Birthday wishes for Mayor Fulop and Dr. Suess
‘Read Across America’ celebrated in Jersey City schools
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Steven Fulop’s birthday wasn’t exactly the same day as Dr. Suess’, but the students of Mrs. Kenny’s 2nd grade class at Cornelia F. Bradford Elementary School didn’t mind celebrating both on M...
Dance the tango at free concert
UBS Atrium Series on Wednesday mixes Latin with chamber music
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The free UBS Atrium Series will continue on Wednesday, March 11 with bandoneon virtuoso, and the Attacca String Quartet. The concert will take place at 12:30 p.m. in the Atrium at 1000 Harbor Boule...
Downtown to get a facelift
Taxes may decrease, says mayor
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Take a good look at downtown. It may not look like that way for long. “We’re in the early stages of a façade project in the center of town,” announced Mayor Michael Gonnelli at the Town Council mee...
NB homeowners may save millions
Town will no longer have to contribute to tax sharing
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen homeowners may save significant tax dollars over the long term thanks to a recent change in state law. The law, which was passed to consolidate the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission an...
City seeks $24M in state loans
Money would buy chemical company’s lots, cover new park, water main upgrades
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 08, 2015 | 9 9 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
The purchase of 6.1 acres for open space in northwest Hoboken, the construction of the Southwest Park, and water main upgrades beneath Washington Street all moved one step closer to fruition this p...
TAGGART, JOSEPH R.
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Funeral services took place Feb. 19 for Joseph R. Taggart. He passed away suddenly on Feb. 19 at the Jersey City Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Jersey City, Joseph is survived by his wife I...
First impression
Mar 08, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I believe that the road surface of Observer Highway is in unacceptably poor condition. I believe that any non-political, unbiased evaluation of the road surface by the City of Hoboken ...
A toast to good public speaking
Toastmasters International builds confidence in life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
In phobia surveys it usually comes in first, and it’s not flying, mice, or heights. It’s public speaking. And it knows no ethnic, socioeconomic, or cultural bounds. Mastering it can lead to a life ...
A demonstration of leadership
Scout organizes a repair project in Liberty State Park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
From the day Alexander Stamato joined the Cub Scouts at age 6, he thought it might be possible to become an Eagle Scout. Now 12 years later, he achieved what only two percent of all Boy Scouts ever...
Waiting for ‘super’-man
School board down to four finalists for superintendent
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
After five nights of interviews, the Hoboken Board of Education has narrowed its search for a permanent superintendent down to four candidates and hopes to make a decision before May. The superinte...