Fulop moves to restart revaluation
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced on April 15 that his administration has met with tax experts and will move forward with the required property tax revaluation ordered by the State of N...
Blood reserves challenged by patient demand
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HUDSON COUNTY – New Jersey Blood Services, a division of New York Blood Center (NYBC) is asking for help to maintain an adequate supply of all blood types, but especially O-negative – the “universa...
Breaking: Sun to come out tomorrow
8-year-old resident to play youngest child in ‘Annie Warbucks’
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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It’s the hard-knock life for many a youngster who tries to make it in the world of theater, but one little girl in North Bergen is on her way. Third grader Nadia Nale, 8, who attends Robert Fulton ...
BATTLE, DEACONESS BARBARA JEAN
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A funeral service was held April 8 at St. John’s Baptist Church, Jersey City, for Deaconess Barbara Jean Battle of Jersey City. She passed away April 1. She was the wife of Deacon Hayes L. Battle J...
Council passes rule against Hoboken bikes
Also takes $2 million away for repairs needed for historic Loew’s Theater
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City’s City Council made two high-profile decisions at its meeting this past Wednesday. At its April 13 meeting, the City Council adopted changes to its ordinance regulating bicycle use with...
Fixing problems in the public housing projects
858 people remain on closed wait list while new director sorts out work ahead
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
In a town where many working-class residents and artists can no longer afford to live, and with a waiting list 858-people long to get into public housing, even the new director of the publicly fund...
A funny musical that came from a cinematic flop
Union City High School to perform ‘Xanadu’
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
Fine and performing arts students from Union City High School will perform the musical Xanadu on Saturday April 16 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. The shows are 90 minutes each, with no intermission. Xanadu i...
Proms for a princess
Girls from WNY, UC, North Bergen get dresses that won’t break the bank
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Going to a school prom can cost a teenager and parents more than $700 these days, with a dress, limo rental, hair styling, nails, new shoes, and a new purse or clutch. But 50 to 75 graduating senio...
DE GRAAFF, DOLORES
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Funeral services have been held for Dolores de Graaff, 85, of Union City. She passed away April 3. She was born in Olyphant, Pa. She moved to New Jersey to find work and met her husband to be, Robe...
Play ball!
Pony League takes over Pershing Field baseball
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Pershing Field looked a little like a military operation four days before young baseball pitchers were expected to kick off the 2016 season this weekend. Volunteers from the Jersey City Home Depot ...