Post office hotel a step closer
Also at meeting: Council authorizes PSE&G land swap
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
At Wednesday night’s whopping six-hour council meeting, The council approved a resolution for a land swap and new combined substation for PSE&G, a “traffic calming” plan in the town’s southwest are...
Order returns where violence reigned
Drive-by shooting leaves one dead and girl wounded
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Less than 12 hours after a 19-year-old Jersey City man was gunned down and a 10-year-old girl was critically wounded on Ocean Avenue on Easter Sunday, life seemed back to normal on the street—excep...
Hoboken High School’s newest play
‘Fortune’ tells riveting story about a woman you’ve never heard of
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
On Friday April 28 at 7 p.m., lights will dim, the audience will fall silent, and the curtain will go up at the Hoboken High School Auditorium for the staged reading of George Cameron Grant’s play ...
Books and bunnies
North Bergen Public Library celebrates Easter with kids
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Easter Bunny came out of its hiding place on April 13 to entertain kids at the library's Kennedy Branch. Not only did the young readers get to meet with the bunny, they also got to participate ...
A math genius in Secaucus
Local student places in top 5 percent in national challenge
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Assimilating to a new country is seldom a simple task. One thing that has helped Chaoyi “Joey” Liang learn the language was his skill at crunching numbers. “Mathematics teaches English, so the voca...
BENSON, CHARLOTTE MARY
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Funeral services were held April 20 for Charlotte Mary Benson, 77, of Belvidere. She passed away April 14. Charlotte was born in Paterson to Lawrence and Eleanor. She was an educator for the North ...
Unique businesses blossom here
Hudson County’s charms lure new companies, big and small
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Like a boom town in the Old West, Hudson County has seen a slew of big and boutique businesses flock here to take advantage of the location and amenities the area offers. “During the past three and...
Local students named to Lehigh Dean’s List
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Geraphy Reyes, of Union City, NJ, was named to the Dean's List at Lehigh University in the Fall 2016 semester. Dean's List status is awarded to students who earned a scholastic average of 3.6 or be...
BURROUGHS, REV. NAMON
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Funeral services took place April 13 at St. John’s Baptist Church, Jersey City, for Rev. Namon Burroughs of Jersey City. He passed away April 5. He was the husband of the late Evelyn Burroughs, fat...
The good, the bad, and the broken links
A ranking of local cities’ websites
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
In the olden days -- about 10 or 15 years ago – city websites contained only a few details, if they existed at all. Nowadays, for the most computer literate residents, they can help residents get p...