City Hall hates this Hollywood ending
Judge says nonprofit ‘Friends’ group can keep running historic Loew’s theater
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
A nonprofit group -- and not a city-picked private company -- will continue to run the historic Landmark Loew’s Theater in Journal Square, a judge ruled on May 29. While City Hall is concerned that...
Going up, up, up
Hudson rents still skyrocketing, because of demand
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
With dozens of rental developments in Hudson County going up and many recently being completed, why does a current report say that county rents are still on the rise, and may actually hit a $3,000 ...
Fought to open shelter after ‘boat people’ arrived
Pastor Gary Kugler was tireless advocate for the homeless
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
When Reverend Horst Gerhardt “Gary” Kugler died last month at age 76, Hudson County lost both a loving neighbor and a fierce advocate for the homeless. Kugler had to put up quite a fight to establi...
The truth about cats and dogs?
Activist group slams animal control practices, says $310K can be better used
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
A group of local residents is looking to completely overhaul the way North Hudson towns handle animal control. The Union City Feral Cat Committee (UCFCC) has posted a 23-page report on their websit...
MINGOLO, MARY ANN
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered June 3 at St. Ann’s Church for Mary Ann Mingolo, 100. She passed away peacefully May 29 at her home in Hoboken surrounded by her family. Aside from being a life-long resi...
SCOREBOARD
Local baseball season ends with three losses
Weehawken, Union City and Marist all lose in sectional finals
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The NJSIAA state baseball tournament is an unyielding soul. There are only a handful of teams that can end their season in victory. The rest have to head into the summer months off a loss. For thre...
Police Beat
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Suspects accused of brutal assault at Hoboken McDonald’s turn themselves in A man remains in critical condition at Jersey City Medical Center two weeks after he was brutally assaulted at a Hoboken ...
Local schools expand to meet growing demand
New ‘Empowerment Academy’ to share space with BelovED Charter
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoping to generate new ideas about education, a new charter school called Empowerment Academy will be sharing space with the BelovED Community Charter School on Grand Street in September. BelovED, ...
There are no stupid questions
For three years, NB Help Desk has offered responses to residents’ queries
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
When fencing went up around a section of James J. Braddock North Hudson Park, local resident Danilo Martinez wondered what was up. So he sat down at his computer and asked the town. “Within a day, ...
‘I’m with Bob’
Annual Cuban Day Parade becomes rally for Menendez
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 07, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson County Cuban Day Parade, which starts in North Bergen and runs through Guttenberg and West New York to end in Union City, has always been a barometer of local politics. This year was no ...