A divided school board forges ahead
Superintendent’s sweeping changes may face greater opposition
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Two sharply different factions now split the Jersey City Board of Education, and at the Jan. 6 reorganization meeting – as three new members were sworn in – the talk of peace and cooperation was of...
‘An economic disaster’ in the making
Officials oppose service cuts for PATH
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
“I want the Port Authority to say that this option is off the table,” said a very angry Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer at a rally of local, state and federal officials near the Grove Street PATH station...
‘A great brotherhood’
10 new firefighters sworn in, all vets
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
“It’s one of the most dangerous jobs in the country,” said Chief Frank Montagne. Few people would dispute that. Yet 10 men eagerly took the oath as firemen in the North Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRF...
‘An economic disaster’ in the making
Officials oppose service cuts for PATH
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
“I want the Port Authority to say that this option is off the table,” said a very angry Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer at a rally of local, state and federal officials near the Grove Street PATH station...
City should pay attention to the way it stores road salt
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The city has uncovered road salt storage outside. Rain falls on the salt. Salt dissolves in the rain and washes into our sewer system. We have a combined sewer system so water from sto...
RICIGLIANO, ALICE THERESE
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was celebrated Dec. 30 at St. Maximilian Kolbe RC Church, Berkeley Township, for Alice Therese Ricigliano, 88, of the Holiday City South section of Berkeley Township. She passed away...
New year, new freeholder, new agenda
Sworn into office minutes after midnight, Vainieri talks about his plans
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County got a new freeholder this past November when Anthony P. Vainieri was voted into office to replace outgoing Freeholder Thomas Liggio. Vainieri will represent the 8th District, includin...
Black leather dreams
Local artist’s photos portray residents in new context
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Clothes make the man, or so the saying goes. As if to test that theory, local artist Bobby Travieso has been dressing men – and women – in a particular piece of clothing and photographing them at h...
Dark skies ahead?
North Bergen, Jersey City kids look at pollution and their future
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Explore 2000 is a kind of middle school at the Jersey City campus of the Hudson County Schools of Technology, a countywide public school system attended by kids throughout the county. The program h...
80-YEAR-OLD MAN SURVIVES PONTIAC PLUNGE
Senior citizen falls seven stories in Guttenberg parking garage
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Nobody saw it happen. Nobody heard the tremendous crash. In the very heart of the crowded Galaxy Towers Condominium, a strange and spectacular accident took place and nobody even knew it occurred –...