Teachers’ strike ends
Educators have until April 15 to ratify contract
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 600 600 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City’s teachers have until April 15 to ratify a two-year agreement reached with the Board of Education following a 13-hour marathon of negotiations touched off by a one-day teachers’ strike ...
One last visit
Ex-Gov. Brendan Bryne’s ashes brought to Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 604 604 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Gov. Brendan Byrne, who died last January at the age of 93, had one of his afterlife requests granted on March 16 when his ashes were brought back to Jersey City. Known for his sense of humo...
KRUSE, ANTOINETTE
Mar 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral Mass was offered March 17 at St. Ann's Church in Hoboken for Antoinette (Ann) Kruse, 97. She passed away peacefully March 10 at Hoboken University Medical Center after a short illness. Ann ...
Police Beat
Compiled by Marilyn Baer
Mar 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
Man spots alleged burglar while monitoring security camera Fernando Rosario, 42, of Hoboken was arrested on Friday, March 2 at 4:28 p.m. and charged with burglary, theft of movable property, burgla...
Becoming an American citizen
Library hosts program to make it easier
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Eduardo Meliton Changa first immigrated to America from Peru in 2001, seeking the “American Dream.” He accomplished that, living in West New York and then purchasing his first home in North Bergen ...
LIPTAK, DORIS
Mar 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
A mass of Christian burial was celebrated March 17 at St. Aloysius Church, Jersey City, for Doris Liptak. She passed away at her son's residence on March 12. A proud, lifelong Jersey City resident,...
DeGise calls for unity
Delivers state of the county report while adversaries listen
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
County Executive Tom DeGise’s State of the County report – a usually droll accounting of the successes of county government and projects on the table for the upcoming year -- was set this year agai...
Is it a cupcake…or soap?
Local teacher expands art talents with side biz
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The cookie and cupcake soaps available at the Karamelz Shop—an online store owned by North Bergen resident and teacher Melissa Welz—look very edible...perhaps a bit too edible. One of her friends f...
Redevelopment, trees, and everyday heroes
City Council takes action on a varied agenda
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
To replace aging trees along Jersey City’s streets and in the parks, the City Council has introduced an ordinance that updates its forestry standards, setting the stage for a massive replanting. Th...
Is Trader Joe's coming?
Town Council forms committee to bring a supermarket to Secaucus
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 25, 2018 | 4 4 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
The mayor and Town Council have commissioned a committee to bring a supermarket to Secaucus, according to Mayor Michael Gonnelli. Secaucus has not had an official supermarket in town since the Stop...