City passes $16.7M bond for parks and 900-car garage
Council debates possibility of eminent domain
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
Sep 20, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
In what City Council members called a “historic moment” at the recent City Council meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 16, the council passed a $16.7 million bond to help acquire 6 acres of land in the nor...
HAWRYLAK, ROSE M.
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A funeral mass was held Sept. 12 at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Jersey City, for Rose M. Hawrylak, 81. She died Sept. 4, peacefully at her home with her family at her side. A lifelong resident of Jer...
Not in our neighborhood
Ward F residents protest prisoner reentry program near schools
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 20, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
To answer community outrage over the location of a prisoner reentry center near a school in Ward F, the City Council adopted an ordinance on Sept. 9 that tightens rules for establishing such facili...
Old School and New Age at Arts & Music Festival
Over 300 vendors to offer food, entertainment, artwork
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
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While this year’s 22nd Annual Fall Arts and Music Festival – held Sunday, Sept. 27 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – doesn’t have a headliner, per se, two names stick out to organizer Gerri Fallo the most: ...
3-D printers, sports, and more
Weehawken High School welcomes new art studio and technology lab
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
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On a sunny afternoon at Weehawken High School, several students were using math to figure out a balloon-powered car, while Tyler Williams and Angel Vives were waiting for their designs to be 3-D pr...
The new North Bergen Police
Four officers promoted as part of ongoing restructuring of department
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Four police officers were promoted last week as part of an ongoing effort to restructure the police department to increase efficiency and better serve the township. David Corbisiero and Robert Farl...
O’KOREN, ROSE
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A mass of Christian burial was held Sept. 12 at St. Joseph’s Church for Rose O’Koren, 94. She passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family, on Sept. 8. Born in Italy, Rose immigrated to the Uni...
Why Frank Raia wants your vote
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Dear Editor: I am running for the City Council because of my deep commitment to the residents of the 3rd Ward. The upcoming November Election is crucial to Hoboken's future, and will decide the dir...
‘A historic moment’
Esther Suarez sworn in, first Latino and female county prosecutor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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“Let me get this out of the way from the beginning,” said Esther Suarez, newly sworn in as the first Hispanic and first woman prosecutor in Hudson County history. “There is a lot of discussion and ...
New car share operator crosses finish line
Zipcar places 46 vehicles throughout city
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
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Zipcar first came into New Jersey with a few cars in Hoboken in 2002, and now they are the city’s official car share operator. A ribbon-cutting this past Thursday, Sept. 17 marked the partnership –...