State of Zimmer’s city: Good, getting better
Mayor touts low crime rate, promises cleaner streets, flood prevention, street upgrades
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Mar 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Dawn Zimmer’s state of the city address Tuesday night focused on a complete modernization of the city’s aging water and electrical infrastructure, initiatives she said will be a mainstay of h...
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A funeral mass was offered March 19 at St Joseph of the Palisades Church in West New York for Anna Schwartz, 96, of Guttenberg. She passed away March 14 at the Hudson View Nursing Home. She was a r...
Deadline looms for Obamacare
NHCAC and other community organizations scramble to get people signed up in time
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
With a local waiting list of 4,000 people and only 13 enrollment specialists to help them sign up for insurance under the provisions of the federal Affordable Healthcare Act, officials at North Hud...
Welcome to our special Hudson County Progress issue
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Hudson County’s location and amenities are attracting thousands of new residents, not to mention new hotels, parks, train stations, and restaurants. This annual special “Hudson County Progress” edi...
Words for the wee ones
Webster School celebrates Read Across America
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Daniel Webster School kicked off Book Fair Week with a Mexican Fiesta on Friday, Feb. 21. Parents and students enjoyed an evening of fun-filled reading activities as they browsed and purchased book...
City and school budgets may both raise taxes
City must deal with $1.5M in legal payouts, while schools could see 54 layoffs
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Mar 23, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council unanimously voted on Wednesday night to introduce a $107.6 million budget for calendar year 2014, a budget that may include a slight tax increase. Residents pay taxes to th...
The boom is back
Residential projects rising again from Bayonne to JC to West New York
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Mar 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
At the Hoboken Chamber of Commerce’s annual business awards in November, local real estate agent Michael Klein of Liberty Realty said the area had bounced back pretty quickly after a major weather ...
$90M project on once-polluted land
Site transformed into hub for public works, police
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Still struggling to resolve the remainder of an environmental cleanup on a 17-acre site on East Linden Avenue, Jersey City expects to open a new municipal operations center there in June. In 2010, ...
City Hall needs forward-moving management
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Dear Editor: Even though we’ve hopefully seen the last of this winter’s snow, it’s still heartening to see our mayor throw us a bone and speak of a “new approach” to snow removal. Of course given t...
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Funeral services were held March 17 for Cosimina Sinisi, 101, of North Bergen, formerly of West New York. She passed away March 13. She was the wife of the late John Sinisi; mother of Julia Sinisi,...