Tough week for fighting fires
Four perish in one family; firefighter dies battling out-of-town blaze
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Days after a fire destroyed the Muslim prayer center on West Side Avenue on March 1, the chilly air still held the acrid scent of smoke. Workers wearing hardhats and work gloves scrambled to pick u...
New way to fight hurricanes
Stevens prof wants funding to build islands off NJ, NY
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Mar 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
A scientist at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken has applied for federal funding to build a series of islands off the coast of New York and New Jersey in an effort to head off, and les...
MARTINEZ, EFRAIN C.
Mar 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Feb. 28 at St. Mary’s Church, Jersey City, for Efrain C. Martinez, 74 of Jersey City. He passed away Feb. 25 at this home. Born in Coamo, Puerto Rico, he lived in Jersey ...
Police escort resident out of council meeting
Tensions run high over Parking Authority, food vendor issues
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Even as a police officer escorted a resident out of the City Council chambers for refusing to relinquish the podium after her time expired at the Feb. 26 meeting, Council President Rolando Lavarro ...
Development has golf room, feng shui…and pets
Luxury complex opens on Weehawken waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
“It’s amazing what the standard in luxury apartments has become,” said Emanuel Stern, president and COO of Hartz Mountain, developers of the new Estuary rental development at Lincoln Harbor in Weeh...
Zimmer: We’ll rethink snow removal strategy
Residents gripe about falls, icy streets after tough winter
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Mar 09, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
As Hoboken turns the clocks ahead an hour and looks forward to the solace of spring, residents have been complaining en masse on Facebook, in letters to the editor, and at Wednesday’s City Council ...
QUINA, VERA F.
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Funeral services were held March 5 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Secaucus, for Vera F. Quina, 92, a resident of Secaucus since 1946, formerly of Union City. She passed away Feb. 28. She was the w...
A reading on Jersey City history
Fulop celebrates Read Across America at charter school
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
“Hello, my name is Steve. What’s yours?” Mayor Steve Fulop asked on the second part of two-hour visit to Golden Door Charter School on March 4. First grade students lined up to greet the mayor, eac...
Italian with a spin
Due Gemelli Restaurant offers the classics and more
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Due Gemelli Restaurant, located at 6023 Park Ave. in West New York, is an Italian restaurant with a difference. Owners Ivan Cardenas and Javier Fuentes-Better, best friends since the early 1970s, p...
Police Beat: Special Lepre-con edition
Fewer arrests, several scary incidents
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Mar 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Historically one of Hoboken’s most raucous days, the city’s annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration resulted in fewer arrests and ambulance calls than in recent years, according to data released by th...