Hoboken and Jersey City school districts could lose some state aid if gov approves proposal
Jun 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN-- Hoboken's public school district, one of the 30 districts in the state that gets special aid, could lose 7.7 percent of the additional state funding it gets. State Sen. President Stephen ...
WPA Music in the Park Series begins July 8
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JERSEY CITY -- On Saturday, July 8 from 5 to 7 p.m., the Washington Park Association of Hudson County, Inc. (WPA) will hold an enchanting evening of local music and entertainment as part of this su...
Did you miss these stories from Bayonne?
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The big winners in this year’s June primary elections were not even on the ballot. Both Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis and Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop hunkered down in their respective campaign headq...
Jersey City man fatally shot near MLK Drive
Jun 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Alshaakir Talmadge, 20, of Jersey City, who suffered apparent gunshot wounds to the upper body during an incident near the area of Martin Luther King Drive and Union Street, was prono...
EDITOR’S LETTER 07030
Soccer, Anyone?
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Y ikes, we didn’t plan it this way, but it turns out that we have not one, but three stories that either are about soccer or tangentially about soccer. We talked to Leo Pellegrini about the Hoboken...
Body of Knowledge 07030
A Hoboken oceanographer discovers where the currents carry the bodies
by Kate Rounds
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A round 11 a.m. on the Friday before Christmas of 2005, a postal truck ran off the road on the 1/9 truck route eastbound in Kearny, damaging the concrete gate that closes the road when the Lincoln ...
Accidental Activists 07030
Turning a terrible loss into a force for good
by Arlene Phalon Baldassari
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M aybe you heard last summer about Madison Rose, the infant who needed a heart transplant, from your Hoboken neighbor. You probably read the articles in the local press, including on the front page...
HELPING HANDS 07030
Family Friendly
Helping kids find their way home
by Tara Ryazansky
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In the Taveras-Polanco family’s Hudson County home, a toddler babbles, and a 4-year-old watches Trolls on her tablet, as her 10-year-old sister looks on. It’s hard to believe that before 2012 the h...
TIME HONORED ESTABLISHMENTS
They’ve Got You Covered
Muller Insurance reaches a milestone
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T alk about a venerable old business: Muller Insurance has been in operation for 111 years, currently at 930 Washington Street. When John Muller arrived from Germany in 1903, he worked in a bar to ...
TIME HONORED ESTABLISHMENT 07030
Good as Gold
Jewelry store coming up on four decades
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J oseph Lenardo was looking for a brighter career. He’d been a taxi owner, who queued up outside the PATH station to pick up his fares but longed to own a store. When a jeweler in town was ready to...