Round 3 of Garcia vs. Hoboken Housing Authority
Agency points to campaign donations received by former executive director
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
It has been nearly two years since the Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA) fired their former paid executive director – who was also a politically savvy assemblyman – and the reasons for the terminatio...
County budget is up $13M to $540M
Some towns will share more of tax burden than others
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson County Board of Freeholders voted on May 25 to approve their $540 million 2016 budget. Jersey City will see the largest increase in how much they have to contribute this year, followed b...
When eating can be a life-or-death decision
School districts have various policies about food allergies
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
A 13-year-old Chicago, Ill., student died in 2010 from an allergic reaction to peanuts after a Chinese restaurant cooked meals for a school party and apparently used peanut oil, after saying they w...
How to reclaim our Democracy
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Dear Editor: There’s a strong connection between the health of a democracy and the social cohesiveness of its community life. That’s why tyrants of all kinds, from time immemorial, don’t want their...
Let all voters participate
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Dear Editor: I’ve been a voter for 37 years and am one of the 2.6 million New Jersey voters who have chosen not to affiliate with a political party. We make up 48 percent of the NJ electorate, sign...
CHESS, TYRONE BILAL, JR.
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A funeral Service took place May 13 at Holy Ghost Tabernacle Ministry, Jersey City, for Tyrone Bilal Chess, Jr. of Jersey City. He passed away May 5. He was the father of Ty' Asia, Sha' Nye; son of...
New campus
Building for High Tech High School expected 2018
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
In September 2018, 1,200 students will attend High Tech High School’s new campus at Laurel Hill County Park in Secaucus. The current facility in North Bergen is being sold and will no longer be use...
St. Augustine School has a birthday
Recognizes three honorees on 125th anniversary celebration
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Saint Augustine School celebrated its 125th anniversary on April 27 at the Sister Roberta O’Hea Scholarship Dinner. The three honorees of the evening were The Honorable Edward Defazio, Judy Barrios...
Polka Dot is ready to rock the summer
Hoboken family entertainer has new song, video
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Ron Albanese, a 45-year-old school teacher and former Hoboken resident, always makes several zany appearances in the Mile Square City each summer as he continues to perform under his "Kiddie Rock '...
A giant passes
Influential politico ‘Buddy’ Demellier dies at 68
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not a familiar face to much of the public, Harold “Buddy” Demellier Jr., who died on May 23 as the result of cardiac arrest, will be remembered as the man who kept Hudson County roads runn...