100 degrees: County OEM releases 'Hazardous Weather Discussion'
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- The County's Office of Emergency Management sent out this release for the weekend: "An Excessive Heat Watch is in effect from Saturday AM through Monday PM for most NJ counties. He...
Ferry accident injures 17 passengers
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JERSEY CITY – A hard landing by a New York Waterways Ferry at the Paulus Hook pier in Jersey City on July 23 resulted in injury to 17 passengers, according to city officials. City spokesperson Jenn...
Hoboken 9/11 memorial unlikely to be ready by 15th anniversary
But city secures funding for a $1.5M project, preps for bids
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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As the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack approaches, the city of Hoboken – which lost 57 people in the tragedy – still won’t have a permanent memorial on the waterfront in tim...
Around the world in a day
Residents enjoy dancing, food, at first WNY multicultural festival
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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“I already had a good day,” said Natalie, age 9, at the first ever West New York multicultural festival on Saturday, June 25, which she attended with her parents, sister, and their two dogs. “I ate...
BUNCE-ALY, DONNA M.
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A Catholic funeral blessing was July 19 for Donna M. Bunce-Aly, 55, of Union City. She passed away July 15. She was a lifelong resident. Donna worked as a compliance director for G&M Pharmaceutical...
Happy birthday – for $500-$1,000
With apartments too small for traditional parties, Hoboken parents spend hundred$ on kids
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Gone are the days of traditional birthday parties for kids involving pizza, an ice cream cake, and pin the tail on the donkey. In Hoboken, people’s apartments are so small that they typically pay $...
When Steven met Jaclyn
Mayor sent future wife a ‘little note’ to ask her to dinner
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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In a ceremony scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 23, in New Hope, Pa., Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop planned to marry Jaclyn Thompson, a local business owner. In some ways, theirs will be a...
No more selling animals from ‘puppy mills’
Union City cracks down on pet shops, and limits hours certain businesses can open
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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At the recent Union City Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, July 12, officials passed a number of laws affecting local businesses, including prohibiting pet shops from selling animals from ...
It’s Hamilton on the Hudson!
Tourists flock to historic duel site in Weehawken because of hit play
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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They’ve come from across the land, from Manhattan to Seattle, to walk to a small historic monument in Weehawken’s bluffs overlooking the Hudson River. Thanks to the success of the smash Broadway hi...
Kids cool off in ‘Water Olympics’
Library staff, cops, children compete
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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Anjali Salazar, 6, enjoyed the balloons. “We played with water balloons, and filled them up. I played with a Frisbee with the cops,” she said, standing in wet clothes on Friday, July 15 after a day...