Is teachers’ strike looming?
Union reportedly voted to strike as last resort
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City teachers have been working without a contract since September, and lately there are signs they are getting restless. Holding up his forefinger and thumb during the public comment period...
Missing elderly resident found in Maine
Police locate man who drove four states out of his way
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 312 312 recommendations | email to a friend
A week ago Friday, a New Jersey man took his car to his mechanic to get an annual check-up, headed on a drive afterward, and somehow wound up four states away in his car, not sure why he was there....
Shamrock shenanigans?
Bar crawl will go on despite five bars closing
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 343 343 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Police Chief Ken Ferrante said the city is prepared for this weekend’s annual St. Patrick’s Day-themed bar crawl, a privately run event that usually takes place the first Saturday in March....
TASTY TIDBITS
Lincoln’s girls return to Hudson’s throne
METS Charter wins first-ever NJSIAA playoff game; Secaucus wins for first time since 2007
by Jim Hague
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The Lincoln High School girls’ basketball team lost to Marist in the semifinals of the Hudson County Tournament last year. It was a result that junior point guard Alaisha Mumford was not going to a...
Union Dry Dock debate continues
City wants to buy land for $11.6M, may use eminent domain
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 247 247 recommendations | email to a friend
During a special meeting of the Hoboken City Council on Wednesday, Feb. 28, the council unanimously introduced an ordinance to authorize the city to acquire the former Union Dry Dock property, now ...
Jersey City on the move
Council reviews demolition map, kiosk installation, and new bodycams for cops
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 252 252 recommendations | email to a friend
In what may be the clearest indication of a major shift in Jersey City development, requests to demolish older houses in the Heights have increased significantly for two years in a row. The City Co...
Who was that man?
Mar 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Who was the man who rounded up all of the young children in our neighborhood on 43rd street in North Bergen in the early 1960s? He loaded us into the back of his truck and took us all ...
'It's important to share our stories'
Kids create African clay masks at Black History Month workshop
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
At just 3.5 years old, Mahogany Ivaska is learning a lot about black history, including about Harriet Tubman's Underground Railroad that helped free the slaves. On Feb. 23, she learned to honor ano...
Who was that man?
Mar 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Who was the man who rounded up all of the young children in our neighborhood on 43rd street in North Bergen in the early 1960s? He loaded us into the back of his truck and took us all ...
My bohemian escape from Hoboken
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Dear Editor: The other day, while in a Hoboken café that will go nameless, I felt a suffocating sense of boredom. Granted, the day before I experienced bohemian nirvana at a Greenwich Village café ...