Hoboken has a $8.5-10 million debt, and it’s a problem
Sep 17, 2017 | 9 9 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Mayor Zimmer sent a Nixle on the $8.5-10 million Hoboken owes to Suez Water. Yet in over 1,000 words the word “debt” never appears. Google defines debt as “something, typically money, ...
A remembrance of horror
WNY residents gather for 9/11 memorial
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
For Rep. Albio Sires, the events of Sept. 11, 2001 and the death of four residents from West New York that day are still stinging memories. Sires was mayor of West New York when he learned that Mic...
Safe town
Independent trade association names North Bergen 52nd safest place in America
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Is North Bergen the 52nd safest place in America? It is, according to the National Home Council for Home Safety and Security, a national trade association specializing in alarm installation and hom...
A celebration of a great teacher
New school in JC Heights named for pre-K advocate
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
For most of the people who came out to cut the ribbon on a new elementary school in Jersey City Heights, the event became a tender tribute to the woman for whom it is being named. Patricia M. Noona...
A weed grows in Secaucus
Local dispensary gets state permit to grow medical marijuana, set to open in Q4 2017
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
A medical marijuana dispensary is set to begin operations in Secaucus, after the state recently issued a permit for it to begin growing the plants. Harmony Foundation is on track to become New Jers...
Meet Hoboken’s Jacobson brothers
Their family history is entwined with the city’s
by Dennis Sevano
Sep 17, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
It would be a daunting task to catalog the impact the Jacobson Brothers have had on Hoboken. But let’s start with Jim (Jake) and Michael, born and raised at 1140 Garden St. From a sports perspectiv...
Independence Day performance at UN
JC dance group celebrates 70th anniversary of India’s independence
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
The Jersey City-based Surati dancers and musicians have made a point each year of celebrating Indian Independence Day. Last year, dancers associated with the group put on their show in front of Jer...
‘Meet The Skullers’
Local student debuts EP
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
New band The Skullers, started by Weehawken native and current Hoboken college student Jack Skuller, will release their debut EP “Meet The Skullers” in September. They already have several gigs lin...
Memorial looks to be much improved in Calderana’s third year
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The new high school football season brings about a renewed sense of optimism from Memorial High School head coach Stefano “Bear” Calderana . And that’s the only time this season that Calderana’s re...
HIGGINS, JOSEPH RAYMOND
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91, of Union City, N.J. passed away on Saturday, September 2, 2017, at Hoboken University Medical Center, surrounded by his family. Born in Jersey City on January 9, 1926 to the late Peter and Cath...