Doing God’s work
Volunteers clean up downtown alleys
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 12 12 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
The rain on Sunday, Jan. 28, was not steady enough to deter more than 50 volunteers from making a return trip downtown to finish cleaning alleys they’d begun to clean up in December. Dressed in yel...
Wrecking ball comes
North Bergen demolishes abandoned residential building
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 251 251 recommendations | email to a friend
Town residents who are tired of seeing a building sit abandoned on 73rd Street are in luck. At their Jan. 24 meeting, the Board of Commissioners passed a resolution authorizing the town to acquire ...
Thanks, Hoboken
Feb 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It has been a true honor to serve the people of Hoboken as mayor for the last eight and one half years. I want to thank the residents of Hoboken for giving me this incredible opportuni...
Tough calls, changes, and taking on corruption
Former Mayor Zimmer reflects on her time in office
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 444 444 recommendations | email to a friend
“It was a true adventure,” said Dawn Zimmer about her time as Hoboken’s mayor, as she sat at a small booth in the back of the local Panera restaurant recently, sipping a chai latte, “an incredible ...
Banning Airbnb in West New York
After complaints, town adopts ordinance banning short-term rentals
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 784 784 recommendations | email to a friend
The West New York Board of Commissioners banned short-term vacation rentals of 30 days or less at their Jan. 18 meeting. Officials said the measure is in response to complaints from residents about...
Mayor Turner and council slate to run for re-election
Deadline for other candidates to file is March 5
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 741 741 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Richard Turner has filed to run for an eighth term as mayor of Weehawken – technically, running for one of five council seats this May. In Weehawken’s form of government, candidates run for f...
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A funeral mass was held Jan. 27 at Holy Rosary Church, Jersey City, for Patrick D. Massa, 91. He passed away Jan. 22. Patrick was born in Jersey City to the late Nicholas Massa and Mary Cupo Massa....
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Funeral mass was offered Jan. 26 at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Jersey City, for Alfred J. Meyer, 89. He passed away Jan. 21. Born in Jersey City, Al was a lifelong resident. He was a veteran, having...
Is new train tunnel coming?
NJ Transit holds public presentation on Gateway project
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
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New Jersey Transit, in conjunction with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), held a public information session in North Bergen on Jan. 30 regarding the Hudson Tunnel Project. The long-hoped f...
Fighting an ‘epidemic’
NJ non-profit hosts substance abuse awareness seminar in Hudson County
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 642 642 recommendations | email to a friend
Last year, former Gov. Christopher Christie called New Jersey’s opioid crisis the “AIDS epidemic of our generation.” According to the State Medical Examiner's Office, the Garden State saw over 1,60...