$512M county budget passed
Tax burden mainly hits Jersey City and Hoboken; Weehawken modestly
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not as bad as first anticipated, Hoboken still got hit hardest with the percent of taxes it must pay to fund the newly passed $512 million county budget this year. Jersey City also got hit...
Fashion delivery
Secaucus delivers three trailers full of goods to the needy
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
In the days leading up to the fourth of July, while most people were getting ready for vacations, barbecues, or fireworks, a dedicated corps of workers in Secaucus was busy unloading and sorting th...
Bridge open!
Viaduct from Hoboken to Palisades is back after $54M renovation
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
The 14th Street Viaduct, which links Hoboken to Union City and Jersey City Heights, debuted in 1908 – the same year as the Model T Ford. At the time, it linked Hoboken to West Hoboken, the forerunn...
Robots and rockets
‘Science Week’ ends the school year with a bang
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
For students in North Bergen’s elementary schools, the academic year ended with robots and rockets and cool experiments. It was all part of “Science Week,” an intriguing way to wrap up the year wit...
Live by the golden rule
Jul 13, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Hoboken is a highly densely populated city of about 55,000 residents squeezed into a one mile square footprint. Residents live shoulder to shoulder, either vertically or adjacent and w...
SWOTELIS, GRACE M.
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Funeral services were held July 10 at Holy Family Church, Union City, for Grace M. Swotelis, 97, of Union City. She passed away July 7 at Fritz Reuter Altenheim, North Bergen. She was born in North...
Golf anyone?
Long-delayed project is on the verge of completing construction
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Although delayed by Super Storm Sandy, wetlands mitigation, and other problems, the county’s $13 million nine-hole public-use golf course in Lincoln Park in Jersey City is finally on track to be co...
Thanks to all our supporters
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Dear Editor: After nearly two years of planning, designing, and leasing, our application for an outstanding mixed use development at 1300 Jefferson Street was denied by the Zoning Board of Adjustme...
$7.3 million in local tax relief
State to fully fund Meadowlands tax sharing for the first time
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus and North Bergen are among the towns to benefit this year as the state of New Jersey picks up the entire tab for the Meadowlands Intermunicipal Tax Sharing Program for the first time. Esta...
Saved!
Weehawken Volunteer First Aid Squad celebrates 45 years of service
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The Weehawken Volunteer First Aid Squad recently celebrated its 45th year of providing free ambulance and medical services to the residents of Weehawken with a gala banquet at the Greycliff in Moon...