The reval, revived
City will restart politically sticky property reassessments
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Hold on to your hats! A scary political wind will shortly start to blow through Jersey City, now that the City Council has voted to approve a contract for a firm to undertake a new reevaluation of ...
Leaving darkness behind
Families walk to raise suicide awareness
by Samantha Meyer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Krystle Duffy went to the annual Out of the Darkness suicide prevention walk and fundraiser in Secaucus two weekends ago to honor her brother Tommy Duffy, 21, who died from suicide in March 2014. S...
Legislators take on predatory student loan practices
Limits on wage garnishment on the horizon
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter Staff writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
A bill introduced in the New Jersey State Assembly in early August will require the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESSA) to obtain a court order to use certain collection practices...
‘We still have a way to go with acceptance’
Community leaders rally around priest who was suspended for same-sex support
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Over 25 supporters rallied at Stevens Park on Wednesday, Sept. 21, to show support for Father Warren Hall. At the end of August, he was suspended from Sts. Peter and Paul Church on the corner of Fo...
Are you ready for the worst?
FEMA reps discuss how to prepare for floods
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
A handful of residents attended two workshops on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the Wallace Elementary School gymnasium to hear representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and The Hob...
Police and community meet
Residents meet local officers at neighborhood gatherings
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Police Department has held four informal meetings with community members throughout the township this month. A healthy turnout of North Bergen residents showed up to discuss their ...
SCOREBOARD
Maybe this time, the end is really near for St. Anthony
Hurley ponders future as well as that of the tiny Jersey City school
by Jim Hague
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the last 30 years or so, there have been cries for help and usually those pleas have been answered. There have been false alarms that St. Anthony High School was about to fall by the wayside, ...
KENNEDY, JOSEPH T.
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass took place Sept. 20 at St. Joseph R.C. Church, Hoboken, for Joseph T. Kennedy, 84, a life-long Hoboken resident. He passed away Sept. 15 in the presence of his only daughter, Kathlee...
The write stuff
Authors win short story contests at Friends of the Library mini-fair
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
The Friends of the Secaucus Library hosted their popular annual mini-fair on Sept. 17, complete with a book sale, petting zoo, and several writing contests, all to raise money for the library. Atte...
Radio Personality Puts the Needle on the Record…
… and Her Biological Clock on Pause
by Timothy R. Glynn
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Life in New York City is fast-paced and hectic – even more so if you’re a beloved public figure. That’s the case with Astra, the afternoon radio personality on 92.3 AMP FM, one of the biggest radio...