Jersey City first NJ city to set $15 per hour for municipal workers
Feb 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY - Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced Feb. 19 that Jersey City would become the first city in New Jersey to raise the minimum wage to $15 for municipal workers, with more than 500 city empl...
Bayonne cruise ship has weather, virus problems
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BAYONNE – Anthem of the Seas, the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line ship that was criticized earlier this month for sailing following a forecast of a strong storm at sea, has turned around and is headed ...
NB challenges PMC's tax exempt status, prepares to sue
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NORTH BERGEN – North Bergen commissioners voted on Feb. 24 to move forward with plans to sue Palisades Medical Center and The Harborage nursing home over their tax exempt status. The township alleg...
Bayonne Fire Dept. extinguishes three-alarm blaze, two firemen injured
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – Bayonne firefighters put out a raging three-alarm fire at 667 Ave. E after two hours on Saturday, Feb. 27. The fire spread to an adjacent building, and two firefighters were injured and t...
County Prep in mourning
Beloved teacher/coach and 5-year-old daughter killed in car accident
by Al Sullivan and Jim Hague
Reporter staff writers
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As a result of an investigation by the state police, a 36-year-old Hamilton Township man has been charged with two counts of manslaughter and two counts of vehicular homicide in connection with a t...
Parking proposal ignites controversy
More hours during which drivers can get boots, tickets
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that has already outraged critics, the City Council has introduced an ordinance that will expand permit-only parking hours in various zones downtown and the business district. The current...
Cops prepare for Lepre-con weekend
Business that banked on St. Paddy’s Day will close after 117 years
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 28, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken is gearing up to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, but without many of the traditions that have died out over the years. And now, another tradition is set to leave the mile-square city: The 117-...
A century of memories
Josephine Loricchio honored for her 100th birthday
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 28, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
With cold rain and high winds predicted for the City Council meeting on Feb. 24, few but the bravest souls were expected to make their way to City Hall, even to celebrate a monumental event like a ...
BELLAMY, PASTOR REGINALD L.
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A funeral service was held Feb. 23 at Collingwood Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, Tinton Falls, for Rev. Reginald L. Bellamy, 56, of Jersey City. He passed away Feb 14. He was born in Jacksonvil...
Helping women live longer
5k walk/run to raise awareness about ovarian cancer
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Ovarian cancer is hard to detect. It picks and chooses its victims at random, often without warning or predisposition. It is a particularly deadly cancer, especially when discovered in the late sta...