City Council protects historic buildings
But tables expansion of the city’s historic districts; longevity pay to end
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
Historic buildings in Hoboken now have legal protection against demolition, but the City Council has tabled an attempt to extend the city’s Historic District. The council also approved a measure to...
Replacement for Drumeler found
Gary Jeffas to be Town Administrator, John Gerbasio may be new councilman
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Michael Gonnelli and the Town Council have announced that Councilman Gary Jeffas will have to resign to replace Town Administrator David Drumeler this January. Drumeler recently resigned from...
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A funeral mass was offered Oct. 21 at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Jersey City, for Anthony M. Amabile. Known as “Twan: Jersey City's Hot Dog King,” he passed away Oct. 17 at Christ Hospital. Born in ...
Hudson Catholic girls’ volleyball team rising high
Hawks earn place among state’s premier programs
by Jim Hague
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
In 2009, Fernando Colon took over the girls’ volleyball program at Hudson Catholic High School. There wasn’t a problem in having an easy transition, because there was no such thing as a girls’ voll...
Hoboken Public Schools receive final test scores
Improvements made, action plan, and possible missing data
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
Superintendent Dr. Christine Johnson believes Hoboken’s schools will be on a par with or above the states average PARCC scores within the next two to three years. Johnson presented the test scores ...
Reusing resources
Cistern at Town Hall captures rainwater
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
Below North Bergen Town Hall is a plastic cistern that collects two inches of rainwater per rainfall. The gutters collect the rainwater, and drop it into the 500-gallon cistern. The rainwater can b...
Mayor Zimmer endorses the Forward Together ticket
Oct 23, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: This November, voters across the country will face a critical decision in electing our next President. At the same time, Hoboken voters should also remember to vote in our important mu...
Recycling is working in Secaucus
Town ranks number one in Hudson County
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
Businesses and residents of Secaucus are correctly recycling the most tons of items compared to other Hudson County towns, according to Secaucus Recycling Coordinator Steve Badalamenti. Secaucus an...
From Spider-Man to Eazy-E
Local residents have it all sewn up for Halloween
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
It seems like everyone had great ideas on what to be for Halloween the day after last year’s Halloween. But for some people, between last year and this year, those ideas seem to have gotten lost. “...
Volunteer tax return preparers needed in Essex and Hudson counties
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Tax-Aide is a nationwide program of the IRS and AARP, which provides tax return preparation services, particularly for low income taxpayers and the elderly. In Essex and Hudson Countie...