Statute of limitations on a hit-and-run?
Family anxious to find driver, five years after local bodybuilder dies of injuries
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 387 387 recommendations | email to a friend
Omar Monroig was on course to become a professional bodybuilder. The 5'11, 256 pound strongman had already racked up multiple trophies in national bodybuilding competitions. But weeks before his la...
Protecting small business
City will deny proposed CVS drug store a certificate of occupancy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move to enforce an ordinance limiting large retail stores downtown, Jersey City is expected to deny the CVS drug store chain a certificate of occupancy for a proposed new location and to call ...
Rising all around
New residences underway throughout Hudson County
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
Both along the waterfront and on the western edges of Hudson County, new housing is rising for those who want to take advantage of the area’s beauty, parks, culture, and six forms of public transpo...
Some crime numbers down
North Bergen commissioners get report
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Police Department submitted a report to the commissioners last week that included some highlights and lowlights. Highlights include a 9-1-1 response time faster than the national a...
DEBARI, COSIMO
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered April 18 at St. Ann’s R.C.C. in Hoboken, for Cosimo DeBari, 86, of Weehawken. He passed away April 11 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born in Molfetta, Bari ...
The good, the bad, and the broken links
A ranking of local cities’ websites
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 176 176 recommendations | email to a friend
In the olden days -- about 10 or 15 years ago – city websites contained only a few details, if they existed at all. Nowadays, for the most computer literate residents, they can help residents get p...
Police Beat
Compiled by Marilyn Baer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Police seek two suspects after woman followed, robbed in Hoboken; witnesses intervene At approximately 2:50 a.m. on Sunday April 9, a Hoboken woman was walking home when she noticed two men who app...
Controversial Hoboken road design to be model for Grand Street
Also: Council beefs up quality-of-life enforcement; sets affordable housing procedures
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite mixed support from local neighborhood associations, the Jersey City council has authorized a study to model safety improvements along Grand Street after the controversial Observer Highway r...
Districts expanding and evolving
Local schools change programs, add buildings to grow with county population
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
Education is supposed to be the “great equalizer” among people from different areas and backgrounds, said education reformer Horace Mann in the 18th century. New Jersey’s public schools rely on a c...
SCOREBOARD
Weehawken softball team: Going all in
Senior-dominated Indians know this might be best and last chance
by Jim Hague
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
For the last four years, the heart and soul, the core, the lifeline of the Weehawken High School softball team has remained the same. For four years, the pitcher and catcher have remained the same ...