Menendez to HUD: get the lead out!
Child health is the focus of new rules on public housing contamination
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Douglas Ratner of Jersey City Medical Center spoke at a press conference in the Booker T. Washington Houses courtyard in Jersey City on March 7 to support new legislation requiring the Departme...
Vote for school board, budget
Three candidates running for three open positions
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Public elections will be held on Tuesday, April 19 for three open seats on the North Bergen Board of Education. Three candidates are running unopposed for the seats: incumbents Patricia Bartoli and...
Everything old is new in Union City
With few spaces left to develop, property owners find ‘green’ ways to build
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Where do you build when your city is dense and almost fully developed? The population of Union City, with just over 1.2 square miles of land, is 66,455, according to the 2010 Census. With few empty...
McLEAN, TAYLOR
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Taylor McLean, 72, a prolific artist, dancer, writer and musician who touched the lives of many with his sensitive and uncompromising works, died peacefully on Feb. 25 at Christ Hospital in Jersey ...
And the ‘Oscar’ goes to…
Young Hoboken actors head to national competition after winning state contest
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
While not quite an Oscar or a Tony, young Hoboken actors and actresses lit up the stage at the New Jersey Thespians Competition last weekend; clutching first place awards for Best Play, Best Suppor...
Commercial development expands in Hudson
Businesses, offices, hotels all growing
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 162 162 recommendations | email to a friend
Condos aren’t the only things mushrooming across Hudson County; commercial development has taken off in a big way in Secaucus, Hoboken, Jersey City, North Bergen, and Bayonne. Incentives from the s...
A green day
O’Dea led St. Patrick’s Day parade
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Freeholder Bill O’Dea led marchers down JFK Boulevard in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day on March 13. Although O’Dea was the star of the event, many eyes were turned towards former councilman Bill...
Magenheimer named Gutt public safety director
Also at meeting: Police awards, 100-year-old resident honored
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
“I retired in March of 2014,” said Joel Magenheimer, the former police chief of the Town of Guttenberg. “In February of 2015 I came back as the deputy public safety director. Then I dropped dead in...
O’BRIEN, LOIS WILTSE
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A memorial service was held on Sunday, Feb. 28 at Grove Reformed Church in North Bergen, for Lois Wiltse O’Brien, 73, of Weehawken. She passed away Feb. 16. Born in Watertown, N.Y., Lois was the da...
SCOREBOARD
St. Anthony wins astounding 28th NJSIAA title
But legendary coach Hurley hints this could be last one
by Jim Hague
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Another trophy has been added to the overflowing awards case at St. Anthony High School. There are now 28 of the gold fixtures floating around the tiny downtown Jersey City school, in different are...