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Sep 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
In Jersey City, A handful of people gathered in front of the Greenville Public Library to attend the first of a series of public events outlining the platform of the Jersey City United candidates i...
Hit-and-run death of Zack Simmons prompts assemblywoman to proposed 'Zackhary's Law'
Sep 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Assemblywoman Annette Chaparro is planning to introduce 'Zackhary's Law,' a bill that would aid law enforcement to find hit-and-run drivers through an alert system similar to Silver and ...
BIG HOBOKEN MEETING: Public meeting on potential repeal of '500 foot rule' for bars
Sep 26, 2016 | 10 10 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- The Hoboken City Council discussed three weeks ago the idea of repealing a city code saying that bars and restaurants with a liquor license can not open within 500 feet of one another. H...
Audition for the ‘Nutcracker’ tomorrow night!
Sep 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN-- The Garden Street School of Performing Arts and the Moscow Ballet will host auditions tomorrow night, Sept 27, for roles in its Dec. 8 performance of the “Nutcracker” in Wayne NJ. Primary...
Batter Up! Historical Museum celebrates the poetry of baseball
Sep 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – Baseball is part of the very fabric of Hoboken. After all, the first game by Alexander Cartwright’s and “Doc” Adams’ modern rules was played in 1846 at Elysian Fields, just yards from whe...
Helping needy kids and adults in Hoboken
Local not-for-profit to host third annual fundraising gala
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
After-school programs, transportation for senior citizens, professional development courses, family game night, and income tax assistance for the needy. The Hoboken Organization Against Poverty and...
Council meeting: Law will make it harder to demolish buildings
Also vote to allow police into public housing buildings; hearing on 500-foot bar rule will be Monday
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
At the City Council’s meeting on Wednesday, the council unanimously introduced an amendment to the zoning code making it harder to demolish buildings or change their facades in most of the town. Th...
A helping hand
City officials cut ribbon on new walkway and tour St. Joseph’s School for the Blind
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Bright sunlight greeted public officials as they arrived at the front door of St. Joseph’s School for the Blind on Sept. 12. Mayor Steven Fulop, Freeholder Anthony Romano and other dignitaries came...
A carnival to celebrate the library
Kennedy Branch turns three
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
The Kennedy Branch of the North Bergen Public Library celebrated its three-year anniversary with a mini-carnival Saturday, Sept. 17. Kids enjoyed a mini-Ferris wheel, cotton candy, hot dogs, bounce...
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held Sept. 19 for Hector D. Batista, Sr., 68, of Jersey City. He passed away Sept. 13. He came to Jersey City from Puerto Rico as a young man. He worked for many years as a ma...