Here’s who you can vote for on June 3
Three freeholder seats disputed in Democratic Primary
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 3, voters in West New York, Weehawken, Union City, Guttenberg, North Bergen, and Secaucus can go to the polls to choose one of two candidates in the Democratic primary to serve on the Board...
Is Hoboken’s booting policy illegal?
State lawmaker will tighten language to stop cities from using ‘gray area’
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week, a Monmouth County-based state assemblyman told the press that Hoboken’s widespread use of wheel clamps – colloquially known as “boots” – was perhaps illegal, referring to a state statute...
Summer means fun!
Secaucus has packed schedule for all ages; pool is open
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
It’ll be hard to get bored in Secaucus this summer. The town is sponsoring a wide variety of music, movies, events, activities, day camps, sports, and more. The annual Summer Concert Series began t...
McGinley Square redevelopment approved
And council bans displays on walls of 22-story St. Peter’s building
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council voted on May 14 to approve a redevelopment plan that will advance two different projects while curtailing large video displays on the side of a proposed tower to be built by a loca...
Saint Peter's Prep Honor Roll - North Bergen Residents
May 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
James C. DeAngelo, ’85, Principal of Saint Peter’s Prep in Jersey City, has announced that the following North Bergen residents have attained honor roll status for the third marking period of 2013-...
Hoboken Board of Education was dissembling, divisive and accountability dodging
May 25, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Taxpayers and parents witnessed an unfortunate spectacle at the May 6 Board of Education meeting for next year’s school budget. The Board of Education blamed a handful of potential lay...
City files suit against Port Authority
Fulop seeks to retrieve $400M in taxes
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey owns 40 properties in Jersey City, yet pays no real estate taxes on most of them. The properties would yield approximately $18 million per year if taxe...
Helping those who need help most
United Cerebral Palsy is there for those with a range of disabilities
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
United Cerebral Palsy of Hudson County continues to make strides in services offered to youth and adults with cerebral palsy and other disabilities. The association serves not only Hudson, but Berg...
A fitting tribute
Memorial Day parade posthumously honors grand marshal
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
It couldn’t have been a finer day for a parade. The annual Secaucus Memorial Day Parade took place on Saturday, May 17. Beginning at noon, it filled the streets with a succession of sharply dressed...
I am throwing my support behind Gerard Balmir
May 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: My name is Steven Pinkney Sr. I have been a lifelong resident of District 3 which is in the heart of the African American community. The upcoming election is essential for the followin...