Musical chairs on the sewer authority
Kurt Gardiner takes ‘Pupie’s’ place on NHSA after intrigue-driven vote
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 24, 2016 | 7 7 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
The board that makes sure your toilets flush properly is about to look a little different. Frank “Pupie” Raia, a wealthy Hoboken developer and North Hudson Sewerage Authority (NHSA) commissioner, w...
Déjà vu all over again
Jersey City Council adopts ordinance to let residents vote on moving elections
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
A divided Jersey City Council adopted an ordinance at its Jan. 13 meeting that would put a binding referendum on the November ballot to decide if municipal elections should be moved from May to Nov...
NUZZI, JOSEPH
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Jan. 21 at Our Lady of Libera Church for Joseph Nuzzi, 87, of North Bergen, formerly of West New York. He passed away Jan. 18. He was an electrician and was the owner of ...
Replace patriotism
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: All the repairs have been completed on the Joseph Brandt No.2 School. All wooden facades and fences removed on balcony. Be nice if City Hall/Board of Education or some veterans group g...
TASTY TIDBITS
Union City boxer wins national title
Prep mourns the loss of All-State lineman O’Donnell; top fives
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since he was a little boy, John Bauza wanted to be just like his father, Juan . When Juan Bauza was still a competitive boxer in his native Puerto Rico, young John used to mimic his father, th...
From ‘Jungles’ to ‘Village’
Box found in closet reveals fascinating history of federally constructed North Bergen neighborhood
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
First in a three-part series Long before there was a Meadowview Village, that particular section of North Bergen was officially called East New Durham. Unofficially, however, it went by a much more...
Alleged animal abuser goes on the lam
More than 50 pets rescued from nearby house of horrors
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A warrant has been issued for Juan Perez, 58, of Hillcrest Avenue in North Bergen, who faces 68 counts of animal cruelty after authorities found dozens of cats and dogs living in unspeakable condit...
‘The View’ from inside
First tenant of NB’s low-income housing shares 1940s memories
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
This is the final installment in a three-part series that looks at the early years of Meadowview Village, the low income housing development that replaced dilapidated shacks along the cliffs of Nor...
Reviving a lost art
Local woman turns her childhood doll-making passion into a business
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Angela Huggins believes in a twist on the old adage: “A stitch in time saves lives.” “Sewing is a lost art that people need to know,” said Huggins, who has turned her lifelong sewing habit into a l...
REILLY, JUDY
Jan 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass was offered Jan. 20 at Sacred Heart Church, North Bergen for Judy Reilly, 55, of North Bergen. She passed away Jan. 16. Daughter of the late John (1990) and the late Lottie (Kochanski)...