Leading by example
Miranda-Diaz hopes she can be a role model for future Latina nurses
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
“Nursing is more than just about blood and guts,” said Dr. Gina Miranda-Diaz, director of the West New York Health Department, who was recently one of 10 nurses nationally honored for her innovativ...
New park, paving, and public safety measures in UC
Stack, as hands-on mayor, looks at projects for new year
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
If anyone had any doubt about how involved Mayor Brian Stack is in the day-to-day activities of Union City, they would just have to look into his third floor City Hall conference room and office. I...
Word on Washington St.
Vote coming about redesign; businesses say ‘no’ to bike lanes
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 8 8 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Businesses and residents along Washington Street -- "the most dangerous corridor" of Hoboken according to city officials – have had a mix of responses to a plan to redesign the 17-block-long thorou...
Working after high school
Board to offer career training for non-college bound students
by Al Sullivan
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Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
In order to accommodate students who might not or cannot attend college, the Jersey City school district is about to establish a vocational training program. School Board Trustee Marilyn Roman, cha...
QUINN, MARIE
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held Jan. 29 for Marie Quinn, 94, of Weehawken. She passed away Jan. 24. She was born in West New York and lived most of her life in Weehawken. Marie was a proof reader for Th...
Is a complete “redesign” necessary?
Feb 07, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The project called Washington Street Redesign is a very expensive (current estimate $15 million) and complex proposal that leaves much to be desired. There are priorities to be set in ...
Paul Anka’s hairstylist marks nearly a decade at salon
Weehawken resident’s UC business ‘rose from the ashes’ after 2004 fire
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken resident Jackie Cruz says she would not have been able to bounce back after a fire destroyed her Union City salon in 2004 if it wasn’t for her customers. But being Paul Anka’s hairstylist...
City will test for lead in water
Independent consultant to be hired to check Suez Jersey City water quality
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
In response to local concerns raised by news stories about lead contamination in the water supply in Flint, Mich., Jersey City will hire an independent, third party consultant to test the city’s dr...
Welcoming the fire monkey
Tips to enhance your luck and life this Chinese New Year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Year of the Monkey is upon us, beginning Monday, Feb. 8. Across the globe, in Asia, in urban Chinatowns, and in countless homes internationally, celebrations will take place with families gathe...
North Hudson gets first no-kill animal shelter
WNY facility approved to open this month
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
The West New York zoning board on Jan. 28 unanimously approved a variance allowing a new animal shelter to open in a mixed-use building at 6410-6412 Dewey Ave. The facility, operated by the nonprof...