Arrivederci, Puccini’s!
Landmark sold as part of redevelopment plan
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Puccini’s Restaurant on Jersey City’s west side has been sold as part of a four-acre redevelopment site. With a classic Italian restaurant interior and quality food, Puccini’s has been an instituti...
Pay up!
City wants hotel tax when people rent
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
St. Patrick's Day Parade
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Photos by Al Sullivan
Honoring eight decades of public service
County to dedicate park space to former freeholder Neil Carroll
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
To honor former freeholder Neil Carroll of Bayonne, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders is expected to give his name to a portion of Stephen Gregg Park. “This man has been involved in public ser...
Local women on Cheerios box
Jersey City ShopRite successfully raises money to fight hunger
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Usually it is a sports star or a celebrity who gets his or her face on a cereal box. But this year, Angelica Cummings and Rochelle Harvey, two employees at the ShopRite of Metro Park in Jersey City...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Ramchal will plead ‘not guilty’ in alleged DWI crash Even as city officials have released the 911 call from the taxi driver involved in his alleged March 14 collision, Councilman Khemraj “Chico” Ra...
A new name, and new life
Gloria Robinson Court Homes will replace towers of poverty and crime
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
The bulldozers were parked on a vacant, snow-covered parcel of land, but they symbolized more than just the spring thaw on March 4. Local, state and federal officials were gathered to launch the la...
Road to recovery
Turnpike construction project to help drivers, local economy
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Easier travel and an improved local economy are two of the expected results of the $310 million New Jersey Turnpike Authority’s Interchange 14A Improvement Project, which broke ground on Wednesday,...
Not just on the waterfront
Residential buildings rising in all parts of Hudson County
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The real estate market in Hudson County has withstood the economic recession and rough weather and appears stronger than ever now. Many developers, though wary, see no sign of a price bubble formin...
Healthy competition
Local hospitals, facilities took leaps during first year of Obamacare
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The start of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “ObamaCare” early in 2014 changed the medical landscape throughout the nation. But in Hudson County, where for-profit hospitals compete directl...