No increase in municipal budget for 2016
Council meeting addresses quality of life issues, more
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
“There will be no increase in the municipal budget,” announced Councilman Rob Costantino at the Town Council meeting on March 22. “That’s definite.” The proposed municipal budget for 2016 is $53,34...
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Funeral services were held March 21 at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Jersey City, for Amelia Kisstina Holmes. She passed away March 14. Amelia Kisstina Holmes “Mia” was formally educated in J...
Let the scavenging begin!
Kids ‘spring’ into city egg hunts
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
As spring makes its way back, so do Hoboken’s traditional egg hunts. Despite some snowfall last Sunday, Saturday March 19 was sunny enough for thousands to enjoy Hoboken Grace Community Church’s Ea...
St. Anthony wins Tournament of Champions crown by defeating Linden, 55-38
by Jim Hague
Reporter sports columnist
Mar 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
TRENTON – It might have been three years in the making, but New Jersey’s historically-elite high school basketball program reigns supreme once again. Led by 16 points off the bench from senior guar...
Electric da Vinci
Local artist opens School of Art in Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County has a thriving arts scene, with acclaimed and active artistic communities in Hoboken and Jersey City, and upcoming movements in North Bergen, Guttenberg, and Union City. Recently Seca...
Bike wars
Ordinance would penalize Hoboken’s bike program from filling Jersey City racks
by Steven Rodas and Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writers
Mar 27, 2016 | 13 13 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Bike pedals have been put to the metal as Hoboken and Jersey City continue to clash on the relationship of their respective bike share programs. Hard-pressed to come to an agreement with the City o...
Lead contamination pits city vs. Turnpike
City officials say they must do more than just sweeping up lead paint chips
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City has closed several parks and sports fields due to lead contamination associated with the cleaning of the New Jersey Turnpike extension. City health officials closed Mary Benson Park on ...
Fido photographer
Local lensman helps find homes for animals rescued from hoarder
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
When animal control officers and other law enforcement personnel rescued more than 50 abandoned dogs and cats from the filthy residence of an animal hoarder in North Bergen earlier this year, they ...
Friars are fabulously No. 1 one more time
St. Anthony wins T of C title for record 13th time
by Jim Hague
Mar 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Before the high school basketball season officially tipped off back in December, there were a lot of expectations placed upon the St. Anthony basketball team. Back then, this team had all the piece...
Lack of DEP hearings on Liberty State Park would be shameful
Mar 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Governor Christie’s Department of Environmental Protection is shamefully refusing to promise public hearings and a public comment period for their Liberty State Park commercialization ...