Gutt purchases new bikes and cars to augment patrols
Bought with seized criminal funds; no cost to taxpayers
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
In a win-win arrangement, the Guttenberg Police Department recently purchased several new vehicles to help patrol the township, at no cost to taxpayers. Two new patrol cars and two new bicycles wer...
Chicago tribute band rocks the house
Summer concert series kicks into high gear
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
The third show of the Secaucus Summer Concert Series took a detour on account of rain, landing inside the Arthur. F. Couch Performing Arts Center instead of Buchmiller Park. But despite the last-mi...
30 years ago: Hoboken’s wackiest election
Mayor Tom Vezzetti rose to power amid ongoing gentrification
by Sam Burch
Reporter correspondent
Jul 19, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s been 30 years since the “wackiest mayor in America” was elected to lead Hoboken, and the town’s old-timers still remember. Born in Bradley Beach, N.J., in 1928, Thomas Vezzetti was the 33rd ma...
Local kid gets essay in NY Times
Writes about living in urban area and attending prep school
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
“I coexist in two worlds,” said Hudson County resident Jon Carlo Dominguez recently. “I’m part of both and I love both.” The two worlds he lives in are that of his home nearby in North Bergen, and ...
Hudson may get female prosecutor
Esther Suarez, nominated by Christie, would be first woman and Hispanic in post
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Superior Court Judge Esther Suarez, a resident of Secaucus, has been confirmed as the new Hudson County Prosecutor by the state Senate this week. She was nominated as the new Hudson County prosecut...
MONTI, MARION ELLEN
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Funeral services have been held for Marion Ellen Monti, 85. She passed away July 12. She was born in New York City to Hubert and Maria Stammel. Marion married Charles Peter Monti in New York City o...
TASTY TIDBITS
Prep grid stars reunite for good cause
Reardon prepares for life without Icies
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second straight year, the St. Peter’s Prep football community rallied together on a recent Saturday afternoon to remember the legacy of Jerome Pederson , affectionately known as “Gee,” the ...
Congratulations JC Council President Lavarro
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Dear Editor: I would like to take the time to congratulate Jersey City Council President Rolando Lavarro on getting unanimously re-appointed as council president for the Jersey City Municipal Counc...
What are the police afraid of?
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: On an evening a couple of weeks ago, I was walking on Washington Street, and at 3rd street, I came upon a group of Hoboken Police officers who had surrounded a man, talking to him. So ...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
Jul 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Cops see rise in ‘synthetic cannabinoid’ use among Hoboken homeless A class of synthetic drugs appears to be gaining popularity among the homeless population of Hoboken and neighboring cities, base...