Irish eyes are….what?
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: We all know that the St. Patty's day parade is dangerous. My goodness, all those police officers and firemen, playing the bagpipes, standing straight and proud. That is just a travesty...
Veterans can get VA healthcare closer to home
CarePoint hospitals in Hudson County will provide services
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since the day World War II ended 80 years ago, soldiers returning to Hudson County have had to go to a Veterans Administration hospital in East Orange to get officially-sanctioned healthcare. ...
No place to land?
Officials unveil new strategy for dealing with tourist helicopters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
With the doors to the Weehawken ferry terminal closed against the cold wind on Feb. 18, you almost couldn’t hear the helicopters buzzing overhead. But you could feel them as their vibrations shook ...
‘Save our neighborhood’
Magnolia Avenue residents beg City Council to oppose 42-story building
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Saying that a 42-story residential high-rise proposed just off Journal Square would be out of place in their neighborhood, residents of Magnolia Avenue convinced the City Council at its Feb. 25 mee...
SCOREBOARD
Soaring Eagles surprise their way into county semifinals
by Jim Hague
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
When the boys’ high school basketball season was still in its infant stages and the Soaring Eagles of Union City were holding a 5-5 record, veteran head coach Drew Morano didn’t panic one iota. Mor...
Jersey City welcomes Cal Ripken Jr.
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Pictured from left to right Jersey City Pershing Field Babe Ruth Cal Ripken League Executive Director Joe Napolitano Sr. and President Joe Napolitano Jr. welcome Cal Ripken Jr. to Jersey City.
Medical marijuana coming to Hudson County
Alternative Treatment Center projected to open this year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Harmony Foundation in Secaucus is one of six Medicinal Marijuana Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs) authorized in March 2011 to grow and dispense the herb in New Jersey – two each in the northern...
Dirty business
Federal investigation of alleged extortion scheme results in two arrests – so far
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
A federal investigation begun more than three years ago has led to the arrest of two Jersey Shore men in connection with what authorities say was an alleged scheme to extort payments from suppliers...
PICINICH, ANTHONY
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Feb. 23 at St. Francis RC Church, Hoboken, for Anthony Picinich, 81, of Hoboken. He passed away surrounded by his family on Feb. 19 at Hoboken University Medical Center. ...
Crying fowl
North Bergen bans chickens, other towns have different rules
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
If you live in North Bergen, it’s time to get rid of those chickens you’ve got living in a coop in your back yard. Otherwise, thanks to a new ordinance adopted by the town, you could be fined betwe...