First Weehawken Eagle Scout in two decades
Headed to the National Guard, and ready for the zombie apocalypse
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The uniforms that Leo Hochhauser – Weehawken’s first Eagle Scout in 20 years – has donned throughout his life all attest to the leadership in his character. He wears a Boy Scout getup one day, a mi...
Pershing Field baseball is back
New management must refurbish facilities and rebuild trust
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 20, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
The new organizers of the baseball program for kids at Pershing Field know they have a big job ahead of them. The group took over last summer after the baseball season ended and found things were w...
HARDY, TYRELL MATHEW SR.
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A funeral service was held Feb. 26 at Mt. Sinai Full Gospel Church 53-73 Prescott St., Jersey City, for Tyrell Mathew Hardy Sr. 31, of Jersey City. He passed away Feb. 16. He was born in Jersey Cit...
Everything old is new in Union City
With few spaces left to develop, property owners find ‘green’ ways to build
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Where do you build when your city is dense and almost fully developed? The population of Union City, with just over 1.2 square miles of land, is 66,455, according to the 2010 Census. With few empty...
Menendez to HUD: get the lead out!
Child health is the focus of new rules on public housing contamination
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Douglas Ratner of Jersey City Medical Center spoke at a press conference in the Booker T. Washington Houses courtyard in Jersey City on March 7 to support new legislation requiring the Departme...
New condos and parks in a neighborhood near you
Densely populated Hudson County sees growth in residential units
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Despite the dense population of residents who already call Hudson County home – 660,282 in a 62-square-mile span according to the 2013 United States Census count – local officials have been snippin...
Vote for school board, budget
Three candidates running for three open positions
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Public elections will be held on Tuesday, April 19 for three open seats on the North Bergen Board of Education. Three candidates are running unopposed for the seats: incumbents Patricia Bartoli and...
JOHNSON, JOYCE A.
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A funeral service was held March 5 at New Hope Baptist Church, Jersey City, for Joyce A. Johnson. She passed away Feb. 28. Joyce was a native of Jersey City and educated through the Jersey City pub...
McLEAN, TAYLOR
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Taylor McLean, 72, a prolific artist, dancer, writer and musician who touched the lives of many with his sensitive and uncompromising works, died peacefully on Feb. 25 at Christ Hospital in Jersey ...
Commercial development expands in Hudson
Businesses, offices, hotels all growing
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Condos aren’t the only things mushrooming across Hudson County; commercial development has taken off in a big way in Secaucus, Hoboken, Jersey City, North Bergen, and Bayonne. Incentives from the s...