Spinning their wheels?
Hoverboards/Segways are newest craze, but not legal in every city
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 13, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Gianna Parkinson, 10, of West New York wanted a hoverboard – a two-wheel electronic skateboard that allows users to stand up – after her friend Gigi bought one. But when she tried one herself in th...
McELDOWNEY, BERNICE
Dec 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Private funeral services have taken place for Bernice Alfonso McEldowney, 93, of Brick Township. She died, Dec. 7, at Shorrock Gardens Care Center in Brick. Bernice was born in Jersey City and had ...
Mr. Cummings comes home
Investors Bank opens branch in Jersey City, with Bayonne and Hoboken next
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
With last week’s opening of a branch office in Jersey City and branches coming soon to Bayonne and Hoboken, Investors Bank Chief Executive Office Kevin Cummings has come home. The son of a Jersey C...
Green art
Poster contest stresses recycling to students
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Karen Gomez was standing outside her house on Friday morning when a sanitation truck rolled past with a familiar picture painted across the side. The image depicted two possible futures: a bleak, p...
Sherriff’s officer on leave after anti-Muslim rant on Facebook
Allegedly made comments toward WNY zoning board commissioner
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 209 209 recommendations | email to a friend
In the wake of several terrorist attacks around the world, one local county sheriff’s officer unleashed a rant against Muslims on Facebook that has led to his being put on leave. Terrorist attacks ...
Where should the seawalls go?
Engineers discuss five ways to fend off flooding by using $230M from feds
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 13, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
One woman looked visibly flustered at a presentation this week of various ways Hoboken can handle storm surges and flooding. “I’m concerned because every concept seems to block the view…everything ...
Senior citizen fears homelessness
Faces eviction from ‘illegal’ residence after 9 years
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
When her landlord lost the ownership of his property due to foreclosure, Lynn Earley had no idea her world was about to turn upside down. For nine years, Earley had been living quietly and uneventf...
Seniors get makeover
Cosmetologists spend the day making everybody look beautiful
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The cosmetologists of the Artist Makeup Academy-AMA from Hoboken came to Weehawken on Nov. 5. It was called a Day of Beauty. They came to The Senior Building at 525 Gregory Ave. and made the women ...
PILLSBURY, CHRISTINE
Dec 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A memorial service was held Dec. 12 for Christine Pillsbury, 70, of Weehawken. She passed away after a long battle with cancer, with her family by her side, on Dec. 4 at Palisades Medical Center, N...
SCOREBOARD
Hoboken wins yet another state football title
Third in four years and 10th overall has a different ring to it
by Jim Hague
Dec 13, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It was mid-October and there had to be some concern with the Hoboken High School football team. A 40-6 trouncing at the hands of Lincoln came on Oct. 16 – at home no less, as part of Hoboken’s trad...