Supporting Jen for Mayor & Hoboken Proud for School Board
Oct 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor, The simple reason we’re supporting Jen Giattino for Mayor is found in a picture. It’s a picture I took of Jen and her children with our family on Election Eve 2012 ready to campaign fo...
A department in mourning
Police sergeant, father of four, dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
A North Bergen police sergeant found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound in a car two weeks ago died on Monday, Oct. 23, the Police Department announced. Officials have confirmed it was a suicide. ...
Support of Ravi Bhalla over Jen Giattino for Hoboken's mayoral race
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Dear Editor: If you are deciding between Ravi Bhalla and Jen Giattino, there are some clear differences between the two that should be closely examined before you make a choice. First, Ravi’s focus...
Spooky days ahead
Weehawken and North Bergen plan Halloween events, decorate homes
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Kids will be howling for Halloween this coming Tuesday – a day Accuweather predicts will be cold and mostly sunny, with temperatures in the 40s and 50s. Adults who are particularly passionate about...
COLANGELO, NICOLA
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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 | 8 8 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 ...
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 | 72 72 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...
Pick three
Seven school board candidates running in Nov. 7 election
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 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 | 72 72 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...
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...