North Hudson gets first no-kill animal shelter
WNY facility approved to open this month
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The West New York zoning board on Jan. 28 unanimously approved a variance allowing a new animal shelter to open in a mixed-use building at 6410-6412 Dewey Ave. The facility, operated by the nonprof...
City will test for lead in water
Independent consultant to be hired to check Suez Jersey City water quality
by Al Sullivan
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In response to local concerns raised by news stories about lead contamination in the water supply in Flint, Mich., Jersey City will hire an independent, third party consultant to test the city’s dr...
Welcoming the fire monkey
Tips to enhance your luck and life this Chinese New Year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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The Year of the Monkey is upon us, beginning Monday, Feb. 8. Across the globe, in Asia, in urban Chinatowns, and in countless homes internationally, celebrations will take place with families gathe...
Paul Anka’s hairstylist marks nearly a decade at salon
Weehawken resident’s UC business ‘rose from the ashes’ after 2004 fire
by Steven Rodas
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Weehawken resident Jackie Cruz says she would not have been able to bounce back after a fire destroyed her Union City salon in 2004 if it wasn’t for her customers. But being Paul Anka’s hairstylist...
Is a complete “redesign” necessary?
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Dear Editor: The project called Washington Street Redesign is a very expensive (current estimate $15 million) and complex proposal that leaves much to be desired. There are priorities to be set in ...
Two cheesy fundraisers
Foodies out in droves for Mutzfest and Mac & Cheese cook-off
by Steven Rodas
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Which would you rather eat: a replica of Mt. Vesuvius made from hand-tossed mozzarella or something called the “The Grande Cadillac” of macaroni and cheese? You could have tried both – for a good c...
Scary situation
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Dear Editor: Just after the New Year, one of our family members needed to be rushed to the hospital. We decided to go to a nearby hospital that has the reputation of being one of the best in the st...
SANCHEZ, MARYANNE
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A funeral service took place Feb. 3 for Maryanne Sanchez, 73. She passed away Jan. 31 at her residence. Maryanne was a lifelong resident of Weehawken, having lived in Union City previously. She was...
Love at first sight?
County residents tell how they met the love of their life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
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Sometimes it’s a chance encounter at a bar; other times it’s at work. Residents of several of Hudson County’s towns talked last week about how they met. For instance, Anna and Vitaly of Bayonne, bo...
Building a community
Controversy and war followed opening of Meadowview Village in 1940
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
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Second in a three-part series Editor’s Note: This story is the second in a three-part series that looks at the time in the 1930s and 1940s when shacks were replaced by federal low-income housing in...