Council approves 11th Street flood pump
One resident escorted out of meeting by police; public process criticized
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
From the moment Mayor Dawn Zimmer called a special meeting to vote on a resolution issuing bonds for a wet weather pump station in northeast Hoboken this past Monday, the event appeared destined to...
No tax increase in 2015
NB introduces town budget of $86.7M
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen commissioners introduced the town’s $86.7 million budget on Feb. 25, which will not cause a municipal tax increase in 2015. A homeowner with a property value of $140,000 will pay a...
Bigger is better
Fulop delivers his State of the City Address
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Steven Fulop touted the successes of his administration over the last year before a packed house in the City Hall council chambers in his second State of the City address on Feb. 24. “My goal...
PETRELLA, VICTOR M.
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services took place Feb. 20 for Victor M. Petrella , 93, of Guttenberg. He passed away Feb. 18. He was the head custodian for the West New York Board of Education and also served in the US ...
Golden Door Charter School Helps Community FoodBank
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Students from the Golden Door Charter School in Jersey City recently completed the second phase of their food drive by visiting the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. They volunteered their time to ...
Veterans can get VA healthcare closer to home
CarePoint hospitals in Hudson County will provide services
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since the day World War II ended 80 years ago, soldiers returning to Hudson County have had to go to a Veterans Administration hospital in East Orange to get officially-sanctioned healthcare. ...
Netting more experience
High Tech badminton fans get visit from U.S. national squad
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The world got a bit smaller and friendlier for the students and Badminton Club members at High Tech High School – a countywide public school -- last month, when they were visited by the USA and Tha...
Irish eyes are….what?
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: We all know that the St. Patty's day parade is dangerous. My goodness, all those police officers and firemen, playing the bagpipes, standing straight and proud. That is just a travesty...
No place to land?
Officials unveil new strategy for dealing with tourist helicopters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
With the doors to the Weehawken ferry terminal closed against the cold wind on Feb. 18, you almost couldn’t hear the helicopters buzzing overhead. But you could feel them as their vibrations shook ...
City going to trial over Southwest Park
No new meters until May at earliest; contracts codified
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Both Hoboken and the former owner of the property slated to become a new southwest park have appealed an assessment of the property value by a panel of county commissioners, setting the stage for a...