LABOY, RUBEN SR.
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held Dec. 6 for Ruben Laboy Sr., 84. He passed away peacefully at his home in Jersey City on Dec. 1, while surrounded by his loving family. Ruben was born Guayama and was rais...
Political dynamics
Who will lead the City Council when it reorganizes Jan. 3?
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
The afternoon of Monday, Jan. 1 will bring the swearing in of new Mayor Ravi Bhalla, followed by a City Council reorganization meeting on Jan. 3. Political observers have been wondering who will be...
Big controversies at City Council meeting
Runoff elections, Union Dry Dock land, park overspending
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council met on Wednesday Dec. 6 and discussed several controversial issues. This meeting – the second since a heated mayoral election last month – saw its share of political discus...
Council runoffs gives Fulop an edge, but opponents remain
Mayor pledges to finish projects his administration started
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Although the Dec. 5 council runoff elections allowed Mayor Steven Fulop to retain his 6-3 voting majority on the City Council, the upset win by James Solomon over Rebecca Symes in Ward E gave Fulop...
The deliverers are among the culprits in package thefts
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Dear Editor: Your article on package thefts in Hoboken hit home for us--literally. We have been the victims of package thefts on multiple occasions and the problem seems to be increasing. I blame t...
Where there’s smoke
Local magician asks youth to pledge to never touch cigarettes
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
At his Nov. 17 performance at the Veterans Memorial Elementary School in Union City, Magician Micky Magic excited his young charges with the usual magician’s trick: the handkerchief he suddenly mad...
SCOREBOARD
Hudson Catholic takes national ranking in stride
Hawks one of favorites to win overall NJSIAA T of C title
by Jim Hague
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
One poll has them ranked as the No. 1 high school basketball team in all of New Jersey. Another has them placed as the No. 4 team in the entire country. But Hudson Catholic boys’ head basketball co...
Close shave for a good cause
Police, firefighters, others help raise funds and awareness for colon cancer
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Although the “No Shave November” campaign has been held in North Bergen for many years, this year, the North Bergen police decided to help a local business owner raise funds and awareness about col...
MELENDEZ, JULIO MANUEL
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A funeral mass was held Nov. 30 at Sacred Heart Church, Lyndhurst, for Julio Manuel “Manny” Melendez, 80, of Lyndhurst. He passed away peacefully on Nov. 25 at home surrounded by family. Formerly o...
Give or get from food pantries in West New York, Union City, Hillside
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Dear Editor, Thank you for your support of the food pantry in Hillside, N.J. by taking the $1, $3, and $5 ticket at your neighborhood supermarket and adding the amount to your order. The hillside p...