Ordinance requires fire escape inspections
Property owners would be responsible for safety
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council will soon require owners of buildings with four stories or more to have their fire escapes inspected every five years. A new ordinance was introduced Tuesday, partly because many f...
One surprise in WNY school board election
Two mayor-supported candidates win, but are joined by opponent
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
Nov 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Two school board candidates backed by West New York Mayor Felix Roque won re-election in the Tuesday, Nov. 3 election, but there was also a surprise. Mayoral critic Matthew F. Cheng also won a spot...
Court orders reval for Weehawken
Dispute continues over the time frame to do it
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 15, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
The Tax Court of New Jersey has ordered the township of Weehawken to conduct a revaluation of properties as the result of a lawsuit brought by a group claiming to represent 175 homeowners along the...
It’s time for Romano to declare war on taxes
Nov 15, 2015 | 11 11 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: At the kickoff event for Peter Biancamano’s 2nd Ward City Council Campaign, Hoboken’s Hudson County Freeholder Anthony Romano declared “this is a war” to rally the troops against Tiffa...
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Funeral services were held Nov. 13 for Patricia Nina Kearney, 72 of North Bergen. She passed away Nov. 9. She was the wife of John Kearney; mother of John Joseph, Brian and his wife Lavoria, Kathy ...
Finally, a light at the end of tunnel for Snyder grid team
by Jim Hague
Nov 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
For more than a decade, the losses simply continued to mount for the Snyder High School football team, like it was simply supposed to happen. The Tigers would line up on the field each week and get...
‘We don’t forget’
Volunteers construct housing for homeless veterans
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 15, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
An army of workers in hardhats move in and out of 655 Ocean Ave. carrying out pieces of plaster and wood they dump into a larger container near the curb. The sky threatens rain, but that does not s...
Women's Health Center at Grove Street grand opening
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Joseph Scott, President/CEO, Jersey City Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, gets help in cutting the ribbon that officially opens the new Women's Health Center at Grove Street (at 116 Newa...
Brandt says bye to scaffolding after 4 years
School board meeting: Future projects, violence stats, politics
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
Nov 15, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
While some kindergarteners aspire to become astronauts or firefighters when they grow up, Madeline Klatt, one of six Hoboken Students of the Month for last month, wants to be the principal of Josep...
Scholarship surprise!
High school senior, inspired by hard-working mother, gets award at early-morning ceremony
Nov 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
If Neidelyn Pina gets her wish, next year she’ll be a freshman at Stevens Institute of Technology. And her recent receipt of a scholarship grant, courtesy of a program from Nordstrom, will help. Th...