Fighting among Hoboken Democrats
May vote out their chairwoman on Monday
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 08, 2018 | 6 6 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
According to e-mails obtained by the Hudson Reporter , the Hoboken Democratic Committee – the local political group that helps support Democratic candidates for higher office – will meet on Monday,...
Housing Authority fires Santini
Investigative NBC report on multiple jobs led to ousting
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 323 323 recommendations | email to a friend
Last week, the North Bergen Housing Authority fired Director of Security Geoffrey Santini, who had been accused in an NBC News investigative report of spending most of his time on his animal contro...
Who’s running for North Bergen school board?
Twenty-three candidates filed for April 17 elections
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Voters can choose three candidates for three-year terms on the nine-member North Bergen Board of Education on April 17. A whopping 23 candidates have filed petitions to run, although at least two s...
Council votes on hotel developer
Also: after tug of war, city reappoints activist to rent board
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
At its regular meeting on Wednesday, April 4, the Hoboken council approved two members to the rent leveling board after several weeks of controversy, and approved a conditional redeveloper to build...
Medical marijuana facility preps to open
Secaucus site is harvesting 12 strains
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Harmony Foundation, a medical marijuana facility on Meadowlands Parkway in Secaucus, recently began harvesting its strains -- a crucial step before opening sometime this spring, according to Ha...
‘This is just entertainment’
City may revise ordinance that shut down burlesque show
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City’s censoring of a burlesque show set for March 28 may lead to the revision of an ordinance prohibiting “obscene” entertainment. Two days prior to the performance, the city’s law departme...
Council restructures its debt
Combines bond issues, 2018 budget to be introduced April 10
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Secaucus mayor and Town Council passed a resolution at its March 27 meeting in order to combine its debts from various improvement projects in past years. It combined the debts into a $12.5 mil...
Mystery behind Mayor Fulop’s alleged ‘stalker’
Questions remain about woman found in his home
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Steven Fulop has made no official comment last week about a woman allegedly found in his residence on March 25. Stephanie Espana, 30, of Jersey City, a former campaign worker he once nominate...
BECKER, RAYMOND P. SR.
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Family and friends will be advised of a private memorial gathering and funeral service for Raymond P. Becker, Sr., 85, a long-time resident of Bloomingburg, N.Y. He passed away March 25 at the Stat...
The truth about your colon
Locals donate funds for colorectal cancer research, encourage screenings
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 878 878 recommendations | email to a friend
Having a scope pushed into your rectum for a colonoscopy isn't nearly as bad as you might think, according to Bob Ceragno, a local business owner for Eye Contact Vision Center on Bergenline Avenue ...