$111.8M city budget adopted
Municipal tax rate up 2 percent; All Saints students talk composting
by Steven Rodas
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May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
In a rare unanimous vote, the City Council approved a $111.8 million budget with a 2.8 percent tax rate increase for the 2016 calendar year at a public meeting on Wednesday, May 4. The total budget...
Mother’s Day gift
Stop by this stoop sale in Hilltop to help toddler with difficult disorder
by Al Sullivan
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May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Lindsey Brown hadn’t intended the Mother’s Day Stoop Sale in her Hilltop section of Jersey City to be a fundraiser for a local girl. But now, it will help Hazel Bohn, 17 months old, who suffers fro...
On top of spaghetti
Residents raise money for Spinal Muscular Atrophy
by Samantha Meyers
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May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Spinal Muscular Atrophy is a motor neuron disease and the number one genetic cause of death for infants under 2. Currently, there’s no cure or treatment for it. Secaucus resident Paulina Recalde lo...
Nothing but gratitude
Hoboken parish honors local educators at gala
by Steven Rodas
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May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Sister Symphorosa Imbori wants to tell the world about the great education she got in Hoboken and Jersey City. Imbori, one of three honorees at Sts. Peter & Paul’s 2016 Gratitude Gala last week on ...
A different kind of education
Hudson Montessori students hold social studies festival in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
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For students at Hudson Montessori School in Jersey City, a trip to the summer Olympics may not be possible this year. So they did the next best thing. As part of their annual social studies fair, t...
One of the best
North Bergen High School receives third bronze award
by Samantha Meyers
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May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
For the third year in a row, U.S. News and World Report awarded North Bergen High School a bronze award on April 19 for its 2016 Best High Schools National Rankings. U.S. News evaluated over 21,500...
DE BARI, ELISABETTA
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The funeral liturgy was performed April 29 from Corpus Christi R.C. Church Hasbrouck Heights for Elisabetta De Bari, 94, of Jersey City, formerly of Hoboken. She passed away April 25. Born in Molfe...
Students sing for the Earth
Clarendon and Huber Street kids perform Arbor Day show
by Samantha Meyers
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Huber Street second grade students sang Arbor Day songs with lyrics, “We are all made of stars, we’re all made of trees,” after the Clarendon School band greeted visitors and parents with the Star ...
School board narrowly adopts $69.7M budget
Near 4 percent increase means average tax bill rise of $51 per year
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 08, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken’s school board voted 6-3 last week to approve a $69.7 million budget with a 3.6 percent increase in tax levy after a public hearing on Tuesday, May 3. Less than a dozen members of the publi...
Everyday hero
Former Bayonne assemblyman rescues drowning woman
by Al Sullivan
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May 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Bayonne Assemblyman Jason O’Donnell was standing in the conference room of his Asbury Park office on May 3 when one of his coworkers looked out the window and saw a woman floundering in the ...