Clock Towers complex gets more time
Confusion over how to keep affordable apartments in building
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council has moved to preserve affordable housing in one of the city’s longstanding affordable housing buildings, for now. With a sunset provision deadline looming on March 26, the City Cou...
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A funeral mass was celebrated March 21 at St. Paul RC Church, Ramsey, for Edith Milanesi, 96. She died peacefully at Arden Courts in Wayne on March 15. Edith was raised in Weehawken, the daughter o...
Parking lines: Part three of a three part letter discussing the difficulties and remedies of finding a spot on the street to park your car.
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Dear Editor: Motorcycles should be allowed to park off road, on the sidewalk, as long as it is far enough back so as not to impede the walking lane. They should also be allowed to park in the yello...
Pay up!
City wants hotel tax when people rent
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Websites advertising short term rentals in homes and condos in Jersey City would be required to charge the city’s six percent hotel tax under proposed changes introduced by the City Council on Marc...
Charter school gets nod to expand
School board members criticize ruling
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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For the second time in as many years, the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) has ruled in favor of a local charter school’s expansion, over the strong objections of Hoboken’s traditional pu...
What’s next for the Gold Coast?
Developers and officials discuss future projects, public transit
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
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As developers search for new opportunities in the Gold Coast, the 19-mile stretch of New Jersey from the Bayonne Bridge to the George Washington Bridge, they are seeing their target market of rente...
Looking 100 years old after 100 days in school
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No, it isn’t the tough school curriculum that has these kids looking so aged. Grade 4 students at Union City’s Saint Augustine’s School recently dressed up as 100-year-old people to commemorate the...
A bounty of books
How a West New York man went from hoarding books to opening a new bookstore
by Jack Silbert
Reporter correspondent
Mar 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
“Beware, Books Inside!” reads the sign within Lawrence Arteaga’s newly opened B&F Books shop in West New York. It might be a warning to Arteaga himself, who says that during his college days, “I st...
Local boy makes bad
Guttenberg native busted for allegedly robbing four Galaxy penthouses
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
A resident living in one of the Galaxy Tower’s 43rd floor penthouse apartments returned home to discover the front door splintered and the apartment ransacked. Down the hall the doors to the other ...
Composting coming to Hoboken
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Dear Editor: The City of Hoboken is continuing to lead the way in New Jersey on environmental solutions, serving as a hub for innovation and creative solutions. On March 18, the Hoboken City Counci...