FLAKE NEWS: Snow closes most schools on Wednesday, second day of spring
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- After weather reports said the Hudson County area may get 6 to 10 inches of snow on Wednesday, March 20, many area public schools announced that they will be closed that day -- the...
Former Hoboken city spokesman gets PR job; new spokesman to be announced Wednesday
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Former Hoboken spokesman Juan Melli, who served through the administration of former Mayor Dawn Zimmer and for the first two months of new Mayor Ravi Bhalla's term, will join the New Jer...
AH, SPRING! 6-10 inches of snow currently predicted to fall all day Wednesday
Mar 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- As predicted last week, Wednesday's going to be a wet and probably white day. Forecasters say it will snow throughout the day, not letting up. As of now, Accuweather predicts the r...
Former Secaucus Councilwoman Susan Pirro passes away
Mar 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 192 192 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS-- Former 3rd Ward Councilwoman Susan Pirro passed away Sunday afternoon after a long cancer battle, Town Administrator Gary Jeffas confirmed. “It's devastating,” Jeffas said, about the pas...
Jersey City teachers’ union signs contract with school district
Mar 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 178 178 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – After a weekend of intense negotiations, the Jersey City Board of Education came to an agreement with the Jersey City Education Association late on Sunday. “The Jersey City Board of E...
GAUGHRAN, JAMES F.
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held March 9 for James F. Gaughran, 74, of North Bergen. He passed away March 5. An Army veteran of Vietnam, he was a retired worker at the North Bergen M.U.A. He was the husb...
UPDATE: Transformer explosion darkens western Jersey City and briefly blips Hoboken
Mar 18, 2018 | 7 7 comments | 207 207 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- Parts of western Jersey City lost power after 11 p.m. on Saturday night and remained in the dark for nearly four hours -- and residents five miles away in Hoboken lost power for ju...
FERRANTE, JOSEPH PAUL
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services took place March 10 for Joseph Paul Ferrante, 86, of Ft. Pierce, Fla. He passed away surrounded by his family on March 3. He was born and raised in Union City and moved to Ft. Pier...
Youthful disobedience
High school students engage in extra protest after anti-gun walkout
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 313 313 recommendations | email to a friend
The real story behind North Bergen High School students’ participation in the national student walkout against gun violence on March 14 began after it ended. After the 17-minute demonstration on Jo...
Strike!
School board fails to act on teachers’ last offer
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 550 550 recommendations | email to a friend
After more than eight months of tough contract negotiations, Jersey City teachers walked off the job on Friday, March 16 after the Board of Education failed to approve a final offer. The school boa...