Meeting: Town may lower speed limits near schools
Commissioners establish new one-way streets, honor retiring police lieutenant
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
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
Oct 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Residents talk about train crash, 500-foot rule
Council introduces ordinances to fund northwestern park on BASF property
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
Dozens of dumped ducks depart
Officials and residents round up flocks that someone left during summer
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
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...
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...
Pretty in pink?
Construction workers gather in pink hard hat ceremony to encourage breast cancer screenings
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Dressed in pink t-shirts and pink hard hats, construction workers from Meadowlands Fire Protection Corp (a division of EMCOR/F&G Mechanical) gathered in the Newport Green Park development in Jersey...
NJ highest in nation for adults living with parents
But Hudson County clocks in much lower
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Oct 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
What used to be the norm – graduating from school and finding a place of your own – is increasingly challenging for the millennial generation. Roughly 47 percent of New Jerseyeans aged 18-34 live a...
The little print shop that could
92-year-old Hoboken business founded by North Bergen man moves on
by Caren Matzner
Reporter Editor
Oct 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Commuters headed toward the Hoboken train station often stop to admire the collection of industrial artifacts in the window of Terminal Printing, the 92-year-old business on River Street two blocks...
GRAW, WILLIAM H.
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A funeral service was held Oct. 5 for William H. “Jinx” Graw of Lyndhurst. He passed away Oct. 2 while surrounded by his family. Born in Jersey City, he served as a Jersey City police officer for t...
Don’t spend that money here
Civic JC says superpac for Fulop cannot be used to support his mayoral campaign
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Civic JC, a local watchdog organization, has sent a letter to Coalition for Progress, a large political fundraising committee for Mayor Steven Fulop’s now-aborted gubernatorial campaign, warning th...