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 | 30 30 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 | 29 29 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 | 35 35 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 | 57 57 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 ...
‘A great brotherhood’
10 new firefighters sworn in, all vets
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
“It’s one of the most dangerous jobs in the country,” said Chief Frank Montagne. Few people would dispute that. Yet 10 men eagerly took the oath as firemen in the North Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRF...
‘An economic disaster’ in the making
Officials oppose service cuts for PATH
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 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...
City should pay attention to the way it stores road salt
Jan 11, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The city has uncovered road salt storage outside. Rain falls on the salt. Salt dissolves in the rain and washes into our sewer system. We have a combined sewer system so water from sto...
SCOREBOARD
Peacocks recover after tough start
Dunne has St. Peter’s moving in right direction
by Jim Hague
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The men’s college basketball season wasn’t supposed to have such a rugged start for the Peacocks of St. Peter’s University. The preseason prognosticators all figured that the Peacocks would be a hi...
SITTMANN, JEAN
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Jan. 8 at St. Mary’s Church, West New York, for Jean Sittmann, 80, of North Bergen. She passed away Jan. 3. She was the wife of the late Roy. Mother of the late Michael W...
Dark skies ahead?
North Bergen, Jersey City kids look at pollution and their future
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Explore 2000 is a kind of middle school at the Jersey City campus of the Hudson County Schools of Technology, a countywide public school system attended by kids throughout the county. The program h...