Firefighters battle four-alarm blaze in Bayonne
Feb 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – Dozens of Bayonne firefighters fought a four-alarm midday fire on West 34th Street on Monday, Feb. 16, just doors away from the landmark Judicke’s bakery. The fire, believed to have begun...
4 common misconceptions patients have about their insurance
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Recently an AMA Viewpoints article * noted: “There’s been a lot about health insurance exchanges in the news lately, and I think it underscores the general confusion many of...
NB mayoral race heats up; Wainstein announces candidacy
Feb 15, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTH BERGEN – Lawrence “Larry” Wainstein, founder and leader of the group North Bergen Concerned Citizens, announced his candidacy for mayor of North Bergen at an event in Schuetzen Park on Friday...
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A Mass of Christian Liturgy was offered Feb. 10 in the Church of Saint Mary, Rutherford, for Eugenia Bloomer, 91, of Montclair, formerly of Jersey City, North Bergen and Rutherford. She passed away...
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A funeral mass was held Feb. 10 at St. Augustine Church, Union City, for Alberto Canal, 77. He passed away Feb. 6 at Palisade Medical Center. He was born in Havana, Cuba and was a longtime resident...
Zimmer addresses affordable housing in State of City
Speech touts flood prevention, repaved roads, parks
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 20 20 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
In her 2015 State of the City address, Mayor Dawn Zimmer alluded to controversial local issues like charter schools and affordable housing, but focused largely on her ongoing program to address flo...
Friends of Liberty State Park still unhappy
They say changes to the law giving new commission oversight won’t protect the park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
Friends of Liberty State Park President Sam Pesin says legislation introduced by Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto that modifies a new law merging the state Meadowlands Commission and the Sports and ...
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A funeral mass took place Feb. 10 at St. Joseph Church, Jersey City, for Alphonse J. Cancro, 86, of Springfield, formerly of Jersey City. He passed away at home surrounded by his family on Feb. 6. ...
Lobbying is intense for a new county prosecutor
Freeholders ask Gov. Christie to make an appointment
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Informed sources said last week that Superior Court Judge Esther Suarez will be named as the new Hudson County prosecutor as part of a compromise agreement, provided Gov. Christopher Christie signs...
Raising the bar: Hoboken Police Department
Feb 15, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I write to commend Hoboken Chief of Police Kenneth Ferrante and the members of the entire Police Department for several recently announced initiatives to address the problems facing ou...