The view from the top
KRE’s first ‘Journal Squared’ tower reaches maximum height
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 27, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
From near the top of the first Journal Squared residential tower, you almost have to hold your breath. At 563 feet, you feel as if you are on the top of a mountain. Because of its location atop the...
KILMER, HUGH FREDERICK
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A memorial funeral mass was offered Dec. 22 at Our Lady of Grace Church, Hoboken, for Hugh Kilmer. He died Dec. 17th in Pensacola, Fla. He was born in Arlington, Va. to Kenton and Francis Kilmer, w...
The wall
Dec 27, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I live on Garden St. in Hoboken. Option A shows a wall that ends in front of my house. I am extremely concerned, especially because the house is the only thing I own of significant val...
Cabbie goes on ‘Uber-tirade’ at public meeting
Taxi union asks for equal playing field; Uber touts track record
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Tensions between Hoboken’s taxi drivers and the paid Uber ride sharing service boiled over during a City Council meeting on Dec. 16 when one cabbie lashed out with accusations the city is “slacking...
Alice goes to White Castle
100-year-old woman enjoys her first birthday party ever
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Alice Koenig waited for an especially auspicious occasion to set foot in her very first White Castle restaurant. On Dec. 17 the time came. It was her 100th birthday. The milestone was marked by a s...
Spinning their wheels?
Hoverboards/Segways are newest craze, but not legal in every city
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Gianna Parkinson, 10, of West New York wanted a hoverboard – a two-wheel electronic skateboard that allows users to stand up – after her friend Gigi bought one. But when she tried one herself in th...
Light at the end of the tunnel?
Port Authority advances plans for new train path under river
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
With Hudson County undergoing the greatest residential development expansion in its history, especially near transportation connections to New York City, the Port Authority of New York and New Jers...
SCOREBOARD
Soaring Eagles ready to contend from start this year
by Jim Hague
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
A year ago, the Union City High School boys’ basketball team started off with a pedestrian 3-3 record, falling to the middle of the pack in the Hudson County Interscholastic Athletic League and NJS...
Weehawken schools get new superintendent
Dr. Robert Zywicki begins his duties Feb. 1
by Marguerite Masse
Reporter staff writer
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Robert R. Zywicki was appointed the new Superintendent of Schools for the Weehawken Township School District by the Board of Education at their meeting held on Nov. 24. Dr. Zywicki will assume ...
PAGANO, DOROTHY
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Private funeral services have been held for Dorothy Pagano, 92, of North Bergen. She passed away on Dec. 19. She was a crossing guard supervisor for the County of Hudson. She was the wife of the la...