All in the family?
Board of Education splits over nepotism policy proposed by state group
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Board of Education members are conflicted over a new nepotism policy that would restrict board members, administrators, and others from recommending the hiring of family members or participating in...
Biggest ‘Taste of Weehawken’ ever
Sold-out event raises more than $19,000 for library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
“It’s a bigger crowd than ever,” said Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner, winding his way through the room full of enthusiastic gourmands. “Enormous.” “It was a huge success this year,” added Holly Piz...
Butting heads
Prieto emerges as leading contender against Christie on Atlantic City issue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Ranked among the top 10 most powerful people in the county by The Hudson Reporter over the last few years, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto of Secaucus has become the most visible opponent to Gov. C...
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A funeral mass was offered April 22 at St. Lawrence Church in Weehawken for Elizabeth Ann Dalton, 72, of Weehawken. She passed away surrounded by her family on April 17. She was born in New York Ci...
Dressing up
Art show to raise funds for Dress for Success
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
International, regional, and local artists will show off their works in “Art and Soul; Women In the Arts,” a show at Mana Contemporary gallery’s first annual fundraiser and cocktail reception on Ma...
VFW post holds annual pancake breakfast
What better way to meet your neighbors?
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
On Sunday Feb. 21, the Weehawken Veterans of Foreign Wars, Oulton-Kraft Post 1923 held their annual Pancake Breakfast at the Senior Nutrition Center. The center was packed with the public hungry fo...
WNY teachers protest for contracts, raises
Union says they haven’t gotten increases in several years
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
Teachers and maintenance workers in West New York have been protesting at recent Board of Education meetings because they have been without a contract since July of 2015, and say they haven’t gotte...
It’s official – Hoboken to get Trader Joe’s
Popular chain store expected to open by end of 2016, with minor snag
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 01, 2016 | 6 6 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Rummaging through the aisles at the Trader Joe’s in Edgewater, Weehawken resident George McDaniel was stocking up on organic apple blossoms and all-natural potato chips. His weekly six-mile trip wi...
Standing up for workers
Council introduces ordinance to set minimum hours for building service employees
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
To prevent full-time workers in some of the city’s largest buildings from being downgraded to part-time, the City Council introduced an ordinance at the April 27 meeting that would establish a mini...
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A funeral service was conducted April 28 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Hoboken for Walter Dickerson of Hoboken. He passed away April 19. He was the father of Walter, Phillip, B.A., Martin, David, Th...