Girl dies from flu-like symptoms
Death is second influenza-related one in NJ this season
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 574 574 recommendations | email to a friend
A North Bergen student passed away Monday, Feb. 12 from "flu-like" symptoms, according to a statement from Superintendent of Schools Dr. George Solter. A press release from the NJ Department of Hea...
Not a lot of options
Residents learn grim truth about revaluation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 405 405 recommendations | email to a friend
Downtown residents got a lot of sage advice but little comfort from the most recent community meeting dealing with the recently concluded revaluation of property in Jersey City. After a recent re-a...
Non-residents banned from Weehawken streets
Mayor restricts drivers on 495 alt-route at evening rush hour
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 249 249 recommendations | email to a friend
Due to traffic congestion in Weehawken during 3 to 7 p.m., the Town Council adopted an ordinance in January restricting all but Weehawken, Union City, and Hoboken residents from making right turns ...
Urges mayor and council to settle the runoff issue
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I appreciate the new administration and council putting some time in to hopefully restore a measure of our democratic process compromised by their prior decision to eliminate runoff el...
City’s Master Plan reexamination survey ignores important areas
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Many Hoboken citizens have received the City’s invitation to a survey regarding the Master Plan Reexamination. We are very concerned that it does not, in a meaningful way, cover a wide...
Car sharing nearby
Uber opens office on Meadowlands Parkway
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
The ride-sharing service Uber celebrated the official opening of its new driver support center on Meadowlands Parkway in Secaucus on Feb. 20. Mayor Michael Gonnelli and Town Council members were on...
Digital dollars
North Bergen gets first Bitcoin currency kiosk
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s a new ATM machine in town, but it doesn’t dispense real money. The machine is next to the counter of the Delta Food Mart convenience store on JFK Blvd. and 91st Street. Its label, “Bitcoin ...
Hudson Catholic shoots for a lucky 7 and immortality
But old foe Prep stands in the way, determined to reverse the curse
by Jim Hague
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Nick Mariniello was asked if he felt any differently, considering that his Hudson Catholic boys’ basketball team was on the throes of yet another Hudson County Tournament championship. With a victo...
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A funeral mass was held Feb. 21 at St. John the Baptist Church, Jersey City, for Alice M. Dallessandro, 90, of Jersey City. She passed away Feb. 17. She was born and raised in Jersey City where she...
A short cut to a short cut
Jersey Avenue Bridge could spell relief for downtown
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
A new traffic bridge that would connect downtown Jersey City with Liberty State Park is slated to start construction later this year. The bridge, a project by Jersey City and the New Jersey Turnpik...