Snow days are burden enough
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: On the evening of October 14, the Kids First/Parents For Progress led Board Of Education majority voted to alter the school calendar. The significant change is an added half day which ...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Fulop backs off Greenville trash deal Mayor Steven Fulop will not pursue a deal that would allow New York City to ship its trash through Greenville Yards. Fulop emailed a statement on Thursday to m...
Bayonne downtown fair draws thousands
Oct 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – Dancing, dining, and donuts were all part of the fun at the first Bergen Point Fall Festival held on Saturday, Oct. 18, from just below the 8th Street overpass down to the corner of 5th S...
Bayonne day care center children to walk to raise breast cancer funds
by Joseph Passantino
Oct 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – Children overseen by the Friendship Family Day Care Center will walk on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. to raise awareness of breast cancer and to seek funds for a cure. The “Mini-walkathon f...
Jersey City stock broker barred and fined
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – The New Jersey Bureau of Securities has revoked the agent registration of Evan M. Kochav of Jersey City, and assessed a $2 million penalty against him and his Red Bank-based business,...
Free pediatric screenings on Oct. 18
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
WEST NEW YORK – The Dvine Konektion Community Development Corporation, a local non-profit organization based in West New York, is partnering with CarePoint to provide free pediatric screenings to a...
STEM wing of Bayonne High School academy opens
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) track of Bayonne High School’s Academy for Fine Arts and Academics officially opened on Thursday, Oct. 17, during a one-hour program....
Hoboken and Hudson County Chambers of Commerce unite
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – The Hudson County Chamber of Commerce and the Hoboken Chamber of Commerce are merging to form a larger, integrated organization, according to a press release disseminated on Oct. 14. As p...
HUD grant notice makes $230 million for Hoboken flood-proofing official; ball in state’s court
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN—The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published a notice in the U.S. Federal Register on Thursday officially allocating $230 million to the state of New Jersey for the ...
Teachers storm out of school board meeting
Oct 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – After running through a laundry list of complaints – not least of which was the demand for a 19 percent pay hike – Jersey City teachers, at the direction of their union leader, storme...