Ward B candidates air their views
Special election pits three candidates for city council seat
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Three candidates are running to represent Ward B on the City Council in a special election on Nov. 8. The present councilman, John Hallanan, business owner LeKendrick Shaw, and Lincoln High School ...
Challenging the status quo
A teen ticket and two independents have high hopes in school board election
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
Two recent graduates from Jersey City Schools are among the ten candidates running in this year’s Board of Education election, as well as an activist mom prominent in her school’s parent-teacher or...
Celebrating a special birthday for a special man
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Linda and Sal gustoso, formerly of Hoboken, were invited to a special birthday party for their life-long dear friend, Richard Branda, who turned 70! Richie was born and raised in Hoboken. The party...
Why can’t cops crack down on jitney buses?
Death of an 11-year-old in Jersey City may cause a change
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
The death of 11-year George Gonzalez, struck by a jitney bus on Kennedy Boulevard near Neptune Avenue on Oct. 14, may prompt a review of regulations that apply to the vehicles. But right now, if a ...
Who’s running for school board?
Six candidates compete for three seats in November election
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
In the Secaucus Board of Education election on Tuesday, Nov. 8, there are three open seats to be filled. Issues in the school district include the amount of technology, the need for more funding fr...
Who’s running for the Hoboken Board of Education?
Two opposing tickets seek three seats
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 26 26 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
Six candidates on two tickets are running in the Hoboken Board of Education election on Nov. 8 to fill three seats for three-year terms. Incumbents Jennifer Evans, and Irene Sobolov are seeking ree...
Learning about Alzheimer’s
North Bergen police officers receive new training
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Police Department had three days of training last week with Kristine Allen, president and co-founder of the Act Now Foundation, a nonprofit organization that helps the public recog...
Bill Gaughan dies at 78
Longest serving Jersey City councilman admired by friends and colleagues
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
William Gaughan, the longest serving councilman in Jersey City and former chief of staff to the county executive’s office, died at his home on Oct. 19. Gaughan was elected to the City Council in 19...
City Council protects historic buildings
But tables expansion of the city’s historic districts; longevity pay to end
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
Historic buildings in Hoboken now have legal protection against demolition, but the City Council has tabled an attempt to extend the city’s Historic District. The council also approved a measure to...
Replacement for Drumeler found
Gary Jeffas to be Town Administrator, John Gerbasio may be new councilman
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Michael Gonnelli and the Town Council have announced that Councilman Gary Jeffas will have to resign to replace Town Administrator David Drumeler this January. Drumeler recently resigned from...