Battle for Liberty State Park continues
State plan would help Liberty State Park and other parks get out of debt
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Development proposals to help Liberty State Park pay for its upkeep and possibly reduce its $35 million debt continue to come under fire as the Hudson County Board of Freeholders joined the Jersey ...
Spinning their wheels?
Hoverboards/Segways are newest craze, but not legal in every city
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Gianna Parkinson, 10, of West New York wanted a hoverboard – a two-wheel electronic skateboard that allows users to stand up – after her friend Gigi bought one. But when she tried one herself in th...
Council clears plan to redevelop Neumann Leathers
Factory’s future looks brighter for arts district; some qualms from new resident group
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 20, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
A tense dialogue took up the bulk of the City Council meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 16 before the Neumann Leathers Redevelopment Plan was passed 8-0-1. Councilman David Mello, who phoned in, abstained...
Hoboken Police and Fire Departments 2015 Toy Drive
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Dear Editor: From November 1st through December 2nd, The Hoboken Police and Fire Departments had several drop locations for our annual toy drive which was coordinated in partnership with the Hoboke...
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A funeral service took place Dec. 18 for Dorothy M. Veith, 83, of Jersey City. She passed away surrounded by her family on Dec. 14. Born in Jersey City, Dorothy remained a lifelong resident. She wa...
Secaucus girls look to defend county crown with different roster
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It’s hard to avoid the obvious, but the Secaucus girls’ basketball team has a different look and feel to it as a new season begins this weekend. That’s because the team is missing five seniors, thr...
Water worries in Bayonne
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The recent spike in water bills for Bayonne residents may be the start of something big politically. Several years ago, Bayonne officials sold off municipal assets in order to get out from under a ...
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Two teachers named Educators of the Year at middle school The winners of the 2015-2016 Governor’s Educator of the Year Awards have been announced at Secaucus Middle School. There are two awards giv...
With sincere gratitude
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Dear Editor: The holidays are upon us and it is the time of giving. The giving of gifts, the giving of time, the giving of goodwill…and most importantly, the giving of thanks. As a volunteer, I wan...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
Dec 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
(Dr. Norquist is on vacation for the Christmas holiday weekend. We are re-running a letter published earlier in this column. ) Dear Dr. Norquist: I have no idea what is going on with me. One minute...