Raising the bar: Hoboken Police Department
Feb 15, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I write to commend Hoboken Chief of Police Kenneth Ferrante and the members of the entire Police Department for several recently announced initiatives to address the problems facing ou...
CANCRO, AL
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A funeral mass took place Feb. 10 at St. Joseph Church, Jersey City, for Alphonse J. Cancro, 86, of Springfield, formerly of Jersey City. He passed away at home surrounded by his family on Feb. 6. ...
City awards $700K wrongful termination settlement
Former director to withdraw remaining claims
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
The city of Hoboken will pay its former public safety director a $700,000 settlement, ending a four-year court battle over his alleged wrongful termination. On Feb. 3, the City Council approved the...
Lobbying is intense for a new county prosecutor
Freeholders ask Gov. Christie to make an appointment
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Informed sources said last week that Superior Court Judge Esther Suarez will be named as the new Hudson County prosecutor as part of a compromise agreement, provided Gov. Christopher Christie signs...
UBS and Weehawken team up for Project Suit Up
Weehawken High School hosts a business workshop for its students
by Joanne Hoersch
Reporter Correspondent
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Thirty nine juniors and seniors from Weehawken High School’s AP mathematics and economics classes participated on Dec. 12 in Project Suit Up, one of many community volunteer programs supported by t...
‘Downtown kid’ joins Sacco ticket
BOE president Julio Marenco to run for commissioner
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Julio Marenco, a familiar and popular figure in the 7th Ward of North Bergen, will run for office as commissioner in May on the ticket headed by Mayor Nicholas Sacco. Marenco will replace current P...
Exciting things are happening in ‘Novho’ area of Hoboken
Feb 15, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: We were happy to read Caren Matzner’s February 1 article “Welcome to Novho!,” where she describes the exciting transformation of the Hoboken neighborhood that sits north of the viaduct...
FERRINO, ANTHONY R.
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A funeral mass was celebrated Feb. 13 at St. Johns R.C. Church, Lakehurst, for Anthony R. Ferrino, 94, of Toms River. He died Feb. 6 at Community Medical Center, Toms River. Anthony was a Jersey Ci...
Contract renewal questioned
Politically-connected firm gets grant-writing contract again
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council has awarded a $271,000 one-year contract for grant writing and other services to Millennium Strategies over the objections of members Michael Yun and Richard Boggiano. The firm, wh...
Free tax help, infant care, screenings…
Organization celebrates 50 years of helping low-income Hudson County residents
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
“We’re having a 1965 theme. I want people to dig out their bell bottoms and love beads,” said Joan Quigley, president and CEO of the North Hudson Community Action Corporation (NHCAC), last week. Sh...