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A funeral mass was offered Jan. 27 at St. Joseph’s RC Church for Mary M. Early, 85, of Bogota, formerly of Hoboken. She passed away Jan. 21. She worked at Valley Hospital for 29 years. She was a pa...
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Funeral services were held Jan. 26 for Josette Edmond, 79, of Jersey City. She passed away Jan. 21 at home. Josette was born in a beautiful little town on the southern side of Haiti called Cavaillo...
City seeks to help homeless vets
But veterans’ housing abatement draws fire from critics
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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On Feb. 14, the City Council will vote on a 30-year tax abatement that will allow the construction of a new 20-unit veterans’ housing project on Ocean Avenue. Critics question the project’s intent,...
Doing God’s work
Volunteers clean up downtown alleys
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 12 12 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
The rain on Sunday, Jan. 28, was not steady enough to deter more than 50 volunteers from making a return trip downtown to finish cleaning alleys they’d begun to clean up in December. Dressed in yel...
Wrecking ball comes
North Bergen demolishes abandoned residential building
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
Town residents who are tired of seeing a building sit abandoned on 73rd Street are in luck. At their Jan. 24 meeting, the Board of Commissioners passed a resolution authorizing the town to acquire ...
Tough calls, changes, and taking on corruption
Former Mayor Zimmer reflects on her time in office
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 420 420 recommendations | email to a friend
“It was a true adventure,” said Dawn Zimmer about her time as Hoboken’s mayor, as she sat at a small booth in the back of the local Panera restaurant recently, sipping a chai latte, “an incredible ...
Banning Airbnb in West New York
After complaints, town adopts ordinance banning short-term rentals
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 153 153 recommendations | email to a friend
The West New York Board of Commissioners banned short-term vacation rentals of 30 days or less at their Jan. 18 meeting. Officials said the measure is in response to complaints from residents about...
Thanks, Hoboken
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Dear Editor: It has been a true honor to serve the people of Hoboken as mayor for the last eight and one half years. I want to thank the residents of Hoboken for giving me this incredible opportuni...
Mayor Turner and council slate to run for re-election
Deadline for other candidates to file is March 5
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 686 686 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Richard Turner has filed to run for an eighth term as mayor of Weehawken – technically, running for one of five council seats this May. In Weehawken’s form of government, candidates run for f...
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A funeral mass was held Jan. 27 at Holy Rosary Church, Jersey City, for Patrick D. Massa, 91. He passed away Jan. 22. Patrick was born in Jersey City to the late Nicholas Massa and Mary Cupo Massa....