It’s about the kids
Education Matters slate seeks multiple layers of learning
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
“This election should not be about who is for or against the superintendent of schools, it should be about the kids,” said Sudhan Thomas, a candidate for the Board of Education along with Gina Verd...
Council replaces Town Administrator Drumeler
Also approves a new butterfly meadow, rain garden for Radio Avenue
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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The members of the Secaucus Town Council appointed Town Attorney Keri Ann Eglentowicz to replace Town Administrator David Drumeler at their meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 27. The town administrator is o...
Hoboken mom mourned
Vigil held for lone resident killed in train accident
by Caren Matzner
Reporter staff writer
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Representatives of Smart Start Academy held a vigil Thursday night for Fabiola de Kroon, 34, who passed away when she was hit by debris during the Sept. 29 train crash in Hoboken. On that morning, ...
BORNTRAGER, FRANK
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Funeral services were held Oct. 3 for Frank Borntrager, 98, a lifelong resident of Jersey City. He passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on Sept. 29. Frank was a U.S. Navy WWII Ve...
Light rail stops likely to be added in JC, NB, Bergen County
Agreement on gas tax should fuel rail expansion
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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A recent $16 billion, eight-year transportation funding compromise between legislators and the administration of Gov. Chris Christie should allow for the expansion of the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail b...
Meeting: Town may lower speed limits near schools
Commissioners establish new one-way streets, honor retiring police lieutenant
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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Several road safety initiatives were discussed at the Wednesday, Sept. 28 North Bergen Board of Commissioners meeting, including the designation of two one-way streets and a proposed ordinance to e...
Monitoring EMS drivers
Ambulances now equipped with indoor, outdoor cameras
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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All five trucks and ambulance from the North Bergen Emergency Medical Service (EMS) have been equipped with indoor and outdoor cameras to improve safe driving. “We want to know if their seatbelts a...
Dozens of dumped ducks depart
Officials and residents round up flocks that someone left during summer
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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In July, according to Secaucus Police Detective Sgt. Michael Torres, the town’s Police Department received calls about someone leaving ducks near Mill Creek Mall and Harmon Cove condominiums in Sec...
Residents talk about train crash, 500-foot rule
Council introduces ordinances to fund northwestern park on BASF property
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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Members of the public attended last week’s Hoboken City Council meeting and brought up two issues that have been on the community’s mind for the past two weeks: a recent deadly train crash in the H...
COOPER, GEORGE D.
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A funeral service was held Oct. 5 at New Redeemer R.E. Church, Jersey City, for George D. Cooper, 60. He passed away Oct. 1 at Jersey City Medical Center. He was born on in Jersey City to Eleanor S...