Work in progress
Big changes at the high school/middle school
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
“The traditional computer lab model is dead,” said Secaucus Superintendent of Schools Robert Presuto. “You don’t see any new schools now or any renovations with rows and rows of bolted-in computers...
JC schools may be short 7,000 spaces
2013 report shows shortage of classrooms after 2018
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Estimates vary on how big a shortage of student space Jersey City schools will face, but a 2013 schools facility report predicted the city may not have enough room to accommodate a rise in student ...
City lost most people in one zip code, but…
Still no 9/11 memorial in Hoboken
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
This past Friday, Sept. 11, residents throughout Hudson County congregated at their respective memorials, including the Empty Sky memorial at Liberty State Park and Weehawken’s monument built from ...
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Private funeral services have been held for Dennis J. Tuohy, Jr., 81, of Port Monmouth. He died Aug. 31 peacefully at home. He was born in Jersey City and lived in Port Monmouth for 51 years. Denni...
Bringing the community 2gether
Sep 13, 2015 | 6 6 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In the 2nd Ward, a feeling of community thrives throughout our neighborhoods from Willow Ave. to the Waterfront. My name is Peter Biancamano and I am a fortunate son of the 2nd Ward, w...
Public housing gets new director
North Carolina man set to take over
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 5 5 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Just over a year after the controversial termination of Carmelo Garcia, the Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA) appointed a new executive director during a meeting Thursday. Sept. 10. Marc Recko, the c...
Jersey City remembers
Ceremony honors those who fell on 9/11, and afterward
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Storm clouds rolled over the Manhattan skyline after dumping heavy rains on Jersey City, adding to the somber mood of the 14th annual 9/11 Memorial Day Service, “Reflections,” on Friday. Mayor Stev...
Little shoppers
Back-to-school drive provides free supplies to needy residents
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second year in a row the North Bergen Emergency Relief Program hosted a back-to-school drive, collecting supplies for a month and a half and then distributing them for free last week to res...
The new face of Louisa Park
Refurbished Weehawken facility opens after ‘face lift’
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Weehawken’s busy Louisa Park was completely reopened to the delight of toddlers, children, teens and adults alike on Wednesday, Aug. 26. The park underwent a facelift this spring, with different se...
Couple fined $2,500 for leaving dogs in hot car
Secaucus getting tougher on animal abuse
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 13, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
As one of the hottest summers on record draws to an end, Secaucus is continuing its campaign announced earlier this summer to prevent people from leaving their pets in hot cars. Last week, official...