Beginning to look a lot like Christmas
Newport Tree lighting brings out hundreds despite rain
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
With his hand firmly gripping the giant light switch, Council President Rolando Lavarro helped officially usher in the 2016 Christmas season in the Newport section of Jersey City on Dec. 2, the 14t...
Council looks at water main breaks, holiday parking
Pursues Neumann Leathers development, Observer Highway repaving
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
The recent water main breaks in Hoboken seemed to trickle onto just about every topic discussed during the Wednesday, Dec. 2 City Council meeting. A resolution to allow for the temporary lift of pa...
Seasonal celebrations in Secaucus
Council meeting includes tribute to WWII vets, town improvements, donations, more
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Two days before Thanksgiving, the celebrations had already begun in Secaucus, as the Town Council meeting was preceded by several special presentations. The evening began with citations presented t...
BUCZEK, HELEN R.
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A memorial mass was celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church on Wednesday, Dec. 2 for Helen R. Buczek. She died at her home in Secaucus. Helen was born in Philadelphia Pa., the only daughter of t...
Not just a job, a profession
Sheriff’s Department swears in 17 new people
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Even as Undersheriff Andrew Conte called the swearing-in of 17 new sheriff’s officers on Dec. 2 “a great day for Hudson County,” many of the hundreds that crowded the court chambers of Presiding Ju...
Incompetence and ignorance can destroy historic buildings
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Dear Editor: Since no one living today has constructed a Gothic or Romanesque church and since today’s architecture is built with the bottom line in mind, using quick and cheap methods and material...
Knives, stun guns, and [alleged] drunks
Guttenberg police have busy holiday season
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
The holiday season is a time of festivity and celebration… and of crime. The Guttenberg police had a flurry of activity in the weeks around Thanksgiving, with several violent incidents and an incre...
EPA takes first steps toward Hackensack River cleanup
Will begin testing for possible ‘superfund’ status
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 06, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
After pressure from a local environmentalist, federal authorities have agreed to conduct an assessment of the Hackensack River to determine the extent of pollution and contamination caused by indus...
CAREY, CHARLES
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A funeral service was held Nov. 27 for Charles Carey, 78, of Secaucus. He passed away Nov. 23. He was the husband of Marjorie Carey; father of Suzanne Vermeal and her husband Francis; grandfather o...
Are you allowed to disagree with Mayor Zimmer?
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Dear Editor: Wow, a new administration is coming in and the council makeup will be 7 to 2. This should be extremely interesting, to say the least. So, 7 of the 2, please know that you are allowed t...