Death behind closed doors
From grandparents to toddlers, recent trend in domestic violence alarms officials
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent double murder at the Arlington Gardens housing development on Randolph Avenue has local officials concerned. Kevin Hodges, 36, has been charged with the brutal murder of his mother and gra...
Group for needy people who need legal help expands
New digs near Journal Square offer more access
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
For those familiar with the classic movie “On the Waterfront,” they know the basement of St. Peter & Paul Church in Hoboken was originally a meeting place of people attempting to reform the crime-r...
WNY mayor goes to court on bribe charges
Roque says he’s confident he’ll be vindicated
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second time since taking office in 2011, Mayor Felix Roque is on trial. In conjunction with his private pain management medical business, Dr. Roque has been charged with allegedly accepting...
KRAJNIK, HELEN B.
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass took place Dec. 10 at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Jersey City, for Helen B. Krajnik, 95, of Jersey City. She passed away at Cusack Care Center on Dec. 3. A lifelong Jersey City resi...
Union City welcomes the holidays
Officials light tree, students croon Christmas songs
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 267 267 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City officials wished everybody a happy holiday this year while lighting the Christmas tree in front of Town Hall on Friday, Dec. 2. Students from the high school choir and band performed hol...
Too much eggnog?
At commissioners’ meeting: Drunk driving crackdown; parking
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen’s Board of Commissioners have been given a $5,000 grant to fund the township’s 2016 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign, part of a national law enforcement program to prevent drunk...
Hoboken Family Planning concerned about funding
Group offers wide array of services including basic med care, screenings
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
“The program is under threat,” said Director Bill Bullock as he sat at a grey oval table in a well lit back conference room of Hoboken Family Planning last week. The non-profit agency is one of man...
Fidel Castro dies at 90
Death of former leader of Cuba has local leader rethinking policies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
For many old-time Cuban residents of Hudson County, the death of Fidel Castro is personal. Some recall fleeing his Communist regime when they were children, to take refuge in the United States. Som...
SCOREBOARD
Friars go the King Cole route
Hurley predicts senior will be ‘the best guard in the state’
by Jim Hague
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
It was another season to remember in a lifetime of memorable seasons at St. Anthony. Last year, the fabulous Friars posted yet another undefeated season, winning all 32 of their games, including th...
Fidel Castro dies at 90
Death of former leader of Cuba has local leader rethinking policies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 194 194 recommendations | email to a friend
For many old-time Cuban residents of Hudson County, the death of Fidel Castro is personal. Some recall fleeing his Communist regime when they were children, to take refuge in the United States. Som...