Digital dollars
North Bergen gets first Bitcoin currency kiosk
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s a new ATM machine in town, but it doesn’t dispense real money. The machine is next to the counter of the Delta Food Mart convenience store on JFK Blvd. and 91st Street. Its label, “Bitcoin ...
SCOREBOARD
Hudson Catholic shoots for a lucky 7 and immortality
But old foe Prep stands in the way, determined to reverse the curse
by Jim Hague
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Nick Mariniello was asked if he felt any differently, considering that his Hudson Catholic boys’ basketball team was on the throes of yet another Hudson County Tournament championship. With a victo...
DALLESSANDRO, ALICE M.
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was held Feb. 21 at St. John the Baptist Church, Jersey City, for Alice M. Dallessandro, 90, of Jersey City. She passed away Feb. 17. She was born and raised in Jersey City where she...
A short cut to a short cut
Jersey Avenue Bridge could spell relief for downtown
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
A new traffic bridge that would connect downtown Jersey City with Liberty State Park is slated to start construction later this year. The bridge, a project by Jersey City and the New Jersey Turnpik...
Local legislators aid Puerto Rico
Assemblywoman Annette Chaparro travels to island, gov signs order
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 451 451 recommendations | email to a friend
Assemblywoman Annette Chaparro, her son Seth, and state Sen. Nellie Pou joined the American Red Cross in Puerto Rico at the end of January to help distribute supplies there and to witness the damag...
TASTY TIDBITS
Prep wins NJSIAA District 13 wrestling title
North Bergen’s Cantor earns District 12 Most Outstanding Wrestler; track accolades; top fives
by Jim Hague
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Just two weeks ago, the St. Peter’s Prep wrestling team suffered a crushing loss in the NJSIAA Non-Public A North semifinals to Seton Hall Prep. “We didn’t wrestle up to our capabilities,” said Pre...
GERRITY, MADELINE
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass took place Feb. 22 at St. Annes RC Church for Madeline Gerrity, 89, of Jersey City. She died peacefully surrounded by her family on Feb. 18. Madeline was born in Jersey City and live...
County moves to clear land for new court house
New building will replace one that is obsolete and full of problems
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
After years of working out the details, the Board of Freeholders on Feb. 22 awarded a $4.45 million bid to clear the land and develop a master plan for construction of the new Hudson County Courtho...
Mariner’s Pointe
Townhomes with boat slips in commuting distance from NYC
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The opportunity to own a brand new townhome right on the shores of Lake Hopatcong is attracting buyers to Mariner’s Pointe, where homes priced from the mid $400s are moving quickly. The community i...
Police Beat
Compiled by Marilyn Baer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Former pro athlete charged in DWI According to a press release from the Hoboken Police Department, Phoenix, Ariz. resident Phillippi Sparks, 48, was charged on Feb. 17 at 1:35 a.m. with driving whi...