New pharmacy opens in West New York
Politicians and constituents host ribbon-cutting for debut
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 325 325 recommendations | email to a friend
Some Weehawken and other nearby residents will have easier access to medications from now on. The North Hudson Community Action Corporation held a grand opening for a new pharmacy at its center on ...
‘This is ugly’
Three murdered in apparent botched drug robbery on Fulton Avenue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
On the rainy Tuesday morning after the three bodies were found in an apartment on Fulton Avenue, people hurried by as if nothing had happened. Some glanced at the crumpled yellow police tape stuffe...
The secret and the shame
What’s behind the increasing rates of domestic violence in Hudson County?
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County has seen an alarming jump in domestic violence incidents in recent years, raising questions as to what’s behind the increase and the best ways to combat it. December’s double murder a...
Charter schools complete enrollment lotteries
If you applied, you know the outcome this week
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
Students who applied for entry into the Hoboken charter schools will be notified if they were successful by next week. The three Hoboken charter schools – Elysian Charter School, Hoboken Charter Sc...
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Jan. 20 at St. Joseph of the Palisades Church for Elisa Maria DeRosso, 95, of North Bergen. She passed away Jan. 14. Born in Cornedo, Italy, she was a housewife. She was ...
Hearing scheduled for Southwest Park expansion
Council approves 9/11 memorial contract, receives updates on Washington Street construction
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 3 3 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council will conduct a public hearing on Feb. 1 for an ordinance to allow the city to use eminent domain to acquire an acre of land owned by Academy Bus to expand the Southwest Park under ...
Weehawken residents see ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’
High school students perform classic Christmas play
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 181 181 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken Township High School presented the stage version of the classic Frank Capra film “It’s a Wonderful Life” on Dec. 16 and 17 at the high school. Released in 1946, the story is a Christmas f...
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held Jan. 20 for John E. Lichtenberger, 81 of North Bergen. He passed away Jan. 16. He was born in Williamstown N.Y. and was a resident of North Bergen. John was the former ow...
Marist’s return to girls’ hoops glory
by Jim Hague
Jan 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
While he was the head basketball coach at St. Dominic Academy, Reggie Quinn always had admiration for the Marist High School girls’ basketball program, headed back then by the late Bill DeFazio, th...
Happy birthday, Hamilton
Jersey City celebrates the birth of a founding father
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
Knowing about Alexander Hamilton was part of growing up in Paterson. While lessons about his role as a founder of that major North Jersey city were sometimes taught in school, more significant remi...