March to come in like a lion with possible nor'easter Thur night
Feb 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- As of the beginning of this week, forecasters were predicting drenching rain and wind for this coming Thursday night (March 1) continuing to Friday night (March 2). Saturday will b...
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Feb 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
Full of the expected platitudes of former and future success, the first State of the State Address of Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop’s second term could not skirt some of the most significant and t...
Fulop looks ahead
Mayor’s State of the City speech is full of hope, tinged with regret
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
Full of the expected platitudes of former and future success, the first State of the State Address of Mayor Steven Fulop’s second term could not skirt some of the most significant and troubling iss...
Bar crawl clash
Controversy after city closes five bars during upcoming ‘Leprecon’
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 423 423 recommendations | email to a friend
The city of Hoboken Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) Board held their regular bi-weekly meeting on Thursday, Feb. 22 to consider various charges against 11 Hoboken liquor licensees. As a result, the ...
Car sharing nearby
Uber opens office on Meadowlands Parkway
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 347 347 recommendations | email to a friend
The ride-sharing service Uber celebrated the official opening of its new driver support center on Meadowlands Parkway in Secaucus on Feb. 20. Mayor Michael Gonnelli and Town Council members were on...
BARILLAS, ELVIRA
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was held Feb. 19 at Our Lady of Fatima Church for Elvira Barillas of North Bergen. She passed away Feb. 15 with her family at her side. She worked for the township of North Bergen as...
Digital dollars
North Bergen gets first Bitcoin currency kiosk
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s a new ATM machine in town, but it doesn’t dispense real money. The machine is next to the counter of the Delta Food Mart convenience store on JFK Blvd. and 91st Street. Its label, “Bitcoin ...
BRYANT, ANDREW E.
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services took place Feb. 16 for Andrew E. Bryant, 22, of Jersey City. He passed away suddenly on Feb. 7 from a venous sinus thrombosis (blood clot). Andrew was a graduate of Dickinson High ...
Crime and parking
Town Council tackles a few issues at meeting
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 355 355 recommendations | email to a friend
At the Tuesday, Feb. 13 Town Council meeting, Councilman John Gerbasio read a report from the town’s Police Committee, regarding their 2017 crime statistics. “We’ve had more calls and responses,” G...
Mayor responds to questions about side job
Council also challenges his rent board appointments
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
During Wednesday’s City Council meeting, several council members questioned Mayor Ravi Bhalla’s newly announced part-time position at a law firm, and also challenged his appointments to the Rent Le...