Post-Sandy flooding project about to start
Also: Fire chief says goodbye; Western development plan advances
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council this past Wednesday took another step in a federally funded flood prevention program authorized after Hurricane Sandy. Also at the meeting, the council said goodbye to the ...
MARRA, ROBERT
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered June 4 at Sacred Heart R.C. Church in North Bergen for Robert “Bobby” Marra, 80, of North Bergen. He passed away on June 1. Robert was born in New York City. He was a ret...
The real reason your county taxes are high
City is double victim of big budget, brisk land sales
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
The beginning of summer in Hoboken is a time for venerable traditions, like the Arts and Music Festival, that first trip down the shore, and town officials complaining about the county property tax...
‘We did it!’
Landslide victory in Assembly primary signals united county Dem machine
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Certain members of the Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO) took credit for the overwhelming victory of Angela McKnight and Nicholas Chiaravalloti in the Democratic primaries for 31st Distr...
RiverParc opens on Weehawken waterfront
The township’s ‘new downtown’ is coming together
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
If anyone had any doubt about how important the ribbon cutting for RiverParc at Port Imperial was on May 29, they just had to look around the lobby filled with bankers, developers, contractors and ...
Bite out of crime
Kids learn forensics, safety via ‘Cookie with a Cop’
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents living nearby North Bergen’s Kennedy Branch Library at 21st Street may have overheard a heated battle on Friday, May 29. From the loudspeakers of two police cars emerged young voices sayi...
‘Freedom is coming’
Union City celebrates Cuban Independence Day
by Zachary Ozeal
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 07, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City’s Cuban flair is expressed in the town’s food, culture, and people. It was all on display on Wednesday, May 20, Cuban Independence Day, at International Park at Palisade Avenue and 38th ...
The truth about cats and dogs?
Activist group slams animal control practices, says $310K can be better used
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
A group of local residents is looking to completely overhaul the way North Hudson towns handle animal control. The Union City Feral Cat Committee (UCFCC) has posted a 23-page report on their websit...
MEZZINA, VINCENZO
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered June 4 at St. Francis RC Church, Hoboken, for Vincenzo Mezzina, 96, of Hoboken. He passed away May 31 in Hackensack. Predeceased by his wife, Maddalenain 2011, and a brot...
Launching bottle rockets
Sixth graders get taste of engineering
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
This past Tuesday, over 300 students from all 11 sixth grade classes at public, private, and charter schools in Hoboken gathered at the Canavan Arena on the Stevens Institute of Technology campus f...