COLON, SONIA
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A mass of Christian burial was offered May 12 at St. Patrick R.C. Church for Sonia Colon, 66, of Jersey City. She passed away on May 3 in Lithonia, Ga. after a brief illness. Born in Jersey City, S...
WELCOME TO HOBOKEN
Everything new residents (young or older) should know
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 149 149 recommendations | email to a friend
In May and June, college graduates move to Hoboken to start a job, and families move to town before the new school year. Last week, several Hoboken residents offered tips to recent grads and young ...
Poland’s president comes to Jersey City
Katyn statue controversy rages on as protestors shout ‘shame!’
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 183 183 recommendations | email to a friend
Polish President Andrzej Duda laid a wreath on May 16 at the base of a statue memorializing the World War II massacre of Polish soldiers, while protestors in the background, despite being restraine...
CUPO, JOSEPH
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A funeral mass was held May 18 at St. Aedan’s Church, Jersey City, for Joseph Cupo, 83, of Jersey City. He passed away May 13. Joseph was born in Palomonte, Province of Salerno, Italy. He worked fo...
Hooked
Annual Fishing Derby hits Duck Pond
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Richard Robinson's best catch at the annual Secaucus Fishing Derby on Saturday, May 9 wasn't even a living—or dead—thing. It was actually the fishing rod he'd lost while fishing in the pond a week ...
Last chance for affordable waterfront housing?
Council will likely go forward with Metro Plaza abatement
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
After putting off a decision earlier this month on what to do about a 2015 agreement with a waterfront property developer for a tax abatement, the City Council may have to give up hope of requiring...
Smartphone-only parking spots introduced
Also at meeting: Council pays more for Washington Street construction
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
At their monthly meeting on Wednesday, the City Council sparred on whether some parts of the city should have parking spaces that can be paid for only by smartphone. Resident Cheryl Fallick spoke o...
Council delays hearing on $56M budget
Property tax rate to be flat this year, after county levy drops
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus residents will see no tax increase in the overall property tax rate they pay this year, since the town’s portion of the county tax levy--the amount of money Hudson County requests from all...
Back to the future
Hoboken hosts third annual Propelify Innovation Festival
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
The third annual Propelify Innovation Festival, which takes place along Hoboken’s waterfront each year, attracted 8,000 to 10,000 attendees from all over the world on Thursday. They learned about n...
How cities came about
Montessori school explores the Industrial Revolution
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 190 190 recommendations | email to a friend
Students at the Hudson Montessori School didn’t have to look far to find examples of this year’s theme for their social studies fair. They just had to gaze out their classroom windows. In the past,...