Council doesn’t release alleged ‘bid rig’ recording
City lawyer says pending court case requires the voicemail be withheld
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 29, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A sharply-divided City Council has refused to release a voicemail message from 2014 that allegedly exposes an attempt to unfairly influence the hiring of a contractor by officials in Mayor Steven F...
COLANGELO, NICOLA
Oct 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Oct. 28 at St. Joseph’s Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel, North Bergen, for Nicola Colangelo, 87, of North Bergen. He passed away Oct. 23. He was the owner of Colangelo Ge...
Tinseltown graces North Jersey
Tenth annual NoHu short film festival returns to area
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Independent filmmakers from around the state touched down in Union City Oct. 20, for the 10th annual NoHu International Short Film Festival. A red carpet welcomed directors, producers, actors, and ...
Pick three
Seven school board candidates running in Nov. 7 election
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken residents will elect three Board of Education trustees from a pool of seven candidates during the Nov. 7 election. The seven candidates are divided into two slates and one independent candi...
A hill of a challenge
North Bergen has to grapple with bumpy roads, especially in winter
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen officials have long argued that the town is the second hilliest municipality in the country, trailing only San Francisco. While there doesn’t seem to be an official source for this cla...
Local dentist pays $5 for kids’ candy
A new way to fight the sugar invasion
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
One local dental office is offering a candy buyback program this year to help promote dental hygiene and combat the drastic sugar intake that occurs after Halloween. “In our town, I understand pare...
FIGUEROA, CHESTER
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A memorial service was held Oct. 21 for Chester Figueroa, 89, who owned and operated Kozak Paints on Central Ave with his partner John Kozak for over 25 years. He passed away on Oct. 13. He was act...
The old issues are new again
Ward F candidates debate answers to critical questions
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
For those who attended the Oct. 13 forum for Ward F City Council candidates, the questions and answers may have seemed like a blast from the past. Many of the issues concerning Ward F residents see...
Public invited to domestic violence forum
Recent killings of women in Jersey City precede meeting
by Hannington Dia and Reporter Staff
Oct 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced last week that her office and the Guarini Institute for Government and Leadership are inviting the public to an “empowerment forum” titled “Women St...
Hotel proposal highlights difference between Bhalla and Giattino
Oct 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: During this campaign, many residents have asked me what distinguishes Councilman Ravi Bhalla and our slate from our opponents. One major difference is our approach toward development. ...