear Editor: First, I would like to send my condolences to the Eric Garner family. Once again, we saw an injustice in our court of law. I am very disturbed by this and something needs to be done. T...
Tough losses in title games for Lions, Friars
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While the Marauders of St. Peter’s Prep celebrated a victory in their NJSIAA state title game, Hudson County’s other two state football finalists, namely Lincoln and St. Anthony, were not as fortun...
Step up Mayor Zimmer
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Dear Editor: I call on our mayor to finally do the right thing and stand up for our city, Hoboken voters and all the people who ran in the recent Board of Education election! I believe illegal acti...
Art for sake of the community
Goldman Sachs partners with community groups to benefit Jersey City kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Although Mya Phu is only in the eighth grade at Middle School No. 4, she already had a map of her future as she stood in the glow of sunset near the Goldman Sachs building on the Jersey City waterf...
Eating and technology
Weehawken Girl Scouts learn a variety of skills
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Weehawken Girl Scout Troops 12933 and 12779 have been busy. They recently traveled to Branch Brook Park Roller Rink in Newark to participate in a special Girl Scout program called Stemtastic. The g...