weehawken news

‘Gay American’ speech was 10 years ago
Former Gov. McGreevey and others look back at his famous resignation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Born in Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City, baptized in St. Patrick’s Church, former Gov. Jim McGreevey looked back this week, with some sense of disbelief, at his resignation as governor 10 ye...
Marching with Mickey
Weehawken band has banner year; participates in Disney parade
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
“Who came in number one in the country?” asked Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner from the podium at this year’s high school graduation. “The Weehawken Marching Band!” It was another good year for the ...
VFW post holds pancake breakfast
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Weehawken VFW Oulton-Kraft Post 1923 held their first pancake breakfast on Sunday, June 8 at the newly-refurbished post. Girl Scout Troop 12933 was on hand to serve all the hungry people. The o...
Palisades Medical Center recognizes local residents for volunteer service
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Palisades Medical Center celebrated National Volunteer Week recently by holding a special luncheon at yhe Waterside in North Bergen to recognize its dedicated volunteers for their tireless efforts....
$512M county budget passed
Tax burden mainly hits Jersey City and Hoboken; Weehawken modestly
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not as bad as first anticipated, Hoboken still got hit hardest with the percent of taxes it must pay to fund the newly passed $512 million county budget this year. Jersey City also got hit...
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Weehawken Volunteer First Aid Squad celebrates 45 years of service
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The Weehawken Volunteer First Aid Squad recently celebrated its 45th year of providing free ambulance and medical services to the residents of Weehawken with a gala banquet at the Greycliff in Moon...
Men of action
12 military vets sworn in as local firefighters
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The community just got a little safer. Twelve new firefighters were sworn in to the North Hudson Regional Fire Department – which serves North Bergen, Weehawken, Union City, West New York, and Gutt...
Bittersweet day
High Tech students sad to leave high school, happy to be moving forward
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 150 students graduated from High Tech High School, the public county high school based in North Bergen, on June 27. Their day could be described in one word: transitions. While many of th...

past weeks news

Turner sworn in
Council and mayor start four more years
by Mario A. Martinez
Reporter correspondent

Dooby dooby doo
Sinatra Idol contest winner looks at his Hoboken roots
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer

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