Ravi Bhalla supports Forward Together team
Oct 30, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I write to express my enthusiastic support for the Forward Together team (1-2-4 ) of Jen Evans, Sheillah Dallara, and Irene Sobolov. When I first moved to Hoboken, the administration o...
A cop’s best friend
Port Authority graduates seven new canine teams
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
One by one, Port Authority police officers and their partner dogs walked to the front of the room at the Jersey City Port Authority facility to receive their diplomas. The Oct. 26 ceremony was as m...
Town to appraise land for new parking lot
Postpones vote to lower speed limits near schools
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
At the town’s Board of Commissioners meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 26, the commissioners adopted an ordinance to purchase 1132 Hillside Place. The town intends to build a parking lot for police parkin...
School board candidates respond to test scores
Most below average
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Board of Education received the public school students’ 2015-2016 year state test scores last month, and although some grade levels showed improvement, most scores were still below the ...
Young movie-makers unite
Black Maria Film Festival returns to the library
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Public Library hosted the 35th annual Black Maria Film Festival and announced the winners of the New Jersey Young Filmmakers contest on Thursday, Oct. 20. Black Maria is a travelin...
A celebration of culture
The 41st Annual Hispanic Parade rocks Bergenline Avenue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
Blaring horns, cheering crowds, brightly dressed dancers and loud music filled Bergenline Avenue on Oct. 2, as thousands of people line the street through North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, a...
Vote 3,5,6 to put a halt to runaway school taxes
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: There is no other way to put it: the Hoboken school district spends too much money and expects us – the taxpayers – to foot the bill. Once again, the district is going over the 2 perce...
From Spider-Man to Eazy-E
Local residents have it all sewn up for Halloween
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
Casey T., a fourth grader in Weehawken, wants to be Captain America, while Roger P., an elementary school student in Union City, wants to be a clown. Sebastian, Roger’s younger brother, said he pla...
School board reverses itself in a historic vote
School No. 34 named after President Barack Obama
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
After significant public outcry against the Board of Education’s earlier attempt to name Public School No. 34 after board member Marilyn Roman, the board made a dramatic reversal at its Oct. 19 mee...
You’ll have more places to go on light rail
Agreement on gas tax should fuel more stops in JC, NB, Bergen
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 30, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent $16 billion, eight-year transportation funding compromise between legislators and the administration of Gov. Chris Christie should allow for the expansion of the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail b...