Light at the end of the tunnel?
Port Authority advances plans for new train path under river
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
With Hudson County undergoing the greatest residential development expansion in its history, especially near transportation connections to New York City, the Port Authority of New York and New Jers...
Union City legend Mastorelli passes away
Long-time sports, political fixture helped many get college scholarships
by Jim Hague
Reporter sports columnist
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Nick Mastorelli, known better by the popular nickname “Whizzer” he held for more than seven decades, died last week in the Castle Hill Care Facility in his native Union City. His true age was never...
Spinning their wheels?
Hoverboards/Segways are newest craze, but not legal in every city
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
Gianna Parkinson, 10, of West New York wanted a hoverboard – a two-wheel electronic skateboard that allows users to stand up – after her friend Gigi bought one. But when she tried one herself in th...
The next generation
Young Democrats organize in Hudson County
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Assemblyman-elect Nicholas Chiaravalloti of Bayonne once bemoaned the fact that young people seem to have abandoned politics. He mentioned this in passing back in 2008 when he first ran for the sta...
Winter wonderland
Businesses win annual holiday decorating contest; residents celebrate as well
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Chamber of Commerce announced winners last week in their annual contest to recognize businesses that that went the extra mile in decorating for the holidays. Retail showroom Swift Morri...
TRENCH, MARIA G.
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was celebrated Dec. 23 at St. Paul of the Cross Church for Maria “Mary” G. Trench, 85, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. She passed away peacefully with her family at her side on D...
Where is Rep. Albio Sires?
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Living in the NJ 8th Congressional District, I’ve been writing my representatives in D.C. and their local offices here in Hudson County for years - and 9 times out of 10 I’ve received ...
Rebuild by Design options
Dec 27, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Why is Mayor Zimmer trying to divide Hoboken residents and turning groups of citizens against each other? Various groups may be harmed by the options presented “Rebuild by Design.” Whe...
Summer Santa
T-shirt weather for annual winter parade
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
After marching more than 50 blocks through North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, and Union City in the annual Santa Parade, the revelers were ready for a snack, and Four Star Diner generously pr...
He made the grade
Jersey City resident is part of Fox News apprentice program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Born in Bayonne but raised in Jersey City, Randall Payton recently took the next step in a promising career in media when he graduated from the Ailes Apprentice Program (AAP) founded by Fox News Ch...