BALCER, JOSEPH M.
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Feb. 12 at St. Brendan’s R.C.C., Clifton, for Joseph M. Balcer, 85, of North Bergen. He passed away Feb. 7. He was born in Jersey City to the late Joseph and Julia Balcer...
BELLO, ELSIE
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was held Feb. 16 at St. Francis of Assisi, Brant Beach, for Elsie Bello, 96. She passed away Feb. 10 at Southern Ocean Medical Center. Born in Jersey City she later moved to West New...
Bad news for downtown
Residents stunned when reval results mean more taxes
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 450 450 recommendations | email to a friend
Outrage has erupted over the results of the 2017 revaluation of property in Jersey City, and it is only expected to build as the new assessments for residential property are announced. Members of t...
BURKE, ROBERT JOSEPH
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was held Feb. 12 at St. Cecelia R.C. Church in Englewood for Robert Joseph Burke, 84 of Hoboken. He passed away Feb. 8. Robert was born in Yonkers, N.Y. and was a United States Army ...
Shutting the door on off-duty jobs for cops
City notifies feds it will end controversial program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
In a letter sent to the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Feb. 14, city official said they will end a controversial program providing off-duty jobs to cops, conceding that the program is filled wi...
Washington Street to be completed in August
Officials give update on redesign project
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken is one year into its reconstruction of its main street, Washington Street, and officials say the project will end in August. The project, approved by an 8-1 council vote in 2016, will repla...
Girl dies from flu-like symptoms
Death is second influenza-related one in NJ this season
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 274 274 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...
Run-off elections
Feb 18, 2018 | 6 6 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I’m reading with great displeasure the interactions between the Mayor’s office and the City Council regarding the issue of run-off elections. My displeasure comes not from the stances ...
Non-residents banned from Weehawken streets
Mayor restricts drivers on 495 alt-route at evening rush
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 755 755 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 ...
Meet Peter, formerly Rose
Pastor at local Lutheran church transitions from female to male
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
Last Sunday, a church congregation on Hudson Street celebrated Pastor Rose Beeson as he transitioned from female to male and took on the name Peter in a renaming ceremony. “I feel incredibly blesse...