GRENZ, SHIRLEY
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Funeral services were held April 28 for Shirley Grenz, 82, of Secaucus. She passed away April 24 at her home. Born in Hoopston, Ill.., to the late Anthony and Elsie De Marco, Shirley grew up in Hob...
IMBIMBO, IDA
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A funeral mass was offered April 28 at St Ann RC Church, Hoboken, for Ida Imbimbo. She died peacefully on April 19. Ida was the daughter of the late Rafaella and Lawrence Avitabile. Ida was the las...
Teens take over town
High school students lead the way for Law Day
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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A group of students holding a mock town commissioners’ meeting on May 1 learned what it feels like to make an unpopular political decision, after they “voted” to give generous property tax breaks t...
Reval protest mounting downtown
Some residents considering a class action lawsuit
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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With the deadline approaching to appeal the property assessments given during the recent Jersey City revaluation, some downtown residents hope to take the issue to court in a class action lawsuit. ...
Kaytn Memorial statue will be moved
Historic symbol of Polish massacre may be relocated to make room for green plaza
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the most iconic statues in Jersey City will be moved, at least temporarily, from its location near the Exchange Place PATH Station to clear the way for creation of a green space plaza. The K...
To come: Hudson Beer, medical marijuana facility, hotels
A roundup of burgeoning development in Secaucus
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite Secaucus’ status as Hudson County’s most suburban town, the area is home to a large amount of industrial and commercial development. Seventy percent of the town’s tax base comes from commer...
Town adopts $95.4M budget for 2018
Also at commissioners’ meeting: New parks coming
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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The North Bergen Board of Commissioners officially adopted their $95.4M budget for 2018 at their April 25 meeting. It covers town spending from this past Jan. 1 through Dec. 31. The budget will cau...
LAHAYE, THERESA M.
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A funeral mass was offered May 3 at Immaculate Conception Church in Secaucus for Theresa M. Lahaye, 79, of Secaucus. She passed away April 30 at Holy Name Hospital. Born in Jersey City to the late ...
Can the working class and artists stay in Hoboken?
City discusses options for affordable housing
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 06, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 296 296 recommendations | email to a friend
Councilwoman Vanessa Falco, who has long-time family roots in this town, knows that some of the people who have historically added to the fabric of Hoboken – artists, blue-collar workers – may have...
Council probes ‘pay-to-play’ allegations
Also adopts $118.7M budget, questions City Hall stipends
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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During Wednesday’s four-hour City Council meeting, members of the council accused the mayor of potentially violating local “pay to play” laws that attempt to curtail contracts given to vendors who ...