Weehawken to review “Fair and Welcoming” Resolution

At the June 14 Weehawken Town Council meeting, Mayor Richard Turner agreed to review the model resolution for Fair and Welcoming Communities, drafted by the NJ Alliance for Immigrant Justice, rather than pass a toothless resolution that would provide no direction to local law enforcement, nor any new immigration-related policy in Weehawken. Hudson County View Read More …

Vote YES Tuesday on Weehawken Schools improvement

On January 24, 2017 members of the community are invited to vote on a referendum question to undertake significant building improvements and upgrades to the Weehawken Public Schools, namely Daniel Webster, Theodore Roosevelt, and Weehawken High School. These improvements are not just superficial in nature, they are targeted to be substantial and to comply with Read More …

[AUDIO] Weehawken Planning Board meeting, Nov. 29

There was a special Weehawken planning board meeting Tuesday Nov 29, largely centered on the proposed residential complex at 800 Harbor Blvd (3 buildings, approx 600 rental units) and the construction of a new parking deck adjacent to the proposed grocery store. The name of the grocery was not shared at the meeting, but this Read More …

Weehawken School Superintendent’s report

Weehawken’s new superintendent Dr. Robert Zywicki presented his first annual report at the April 28 Weehawken Board of Education reorganization meeting. Dr. Zywicki has hit the ground running! See all the details details in the PDF report below (with links). Weehawken Superintendent report

[VIDEO] Weehawken Board of Education, May 17

Agenda (PDF) Multiple updates from Superintendent Dr. Zywicki, including: Response to Intervention (RTI) Action Plan 120 Advanced Placement exams administered – high number given amount of students in district Google Expeditions Pioneer Program came to Theodore Roosevelt School (TRS) May 18 and provided Virtual Reality (VR) field trips Partnership formed with Stevens Institute of Technology, Read More …

[UPDATED] Weehawken Bicycle waiver – don’t sign away your rights!

***May 18 update – At last night’s Weehawken Board of Education meeting, Board President Barsa announced that the bike ride policy has been revoked, stating that the intention of the original policy was about procuring bike racks and addressing liability for stolen/damaged bikes, and that it had been taken far beyond intent. An amendment was Read More …

[VIDEO] Weehawken Town Council meeting, May 11

The opening of the meeting centered on the promotion to the rank of Captain for two Weehawken police officers: Sean Kelly and Jason Czonomor. Opening comments from Mayor Turner that are missed on the video: Weehawken crime rate is down lower than 1971. There was a brief rise last July/August which is attributed to homeless Read More …

[VIDEO] Weehawken School District – Organizational changes

Many changes to the Weehawken School District administration were revealed at the Board of Education special organizational meeting on Thursday, April 28. Mr. Anthony Colasurdo will become the Principal of WHS; Mr. Alfred Orecchio will become the Director of Pupil Services and Personalized Learning for the District; Mrs. Suzanne Mera (formerly Dorsey) will become the Read More …

[VIDEO] Weehawken Town Council, April 27

See detailed Agenda here – Weehawken softball tournament raised $3,500 in funds for autism research; baseball tournament raised $3,120. – Votes on resolution items from agenda – Properties declared Abandoned : 191 Hackensack Plank Road 603 Gregory Avenue 592 Gregory Avenue 67-69 Chestnut Street Privilege of the Floor: –  Gregory Avenue repaving and sidewalk replacement Read More …