Charter schools complete enrollment lotteries
If you applied, you know the outcome this week
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
Students who applied for entry into the Hoboken charter schools will be notified if they were successful by next week. The three Hoboken charter schools – Elysian Charter School, Hoboken Charter Sc...
The secret and the shame
What’s behind the increasing rates of domestic violence in Hudson County?
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County has seen an alarming jump in domestic violence incidents in recent years, raising questions as to what’s behind the increase and the best ways to combat it. December’s double murder a...
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Jan. 20 at St. Joseph of the Palisades Church for Elisa Maria DeRosso, 95, of North Bergen. She passed away Jan. 14. Born in Cornedo, Italy, she was a housewife. She was ...
Hearing scheduled for Southwest Park expansion
Council approves 9/11 memorial contract, receives updates on Washington Street construction
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 3 3 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council will conduct a public hearing on Feb. 1 for an ordinance to allow the city to use eminent domain to acquire an acre of land owned by Academy Bus to expand the Southwest Park under ...
Happy birthday, Hamilton
Jersey City celebrates the birth of a founding father
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
Knowing about Alexander Hamilton was part of growing up in Paterson. While lessons about his role as a founder of that major North Jersey city were sometimes taught in school, more significant remi...
New chairman, possible new local police academy
County freeholders reorganize, set agenda
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 340 340 recommendations | email to a friend
With a number of key initiatives about to take place within his freeholder district, Anthony Vainieri of North Bergen was elected the new chairman of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders during t...
Praise for additional rent protections
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Dec. 11 edition recently reported on additional tenant protections in our city. For seniors 2 percent, and other residents, 3 percent. I applaud Mayor Stack and all the commissione...
Weehawken residents see ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’
High school students perform classic Christmas play
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken Township High School presented the stage version of the classic Frank Capra film “It’s a Wonderful Life” on Dec. 16 and 17 at the high school. Released in 1946, the story is a Christmas f...
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held Jan. 20 for John E. Lichtenberger, 81 of North Bergen. He passed away Jan. 16. He was born in Williamstown N.Y. and was a resident of North Bergen. John was the former ow...
Marist’s return to girls’ hoops glory
by Jim Hague
Jan 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
While he was the head basketball coach at St. Dominic Academy, Reggie Quinn always had admiration for the Marist High School girls’ basketball program, headed back then by the late Bill DeFazio, th...