What you REALLY need to know about the mayoral candidates
Details on the six people who are vying for top spot on Nov. 7
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 24, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
Six people filed their petitions on Sept. 5 to run for mayor in Hoboken’s Nov. 7 municipal election. In alphabetical order, they are: activist Ronald Bautista, Councilman at-Large Ravi Bhalla, Coun...
The city will be watching
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by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City has announced that it has moved into the second phase of a three-phase, multi-year program to entirely revamp the city’s public safety camera system. Over the three phases, the city pla...
Prepare for detours and traffic
DOT to begin multi-year rehabilitation of Route 495 bridge in fall
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Route 495, which connects the New Jersey Turnpike to the Lincoln Tunnel, is set to undergo a multi-year renovation to repair its debilitated viaduct bridge in North Bergen, according to the NJ Depa...
Film tax breaks may return to NJ
Professionals gather in Jersey City to discuss new production tax incentives
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 123 123 recommendations | email to a friend
Film history often attributes the origin of the term “cliffhanger” to the 1914 silent film serial “The Perils of Pauline” in which the main character is depicted clinging to the Palisade cliffs nea...
‘We are evaluating the finances’
Council gets no assurances city will hire new firefighters despite federal funding
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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During the City Council meeting on Sept. 19, council members questioned Business Administrator Stephen Marks as to why the city had yet to accept a grant that would provide partial funding for four...
Eleven running in local races
Secaucus residents can cast ballots for mayor, council, school board on Nov. 7
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus residents can look forward to voting for a mayor, council member, and three Board of Education candidates on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Mayor Michael Gonnelli is running unopposed for re-election to...
DRENNAN, RAYMOND JOSEPH
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Funeral services were held Sept. 19 for Raymond Joseph Drennan, 94, of Holmdel. He passed away surrounded by his family on Sept. 14. Raymond was born in Hoboken and was raised in Jersey City, where...
More cops, less cost
Mayor swears in five special law enforcement officers
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen Mayor Nicholas Sacco and Public Safety Commissioner Allen Pascual swore in five special law enforcement officers at the Sep. 13. Commissioners’ meeting. As special law enforcement, the...
MACDONALD, JOHN
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Funeral services were held Sept. 18 for John MacDonald, 66. He died on Sept. 14 at Center for Hope Hospice in Scotch Plains. He was born and raised in Jersey City and was a lifelong resident until ...
Sailing in Jersey City
Manhattan Sailing club is at home on this side of the Hudson
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 108 108 recommendations | email to a friend
Going into the third day of an international sail boat race on in August, one of the two boats representing the United States was a mere one competition point ahead of a boat sailing under the New ...