SINISI, JANET
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Jan. 31 at Our Lady of Fatima Church for Janet Sinisi, 63, a longtime resident of North Bergen. She passed away Jan. 2. She worked as a clerk/ secretary for the North Ber...
City shuts down chromium cleanup site
Redevelopment of Garfield Avenue property at heart of conflict
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
In a fight that will affect the future development of a 20-acre chromium-contaminated site along Garfield Avenue, city officials said they intended to close down cleanup operations there on Monday,...
Strollers for needy moms
Studio will donate to Baby Buggy charity for each family portrait
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
The baby stroller has become such a symbol of Hoboken’s gradual gentrification – it’s often the first thing people mention when they talk about the city’s changes, regardless of their stance – that...
How many homeless in Hudson?
Volunteers conduct point-in-time count on cold day
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
At 5:45 p.m. on Feb. 4, several homeless men and women gathered in the eastern wing of the Journal Square bus and train terminal, seeking a brief respite from the cold. Outside, the temperature was...
Liberty State Park changes hands
Christie signs controversial bill on Meadowlands Commission
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Over the objections of environmentalists and defenders of Liberty State Park, Gov. Christopher Christie signed legislation on Feb. 5 that merges the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority with ...
Whither the phone book?
Some are still distributed in our area – but do kids even know how to use them?
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Jailyne Aguilar, 17, a junior at Bayonne High School, knows what a phone book is, but she has only used it once. “It was a very long time ago,” she said. It was seven years ago, to be exact – when ...
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Happy National Signing Day at Union City
Five Soaring Eagles sign scholarship letters; Hurley bemoans Friars’ intensity
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It was a great day at Union City High School, where five Soaring Eagles signed scholarship letters and eight in total made declarations to play on the next level. Leading the way was standout offen...
Focusing on the issues at issue
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Dear Editor: There has been much chaos about the upcoming New Jersey Assembly race in the 31st Legislative District. While I clearly do understand the game that is being played, we must focus on th...
A note about Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner
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Dear Editor: I have known Mayor Turner for over 30 years now and while I admit that we have often been on different sides of issues regarding the town, I must add that we have always maintained a m...
Family Fun Day honoring Hoboken Teacher – NJ Teacher of the Year
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Dear Editor: I am writing to share with the community the outpouring of pride and excitement we all feel for Hoboken Public School Teacher Mr. Mark Mautone, New Jersey State Teacher of the Year! On...