Rodriguez sworn-in as new commissioner
Meeting offers foretaste of coming political battle this spring
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that will have significant implications in the upcoming municipal elections, Gabriel Rodriguez was sworn-in on Jan. 21 by Mayor Felix Roque as a new member of the Board of Commissioners. ...
MAFFEI, ROSE
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass was performed Jan. 16 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church for Rose Maffei, 85, of Jersey City, recently a resident of Holly Manor Center in Mendham. She passed away peacefully on Jan. 13....
American Legion returns home again
Two years after Superstorm Sandy, Post 107 has clean slate
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
The men of Hoboken’s American Legion returned to their post this past Tuesday for the first time since Superstorm Sandy, thanks to the generous aid of Hoboken businesses and the local Rotary Club. ...
County agency failures led to $2 million in lost aid
Not-for profit agency most effective in county for Sandy fund distribution
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County has lost more than $2 million out of $4 million in Superstorm Sandy renter and home owner relief because agencies assigned to the task of finding people in need failed to reach out in...
Local brewers are what’s on tap
Three craft beers being created in Hudson County’s towns
by Joe Granat
Reporter Correspondent
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is the smallest and most densely-populated county in New Jersey, and the sixth most densely-populated county in America. With all those people living here, it brings a question to the...
‘We are the community’
NB police officers honored for outstanding work
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of the North Bergen Police Department were honored on Thursday, Jan. 9 for the services they provide to the community every day of the year. Officers were cited for their hard work and quic...
Cell phones, blood, and a bar tab
How local law enforcement caught the alleged hit-and-run driver
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
The driver who allegedly slammed into brothers Michael Viruet, 20, and Adrian, 11, in North Bergen on Nov. 14, sending both to the hospital with critical injuries, never stopped his car, law enforc...
MULICKI, HENRY J.
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Jan. 17 at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church for Henry J. Mulicki, 91, of Jersey City. He died Jan. 13 at the Jersey City Medical Center. He was born in Jersey City. Henry w...
Inventing Hoboken
New museum exhibit reveals the family of dreamers behind city
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Even in defeat, Colonel John Stevens III set milestones. In 1808, the lawyer, soldier, engineer, inventor, botanist, and forefather of what we now call Hoboken launched the Phoenix, a steamboat of ...
‘CASA’ means home
Group advocating for foster children needs volunteers, donations
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
“Peter” has had a rougher start to life than most. At 3 years old, he sustained a thigh fracture, which became infected, and landed him in the hospital for two months. His mother said he injured hi...