Hotel tax expanded to homes
City Council approves tax for those who rent space temporarily
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
People renting apartments, condos, or other residential units for short periods of time will be required to pay the city’s 6 percent hotel tax as a result of an amendment to the city’s hotel ordina...
More than just a girls’ tale
Local writer publishes and promotes new book
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
After living up to the adage that writers should write what they know, former West New York resident and Secaucus native Amanda Palasciano has published and is promoting the first book in a series ...
MORREALE, ARTHUR
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A mass of Christian burial was held April 8 at Sacred Heart Church, Lyndhurst, for Arthur Morreale, 85, formerly of North Bergen. He passed away peacefully at his residence, The Fountains in Secauc...
Use it, or lose it?
Freeholders put brakes on drivers license plan
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
A plan to spend taxpayers’ money so the state of New Jersey doesn’t take the funds back had some members of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders disturbed at their April 8 caucus. Ben Lopez, dire...
Use it, or lose it?
Freeholders put brakes on drivers license plan
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
A plan to spend taxpayers’ money so the state of New Jersey doesn’t take the funds back had some members of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders disturbed at their April 8 caucus. Ben Lopez, dire...
SCOREBOARD
Memorial’s baseball team off to solid start
Tigers rebound after losing ace Acosta to season-ending surgery
by Jim Hague
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Before the 2015 high school baseball season began two weeks ago, spirits were high at Memorial. The Tigers finished the 2014 season on a high note, winning 15 games and advancing to the NJSIAA Nort...
Superheroes seize Secaucus
Convention will feature comic book creators, rock artists in April
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
It should come as no surprise that comics aren’t just for kids anymore. “I went to see Art Spiegelman’s ‘Wordless,’ and he talked about how comics have gone from junk culture for children to accept...
Newsman to novelist
Veteran Hudson journalist writes historical thriller centering on ‘Black Tom’ incident
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
The explosion near Jersey City was so colossal it felt like an earthquake for hundreds of miles around. Black Tom, the former island just off the Hudson County coast, where two million pounds of am...
What’s wrong with the Stevens academic gateway?
Apr 12, 2015 | 10 10 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Many people are talking about the benefits of the Stevens Institute of Technology Academic Gateway Complex. I would like to present some of the negative aspects of this project, especi...
Free tax help, infant care, screenings…
Organization celebrates 50 years of helping low-income Hudson County residents
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
“We’re having a 1965 theme. I want people to dig out their bell bottoms and love beads,” said Joan Quigley, president and CEO of the North Hudson Community Action Corporation (NHCAC), last week. Sh...