Arrivederci, Puccini’s!
Landmark sold as part of redevelopment plan
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Puccini’s Restaurant on Jersey City’s west side has been sold as part of a four-acre redevelopment site. With a classic Italian restaurant interior and quality food, Puccini’s has been an instituti...
Veterans’ open house
Event will offer info on benefits and a sympathetic ear
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
For many veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan, there is often no rest from the battle for their lives. Instead of enemies in foreign fields, they must battle indifference, poverty, and...
Clock Towers complex gets more time
Confusion over how to keep affordable apartments in building
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council has moved to preserve affordable housing in one of the city’s longstanding affordable housing buildings, for now. With a sunset provision deadline looming on March 26, the City Cou...
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A funeral mass was celebrated March 21 at St. Paul RC Church, Ramsey, for Edith Milanesi, 96. She died peacefully at Arden Courts in Wayne on March 15. Edith was raised in Weehawken, the daughter o...
Parking lines: Part three of a three part letter discussing the difficulties and remedies of finding a spot on the street to park your car.
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Motorcycles should be allowed to park off road, on the sidewalk, as long as it is far enough back so as not to impede the walking lane. They should also be allowed to park in the yello...
Pay up!
City wants hotel tax when people rent
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Websites advertising short term rentals in homes and condos in Jersey City would be required to charge the city’s six percent hotel tax under proposed changes introduced by the City Council on Marc...
Charter school gets nod to expand
School board members criticize ruling
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second time in as many years, the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) has ruled in favor of a local charter school’s expansion, over the strong objections of Hoboken’s traditional pu...
What’s next for the Gold Coast?
Developers and officials discuss future projects, public transit
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
As developers search for new opportunities in the Gold Coast, the 19-mile stretch of New Jersey from the Bayonne Bridge to the George Washington Bridge, they are seeing their target market of rente...
Local boy makes bad
Guttenberg native busted for allegedly robbing four Galaxy penthouses
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
A resident living in one of the Galaxy Tower’s 43rd floor penthouse apartments returned home to discover the front door splintered and the apartment ransacked. Down the hall the doors to the other ...
Looking 100 years old after 100 days in school
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No, it isn’t the tough school curriculum that has these kids looking so aged. Grade 4 students at Union City’s Saint Augustine’s School recently dressed up as 100-year-old people to commemorate the...