A major shift in school populations will begin soon
New school in The Heights to accept students in the spring
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
In what will be a two-part process, the Jersey City Board of Education at its Feb. 14 caucus authorized moving the entire student body from aging PS 31 on Kennedy Boulevard to the new Patricia M. N...
Anti-Airbnb
Commissioners regulate short-term rentals, Vanieri reappointed to Zoning Board
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
When the North Bergen Board of Commissioners first introduced an ordinance limiting local short-term rentals at their Jan. 25 meeting, they may not have realized how many people would come to the f...
Union City becomes a sanctuary city
Commissioners vote for designation
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City has become the second municipality in Hudson County (after Jersey City) to designate itself a sanctuary city in the wake of Donald Trump’s executive order pressuring municipalities to re...
County conflicted over immigration
DeGise defends county’s holding immigration detainees
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that could put a wedge between the Board of Freeholders and the Hudson County executive, immigration activists want the county to stop doing business with federal Immigration and Customs ...
Keeping strangers out
After murder in housing projects, council approves $360K for new doors
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
After a teenager was shot to death in his family’s apartment in the Hoboken Housing Authority projects last month, the City Council approved funding for new doors following much debate. The resolut...
CENTINARO, JOSEPH
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A funeral mass was offered Feb. 16 at Holy Rosary Church, Jersey City, for Joseph Centinaro, 72, of Lodi, formerly of Jersey City. He passed away Feb. 12 at home. Born in Jersey City to the late Jo...
Urges public to support Rebuild By Design
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Dear Editor: I just wanted to take a moment to applaud Mayor Zimmer, her staff and other private and government organizations on the hard and transparent work they have done as it relates to the Re...
Kids make sandwiches for homeless
Lessons in food prep become a lesson in compassion
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
On a cold Saturday afternoon, the windows of Bambino Chef at 213 Newark Ave. steamed up as more than two dozen kids from downtown Jersey City stood around two very long tables making sandwiches. Re...
An Army veteran, a mayor, and a police standoff
Nearby incident with police raises questions about warriors who come home
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
After standing behind an armored vehicle on 57th Street for nearly 12 hours last Saturday, Feb. 5, West New York Mayor Felix Roque had a lot of time to think about the harrowing event that took pla...
A new lake
Freeholder Anthony Vainieri Discusses $4M Braddock Park renovations
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Freeholder Anthony Vainieri, State Sen. Nicholas Sacco, and Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the start of a $4 million project to replace Woodcliff Lak...