HEALY, DONALD
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Funeral services took place Nov. 25 for Donald (Frank) Healy, 61, of Union City. He passed away surrounded by his family Nov. 20. Frank was born in Dublin, Ireland and lived for many years in Union...
IRWIN, FRANCIS EDWARD
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Funeral services have been held for Francis Edward Irwin, 82, of North Bergen. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Nov. 23. Born and raised in New York City, Francis moved to Nort...
Is the marina plan revenge?
Protestors try to derail privatization for south side of Liberty State Park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
With less than one month left before Gov. Christopher Christie’s term expires, local community activists hope to derail a plan that would privatize the southern portion of Liberty State Park and co...
Weehawken property reevaluation complete
Majority of local homeowners will see stable or lower taxes
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken has concluded its first revaluation of property in more than 30 years, in response to an order from the Tax Court of New Jersey. Each town in the state must re-assess its properties every...
LABOY, RUBEN SR.
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Funeral services were held Dec. 6 for Ruben Laboy Sr., 84. He passed away peacefully at his home in Jersey City on Dec. 1, while surrounded by his loving family. Ruben was born Guayama and was rais...
Political dynamics
Who will lead the City Council when it reorganizes Jan. 3?
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 93 93 recommendations | email to a friend
The afternoon of Monday, Jan. 1 will bring the swearing in of new Mayor Ravi Bhalla, followed by a City Council reorganization meeting on Jan. 3. Political observers have been wondering who will be...
Council runoffs gives Fulop an edge, but opponents remain
Mayor pledges to finish projects his administration started
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
Although the Dec. 5 council runoff elections allowed Mayor Steven Fulop to retain his 6-3 voting majority on the City Council, the upset win by James Solomon over Rebecca Symes in Ward E gave Fulop...
Big controversies at City Council meeting
Runoff elections, Union Dry Dock land, park overspending
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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The Hoboken City Council met on Wednesday Dec. 6 and discussed several controversial issues. This meeting – the second since a heated mayoral election last month – saw its share of political discus...
The deliverers are among the culprits in package thefts
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Dear Editor: Your article on package thefts in Hoboken hit home for us--literally. We have been the victims of package thefts on multiple occasions and the problem seems to be increasing. I blame t...
Where there’s smoke
Local magician asks youth to pledge to never touch cigarettes
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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At his Nov. 17 performance at the Veterans Memorial Elementary School in Union City, Magician Micky Magic excited his young charges with the usual magician’s trick: the handkerchief he suddenly mad...