49 school trailers in use
Fixing them could cost as much as $3.6 million
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
With trailers housing classrooms at nearly every school in the district, the Jersey City Board of Education is reviewing its options for replacing or doing away with those that are in the worst sha...
Weehawken's Lucas Frankel Named to Emerson College Dean's List
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Emerson College student Lucas Frankel of Weehawken, NJ has been named to the Emerson College Dean's List for the Fall 2014 semester. Frankel is majoring in Journalism. The requirement to make Emers...
O’DELL, JOHN
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Funeral services took place Feb. 24 for John “Digger” O’Dell, 72, of North Bergen. He passed away Feb. 19. He was the deputy director of the North Bergen Parks and Recreation since 1985 and directo...
Council approves 11th Street flood pump
One resident escorted out of meeting by police; public process criticized
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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From the moment Mayor Dawn Zimmer called a special meeting to vote on a resolution issuing bonds for a wet weather pump station in northeast Hoboken this past Monday, the event appeared destined to...
Bigger is better
Fulop delivers his State of the City Address
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Mayor Steven Fulop touted the successes of his administration over the last year before a packed house in the City Hall council chambers in his second State of the City address on Feb. 24. “My goal...
Drawn to animation
Weehawken resident opens video advertising studio
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
When theater major Steve Day moved to New York City from Kansas, his goal was to become a Broadway director. As is so often the case, it didn’t quite work out that way. Instead he wound up founding...
No tax increase in 2015
NB introduces town budget of $86.7M
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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The North Bergen commissioners introduced the town’s $86.7 million budget on Feb. 25, which will not cause a municipal tax increase in 2015. A homeowner with a property value of $140,000 will pay a...
Hoboken Quality of Life Coalition statement regarding the proposed Stevens Gateway Project
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Dear Editor: The Hoboken Quality of Life Coalition commends the community group Hudson Street Alliance and the Stevens Institute of Technology for setting an excellent example for ensuring that dev...
Saint Peter's Prep excels in Mathematics contest
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A team of seniors from Saint Peter's Prep in Jersey City competed against some 670 teams from 471 schools in the seventeenth annual High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (HiMCM). Students wo...
O’KRINSKY, DONNA E.
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Funeral services were held Feb. 23 for Donna E. O’Krinsky, 79, of Secaucus, formerly of Jersey City. She passed away Feb. 19. She was the wife of Alexander O’Krinsky; mother of Lynn Gohde and her h...