Weehawken tree-lighting draws merry-makers
Annual Christmas tradition proceeds despite the cold weather
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On a very cold, windy Sunday evening Weehawken residents gathered in front of the township Municipal Building for the annual lighting of the town Christmas tree. Children sang Christmas carols, som...
ORTIZ, WILFREDO J.
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Funeral services took place Dec. 11 for Wilfredo J. Ortiz , 68, of West New York. He passed away Dec. 9. Born in Santiago, D.R. he was the owner of Metro Couriers Trucking Co. in West New York. He ...
Mayor Roque’s opposition announces ticket
Wiley and friends to run against him in May; Munoz announces independently
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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In a move on Dec. 17 to try and bring together the disparate factions opposed to current administration, Commissioner Count Wiley officially unveiled a ticket called West New York United that is ex...
Schools of the future?
Board of Education debates three-year revamp of educational approach
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Board of Education members are engaged in a debate over the future of a three-year strategic plan envisioned by the school administration for the district and implemented by a school board whose me...
Democracy is alive and well in Hoboken
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Dear Editor: As an elected official it is my privilege and duty to represent the interests of my constituents. Numerous residents reached out to me to express their opposition to a proposal calling...
Holiday memories
Your neighbors share their stories
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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Whether their memories are about gifts, families, or feasts, the recollections of holidays past are seared into the minds of Hudson County residents. For Ashley Laureano, 18, of West New York, her ...
Holiday memories
Your neighbors share their stories
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether their memories are about gifts, families, or feasts, the recollections of holidays past are seared into the minds of Hudson County residents. For Ashley Laureano, 18, of West New York, her ...
POLICE CALLED TO SECAUCUS TO DEAL WITH ZOMBIES
Thousands crowd Convention Center for oversold ‘Walker Stalker’ event
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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The authorities were summoned to the Meadowlands Convention Center on Saturday afternoon to deal with an uncontrolled outbreak of zombies. It turned out the organizers of the “Walker Stalker” conve...
Tomorrow’s programmers
Grade schoolers participate in ‘Hour of Code’
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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“It’s really cool because we’re learning, but it’s really a game,” said Angel Iriarte. A student in Stephanie Stern’s fifth grade class at Franklin School in North Bergen, Iriarte was teaching hims...
Back on track
Development plan for rail yards approved by City Council
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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The Hoboken City Council has approved a sweeping plan to turn 36 acres of defunct rail yards into a dense mixed-use neighborhood oriented around Hoboken’s public transit hub. Unquestionably the mos...