Easter murder near Ocean Avenue
Apr 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- One man was shot dead and a 10-year-old girl shot in the stomach in what some believe was a drive-by shooting near Ocean and Van Nostrand avenues in Jersey City at about 10 p.m. on E...
Spring Fever happy hour will benefit The Hoboken Shelter
Apr 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN--The Hoboken Shelter is celebrating spring with a happy hour to benefit the city’s homeless community at Cadillac Cantina, 80 River St from 6: 30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday April 19. Th...
Texting troubles
Board member declines to resign after accidentally sending offensive message
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 16, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
After a member of the Hoboken school board accidentally sent an offensive text to all of her colleagues and the superintendent of schools, she apologized last week and declined to resign. More than...
In response to immigrant issues, city to establish ID program
Also at council meeting: Out-of-town parking a problem in The Heights
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Inspired by Mayor Steven Fulop’s promise to protect immigrants from possible intimidation by federal immigration agents, the City Council introduced an ordinance at its April 12 meeting that will c...
Hopping down the bunny trail
Hoboken kids find over 30,000 eggs
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Easter egg hunts were held in Hoboken last Saturday for area tykes. Hoboken Grace hosted its seventh annual Easter Egg Hunt on Mama Johnson Field, an event that draws thousands. Uptown at Colum...
Donating toothbrushes and toys to foster kids
NB public school students put donations – and even allowance -- together
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen students recently worked with a local non-profit to create bags packed with essentials that new foster kids might need, particularly the first night they are removed from their prior l...
Police chief to retire
City will conduct a search for his replacement
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Confirming rumors that have been circulating for several months, Mayor Steven Fulop has announced Police Chief Philip Zacche will retire as of June 1, and his administration will conduct a national...
Superintendent runs through tunnel
Lincoln Tunnel challenge benefits Special Olympics
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken Superintendent of Schools Dr. Robert Zywicki participated in the 31st annual Lincoln Tunnel 5K Challenge last Saturday. The challenge raises funds for the Special Olympics New Jersey, in ...
New hotel at the PATH station
Local officials join developers for ribbon cutting at extended-stay inn
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Local officials and developers from Ironstate Development Companies and Panepinto Properties were on hand on Monday, April 10 for a ribbon cutting at the Residents Inn by Marriott, 80 Columbus Driv...
Four local students win design prizes
‘Dream Racers’ team designs car, advances to nationals in Texas
Apr 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
On Saturday, April 1, a team of boys and girls from North Bergen, Weehawken, and Teaneck who have known each other since their day care days participated in the “Formula 1 in School” competition he...