A victory lap
Primary may become forecast for municipal elections
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 144 144 recommendations | email to a friend
The big winners in this year’s June primary elections were not even on the ballot. Both Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis and Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop hunkered down in their respective campaign headq...
Pressure, free speech, and the Vape Van
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Dear Editor: The City Council settled with Mr. Ruggiero, the Vape Van owner. But why was the Council involved at all? The HPD already investigates the alleged crime of Mr. Ruggiero. If Mr. Ruggiero...
Southwest Redevelopment Plan adopted
Council discusses new zoning for Washington Street and approves appraisal for Academy Bus land
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
After years in the making, the Hoboken City Council voted 8-1 to adopt the Southwest Redevelopment Plan, governing how 14 blocks of the land near the border with Jersey City should be developed by ...
MEYERS, RONALD MARTIN
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A mass was held at the Catholic Church of Saint Ann, Marietta, Ga., on June 7 for Ronald Martin Meyers, 76, of Marietta, Ga., formerly of Union City. He passed away May 30. He was born in Union Cit...
A shoemaker’s son
Legendary store owner had roots in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Stephen Attardi Jr. is dead. He died of cancer at his second home in Thailand in January, but I only recently learned about it. Dead at 78, he left a lasting impression on me when I first started t...
SCOREBOARD
Glover Jr. getting a second chance
Marist reprieve allows coach to move ahead as planned
by Jim Hague
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Rich Glover Jr. had to begin to wonder if the dark cloud of doom was simply following him. The son of football royalty, Glover Jr. had to think that perhaps it wasn’t his calling to be a head footb...
Affordable housing in West New York
Former handbag factory opens to residents
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez and other officials came to a ribbon cutting on June 5 for 40 new affordable housing units in West New York. The new building, formerly a handbag manufacturing factory, is...
Best of the best
North Bergen High School kids get scholarships, honors
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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North Bergen High School held an awards ceremony on June 1 for its top students, giving out over 200 different honors to 108 recipients. More than 40 were scholarships. _____________ “You must be s...
The battle begins
New Jersey City ‘Immigrant Commission’ to respond to federal order to cooperate with ICE
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
The newly-formed Jersey City Immigration Commission will prepare a response to a memo from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions that ordered the city to cooperate with federal immigration enforcemen...
TASTY TIDBITS
Jersey City’s Clarke set to make boxing debut on Armory card
Prep grid standouts nominated for All-American game; Matthews gets call from USA Rugby
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It might have been over a year in the making, but Jersey City school teacher Nimoy Zilla-Clarke is set to make his debut as a professional boxer Friday night, June 16. The 36-year-old Clarke, who s...