Council passes $108.4M budget
City tax rate stays flat, but county taxes set to jump; SW Park pushed back
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council approved a $108.4 million budget with no city tax rate increase for the 2015 calendar year at its Wednesday, May 20 meeting. The total budget is down almost 2 percent from ...
Sacco begins seventh term as mayor
Team sworn in among crowd of officials, well-wishers
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Nicholas Sacco is the mayor of North Bergen – not big news after 24 years in the role, but it’s official again as of May 19. That’s when he took the oath of office for the seventh time (the ninth l...
HOLLOWAY, JANET
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Funeral services took place May 14 for Janet Holloway, 76, of Secaucus. She passed away May 12. She was a retired secretary working for O.O.C.L. in New York City for 22 years. She was the wife of R...
NB savors ‘A Taste of India’
Library brings popular culture and cuisine series to downtown location
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
About 500 people attended the grand festivities at the North Bergen Free Public Library’s Kennedy Branch on Saturday, May 9 when the town and library hosted “A Taste of India.” In India, the holida...
Uncommon valor
200 Club of Hudson County pays tribute to first responders
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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While the men and women who work as firefighters, police officers, or emergency medical technicians generally do so without fanfare, those who have shown exceptional dedication to duty get their da...
Can city make it easier to start and run a business?
Zimmer addresses concerns from local professionals about zoning holdup, traffic
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 7 7 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
In a wide-ranging talk with members of the city’s business community at a Hoboken Chamber of Commerce breakfast this past Tuesday, Mayor Dawn Zimmer addressed a number of concerns and cited initiat...
Memorial Day-let us never forget!
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Dear Editor: With the upcoming Memorial Day upon us let us take a moment to recall all who had left Hoboken in the service of their country and never returned. We have some beautiful monuments thru...
KUGLER, REV. HORST GERHARDT
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A memorial service was held May 21 at St. John Lutheran Church, Union City, for the Reverend Horst Gerhardt “Gary” Kugler, 76. He died May 15 at Hackensack Medical Center. Born in Somerville, the s...
Girls softball season underway in Guttenberg
First pitch thrown at ball field in Braddock Park
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Play ball! The girls’ softball league in Guttenberg opened its season last month with a grand opening at the ball field at the intersection of Palisade and Woodcliff avenues in James J. Braddock No...
Neighbor against neighbor
Residents expected to battle over Westside historic district
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of the West Side are likely to clash at the May 27 City Council meeting over whether a historic zone should be set up in portions of Ward B and Ward F. A controversial ordinance, schedule...