Secaucus gains $5M a year
Will help keep taxes stable
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
With the stroke of a pen, Gov. Christopher Christie saved Secaucus what could be as much as $5 million a year. By signing the Hackensack Meadowlands Consolidation Act merging the New Jersey Meadowl...
Being human
Teacher Colacurcio brings human touch to Roque ticket
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
If teacher Susan Colacurcio felt nervous at the Feb. 12 fundraiser for West New York Mayor Felix Roque, she had every right to be. Roque introduced her as yet another new candidate being added to t...
Local brewers are what’s on tap
Three craft beers being created in Hudson County’s towns
by Joe Granat
Reporter Correspondent
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is the smallest and most densely-populated county in New Jersey, and the sixth most densely-populated county in America. With all those people living here, it brings a question to the...
COONEY, EDNA ELIZABETH
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Feb. 20 at the Historic Madonna R.C Church, Fort Lee, for Edna Elizabeth Cooney of North Bergen. She passed away Feb. 15. Born in Hebburn, England, she served in the Brit...
Dirty business
Federal investigation of alleged extortion scheme results in two arrests – so far
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
A federal investigation begun more than three years ago has led to the arrest of two Jersey Shore men in connection with what authorities say was an alleged scheme to extort payments from suppliers...
Pending application of Stevens Institute of Technology
Feb 22, 2015 | 7 7 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Chairman Aibel and Board Members of the Hoboken Board of Adjustment: This letter is submitted by the Hoboken Chamber of Commerce Board of Trustees in support of Stevens Institute of Technology...
Stevens proposes amended complex
Hudson Street plan scaled down after neighbors cite concerns
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
Stevens Institute of Technology is scheduled to present its proposal for a two building, 90,000-square-foot academic complex to the Hoboken Zoning Board of Adjustment this Tuesday. The project’s fi...
CRONIN, JOHN JOSEPH
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A mass of Christian burial was celebrated Feb. 13 at St. Dominic’s RC Church, Brick Township, for John Joseph Cronin, 78, of Brick Township, formerly of Jersey City. He passed away Feb. 10 at the O...
Ready to serve the city
Firefighters sworn in, others promoted to captain
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
In a gathering that filled the City Hall council chambers on Feb. 18 with family and friends, 18 new firefighters were sworn in, and 12 current firefighters were promoted to captain. With the halls...
No place to land?
Officials unveil new strategy for dealing with tourist helicopters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
With the doors to the Weehawken ferry terminal closed against the cold wind on Feb. 18, you almost couldn’t hear the helicopters buzzing overhead. But you could feel them as their vibrations shook ...