BECKER, FREDERICK A.
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral service was held April 16 for Frederick A. Becker, 94, of Secaucus. He passed away April 10 at the Hudson Regional Hospital. Born in Secaucus, Frederick was a lifelong resident. He was a ...
The mayor of Manhattan Avenue
Heights man arrested after stabbing death of popular teacher Bello
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 528 528 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City police have arrested a 68-year old man in connection with the stabbing death of former teacher and baseball coach Tony Bello, 77, who died in Pershing field on Sunday. “Charles Lowy has...
Clean sweep of school board
Mayor-backed slate vanquishes large field of opponents
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
The "Our Children First" school board slate of three incumbent Board of Education members – backed by Mayor Nicholas Sacco -- swept the school board elections Tuesday evening. Ruth Shaw, Haissam Ja...
BUONCUORE, MARIE ROSE FRIO
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered April 12 St. Ann’s RC Church, Hoboken, for Marie Rose Frio Buoncuore, 98. She passed away April 8. Born Feb. 8, 1920, she was a lifelong Hoboken resident until 2011 when ...
Will city go to pot?
Officials weigh in on the future of legalized marijuana
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since Gov. Phil Murphy said on the campaign trail last year that he wanted to legalize recreational marijuana and expand medical marijuana access, Hoboken officials and residents have wondered...
School layoffs looming
Education officials, facing $25M deficit, struggle to minimize job loss
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Layoffs of teachers and other personnel are inevitable if the school board cannot find a way to close the remaining $25 million gap in the 2018-2019 budget, officials said at the April 17 board cau...
Was it racial profiling?
Secaucus fitness gym fires workers after alleged bias incident
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 753 753 recommendations | email to a friend
A local gym called police on Monday April 16, alleging two black men who were working out there, claiming they didn’t have membership passes. According to a Facebook post from Tshyrad Oates this we...
$56M town budget this year
No tax increase again; will be up for final vote
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus residents will not face an increase in the municipal tax levy from the town's 2018 budget, introduced at the most recent mayor and Town Council meeting on April 10. The $56 million budget ...
LSC unveils new Science on a Sphere
Interactive globe enables study of atmospheric and geological events
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
The phase “holding the world in the palm of your hand” is often attributed to poet William Blake, a metaphor for getting everything you want. While you might not be able to get everything you want,...
Baseball is back!
Little League season opens
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken is famous as the location for the first organized game of modern baseball. Last weekend, the city welcomed back its favorite pastime with the official opening of the Little League season. L...