CARDONA, JAIME J.
Oct 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Oct 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
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
Oct 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 219 219 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
You can get there from here
Local planner offers alternative route to connect NYC subway with Secaucus
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
The divisive issue of booze in Hoboken
City Council hosts discussion on the 500-foot bar rule
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
CONWAY, MICHAEL J.
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A funeral mass took place Sept. 30 at St. Aedan's Church, Jersey City, for Michael J. Conway, 74. He passed away Sept. 26 at Jersey City Medical Center. Born in New York City, Michael moved to Jers...
EdCamp Urban starts in North Bergen
Area teachers learn free techniques from each other
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Marcos Navas was going to quit his profession as an educator in Union City to work on Wall Street, but after he went to an EdCamp meeting, he was inspired to start his own. He and four other local ...
GOUSMAN, JUDITH
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A funeral mass was held Sept. 27 at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Jersey City, for Judith Gousman, a lifelong Jersey City resident. She died Sept. 23. She worked 44 years as an administrative clerk for...
An open book
Hoboken library hosts ‘town hall’ to solicit input
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Public Library hosted a town hall at the Multi Service Center on Thursday, Sept 23 to discuss how it can better fulfill the needs of the community. Approximately 25 people turned out. T...