About those drunken Santas…
Council subcommittee meets with residents and bar owners for suggestions on annual bar crawls
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
As the annual LepreCon bar crawl approaches, the City Council’s Public Safety Subcommittee held an open meeting last Wednesday, Jan. 24 in which roughly 50 bar owners and residents discussed how th...
Council swears in firefighter with legal status
Also at meeting: town audit updates and upcoming events
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 718 718 recommendations | email to a friend
The Secaucus Town Council has sworn in to active duty one of two firefighters behind a previous controversy regarding who can legally serve the town’s volunteer fire department. Oscar Oliveros was ...
The upgrade that stole Christmas
Some residents upset at timing for ongoing renovations at Lawler Towers
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 226 226 recommendations | email to a friend
Senior residents at the North Bergen Housing Authority’s Lawler Towers will see a newly-renovated community room reopening in March, but even with the upgrades, some are upset about the timing behi...
World class arts facility planned
City seeks to buy old Public Service garage as an arts center
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that could advance the city’s plans for Journal Square to become a center for the arts, the Jersey City Redevelopment Authority (JCRA) is asking the City Council to approve a $10 million ...
PISA, MARY ANNE FERRI
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Funeral services were held Jan. 16 for Mary Anne Ferri Pisa, 79. She died Jan. 11 at her home. Born in Jersey City, the daughter of the late Lorraine and Harold McNally, she lived in Secaucus the l...
Do we need a second recreation center?
Council members discuss plans, financing
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Jan 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus residents who want more recreational space may have a second recreation center in coming years because the Town Council is working on making that a reality. But with one recreation center ...
Hoboken schools focus on diversity
Superintendent presents data on district demographics
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 143 143 recommendations | email to a friend
Superintendent of Schools Dr. Christine Johnson released a Diversity, Inclusion and Global Learning Report during this month’s Board of Education meeting and presented a strategic plan to ensure th...
More for tenants to pay
New data shows rent increases across NJ
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 217 217 recommendations | email to a friend
The cost of rental housing throughout New Jerseyhas been increasing faster than inflation and is taking a greater chunk of household income than ever, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bur...
‘Living in the shadows’
County does homeless survey, First Lady visits volunteers
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Volunteers searched throughout Hudson County on Jan. 24, seeking to collect data on the number of homeless persons for the annual Point-In-Time Homeless Survey. The Hudson County Alliance to End Ho...
TASTY TIDBITS
SDA captures NJSIAA Non-Public B indoor track title
Drouet leaves North Bergen; basketball musings and top fives
by Jim Hague
Jan 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Before he loaded his team on the bus to make the trip down the Garden State Parkway to the Bennett Center in Toms River last Friday, veteran St. Dominic Academy head track and field coach John Nage...