Fundraiser sparks political outrage
Roque opponents claim the mayor is supported by convicted felon
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Political tensions in West New York became even more heated this week after opponents of Mayor Felix Roque claimed that a local contractor, convicted in a bribery scheme, had held a fundraiser for ...
Wheely good idea!
Three towns, 800 bikes to share, no cost to the taxpayers
by Harlan Porter
Reporter correspondent
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The towns of Hoboken, Jersey City, and Weehawken will launch a regional bike share system this summer that will be the largest next-generation bike share system in North America. The system will fe...
Sparking ideas at Stevens
Tech community comes together for entrepreneurial conference
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
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A community of entrepreneurs, investors, designers and computer scientists from around the Tri-State area converged on Stevens Institute of Technology on Tuesday for the second annual New Jersey Sp...
Losing it
With dedication and hard work, Chris Rolon is 145 pounds lighter
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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In June of 2012, The Reporter ran a story entitled “Shaping up for summer” about the different fitness options available throughout North Bergen. Accompanying the article was a photograph of local ...
Shelter from the storms
PERC to host several fundraisers for homeless
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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In the midst of this brutal winter, the Palisades Emergency Residence Corporation (PERC) is working overtime to feed and house the needy at their homeless shelter in Union City and elsewhere. Among...
Score!
NFL pays Secaucus $18K for canceled Super Bowl contract; town announces arrival of $200M data center
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“What it really came down to was being persistent,” said Mayor Michael Gonnelli on Tuesday, announcing a recent contract settlement with the National Football League (NFL). In preparation for the S...
Mayor addresses crime, education, not parking
Fulop gives first State of City address; says city will be biggest in NJ by 2016
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
If any of those who gathered at St. Peter’s University on Feb. 27 to listen to Mayor Steven Fulop give his first State of the City Address expected the eloquent rhetoric of a John F. Kennedy or Ron...
Providing internet
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Dear Editor: Providing internet to low-income families won't improve educational standards of children. Local school districts, cable companies, and technology companies are working hard to market ...
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MAXWELL, HELEN M.
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A funeral mass was offered Feb. 26 at St. Michaels R.C. Church for Helen M. Maxwell, 90. She passed away Feb. 22 at Christ Hospital in Jersey City with her family by her side. Helen was born and li...
Cutting them short
City seeks to limit time and volume of riverside festivals
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 02, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
Joe Leotta, a resident of the Exchange Place area, told member of the City Council on Wednesday that he loves going to the festivals held near where he lives, but said that some restrictions should...