WNY goals: Parking, vets’ housing
Roque begins second term as mayor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Felix Roque was sworn into office for a second term last week, after his fellow West New York commissioners took their oaths and reorganized. In West New York’s form of government, voters ele...
Why do hospitals go broke?
CarePoint asks for a fair rate of insurance reimbursement
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
If you own or operate an urban hospital, you aren’t likely to survive long under the system of insurance reimbursement that currently exists. This is one of the main reasons that hospitals, particu...
‘A glorious day’
St. Augustine Schools kids celebrate first communion
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
On Sunday May 17, Saint Augustine School, Union City second graders and other children celebrated their First Communion. Afterward, children and parents celebrated in the school gym and sang songs ...
BRIEFS
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City man sentenced on bank, tax charges A Union City man was sentenced May 19 to 27 months in prison for operating a supposed charitable organization, or “gemach,” as an unchartered bank, acc...
Roque ticket sweeps WNY election
Mayor’s candidates prevail after stormy campaign season
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
In a chant that reverberated for blocks, supporters of Mayor Dr. Felix Roque shouted “Four more years!” over and over after polls closed for the West New York municipal election on May 12. In the t...
Ten new firefighters serving North Hudson
Six officers promoted in rank
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten new recruits joined the ranks of North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRFR), and six officers were promoted during a ceremony at Schuetzen Park in North Bergen. The agency fights fires in five...
Young passion players at local school
The last days of Jesus enacted in Union City
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
St. Augustine’s School seventh and eighth grades acted out the Passion of Jesus on March 30 at St. Augustine Church, Union City. The children acted out Jesus’ passion, death and resurrection with s...
WNY election on Tuesday
Debate was detailed yet polite due to absence of mayor’s slate
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff reporter
May 10, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Although people had to be turned away because of a lack of room in the small community room in Rivera Towers last week, the candidates’ forum moderated by the NJ League of Women Voters might easily...
What constitutes residency?
Candidate eligibility is challenged in WNY, NB
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Residency has been a hot topic in the current election cycle, with candidates in both North Bergen and West New York having their eligibility questioned due to owning property (and possibly a home)...