A bit of immortality?
Controversy erupts when city names The 100 Steps after former councilman
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
After listening to pleas from the community to do otherwise, the City Council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance renaming the rebuilt 100 Steps after former Ward D Councilman Bill Gaughan. T...
The storm that almost didn’t happen
City took aggressive action after blizzard predictions became dire
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Twenty years from now, if you try to tell your grandkids about how you survived Winter Storm Juno, they’re going to wonder what you’re talking about. Although the snowstorm had significant impact o...
A fun time at the ball
Art House Production hosted ninth annual Snow Ball
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
“For me, the highlight of this year’s Snow Ball was to see so many of Art House’s supporters come out to our new location in Journal Square,” said Christine Goodman, executive director of Art House...
Peer to peer
Local students help others learn ropes of high school
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Quinn Williamson was only 16 when he and his brother, Drew, founded Jersey City Youth Alliance. The two brothers, both of whom did well in school over the years, wanted to help students they saw as...
Netting more experience
Local badminton fans get visit from U.S. national squad
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The world got a bit smaller and friendlier for students at the county’s public high school -- High Tech High School -- on Jan. 16, when they were visited by the USA and Thailand’s national badminto...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News, and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neigh...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Berry Lane Park ahead of schedule Mayor Steven M. Fulop and the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency announced on Jan. 28 that the next section of the Berry Lane Park Project will start work in early F...
Planning Board tables controversial measure
Zoning rules for home sales to be revised after outcry from homeowners and realtors
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The Planning Board has put off until March their decision on a proposal that would require sellers of property in Jersey City to get inspected before completing a sale. The plan introduced by Counc...
County agency failures led to $2 million in lost aid
Not-for profit agency most effective in county for Sandy fund distribution
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County has lost more than $2 million out of $4 million in Superstorm Sandy renter and home owner relief because agencies assigned to the task of finding people in need failed to reach out in...
Dancing on ice
Ice Theater of New York puts on a show at Newport Skates
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
More than an hour before they were slated to perform, champion figure skaters Jessica Huot, Christian Erwin and skaters from Ice Theater of New York took to the ice, weaving around public skaters w...