Proms for a princess
Girls from WNY, UC, North Bergen get dresses that won’t break the bank
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Going to a school prom can cost a teenager and parents more than $700 these days, with a dress, limo rental, hair styling, nails, new shoes, and a new purse or clutch. But 50 to 75 graduating senio...
Town official pleads guilty
Fifth man charged in bid rig investigation
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
A town official pleaded guilty last week to helping rig the selection process by which contractors competed to replace sidewalks and rehabilitate affordable housing in town. Washington Borgono, 65,...
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 | 146 146 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 ...
WNY mailman gets special award
Drove one million delivery miles without an accident
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
With more than three decades of mail delivery experience in West New York, letter carrier Joseph Piazza was recognized at a special ceremony at the Main Post Office on Jan. 26 for passing a signifi...
These vets had to fight for respect
At 43rd anniversary of end of Vietnam conflict, WNY and NB pay tribute
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Even 43 years after the conclusion of the war in Vietnam, many veterans still have a stinging memory of their return. The war often elicited bad feelings that Americans inappropriately dumped on th...
Cuba, open or closed?
Local residents, officials voice their views on renewed U.S. relations
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter correspondent
Apr 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
President Barack Obama and his family recently returned from a three-day trip to Cuba, the first visit to the Communist nation by a sitting president in 88 years. The president met with Cuban Presi...
More than a new name
Palisades Medical Center joins Hackensack University Health Network
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
In a merger likely to change the health care landscape of Hudson County and beyond, Palisades Medical Center officially has become a member of the Hackensack University Health Network. PMC, which w...
BRIEFS
Apr 03, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
Wine tasting will benefit foster children Hudson County CASA’s (Court Appointed Special Advocates) 10th Annual Wine Tasting fundraiser featuring world-class wines, foods and desserts, a premium spi...
New condos and parks in a neighborhood near you
Densely populated Hudson County sees growth in residential units
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 20, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite the dense population of residents who already call Hudson County home – 660,282 in a 62-square-mile span according to the 2013 United States Census count – local officials have been snippin...