Dec 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Dec. 19 at St. Bridget Church, Jersey City, for Marcos Rojas, 49, of Jersey City. He passed away Dec. 13. Born in Hackensack, he was a lifelong Jersey City resident. He w...
Letters to Santa
Dec 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: For over 100 years the United States Postal Service has been receiving letters addressed to Santa Claus. The holiday tradition became so popular that in 1912 Postmaster General Frank H...
Dec 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass will be offered Dec. 27 at St. Francis R.C. Church, Hoboken, for Marian Roland, 84, of Hoboken. She passed away peacefully Dec. 12 in North Bergen. She was born in Hoboken and attend...
Secaucus to host ball, ice skating, and more for Super Bowl
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus will be buzzing with activity in the days leading up to the Super Bowl in MetLife Stadium on Feb. 2, as Mayor Michael Gonnelli, the Town Council, and other sponsors have planned an enterta...
A Pomeranian or more time with mom
Local kids tell what they really want for the holidays – and ‘Monster High’ is big
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
For some it’s dolls to add their collections. For others it’s a $500 video game system or the newest iPhone with all the upgrades. For many it’s a staple, like a new pair of shoes or a backpack. Th...
City punts on ambulance contract
Decision on hiring company is delayed until after the New Year
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 22, 2013 | 4 4 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council has decided to postpone voting on a resolution to give a contract for basic life support ambulance service with CarePoint/McCabe Ambulance. The matter became controversial because ...
School of his own
WNY names school after Sen. Menendez
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
“How are you?” U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez said as he made his way across School No. 3’s lobby to where several dozen students sat. He had come early to the school on Dec. 4 to talk to the sixth grad...
Parking, bike lanes, and traffic lights
Residents weigh in on Washington Street redesign
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Dec 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
About 30 Hoboken residents attended a public meeting on Monday night to discuss what they consider major issues associated with a massive renovation and redesign project of Washington Street that i...
Dec 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Private funeral services have been held for Jean Smarro. She died Dec. 13 at Bayonne Medical Center. A lifelong Jersey City resident, she retired after 25 years as a teacher’s aide for the Jersey C...
Offer of neighborly support
Dec 22, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: We want to extend our deepest thanks once again to all of the first responders who came to the aid of our end of the block on Monday. The fire at 327 Adams Street was managed expertly ...