A day to remember
Veterans honored in numerous gatherings around Hudson County
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Praise for the armed forces, present and past, was never so abundant than during this year’s Veterans Day events around Hudson County, as people gathered from the tip of Bayonne to the steps of Wes...
Parking Authority to be absorbed by Police Dept.
And JCMC awarded three-year ambulance contract with no city payments
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
After nearly a year of waiting for state approval, a divided City Council voted Wednesday to dissolve the Jersey City Parking Authority and place its operations under the Police Department. Council...
Getting the money back
Mayors want their business district $$$ from the state
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayors and other urban officials gathered in the Walmart parking lot in North Bergen on Nov. 10 to support a bill proposed by Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto to reinstate state funds for business d...
Watching for deadly enterovirus
Local experts emphasize precautions
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A strain of the enterovirus that killed a 4-year-old Hamilton Township boy in September has caused concern for a multitude of parents. Local healthcare professionals and daycare-center officials sa...
A playground made from toothbrushes
Jersey City charter school wins competition
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Students at BelovEd Community Charter School of Jersey City learned about recycling and about the power of the vote two weeks ago, after accumulating 178,303 playground credits to win the Recycled ...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Freeholders move ahead with new county school in Secaucus On Nov. 12, members of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders reviewed early plans for a campus of the county’s public technical high schoo...
Getting their due
Among 780 police, 31 promoted at City Hall ceremony
by Al Sullivan
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Nov 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
People came in droves to see the Oct. 21 promotion of police officers at City Hall. Family and friends cheered as officers were sworn in to their new ranks, the first promotion ceremony in Jersey C...
Showing off their stuff
Jersey City artist tour gave a glimpse of where they work
by Al Sullivan
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Nov 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
For those who attended this year’s Jersey City Art & Studio Tour, the event was almost too large and sprawling to take in, and the wisest art lovers picked selective sites to visit rather than tryi...
‘They don’t want you to fight back’
Former Mayor Elwell returns to Secaucus after 30 months in federal prison
by Al Sullivan
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Nov 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Forty years ago, when Dennis Elwell came home from Vietnam, the bus dropped him off in the center of Secaucus and he took the long walk alone to the North End where his family lived. It was a lonel...
Wheeling across the nation
Jersey City man bicycles to California for a cause
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
High winds greeted Henry Greenfield in late October as he made his way through Kansas on his bicycle. Struggling with hearing loss for all of his 23 years, Greenfield started his trip to Culver Cit...