Which direction?
Debate over street redesign plans
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Oct 05, 2014 | 5 5 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
After years of planning, Hoboken is moving forward on complete redesigns of three key streets. But some concerned citizens say that the some of the new designs are overzealous and wonder where the ...
A building designed to enrich the mind
HCCC opens high tech library, cornerstone of the new Journal Square
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
When Hudson County Community College (HCCC) first looked at the property on Sip Avenue back in 2000 as a possible new library site, few could foresee how significant a role it would play in revital...
County high school may move from NB to Secaucus
Project had stalled; may eventually replace dinosaur park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
With additional money being generated through the state, a plan to move the North Bergen campus of the Hudson County Schools of Technology to Secaucus seems to be on the agenda again after being se...
Getting into the routine
Local kids enjoy new school year
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The first day of school on Sept. 6 for the 250 students of the St. Augustine’s school of Union City was one of meeting teachers, making new friends, and praying together. The night before parents a...
Uber for you?
Some prefer new car service to taxis, but it conflicts with local laws
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Uber Technologies, Inc., a taxi-like car service, is gaining steam throughout the county as a convenient alternative to dialing a cab. You hit an icon on your phone, a driver picks you up in his ow...
PEREZ-MONTALVO, LUIS O.
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Funeral services took place Oct. 2 for Luis O. Perez-Montalvo, 47 of Jersey City. He passed away Sept. 22. Born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, he came to Jersey City at the age of 10. Known to many as ...
Making his mark
Hoboken special ed teacher named New Jersey Teacher of the Year
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Oct 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken teacher Mark Mautone has helped countless children overcome learning and developmental disorders. But he didn’t fully grasp the importance of his work until his own son was diagnosed with a...
Making headway
County golf course could be ready by early summer
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The line of golf carts rolled past the recently-seeded greens on the soon-to-open county golf course on the extreme western side of Lincoln Park. It was September, and the county has rushed to get ...
Novel Night returns for fifth volume
Dinner parties in residents’ homes revolve on literary themes
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Oct 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
When restauranteur Joyce Flinn decided to host a dinner at Schnackenberg’s Luncheonette for the upcoming fifth addition of the Hoboken Public Library’s Novel Night, she wanted to pick a 1930s-era n...
‘An injustice to the town of Secaucus’
Mayor contests Meadowlands Commission decision on new development
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 05, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
In what Mayor Michael Gonnelli calls “an injustice to the town of Secaucus,” the state’s Meadowlands Commission took two controversial votes on Wednesday, Sept. 24 regarding a new development along...