County budget rises to $529M
Weehawken, Union City, Jersey City, Hoboken will likely see tax increases
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A new county budget introduced on April 12 will probably increase the county tax portion of the property taxes paid by residents in Union City, Weehawken, Jersey City, and Hoboken. Explaining that ...
Fido photographer
Local lensman helps find homes for animals rescued from hoarder
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
When animal control officers and other law enforcement personnel rescued more than 50 abandoned dogs and cats from the filthy residence of an alleged animal hoarder in North Bergen earlier this yea...
Bank Hires New Branch Manager
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Freedom Bank, headquartered in Maywood, recently announced the hire of new assistant vice president/branch manager, Maria Moreano of Jersey City, to its Guttenberg branch. Moreano has more than 10 ...
NJ motorists answer the call to “Just Drive”
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Dear Editor: April is recognized as Distracted Driving Awareness Month and I wanted to publicly thank New Jersey citizens, our lawmakers, and law enforcement officers for coming together to help co...
Glad you are here
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Dear Editor: Thank you to the Weehawken Volunteer Ambulance Corps. The EMT's/paramedics arrived quickly, and were very polite and efficient. We support this organization every year with a donation....
The meaning of place
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Dear Editor: There’s a plaque on Monroe Street that identifies the place where Frank Sinatra was born. The building is long gone but, the marker on that sidewalk demonstrates the very real relation...
NJ motorists answer the call to “Just Drive”
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: April is recognized as Distracted Driving Awareness Month and I wanted to publicly thank New Jersey citizens, our lawmakers, and law enforcement officers for coming together to help co...
TASTY TIDBITS
Secaucus’ Rivera earns Hall of Fame nod and retires
Weehawken hosts Autism Awareness tournament; Snyder pair heads to college together; top fives
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It was a pretty busy weekend for Sheila Rivera . The long-time Secaucus girls’ volleyball coach earned induction into the New Jersey Scholastic Coaches Association Hall of Fame Sunday at the Pines ...
VANISHING JCM
Trolley Tracks Then and Now
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“The old trolley tracks going from Hoboken to Jersey City were some 400 feet high,” Paul writes. “I believe the old photo was taken on 13th Street between Monmouth and Coles. The stanchions holding...
Playing chicken
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Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop appears to have taken the next step in the battle for control of the historic Landmark Loew’s Theater last week. The City Council voted to redirect $2 million from th...