Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Gloria Robinson of Jersey City passed away Feb. 7. She was known as a trailblazer, community leader, and public housing advocate. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio on May 30, 1929 to the late Fred Wi...
County disputes findings in federal audit
Review shows ex-con reentry program in disarray
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
The U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Inspector General says the county’s rehabilitation program for ex-convicts is a mess. Hudson County officials however, dispute the findings of 38-page report...
Girl dies from flu-like symptoms
Death is second influenza-related one in NJ this season
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 758 758 recommendations | email to a friend
A North Bergen student passed away Monday, Feb. 12 from "flu-like" symptoms, according to a statement from Superintendent of Schools Dr. George Solter. A press release from the NJ Department of Hea...
Non-residents banned from Weehawken streets
Mayor restricts drivers on 495 alt-route at evening rush
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Due to traffic congestion in Weehawken during 3 to 7 p.m., the Town Council adopted an ordinance in January restricting all but Weehawken, Union City, and Hoboken residents from making right turns ...
Jersey City taxpayers
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Dear Editor: A cruel pall has descended upon the taxpayers of downtown Jersey City. This week downtown homeowners are waking up and learning the results of the tax reval. They are learning that for...
The obstacle course through a sea of poles
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Dear Editor: Wow, I did not think it could get worse but I did not anticipate what is appearing on our main street. I have followed the Washington Street Redesign since it first was discussed in 20...
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More kindergarteners for Hoboken schools According to Superintendent of Schools Christine Johnson, kindergarten enrollment has climbed from 288 students last year to about 331 this year. Of the 441...
On speaking, thinking, and the future of democracy
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Dear Editor: Kudos to Sean Parker and Chamath Palihapitiya, two social media bigwigs who just blew the whistle on how their industry is destroying society. They ought to be short-listed for the 201...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Dr. Norquist: I guess I’m having what some might call a crisis of faith. I’ve never been super religious, but my parents always brought us to church when I was growing up, and I just accepted ...
Hoboken’s Mixson a late blooming star
by Jim Hague
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Nyasia Mixson never played the game of basketball until she was in eighth grade. The Hoboken High School senior only picked up the game of basketball because her older brothers, Ramel Mixson and De...