ARIAS, GLORIA
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Funeral services took place Jan. 24 for Gloria Arias, 91, formerly of Union City. She passed away Jan. 21. She was born in Havana, Cuba to Luis and Josefa Maresma. She was the widow of the late Arm...
Four staffers suspended in jail deaths inquiry
County report may provide more details when unveiled
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Four medical staff personnel at the Hudson County Correctional Facility (HCCF) in Kearny have been suspended and an investigation continues into six deaths at the facility over the last two years, ...
EARLY, MARY M.
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A funeral mass was offered Jan. 27 at St. Joseph’s RC Church for Mary M. Early, 85, of Bogota, formerly of Hoboken. She passed away Jan. 21. She worked at Valley Hospital for 29 years. She was a pa...
EDMOND, JOSETTE
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Funeral services were held Jan. 26 for Josette Edmond, 79, of Jersey City. She passed away Jan. 21 at home. Josette was born in a beautiful little town on the southern side of Haiti called Cavaillo...
City seeks to help homeless vets
But veterans’ housing abatement draws fire from critics
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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On Feb. 14, the City Council will vote on a 30-year tax abatement that will allow the construction of a new 20-unit veterans’ housing project on Ocean Avenue. Critics question the project’s intent,...
Wrecking ball comes
North Bergen demolishes abandoned residential building
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
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Town residents who are tired of seeing a building sit abandoned on 73rd Street are in luck. At their Jan. 24 meeting, the Board of Commissioners passed a resolution authorizing the town to acquire ...
Doing God’s work
Volunteers clean up downtown alleys
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 12 12 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
The rain on Sunday, Jan. 28, was not steady enough to deter more than 50 volunteers from making a return trip downtown to finish cleaning alleys they’d begun to clean up in December. Dressed in yel...
Banning Airbnb in West New York
After complaints, town adopts ordinance banning short-term rentals
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 777 777 recommendations | email to a friend
The West New York Board of Commissioners banned short-term vacation rentals of 30 days or less at their Jan. 18 meeting. Officials said the measure is in response to complaints from residents about...
Tough calls, changes, and taking on corruption
Former Mayor Zimmer reflects on her time in office
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 444 444 recommendations | email to a friend
“It was a true adventure,” said Dawn Zimmer about her time as Hoboken’s mayor, as she sat at a small booth in the back of the local Panera restaurant recently, sipping a chai latte, “an incredible ...
Thanks, Hoboken
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Dear Editor: It has been a true honor to serve the people of Hoboken as mayor for the last eight and one half years. I want to thank the residents of Hoboken for giving me this incredible opportuni...