Safety improvements proposed for Newark Street
Bump outs, bike lanes, flashing signs and more
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
The city may undertake construction on Newark Street to make it safer for motorists and pedestrians, according to a public meeting held on Thursday, Feb. 16 at the Multi Service Center. Roughly 40 ...
TASTY TIDBITS
Lincoln’s boys enjoy hoop resurgence
Remembering Wejnert; Marist girls remain unbeaten; top fives
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The association between Bill Zasowski and Lincoln High School came together pretty innocently. Gary Pitchford , a friend of Zasowski’s and an alumnus of Lincoln, threw Zasowski’s hat into the ring ...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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Hoboken Housing Authority chair announces gubernatorial run According to a press release, chair of the HHA and founder of New Jersey Awakens, Dana Wefer, has announced her candidacy for governor.  ...
0.125 percent sales tax overcharges and other shocks to the system!
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Dear Editor: On Jan. 1, 2017, the sales tax rate was reduced from 7 percent to a new rate of 6.875 percent. Problem is, most businesses are still charging the old rate. This is especially troubleso...
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Prep’s Kelly follows in brother’s footsteps on the mat
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Mike Kelly never really had to look very far to find his inspiration as a wrestler. The inspiration and motivation sat in the Kelly living room. “Ever since I was little, my brother was the guy I l...
RUFINO, SANDRA
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A funeral mass was offered Feb. 23 at St. Ann's R.C. Church, Hoboken, for Sandra Rufino, 71, of Union City, formerly of Hoboken. She died peacefully on Feb. 17 surrounded by her family. A retired e...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
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Banner hoisted on Madam Liberty Unknown protestors in support of immigrant’s rights hoisted a banner on the Statute of Liberty on Feb. 21. At approximately 12:50 p.m., a banner reading “Refugees We...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
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Food pantry seeks donations The Secaucus food pantry is seeking soup donations for February. Items can be dropped at the town’s senior center at 101 Centre Ave., Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. ...
Zimmer and Murphy – perfect together?
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Mayor Dawn Zimmer will kick off her reelection campaign on April 17 with an appearance by Phil Murphy , a prominent Democratic candidate for governor. This dispels the wishful thinking in the anti-...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
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Seminar on diabetes prevention at public library Hackensack UMC Palisades will host a free seminar on treating and preventing diabetes at the Main Library, 84-11 Bergenline Ave., March 1, at 6 p.m....