Local boy makes bad
Guttenberg native busted for allegedly robbing four Galaxy penthouses
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
A resident living in one of the Galaxy Tower’s 43rd floor penthouse apartments returned home to discover the front door splintered and the apartment ransacked. Down the hall the doors to the other ...
Pay up!
City wants hotel tax when people rent
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Websites advertising short term rentals in homes and condos in Jersey City would be required to charge the city’s six percent hotel tax under proposed changes introduced by the City Council on Marc...
What’s next for the Gold Coast?
Developers and officials discuss future projects, public transit
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
As developers search for new opportunities in the Gold Coast, the 19-mile stretch of New Jersey from the Bayonne Bridge to the George Washington Bridge, they are seeing their target market of rente...
Looking 100 years old after 100 days in school
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No, it isn’t the tough school curriculum that has these kids looking so aged. Grade 4 students at Union City’s Saint Augustine’s School recently dressed up as 100-year-old people to commemorate the...
A bounty of books
How a West New York man went from hoarding books to opening a new bookstore
by Jack Silbert
Reporter correspondent
Mar 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
“Beware, Books Inside!” reads the sign within Lawrence Arteaga’s newly opened B&F Books shop in West New York. It might be a warning to Arteaga himself, who says that during his college days, “I st...
Charter school gets nod to expand
School board members criticize ruling
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second time in as many years, the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) has ruled in favor of a local charter school’s expansion, over the strong objections of Hoboken’s traditional pu...
Parking lines: Part three of a three part letter discussing the difficulties and remedies of finding a spot on the street to park your car.
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Motorcycles should be allowed to park off road, on the sidewalk, as long as it is far enough back so as not to impede the walking lane. They should also be allowed to park in the yello...
Lee suits up
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Lee & Associates, NJ, donated suits worth nearly $50,000 to Suits for Success, a national not-for-profit organization, Bergen and Hudson County chapters. The handoff was made at a special event in ...
Newsman to novelist
Veteran Hudson journalist writes historical thriller centering on ‘Black Tom’ incident
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
The explosion near Jersey City was so colossal it felt like an earthquake for hundreds of miles around. Black Tom, the former island just off the Hudson County coast, where two million pounds of am...
St. Patrick's Day Parade
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Photos by Al Sullivan