Golden Door International Film Festival kicks off on Oct. 5
Full schedule of new features, shorts, and gala events
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
Many people know about film festivals such as the Sundance Film Festival, traditionally held in January, and Robert DeNiro’s Tribeca Film Festival in April. But Jersey City has become known for the...
City officials dispute police union claims about crime
Charges about stats fly as contract talks drag on
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
Claiming the Police Officers Benevolent Association (PBA) union is misleading its membership and the public, city officials say crime has declined during the summer months under the current interim...
PANSINI, AGOSTINO
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A mass of Christian burial was offered Sept. 29 at St. Francis RC Church in Hoboken for Agostino Pansini, 64, of Weehawken. He passed away Sept. 25. He was predeceased by his parents, Raffaele in 1...
Business down 25 percent
Washington Street store owners say construction causing problems; buses not stopping
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 9 9 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Drivers aren’t the only people who have voiced frustrations over the ongoing construction to the city’s main thoroughfare. Various store owners on Washington Street said last week that business is ...
Protecting tenants
Revised Union City ordinance restricts rent increases
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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Union City’s Board of Commissioners adopted an ordinance at their Sept. 26 meeting to restrict the amount a landlord can raise a tenant’s rent each year, with some exceptions. The new ordinance lim...
Weehawken gets school building back
Woodrow Wilson to reopen for classes, rec activities after renovations
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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On Sept. 1, Weehawken's Woodrow Wilson School officially returned to the township's possession, ending a 19-year shared services agreement with Union City to house the latter town’s gifted students...
Supporting Ravi Bhalla for mayor of Hoboken
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Dear Editor: My family has been in Hoboken for four generations, and I feel blessed to be raising a fifth generation here in my beloved hometown. I have a daughter in second grade and a son in Pre-...
RAKOSKI, DIANE
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A memorial service took place Sept. 24 for Diane Rakoski of Jersey City. She passed away Sept. 20. Born in Jersey City, she was a lifelong resident. A graduate of Dickinson High School, she worked ...
Hoboken train crash: one year later
Family of deceased woman will not move back to city
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 01, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
It has been a year since the local mom Fabiola Bittar de Kroon, 34, was struck and killed by falling debris from the Sept. 29, 2016 train crash at Hoboken Terminal. Since then, the National Transpo...
Tragedy on River Road
SUV kills nurse outside Palisades Medical Center; suspect allegedly flees
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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An SUV jumped a curb and fatally struck a nurse waiting at a bus stop outside Palisades Medical Center early the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 26. Officials identified the victim as Luisa Valdes, 59, f...