Neighbor against neighbor
Residents expected to battle over Westside historic district
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 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...
Girls softball season underway in Guttenberg
First pitch thrown at ball field in Braddock Park
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Residents raise money for Nepali earthquake relief
Secaucus event on May 31 will feature food, music
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus resident Dorjee Sherpa’s parents came from the Khumbu Valley, where Mount Everest is located. “There’s no airport nearby,” said Dorjee, who was born in Kathmandu and moved to the U.S. in 1...
Moody’s downgrades UC’s rating for borrowing money
But Stack expects rating to go back up; says city has development on horizon
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City Mayor Brian Stack said he is confident his administration can improve its financial footing after credit rating agency Moody’s Investor Service downgraded its assessment of the city’s mu...
WNY goals: Parking, vets’ housing
Roque begins second term as mayor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Felix Roque was sworn into office for a second term last week, after his fellow West New York commissioners took their oaths and reorganized. In West New York’s form of government, voters ele...
LAMPARELLI, GIOACCHINO
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held May 20 for Gioacchino “Jack” Lamparelli, 72. He died May 16 at Holy Name Hospital, Teaneck. Born in Jersey City, the son of the late Victoria (Lippolis) and Francesco Lam...
SCOREBOARD
Prep wins Hudson County baseball crown again
Second in three years for state-ranked Marauders
by Jim Hague
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
A little before the high school baseball season was about to begin, Pat Laguerre had the scare of his young life. The St. Peter’s Prep head baseball coach suffered a heart attack. Those aren’t the ...
Outstanding service from our city
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Our city services’ attention to the fire at Columbian Towers on Saturday, May 2, 2015 was outstanding. Mayor Zimmer’s allowance of the senior citizens and the disabled tenants from Col...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Flies followed to antique gun haul What began as concern over a possible dead or diseased occupant in a Park Avenue townhouse this past Monday ended with the discovery of a cache of antique guns an...
A lesson in life-saving
Residents learn CPR thanks to JCMC
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Approximately 50 people from the community came to Middle School 7 on May 19 to sit on the floor and pound on the chests of small tan dummies. Parents of children at the school and other interested...