Crime and parking
Town Council tackles a few issues at meeting
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 366 366 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...
Missing elderly resident found in Maine
Police locate man who drove four states out of his way
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 104 104 recommendations | email to a friend
A week ago Friday, a New Jersey man took his car to his mechanic to get an annual check-up, headed on a drive afterward, and somehow wound up four states away in his car, not sure why he was there....
To legalize or not?
First hearing on recreational marijuana held in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 398 398 recommendations | email to a friend
Proponents and opponents came together in Jersey City on Feb. 21 for the first of a planned series of hearings across the state to discuss the possible legalization of marijuana in New Jersey. Led ...
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
A memorial mass was celebrated Feb. 17 at Our Lady of Grace Church, Hoboken for Karen M. Cerreta, 61 of Jersey City, formerly of Hoboken. She passed away Feb. 6 after a courageous battle with cance...
Girl dies from flu-like symptoms
Death is second influenza-related one in NJ this season
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 571 571 recommendations | email to a friend
A North Bergen student passed away Monday, Feb. 12 from "flu-like" symptoms, according to a statement from Superintendent of Schools Dr. George Solter. A press release from the NJ Department of Hea...
Not a lot of options
Residents learn grim truth about revaluation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 405 405 recommendations | email to a friend
Downtown residents got a lot of sage advice but little comfort from the most recent community meeting dealing with the recently concluded revaluation of property in Jersey City. After a recent re-a...
Non-residents banned from Weehawken streets
Mayor restricts drivers on 495 alt-route at evening rush hour
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
Due to traffic congestion in Weehawken during 3 to 7 p.m., the Town Council adopted an ordinance in January restricting all but Weehawken, Union City, and Hoboken residents from making right turns ...
Urges mayor and council to settle the runoff issue
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I appreciate the new administration and council putting some time in to hopefully restore a measure of our democratic process compromised by their prior decision to eliminate runoff el...
Car sharing nearby
Uber opens office on Meadowlands Parkway
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 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...