Zika virus a danger to pregnant women
Local health officials keeping an eye out
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
With Hudson County still in the grip of winter’s cold, health officials are not yet concerned about the potential spread of the zika virus through local mosquitoes. But officials in hospitals and g...
Important Hoboken infrastructure and design decisions
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Hoboken Quality of Life Coalition, a non-partisan, nonprofit citizen organization that has been active in Hoboken for over a decade wants to alert you to two important meetings you...
Providing opportunities to our children
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Every day, local residents go above and beyond to provide our children with beneficial opportunities to help them excel educationally and athletically. In the northernmost section of J...
PERKINS, WILLIAM O. JR.
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass took place Feb. 13 at Christ the King Catholic Church, Jersey City, for former state Assemblyman William O. Perkins, Jr. After a long illness he passed away peacefully on Feb. 5 in T...
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Sports photography classes at Snyder
Devils organize program in honor of legendary goaltender Brodeur’s late father
by Jim Hague
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the single best thing to happen to the Snyder High School athletic program in recent memory originated from a simple breakfast meeting nearly 18 months ago. Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop a...
Flood walls and new parks
Mayor reviews initiatives in annual address
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
At Mayor Dawn Zimmer’s State of the City address on Wednesday night, the mayor declined to address a heated hearing earlier in the week about her proposed Washington Street redesign plan, but did g...
The start of something big – very big
Ground broken on $500 million condo project with no tax abatement
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The address is 99 Hudson St., Jersey City, and when completed it’s expected to be the tallest building in New Jersey and the sixth largest residential building in the United States. On Jan. 28, mem...
Bollywood in North Bergen
Residents enjoy Indian dance classes at library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Public Library continues to expand its free programs for residents with the recent addition of a weekly Bollywood dance class. Nine people attended the first session on Thursday, J...
Washington Street redesign bike lanes are a bad idea
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I have lived in Hoboken and have walked along and across Washington Street (WS) for over 37 years. I have grown to appreciate WS’s wide traffic lanes which give drivers, cyclists, and ...
Be a principal for a day
Volunteers needed to take part in program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
For many of us growing up, a trip to the principal’s office could be traumatic. It could mean anything from a scheduling problem to a punishment for some misbehavior. Most people only get to see on...