PALMER, IVETTE
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral service was held Jan. 24 for Ivette Palmer, 48, of North Bergen. She passed away Jan. 20. She was the manager of the Kate Spade Clothing Store in North Bergen. She was the wife of Michael...
Mountains of mutz
Biancamano, Vito’s win again at 2015 Mutzfest
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
The third annual Hoboken Mutzfest saw no change in the top prize-winners, with M&P Biancamano winning the people’s choice award for best mozzarella for the third straight year and Vito’s Deli winni...
‘The good of people showed through’
Outpouring of support from Hudson County after Edgewater fire
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Officials have determined that the massive fire that consumed the Avalon housing complex in Edgewater two weeks ago was started accidentally by maintenance workers using a torch to make plumbing re...
Hair-razing sacrifice
Two Union City sisters shear locks for charity
by Joanne Hoersch
Reporter Correspondent
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
Emily and Angelina Mathew, aged 7 and 6, have a lot in common – a sense of fun, and high energy, loving parents. They also once had long, luxuriant black hair. But recently their mother, Lesley Pal...
Zoning battle on Boulevard East
Public comments on 13-story building in three-story zone
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
In a marathon Jan. 22 Zoning Board meeting that lasted about four hours, advocates and opponents of the 13-story Meridia Le Boulevard high-rise apartment complex debated its potential impact. It wa...
A resolution of Hoboken school funding issues
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It seems to me that the guiding principle in Hoboken school funding matters is that every student should have an equal share of resources, both in terms of funding and teaching talent....
Netting more experience
Local badminton fans get visit from U.S. national squad
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
The world got a bit smaller and friendlier for students at the county’s public high school -- High Tech High School -- on Jan. 16, when they were visited by the USA and Thailand’s national badminto...
SCOREBOARD
Jersey City’s Simmons finally at home at Seton Hall
Well-traveled guard gets the chance to finish her career in South Orange
by Jim Hague
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
For the first time since she played grammar school basketball at P.S. 37 Rafael Cordero School in downtown Jersey City, Daisha Simmons is getting a chance to play close to her home, in the general ...
PFLUG, JIMMY
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services have been held for Jimmy Pflug, 90. He passed away Jan. 23 at Hoboken University Medical Center. Born Ferdinand James Pflug, he was a lifelong Hoboken resident. He was raised and h...
Will agency fill up canal behind railyard?
NJ Transit reveals plans for its federal flood windfall
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent public symposium regarding $230 million in federal flood mitigation aid for Hoboken and its neighbors made at least one thing clear: choosing how to spend the money will be a massive inter...