Police chief will retire June 1
Air quality, development also discussed at council meeting
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Police Chief Dennis Corcoran has announced his intention to retire. Negotiations are underway to make his retirement effective June 1. “We do not plan to hire a new chief at this point,” said Counc...
A rare moment in political history
DeGise endorsement brings Stack and Sacco together
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Standing at home plate in the newly-remodeled Union City recreation facility in Washington Park, County Executive Tom DeGise hit a political home run, receiving the endorsement for reelection from ...
Fresh vegetables, jams in your backyard
Farmer’s market returns to Troy Towers
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Can’t make it to the farm this weekend for fresh vegetables? You’re in luck. The farm is coming to you. Every Sunday from 9 a.m. to noon, Troy Towers in Union City hosts a farmer’s market for the p...
Variety show hawks Hudson County’s hidden talent
Comedy, storytelling, and music series a first for area
by Carlo Davis
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
In a 2002 episode of “Sex and the City,” Carrie Bradshaw, no longer able to afford her West Village apartment, is shocked when a broker suggests she look at places in Weehawken. To writer and comed...
City to address spike in murder rate
Most crime down, but killings rose from 12 to 20 from 2012 to 2013
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
The murder rate in Jersey City climbed from 12 to 20 from 2012 to 2013, according to statistics released in May by the New Jersey State Police. However, most other areas of crime declined in that p...
Mayor Zimmer expresses enthusiastic support for Phil Cohen
Jun 01, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am writing to express my enthusiastic support for Phil Cohen in this Tuesday's Democratic Primary for County Freeholder. Phil is running on Column A headed by Senator Cory Booker and...
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A funeral mass was offered May 30 at Our Lady of Grace Church, Hoboken, for Margaret Kausch, 97, formerly a Hoboken resident for over 90 years. She died in Lombard, I.L., on May 24. She was pre-dec...
The dark knight returns… to high school
Backstage at North Bergen High becomes Bat Cave for annual art show
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
This year’s annual art show at High Tech High School will have a very special guest. Batman himself is making an appearance – complete with his entire Bat Cave and Bat Cycle. This particular Bat Ca...
Your friendly neighborhood real estate agent
After 35 years, Hudson Place Realty still taking the homegrown approach
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Jun 01, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
As Hoboken’s real estate industry gets busier and busier, just like its neighbor across the river, it may be hard to find personalized service. This need is something that the agents at Hudson Plac...
‘Asbury Park was my Liverpool’
Jersey musican records in his Secaucus home
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 01, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
“My dad took me to see Buddy Rich when I was like 6 years old,” said musician Mark Rivers. “I think the second concert I ever saw was Elton John in 1970 down at Asbury in the Convention Hall. And t...