Leading Secaucus forward
Three reelected council members sworn in; FD gets new chief, officers
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Nine people took the oath of office at an official swearing-in ceremony in Secaucus Town Hall on Saturday, Jan. 3. The Town Council remains unchanged with three members reelected after running unop...
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A memorial service will be held on Jan. 17 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Nicholas Oresko School, 33 East 24th St., Bayonne, for Dr. Anaka Prakash, 68, Saddle River resident, loving husband and ...
The battle for Liberty State Park
Legislation would give control to a revised Meadowlands Commission
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Who should determine what happens in Liberty State Park? That’s the question at the core of a conflict between Friends of Liberty State Park and their local advocates, and Gov. Christopher Christie...
Tax assessments deserve protest and revolt
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Dear Editor: In the mid ‘70’s we bought a house in Hoboken for less than 50 thousand dollars. Some neighbors on the block thought we had paid too much. Over the years we paid our property taxes, wh...
Last call for Stinky Sullivan’s
A tale of Frank Sinatra’s mom, a canceled parade, and a dive bar waving goodbye
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Is there still a place in Hoboken for a genuine dive bar, a gracefully disgraceful doghouse where men come to sit with clasped hands and confess their sins? For 44 years, Stinky Sullivan’s at Sixth...
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A funeral mass was celebrated Dec. 30 at St. Maximilian Kolbe RC Church, Berkeley Township, for Alice Therese Ricigliano, 88, of the Holiday City South section of Berkeley Township. She passed away...
A divided school board forges ahead
Superintendent’s sweeping changes may face greater opposition
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Two sharply different factions now split the Jersey City Board of Education, and at the Jan. 6 reorganization meeting – as three new members were sworn in – the talk of peace and cooperation was of...
‘An economic disaster’ in the making
Officials oppose service cuts for PATH
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
“I want the Port Authority to say that this option is off the table,” said a very angry Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer at a rally of local, state and federal officials near the Grove Street PATH station...
Black leather dreams
Local artist’s photos portray residents in new context
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Clothes make the man, or so the saying goes. As if to test that theory, local artist Bobby Travieso has been dressing men – and women – in a particular piece of clothing and photographing them at h...
Council: Debate over Zoning Board picks
Also, new prez Bhalla promises action on Uber, PATH, redevelopment
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Councilman-at-large Ravinder Bhalla was elected the new president of the Hoboken City Council at the body’s annual reorganization meeting this past Wednesday. Bhalla replaces Councilwoman Jennifer ...