Smartphone-only parking spots introduced
Also at meeting: Council pays more for Washington Street construction
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
At their monthly meeting on Wednesday, the City Council sparred on whether some parts of the city should have parking spaces that can be paid for only by smartphone. Resident Cheryl Fallick spoke o...
How cities came about
Montessori school explores the Industrial Revolution
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Students at the Hudson Montessori School didn’t have to look far to find examples of this year’s theme for their social studies fair. They just had to gaze out their classroom windows. In the past,...
Council delays hearing on $56M budget
Property tax rate to be flat this year, after county levy drops
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus residents will see no tax increase in the overall property tax rate they pay this year, since the town’s portion of the county tax levy--the amount of money Hudson County requests from all...
Back to the future
Hoboken hosts third annual Propelify Innovation Festival
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
The third annual Propelify Innovation Festival, which takes place along Hoboken’s waterfront each year, attracted 8,000 to 10,000 attendees from all over the world on Thursday. They learned about n...
GAZZILLO, NICHOLAS J.
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered May 11 at St. Matthew Church in Ridgefield for Nicholas J Gazzillo, 91, of Secaucus. He passed away May 8. He was born in North Bergen and lived there for many years movi...
The case for legalizing pot
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Marijuana should be legalized throughout the entire United States. The legalization of marijuana will benefit society in several ways. First, by taxing marijuana sales and imports, sta...
Non-profit opens dementia center in North Bergen
Plans are in the works for a village for the cognitively challenged
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
The Act Now Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to raising awareness about Alzheimer’s disease in New Jersey, opened its third dementia center on the Hudson Hills Senior Living campus on May 16. The...
SCOREBOARD
Secaucus softball: Dangerous as a 10th seed
by Jim Hague
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
When the seeding was released for the Hudson County Softball Tournament last week, Secaucus High School was handed the No. 10 seed. Mind you, the Patriots owned a 9-11 record at the time of the see...
Seeking to become super supervisors
City holds promotion ceremony for lieutenants and sergeants
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The city held a police promotion ceremony on May 14 that established a new generation of leadership for the foreseeable future, and may have been a significant milestone in rehabilitating the Jerse...
A bite out of crime
Police sergeant’s dog reminds people to stay safe
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
If you follow the North Bergen Police Department's Twitter feed, you’ve noticed a furry canine presence popping up in recent months. “Taz,” a German Shepherd owned by Police Sgt. John Stahl, has be...