Police Beat
Compiled by Marilyn Baer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
Police seek two suspects after woman followed, robbed in Hoboken; witnesses intervene At approximately 2:50 a.m. on Sunday April 9, a Hoboken woman was walking home when she noticed two men who app...
Controversial Hoboken road design to be model for Grand Street
Also: Council beefs up quality-of-life enforcement; sets affordable housing procedures
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Despite mixed support from local neighborhood associations, the Jersey City council has authorized a study to model safety improvements along Grand Street after the controversial Observer Highway r...
SCOREBOARD
Weehawken softball team: Going all in
Senior-dominated Indians know this might be best and last chance
by Jim Hague
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For the last four years, the heart and soul, the core, the lifeline of the Weehawken High School softball team has remained the same. For four years, the pitcher and catcher have remained the same ...
Districts expanding and evolving
Local schools change programs, add buildings to grow with county population
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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Education is supposed to be the “great equalizer” among people from different areas and backgrounds, said education reformer Horace Mann in the 18th century. New Jersey’s public schools rely on a c...
Mayor says thanks to the Home Team
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Dear Editor: I would like to formally thank the members of the Weehawken Home Team for their participation in the April 9th Lincoln Tunnel Challenge 5K Run/Walk through the Lincoln Tunnel in Weehaw...
Bringing a 1643 farcical play to 2017
Local high school students modernize French comedy
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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A young man wearing a green beret and jester outfit dashed onto the stage. He quickly greeted the empty auditorium with cries of “All cellphones off! We're set! We've sexted.” These lines officiall...
GIAIMO, ROSE ANN
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A funeral mass was offered April 20 at St. Lawrence Church for Rose Ann Giaimo, 86, of Weehawken. She passed away April 16. She was born in New York City and lived for over 60 years in Weehawken. R...
Unique businesses blossom here
Hudson County’s charms lure new companies, big and small
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Like a boom town in the Old West, Hudson County has seen a slew of big and boutique businesses flock here to take advantage of the location and amenities the area offers. “During the past three and...
Rising all around
New residences underway throughout Hudson County
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Both along the waterfront and on the western edges of Hudson County, new housing is rising for those who want to take advantage of the area’s beauty, parks, culture, and six forms of public transpo...
Awards for valor
Local public safety heroes get recognition for efforts in 2016
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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When Hoboken police received the first report on Sept. 29, 2016, they were told that a Hudson Bergen Light Rail train had struck a vehicle near the crossing at Paterson Plank Road. That was erroneo...