May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held May 20 at Good News Bible Mission Church, Jersey City, for Audrey B. Bails of Jersey City. She passed away May 16. She was the mother of Sakinah T. Bails; daughter of Ele...
County budget is up $13M to $540M
Some towns will share more of tax burden than others
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson County Board of Freeholders voted on May 25 to approve their $540 million 2016 budget. Jersey City will see the largest increase in how much they have to contribute this year, followed b...
Round 3 of Garcia vs. Hoboken Housing Authority
Agency points to campaign donations received by former executive director
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
It has been nearly two years since the Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA) fired their former paid executive director – who was also a politically savvy assemblyman – and the reasons for the terminatio...
How to reclaim our Democracy
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Dear Editor: There’s a strong connection between the health of a democracy and the social cohesiveness of its community life. That’s why tyrants of all kinds, from time immemorial, don’t want their...
When eating can be a life-or-death decision
School districts have various policies about food allergies
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
A 13-year-old Chicago, Ill., student died in 2010 from an allergic reaction to peanuts after a Chinese restaurant cooked meals for a school party and apparently used peanut oil, after saying they w...
Having a (soft)ball in Weehawken
Twin sisters lead Indians to best season in decades; reach 100-hit milestone
by Jim Hague
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
( Note: This story also appeared in Jim Hague’s sports column last weekend, which you can also read on line each week at ) It was two Tuesdays ago, and the Weehawken High School ...
A giant passes
Influential politico ‘Buddy’ Demellier dies at 68
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not a familiar face to much of the public, Harold “Buddy” Demellier Jr., who died on May 23 as the result of cardiac arrest, will be remembered as the man who kept Hudson County roads runn...
Let all voters participate
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Dear Editor: I’ve been a voter for 37 years and am one of the 2.6 million New Jersey voters who have chosen not to affiliate with a political party. We make up 48 percent of the NJ electorate, sign...
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A funeral Service took place May 13 at Holy Ghost Tabernacle Ministry, Jersey City, for Tyrone Bilal Chess, Jr. of Jersey City. He passed away May 5. He was the father of Ty' Asia, Sha' Nye; son of...
Prep repeats as Hudson County Baseball Tournament champs
by Jim Hague
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
When the high school baseball season began, there were very few people who thought that the Marauders of St. Peter’s Prep would be able to repeat as the Ed “Faa” Ford Memorial Hudson County Basebal...