Court orders city to turn over documents
Emails and texts between mayor and operatives must be released
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
In a decision that may affect the upcoming mayoral election in Jersey City, Superior Court Judge Daniel D’Alessandro has ruled that Jersey City wrongfully withheld communications between Mayor Stev...
Portrait of a neighborhood
Duer Place, aka The Rabbit Hutch
by James Dette
Dec 25, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
As newlyweds, we chose to live in Weehawken because of the proximity to our work in Manhattan. We were introduced to the town by a good friend who’d lived here all his life. Our first home was an a...
Posting holiday scenes in Hoboken – for decades
Longtime resident places Christmas displays around city
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
For more than two decades, resident Carmine Percontino has displayed a holiday scene outside his home at 827 Willow Ave. Over the years, he has created three more placed around uptown Hoboken durin...
ENG, JOHN W.
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass took place Dec. 16 at Sts. Joseph and Michael Church for John W Eng, 83, of Union City. He passed away Dec. 13. He was born in New York City and lived in Union City for many years. He ...
Santa arrives early in North Bergen
Kris Kringle gives presents to Housing Authority children
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 74 74 recommendations | email to a friend
Children living the North Bergen Housing Authority got their gifts a week early at the third annual Christmas Party at Lawler Towers last Saturday. Each child walked up to Santa to get a gift. Seba...
Immigrants worried about Trump
Non-profit raises money to defend local Latin American refugees
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
An increase in violence and political unrest in Central America over the last decade has sent many women and children escaping on foot to Mexico, and ultimately, into the United States. Some have c...
Celebrating legends
Hudson County Chamber of Commerce honors community leaders
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
In one of the premier social events of the year, the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce honored four local “Legends’’ for their impact on the community at its Dec. 8 Legends Ball in Jersey City. Set...
Footing the bill
Residents turn to GoFundMe when crossing guards need comfortable shoes
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
The city’s crossing guards get a uniform allowance of $700 annually. But some residents thought that it might help to supplement it for the winter, particularly where shoes are concerned. Recently,...
Magical
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Last night I was walking down 3rd Street from Washington. Seeing the folks congregated outside the homeless shelter, I thought about how magical that place is. Two out-of-town visitors...
Warming things up
North Hudson Firefighters hold 17th annual Santa parade
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
With weather forecasters predicting the season’s first snowfall this past Sunday, local residents -- especially kids –were very much in the mood for the North Hudson Firefighters Association and Fi...