Taxes could drop
City introduces $501M budget
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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The City Council voted Wednesday to accept Mayor Steve Fulop’s $501 million municipal budget. Long a critic of the previous administration, Fulop is presenting his own vision of the future for Jers...
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Funeral mass took place March 11 at the Church of Our Lady of Grace in Hoboken for Rita A. Montelione, 91, a lifelong Hoboken resident. She passed away March 7 at the Hamilton Health Center in Jers...
State champ again!
North Bergen’s Giraldo makes history with second straight wrestling title
by Jim Hague
Reporter sports columnist
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Before the 2013-2014 high school wrestling season began, Anthony Giraldo made three lofty goals that he aspired to attain. Giraldo, a Guttenberg resident who is a senior at High Tech High School bu...
Celebrating strong women
WNY holds second International Women’s Day event
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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When Commissioner Fior D’Aliza Frias organized the first International Women’s Day gathering in West New York a year ago, she simply thought it was the right thing to do at the right time. It was t...
Sincere gratitude and appreciation for another job well done
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Dear Editor: On Saturday, March 1, 2014, the annual Hoboken St. Patrick’s Day Celebration -Leprecon festivities were held. Similar to years passed, this day presented unique challenges to the polic...
Helping Hobokenites ‘from birth to death’
HOPES celebrates 50 years, but many aren’t aware of all the agency’s services
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
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The HOPES moniker is a conspicuous one in Hoboken -- it can be seen on the sides of school buildings and senior centers, on vans that make their way up and down Washington Street, and on lists of p...
County taxes may decline for Secaucus
Also at meeting: Public improvement projects, senior programs announced
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus property owners may see the county portion of their tax bills decline this year. Councilman Robert Costantino announced the good news at the Secaucus Town Council meeting on March 11, noti...
‘Cuckoo’s Nest’ and benefit evening coming to Weehawken
Theater group emphasizes community involvement, low ticket prices
by Joanne Hoersch
Reporter Correspondent
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Hudson Theatre Works, a not-for-profit regional group based in Weehawken, will launch its second production at the theater at Weehawken High School in early May. Karen Brady, co-founder of the grou...
Jersey diner served GI’s when things were ‘wild’
Coach House restaurant open non-stop since WWII
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’ve ever visited the Coach House Diner, located in North Bergen near the Union City border, you can be assured of one thing: it wasn’t closed. That’s because the restaurant has been open cons...
No funds for felines
City slashes budget for animal shelter
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 16, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Andrew Siegel, the president of the Liberty Humane Society, the animal shelter in Jersey City, said that the city’s contract awarded last month for shelter services represented a significant cut. T...