A building with a view
City Council approves Hamilton Park development
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Not all of the dozens of people who spoke out at the June 25 City Council meeting objected to the redevelopment plan for the Unico Towers site in downtown Jersey City, but many did, angrily telling...
Turner sworn in
Council and mayor start four more years
by Mario A. Martinez
Reporter correspondent
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
At noon on Tuesday, Town Hall hosted a swearing-in for Mayor Richard Turner and four Township Council members, who were re-elected in May for four more years. Turner has served as mayor since 1990....
Caps in the air
More than 600 graduates in NBHS class of ’14
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
“The Bruinator.” That’s how class of 2014 Salutatorian Maria Hidalgo referred to the four-year “roller coaster” of attending North Bergen High School. “It’ll knock the wind right out of you,” she s...
Call of the wild
Osprey nests in Jersey City and the Meadowlands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
From a distance, you might not be able to see them, but the raptors have returned to Hudson Generating Station in Jersey City, said Rich Dwyer, of PSE&G. These are nesting osprey that until a littl...
Crime rate in Hoboken remains low
Car thefts down; violent crime rate flat; rapist remains at large
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Crime decreased slightly in Hoboken from 2012 to 2013, according to statistics released last month on the state police web site. More recent statistics released at the end of June showed a slight r...
The lure of Lego
‘Brick Fest’ will bring kids and older fans to Expo Center
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Robots from the future are coming to the Meadowlands. Entire cities will spring up overnight. Unique race cars will be built in minutes and compete for prizes. And the kids will love it. “Brick Fes...
More than 1,000 graduate from Union City and WNY
Chief Justice Stuart Rabner provides keynote address in UC
by Vincent J. Fitzgerald
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly 800 seniors graduated from Union City High School two weeks ago, while 384 graduated from Memorial High School in West New York. In Union City, Chief Justice Stuart Rabner served as the keyn...
SCOREBOARD
North Bergen’s Herrera named Reporter Female Athlete of Year
First Bruin female athlete to ever receive the year-end honor
by Jim Hague
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The truth be told, Carolina Herrera always thought she would be a successful softball player. “I played basketball and softball my whole life,” said Herrera, the recent North Bergen High School gra...
July 4th birth of our nation
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The great American patriot Thomas Paine once wrote, “These are times that try men’s souls.” His words today are more meaningful than ever. The famous words of Nathan Hale, a 21 yr. old...
Men of action
12 military vets sworn in as local firefighters
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The community just got a little safer. Twelve new firefighters were sworn in to the North Hudson Regional Fire Department – which serves North Bergen, Weehawken, Union City, West New York, and Gutt...