Annual fire department luncheon
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Pictured from left to right at the annual West New York Fire Department Engine Three luncheon are retired Fire Captain Alan Ballester, retiredFirefighter Bill Renner, retired Firefighter Jim Tolome...
Feds probing deadly train crash
Accident took life of local mom, injured 108
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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The National Transportation Safety Board at the end of last week said it had started an investigation into the bizarre train crash in the Hoboken train terminal on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 29...
A home for Jassmani, and others
From Jersey City to Hoboken to Secaucus, local volunteers advocate for neglected kids
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
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In July of 2010, Natasha McNight-Henderson of Jersey City was 38 years old and finalizing her first adoption — a child whose mother had died and later ended up in a cousin’s custody, a frequent occ...
Can you drag a plane across the airport?
Local police show muscle for NJ Special Olympics
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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Members of the Local Policemen’s Benevolent Association in Weehawken pulled a Boeing 737 plane 12 feet in under 10 seconds to raise money for the New Jersey Special Olympics on Saturday, Sept. 24 a...
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Funeral mass was held Sept. 24 at St. Joseph's of the Palisades in West New York on for Jaime J. Cardona, 80, of West New York. He passed away Sept. 20. He was a dedicated school bus driver with th...
Fulop will run for mayor, not governor
Announcement shocks and dismays some supporters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Gray skies and the threat of rain increased the dour mood outside City Hall on Sept. 28 as Mayor Steven Fulop came out to announce that he will run for reelection as mayor and has given up plans to...
You can get there from here
Local planner offers alternative route to connect NYC subway with Secaucus
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Port Authority officials and other officials speaking about a three-year-old New York and New Jersey commuter capacity study suggested in late September that a previously shelved plan to extend the...
A wall against the water
Mayor Turner on board with flooding solution
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Earlier this month, the federal government and the city of Hoboken announced that a team of planners had chosen one of three design alternatives for flood barriers to protect the Hoboken/Weehawken ...
A day to celebrate
Dominican American Parade was full of sound and color
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Bright sunlight and huge crowds greeted hundreds who turned out on Sept. 25 for the annual Dominican-American Parade down Bergenline Avenue through North Bergen, West New York, and Union City. Star...
The divisive issue of booze in Hoboken
City Council hosts discussion on the 500-foot bar rule
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Some members of the Hoboken City Council want to repeal the city’s “500-foot rule” – a rule that stipulates that no liquor licensed establishment may open within 500 feet of another – but not every...