City introduces $113M budget
Plan has small tax reduction; council also discusses new hotel and Pier A
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council will host three workshops on March 27, March 29, and April 3 to discuss the proposed $113.2 million municipal budget, which the nine-member council introduced at this past Wednesda...
All-ages tribute to David Bowie
Weehawken residents team up for album fundraiser
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken resident and music producer Stephanie Mayers decided to put her experience to good use by creating a David Bowie tribute album with local and national performers, whose proceeds will go t...
BIGGIO, ANTHONY
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A funeral mass was offered March 13 at St. Anns Church, Jersey City, for Anthony Biggio, 86. He passed away peacefully March 9 at the Alaris at The Fountains South Campus, Secaucus. Anthony was bor...
Blizzard? What blizzard?
Storm lashes Jersey City with sleet and bitter cold, but less snow than expected
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City braced as forecasters predicted a major winter storm and heavy snowfall last week. However, a westward shift in the path of the nor’easter left a little more than 6 inches of accumulati...
BROWNE, THOMAS J.
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A mass of Christian burial was celebrated March 16 at St. Michael’s Church on Thursday for Thomas J. Browne, 73. He passed away peacefully on March 10. Thomas was a lifelong resident of Jersey City...
Team Guttenberg reveals mayor, council candidates
Will run in November, 2017 after mayor announces his departure
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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After Guttenberg Mayor Gerald Drasheff said last week that he would not seek reelection in November of 2017, one group of candidates -- Team Guttenberg -- announced its slate of candidates at a fun...
A handy design
Students develop better tools for the disabled
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Shania, a fourth grade student in Jersey City, held up the plastic artificial hand. “See, it doesn’t bend very well,” she said. “So it can’t hold things it needs in order to eat.” The challenge for...
Taste of Weehawken is May 2
Event at Food Court will benefit township library
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The Annual Taste of Weehawken returns to the Food Court at Lincoln Harbor on Tuesday, May 2 for the 17th year. The popular culinary event is a fundraiser for the Weehawken Library. Throughout the y...
Snow business
Does the city need legislation to deal with unshoveled properties?
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
As the city digs out after Tuesday’s snowstorm, Mayor Dawn Zimmer has told the City Council that Hoboken may need stiffer penalties for property owners who ignore local ordinances requiring them to...
After fire kills toddler, mayor targets response time
Claims squad took 40 minutes to put water on blaze
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
After a nearly-2-year-old boy died in a fire on Summit Avenue March 4, Mayor Brian Stack complained that it took the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue squad over 40 minutes to put water on the ...