$40,000 in fines over a sign
Hair salon owner pledges to fight zoning penalties
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 28, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the last three years, a local hair salon at 80 Park Ave. has been battling City Hall over a cloth sign on a pole outside – and has racked up $40,000 in fines as a result. The 13-year-old estab...
Back to the books
Public schools open in Jersey City on Sept. 8
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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The first day of school, Thursday, Sept. 8, might be the end of summer for Jersey City’s public school students, but it’s a new beginning for the district. Schools Superintendent Dr. Marcia Lyles s...
No kids? Then you can’t come in
Adults, older teens not allowed in county kiddie playgrounds without children
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Because a “creepy” man reportedly entered the playground area of Lincoln Park in Jersey City and took pictures of children there recently, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders has moved to ban ad...
Police talk down potential jumper
Takes three hours to coax man back inside Galaxy Towers
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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It took several hours, but heroic emergency responders from more than four agencies were able to coax a distraught 44-year-old man back inside from the roof of the tall Galaxy Towers condo building...
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A funeral mass was held Aug. 25 at St. Anthony’s Church, Jersey City, for Anna Klimek, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. She passed away Aug. 21. She was a clerical worker for Irving Trust Bank. ...
Olympic bronze medalist returns
Homecoming celebration for fencer Damgara Wozniak
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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After winning a bronze medal in the summer Olympics in Rio DeJaniero, Hoboken resident Dagmara Wozniak returned to a celebration on Tuesday at the W Hotel Living Room. Wozniak, who has lived here f...
Union City’s stray cats star in book
NY woman talks about catching town’s felines in newly published memoir
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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Before living in Union City for 10 years, author of “To Catch a Cat” Heather Green lived and worked as a journalist in Manhattan. When visiting her boyfriend Matt Greer in Union City on weekends, s...
Short-term (Airbnb type) rentals prohibited
Council also announces 9/11 ceremony, discusses how to memorialize vets
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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Residents who want to rent out their condos or rooms with websites like Airbnb will face restrictions now that the North Bergen Board of Commissioners has adopted an ordinance banning short-term re...
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Funeral services took place Aug. 21 for Sandra Aileen Kupferberg of North Bergen. She passed away Aug. 14. She spent most of her life in North Bergen, raised by her late parents Jaime and Esther. S...
Early rising Soaring Eagles ready to rock
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The sun had yet to rise on the roof of Union City High School and a wonderful palace called Roosevelt Stadium, but the Union City High football team was already hard at work. It was 6 a.m. on a rec...