Hudson County just raised Jersey City’s taxes by 5.8 percent!
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Dear Editor: Last Thursday evening, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders approved a $512 million budget that raised Jersey City’s County taxes by 5.8 percent. Before the freeholders voted, I took...
Hudson County just raised Hoboken’s taxes by 14.5 percent!
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Dear Editor: Last Thursday evening, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders approved a $512 million budget that raised Hoboken’s County taxes by 14.5 percent. The biggest piece of the Hoboken tax bi...
Counting the homeless
This year’s number shows decline, but how to help those who remain?
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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A bone-chilling wind blew across Journal Square during the night of Jan. 28, the date of the official 2014 annual homeless count. Commuters rushed out of the PATH station with faces wrapped in scar...
Bittersweet day
High Tech students sad to leave high school, happy to be moving forward
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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More than 150 students graduated from High Tech High School, the public county high school based in North Bergen, on June 27. Their day could be described in one word: transitions. While many of th...
Hudson County on the ball for the World Cup
Businesses report more excitement than ever
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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The FIFA World Cup is back, and with it the quadrennial debate over when soccer will finally break through in the United States. Americans, the traditional line goes, are too saturated by football,...
High achiever
Weehawken student continues record of excellence
by Gil Aguon
Reporter staff writer
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Eleanor Woodruff, a student at Weehawken High School, was awarded the eighth grade achievement award at the Weehawken High School awards dinner last month. The event, which was held at the Sheraton...
Be the leaders of tomorrow
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Dear Editor: To the graduates of the Class of 2014, we are writing this letter to you as our last official correspondence. Like all good things, our journey has come to an end. Yet, your journey ha...
Hudson County on the ball for the World Cup
Businesses report more excitement than ever
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The FIFA World Cup is back, and with it the quadrennial debate over when soccer will finally break through in the United States. Americans, the traditional line goes, are too saturated by football,...
What’s the right number?
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Dear Editor: How few does a group of people have to be not to matter? How many do they have to number in order to be recognized and respected by state officials? A substantial minority of people in...
The secret struggles of fathers
Local author is among memoirists in ‘Dads Behaving Dadly’ book
by Caren Matzner
Reporter Editor
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Former Jersey City resident Lorne Jaffe experienced moments of terror as a stay-at-home dad after his daughter Sienna was born two years ago. Having grown up battling anxiety and depression, he had...