Farewell blues
Guttenberg Captain Joel Magenheimer retires
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
One of Guttenberg’s finest is hanging up his blue hat. Police Captain Joel Magenheimer retires this month after more than 30 years on the force. To mark the occasion, he was feted at a surprise tri...
New Union City athletics field to open in May
Announcement part of Dominican Independence Day festivities
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
A long-awaited set of athletic fields in Union City will open in May. Mayor Brian Stack made the announcement at the city’s Dominican Independence Day festivities on March 7. “We just built a beaut...
Firefighters speak out for autism
Mayor joins squad for kickoff event
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Mar 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
When Hoboken Firefighter Richard England told his fellow squad members that his 3-year-old son Mason was diagnosed with autism, many of them told him that whatever he and his family needed, they we...
Maybe next time
Marathon council meeting postpones Senate Place abatement
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Public outcry over a proposed 20-year tax abatement for a Senate Place development project played only a small part in why the City Council chose not to vote on the ordinance at the March 26 meetin...
‘Spring’ this weekend
County high school staging award-winning play
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
“We go beyond the box here a lot,” said High Tech High School’s musical theater director, Alex Perez, last week. “This specific production has been kind of a dream because we’ve been able to be fea...
Divisive, incorrect language about charter school
Mar 30, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: My husband and I have 2 children attending the HoLa Charter School. We chose to put our daughter’s name in the publicly held lottery for HoLa, not because it was a “Charter School”, bu...
You’re the top!
Weehawken High School to perform ‘Anything Goes’
Mar 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the most exciting events of the year in Weehawken is the Annual School Musical Theater Production, which this year is “Anything Goes.” The show is sponsored by Mayor Richard Turner and the W...
Town getting greener
New park promenade and bus stop planned
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Before the end of the year, Laurel Hill Park in Secaucus will get a new walkway allowing pedestrian access over the Hackensack River, parallel to the shoreline. The walkway will include fishing sta...
Developers should listen to the will of the people
Mar 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I find it somewhat comical that Michael and David Barry (through their ownership of Applied Companies) continue to wage their campaign to have the “Monarch at the Shipyard” built while...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Dean DeChiaro
Mar 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Series of lobby burglaries The Hoboken Police Department is investigating a string of recent burglaries in apartment building lobbies around the city, according to police reports. At least three bu...