Council passes $108.4M budget
City tax rate stays flat, but county taxes set to jump; SW Park pushed back
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council approved a $108.4 million budget with no city tax rate increase for the 2015 calendar year at its Wednesday, May 20 meeting. The total budget is down almost 2 percent from ...
Let’s roll!
‘Bike JC’ kicks off sixth annual bicycle tour and festival
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Bikes will fill the local streets on June 7 when the annual Jersey City Ward Tour & Festival returns for its sixth year and celebrates the growth of bike culture in the state’s second-largest city....
HOLLOWAY, JANET
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Funeral services took place May 14 for Janet Holloway, 76, of Secaucus. She passed away May 12. She was a retired secretary working for O.O.C.L. in New York City for 22 years. She was the wife of R...
NB savors ‘A Taste of India’
Library brings popular culture and cuisine series to downtown location
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
About 500 people attended the grand festivities at the North Bergen Free Public Library’s Kennedy Branch on Saturday, May 9 when the town and library hosted “A Taste of India.” In India, the holida...
Can city make it easier to start and run a business?
Zimmer addresses concerns from local professionals about zoning holdup, traffic
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 7 7 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
In a wide-ranging talk with members of the city’s business community at a Hoboken Chamber of Commerce breakfast this past Tuesday, Mayor Dawn Zimmer addressed a number of concerns and cited initiat...
Uncommon valor
200 Club of Hudson County pays tribute to first responders
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
While the men and women who work as firefighters, police officers, or emergency medical technicians generally do so without fanfare, those who have shown exceptional dedication to duty get their da...
Memorial Day-let us never forget!
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Dear Editor: With the upcoming Memorial Day upon us let us take a moment to recall all who had left Hoboken in the service of their country and never returned. We have some beautiful monuments thru...
KUGLER, REV. HORST GERHARDT
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A memorial service was held May 21 at St. John Lutheran Church, Union City, for the Reverend Horst Gerhardt “Gary” Kugler, 76. He died May 15 at Hackensack Medical Center. Born in Somerville, the s...
WNY goals: Parking, vets’ housing
Roque begins second term as mayor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Felix Roque was sworn into office for a second term last week, after his fellow West New York commissioners took their oaths and reorganized. In West New York’s form of government, voters ele...
Girls softball season underway in Guttenberg
First pitch thrown at ball field in Braddock Park
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Play ball! The girls’ softball league in Guttenberg opened its season last month with a grand opening at the ball field at the intersection of Palisade and Woodcliff avenues in James J. Braddock No...