Moody’s downgrades UC’s rating for borrowing money
But Stack expects rating to go back up; says city has development on horizon
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City Mayor Brian Stack said he is confident his administration can improve its financial footing after credit rating agency Moody’s Investor Service downgraded its assessment of the city’s mu...
Why do hospitals go broke?
CarePoint asks for a fair rate of insurance reimbursement
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
If you own or operate an urban hospital, you aren’t likely to survive long under the system of insurance reimbursement that currently exists. This is one of the main reasons that hospitals, particu...
‘A glorious day’
St. Augustine Schools kids celebrate first communion
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
On Sunday May 17, Saint Augustine School, Union City second graders and other children celebrated their First Communion. Afterward, children and parents celebrated in the school gym and sang songs ...
BRIEFS
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City man sentenced on bank, tax charges A Union City man was sentenced May 19 to 27 months in prison for operating a supposed charitable organization, or “gemach,” as an unchartered bank, acc...
Ten new firefighters serving North Hudson
Six officers promoted in rank
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten new recruits joined the ranks of North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRFR), and six officers were promoted during a ceremony at Schuetzen Park in North Bergen. The agency fights fires in five...
Young passion players at local school
The last days of Jesus enacted in Union City
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
St. Augustine’s School seventh and eighth grades acted out the Passion of Jesus on March 30 at St. Augustine Church, Union City. The children acted out Jesus’ passion, death and resurrection with s...
Union City Wrestling Program honored by city
Young wrestlers win seven divisions in state championships
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently during the Board of Commissioners meeting, Mayor Brian P. Stack and the Board of Commissioners honored the Union City Wrestling Program, its coaches, and the young members of the program. ...
What constitutes residency?
Candidate eligibility is challenged in WNY, NB
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Residency has been a hot topic in the current election cycle, with candidates in both North Bergen and West New York having their eligibility questioned due to owning property (and possibly a home)...
A special mass for the masses celebrating an amazing achievement
Bishops and parishioners say farewell to an elementary school; hello to an academy
by Asondra R. Hunter
Reporter Correspondent
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Preparing students for lifelong mental, financial, spiritual, familial, occupational and societal success is of paramount importance. Goals that involve workplace readiness, independent thinking, c...