Broken window, broken trust
Attack on Hudson Pride becomes a concern for more than property
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
More than a pane of glass was shattered on Monday, March 20, when someone smashed in the front window of Hudson Pride Connection in Jersey City. Glass can be fixed, said Michael Billy, an LGBT acti...
A done deal
City to transfer land to LSC, but questions remain
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
High praise clashed with warnings of doom and gloom in front of the City Council on March 22 when true believers in the tech village plans by Liberty Science Center dueled with skeptics. Both sides...
County plans to help immigrants
Freeholders want to amend union contract to help supply needed legal services
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Fearing that immigrants may run out of time to renew or gain legal status under threat from policies imposed by President Donald Trump, members of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders hope to ame...
An eye-opener
Journal Squared opens for leasing
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The minute I step out of the high speed elevator on the 53rd floor the old rock and roll song by the bang The Who runs in my head… “I can see for miles and miles and miles” … because I can. The vie...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Mar 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Snooki problem A bill sponsored by Senator Sandra B. Cunningham would establish a new policy limiting the amount of state funds that can be used by a public institution of higher education to p...
Blizzard? What blizzard?
Storm lashes Jersey City with sleet and bitter cold, but less snow than expected
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City braced as forecasters predicted a major winter storm and heavy snowfall last week. However, a westward shift in the path of the nor’easter left a little more than 6 inches of accumulati...
A handy design
Students develop better tools for the disabled
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
Shania, a fourth grade student in Jersey City, held up the plastic artificial hand. “See, it doesn’t bend very well,” she said. “So it can’t hold things it needs in order to eat.” The challenge for...
Giving a little extra
Underprivileged kids get a chance to play baseball this year
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
After helping local organizers rescue the Pershing Field Pony League last year, Bayonne-based Encore Petroleum has donated $5,000 to baseball and softball programs to help cover the cost of allowin...
A celebration of the Irish
St. Patrick’s Parade draws thousands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Not everything went according to the “luck o’ the Irish” on March 12 for the annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Jersey City. While the weather cooperated and there was no rain or snow, a stiff bree...
A celebration of color
Hindu ceremony welcomes spring
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
A part of the Hindu celebration of phagwah or holi has its roots in the belief that Krishna was born with a blue face due to being poisoned, so the tradition of throwing colored powder on each othe...