NB mayoral race heats up; Wainstein announces candidacy
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NORTH BERGEN – Lawrence “Larry” Wainstein, founder and leader of the group North Bergen Concerned Citizens, announced his candidacy for mayor of North Bergen at an event in Schuetzen Park on Friday...
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A Mass of Christian Liturgy was offered Feb. 10 in the Church of Saint Mary, Rutherford, for Eugenia Bloomer, 91, of Montclair, formerly of Jersey City, North Bergen and Rutherford. She passed away...
Zimmer addresses affordable housing in State of City
Speech touts flood prevention, repaved roads, parks
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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In her 2015 State of the City address, Mayor Dawn Zimmer alluded to controversial local issues like charter schools and affordable housing, but focused largely on her ongoing program to address flo...
Friends of Liberty State Park still unhappy
They say changes to the law giving new commission oversight won’t protect the park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Friends of Liberty State Park President Sam Pesin says legislation introduced by Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto that modifies a new law merging the state Meadowlands Commission and the Sports and ...
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A funeral mass was held Feb. 10 at St. Augustine Church, Union City, for Alberto Canal, 77. He passed away Feb. 6 at Palisade Medical Center. He was born in Havana, Cuba and was a longtime resident...
Raising the bar: Hoboken Police Department
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Dear Editor: I write to commend Hoboken Chief of Police Kenneth Ferrante and the members of the entire Police Department for several recently announced initiatives to address the problems facing ou...
City awards $700K wrongful termination settlement
Former director to withdraw remaining claims
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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The city of Hoboken will pay its former public safety director a $700,000 settlement, ending a four-year court battle over his alleged wrongful termination. On Feb. 3, the City Council approved the...
UBS and Weehawken team up for Project Suit Up
Weehawken High School hosts a business workshop for its students
by Joanne Hoersch
Reporter Correspondent
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Thirty nine juniors and seniors from Weehawken High School’s AP mathematics and economics classes participated on Dec. 12 in Project Suit Up, one of many community volunteer programs supported by t...
‘Downtown kid’ joins Sacco ticket
BOE president Julio Marenco to run for commissioner
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Julio Marenco, a familiar and popular figure in the 7th Ward of North Bergen, will run for office as commissioner in May on the ticket headed by Mayor Nicholas Sacco. Marenco will replace current P...
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A funeral mass took place Feb. 10 at St. Joseph Church, Jersey City, for Alphonse J. Cancro, 86, of Springfield, formerly of Jersey City. He passed away at home surrounded by his family on Feb. 6. ...