Winning bet for Jersey City?
$4.6B casino, race track, convention center proposal inspires optimism…and concern
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Paul Fireman, who heads Fireman Capital Partners in Boston, has raised some eyebrows with a proposed $4.6 billion project that would bring a gambling casino to Jersey City. The project would includ...
Council shoots down extended hours for PSE&G work
Former councilwoman joins Zoning Board; sergeant list still invalid
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
The federal government isn’t the only body giving special attention to Hoboken’s flood vulnerability. Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), the public utility for Hudson County, will upg...
SNEYERS, HELEN MARY
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Funeral mass was offered June 28 at St. Lawrence Church for Helen Mary Sneyers, 88, of Weehawken. She passed away June 24. She was born in and was a lifelong resident of Weehawken. Helen worked as ...
Bridge open!
Viaduct from Hoboken to Palisades is back after $54M renovation
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
The 14th Street Viaduct, which links Hoboken to Union City and Jersey City Heights, debuted in 1908 – the same year as the Model T Ford. At the time, it linked Hoboken to West Hoboken, the forerunn...
Live by the golden rule
Jul 13, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Hoboken is a highly densely populated city of about 55,000 residents squeezed into a one mile square footprint. Residents live shoulder to shoulder, either vertically or adjacent and w...
Happy birthday, America
Liberty State Park comes alive with sound of music and fireworks
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite brief downpours through the daytime hours during this year’s Fourth of July celebration, Jersey City's Freedom and Fireworks Festival was a resounding success. An estimated 60,000 people ca...
$512M county budget passed
Tax burden mainly hits Jersey City and Hoboken; Weehawken modestly
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not as bad as first anticipated, Hoboken still got hit hardest with the percent of taxes it must pay to fund the newly passed $512 million county budget this year. Jersey City also got hit...
Fashion delivery
Secaucus delivers three trailers full of goods to the needy
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
In the days leading up to the fourth of July, while most people were getting ready for vacations, barbecues, or fireworks, a dedicated corps of workers in Secaucus was busy unloading and sorting th...
Robots and rockets
‘Science Week’ ends the school year with a bang
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
For students in North Bergen’s elementary schools, the academic year ended with robots and rockets and cool experiments. It was all part of “Science Week,” an intriguing way to wrap up the year wit...
SWOTELIS, GRACE M.
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Funeral services were held July 10 at Holy Family Church, Union City, for Grace M. Swotelis, 97, of Union City. She passed away July 7 at Fritz Reuter Altenheim, North Bergen. She was born in North...