FERRINO, ANTHONY R.
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was celebrated Feb. 13 at St. Johns R.C. Church, Lakehurst, for Anthony R. Ferrino, 94, of Toms River. He died Feb. 6 at Community Medical Center, Toms River. Anthony was a Jersey Ci...
Contract renewal questioned
Politically-connected firm gets grant-writing contract again
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council has awarded a $271,000 one-year contract for grant writing and other services to Millennium Strategies over the objections of members Michael Yun and Richard Boggiano. The firm, wh...
Free tax help, infant care, screenings…
Organization celebrates 50 years of helping low-income Hudson County residents
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
“We’re having a 1965 theme. I want people to dig out their bell bottoms and love beads,” said Joan Quigley, president and CEO of the North Hudson Community Action Corporation (NHCAC), last week. Sh...
Liberty State Park changes hands
Christie signs controversial bill on Meadowlands Commission
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the objections of environmentalists and defenders of Liberty State Park, Gov. Christopher Christie signed legislation on Feb. 5 that merges the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority with ...
The bounds of free speech
Court dismisses defamation case against political bloggers; 50,000 emails appear as evidence
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 5 5 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
A Hudson County Superior Court judge dismissed a Hoboken political activist’s $2 million defamation lawsuit against two local political bloggers this past Tuesday, ruling that the alleged victim ha...
Liberty State Park changes hands
Christie signs controversial bill on Meadowlands Commission
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the objections of environmentalists and defenders of Liberty State Park, Gov. Christopher Christie signed legislation on Feb. 5 that merges the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority with ...
How many homeless in Hudson?
Volunteers conduct point-in-time count on cold day
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
At 5:45 p.m. on Feb. 4, several homeless men and women gathered in the eastern wing of the Journal Square bus and train terminal, seeking a brief respite from the cold. Outside, the temperature was...
A peek behind the shutters
Local window-covering business launches web series
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
After 22 years spent covering windows of others, Stephan Elbaz is ready to open a window into his own world. This January, Elbaz, the founder and proprietor of Interior Motif, a window-covering and...
Here’s the difference
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Dear Editor: The following is a letter to the Hoboken City Council regarding Uber and taxi service in Hoboken. To the honorable members of the Hoboken City Council: I understand that the city counc...
GARNES, ELIZABETH V.
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A homecoming service took place Feb. 8 at Monumental Baptist Church, Jersey City, for Elizabeth V. Garnes, 83, best known as “Ski.” She passed away Feb. 1 at Jersey City Medical Center with her fam...