Vigil planned Thursday for Hoboken mom who died in train accident; Monday commute info; data recorder on train wasn't working
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HOBOKEN -- The data recorder on the train that crashed into the platform in Hoboken on Thursday morning was not working, so it won't provide any answers for the federal National Transportation Safe...
NJ state senators ask why NJ Transit didn't implement 'Positive Train Control' in wake of Hoboken crash
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HOBOKEN -- According to a media release sent out on Friday, New Jersey Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, Senator Paul Sarlo, and Senator Bob Gordon are seeking answers as to why NJ Transit h...
Annual fire department luncheon
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Pictured from left to right at the annual West New York Fire Department Engine Three luncheon are retired Fire Captain Alan Ballester, retiredFirefighter Bill Renner, retired Firefighter Jim Tolome...
Feds probing deadly train crash
Accident took life of local mom, injured 108
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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The National Transportation Safety Board at the end of last week said it had started an investigation into the bizarre train crash in the Hoboken train terminal on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 29...
Can you drag a plane across the airport?
Local police show muscle for NJ Special Olympics
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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Members of the Local Policemen’s Benevolent Association in Weehawken pulled a Boeing 737 plane 12 feet in under 10 seconds to raise money for the New Jersey Special Olympics on Saturday, Sept. 24 a...
Fulop will run for mayor, not governor
Announcement shocks and dismays some supporters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Gray skies and the threat of rain increased the dour mood outside City Hall on Sept. 28 as Mayor Steven Fulop came out to announce that he will run for reelection as mayor and has given up plans to...
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Funeral mass was held Sept. 24 at St. Joseph's of the Palisades in West New York on for Jaime J. Cardona, 80, of West New York. He passed away Sept. 20. He was a dedicated school bus driver with th...
A home for Jassmani, and others
From Jersey City to Hoboken to Secaucus, local volunteers advocate for neglected kids
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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In July of 2010, Natasha McNight-Henderson of Jersey City was 38 years old and finalizing her first adoption — a child whose mother had died and later ended up in a cousin’s custody, a frequent occ...
A wall against the water
Mayor Turner on board with flooding solution
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Earlier this month, the federal government and the city of Hoboken announced that a team of planners had chosen one of three design alternatives for flood barriers to protect the Hoboken/Weehawken ...
A day to celebrate
Dominican American Parade was full of sound and color
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Bright sunlight and huge crowds greeted hundreds who turned out on Sept. 25 for the annual Dominican-American Parade down Bergenline Avenue through North Bergen, West New York, and Union City. Star...