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Pedestrian struck and killed by bus at Port Authority Bus Terminal
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW YORK -- A man in his sixties was struck and killed by a bus on the third floor of the Port Authority Bus Terminal on Thursday evening, and many buses into and out of New Jersey were delayed by ...
Girls’ basketball coach Daniel Reardon honored for 400th career win
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTH BERGEN – Coach Daniel Reardon received a proclamation at the North Bergen commissioners meeting on March 25 honoring his 400th career win with the girls’ basketball program. Reardon has been ...
Maurena Luzzi presented with Women’s History Month Award
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTH BERGEN – Maurena Luzzi was named the North Bergen recipient of the Women’s History Month Award at the commissioners meeting on Wednesday, March 25. Luzzi is the founder and driving force of t...
Try 10-year-old Rocco’s famous meatballs at cancer foundation fundraiser
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN--Enjoy delicious food and raise money for ovarian cancer this Saturday, March 28, from 1 to 4 p.m. Grandma’s Italian Rolling Kitchen, a food truck located at 931 Monroe St. behind the ShopR...
Pulaski Skyway weekend closures planned
Mar 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Jamie Fox today announced the Pulaski Skyway will be closed in both directions over the course of eight weekends this spr...

this week's news stories

School, city taxes to jump again
Increases blamed on state cuts, charters, health costs
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken property owners are set to pay more in taxes to both the city and the public schools under proposed budgets for the two entities introduced this past week. If maintained in the final budget...
Dreaming of swimming in the Hudson River?
Local sewerage authority must start action plan for cleaner waterways
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Don’t look now, but the Hudson River is on the mend. Marine biologists have reported resurgent oyster populations on the piers of western Manhattan, and humpback whales are returning to New York Ba...
Not just on the waterfront
Residential buildings rising in all parts of Hudson County
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
The real estate market in Hudson County has withstood the economic recession and rough weather and appears stronger than ever now. Many developers, though wary, see no sign of a price bubble formin...
A new name, and new life
Gloria Robinson Court Homes will replace towers of poverty and crime
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
The bulldozers were parked on a vacant, snow-covered parcel of land, but they symbolized more than just the spring thaw on March 4. Local, state and federal officials were gathered to launch the la...
Road to recovery
Turnpike construction project to help drivers, local economy
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Easier travel and an improved local economy are two of the expected results of the $310 million New Jersey Turnpike Authority’s Interchange 14A Improvement Project, which broke ground on Wednesday,...
Not just on the waterfront
Residential buildings rising in all parts of Hudson County
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The real estate market in Hudson County has withstood the economic recession and rough weather and appears stronger than ever now. Many developers, though wary, see no sign of a price bubble formin...
Shall we dance?
Do it for free in Weehawken
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Keeping fit in the colder months has been a real challenge for many people. Now Weehawken residents can get some exercise on the dance floor and maybe make some new friends at the same time. Free d...
Not just on the waterfront
Residential buildings rising in all parts of Hudson County
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The real estate market in Hudson County has withstood the economic recession and rough weather and appears stronger than ever now. Many developers, though wary, see no sign of a price bubble formin...
Healthy competition
Local hospitals, facilities took leaps during first year of Obamacare
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The start of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “ObamaCare” early in 2014 changed the medical landscape throughout the nation. But in Hudson County, where for-profit hospitals compete directl...
Invisible no longer
New committee advocates for residents with disabilities
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Two years ago Secaucus saw the establishment of the Special Education Parents Advisory Committee (SEPAC) to work on behalf of children with special needs. Last year Secaucus held its first All Abil...
‘Dedication, honor, pride’
WWII vet’s medals presented to his widow and family
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
When Eleanor Zibowich reached out to the Secaucus town administration for help in replacing her late husband Eddie’s Purple Heart medal from World War II, she had no idea that he had received a who...
Not just on the waterfront
Residential buildings rising in all parts of Hudson County
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
The real estate market in Hudson County has withstood the economic recession and rough weather and appears stronger than ever now. Many developers, though wary, see no sign of a price bubble formin...
Taxes to rise
Three-percent hike, officials say
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Administration officials announced that Bayonne residents will likely see a tax increase of about three percent when the municipal budget is introduced at next’s month Bayonne City Council meeting....
Score?
City negotiating to take over school ice rink
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The administration of Mayor James Davis is seeking to take over control of the Richard L. Korpi Ice Rink from the Bayonne Board of Education in order to make repairs and keep the facility open for ...
City man pleads out
Contractor admits guilt in theft of more than $200K in gov’t funds
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 25, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A city man admitted to collusion with other contractors to secure projects funded by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grants, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announced on March 17. John ...
Number 1 cancer center in NJ opens facility in Hudson County
Opens doors on Palisades Medical Center campus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
“Every year about 49,000 of our co-residents in the state of New Jersey get diagnosed with cancer. About 4,000 of them come from right around here.” So said Dr. Andrew Pecora, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.P.E...
Commissioner Theresa Ferraro passes away
First female commissioner was a groundbreaker in many ways
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen Public Safety Commissioner Theresa Ferraro, who served the people of North Bergen as an elected official since 1999 and as a community leader for decades, has passed away at the age of...
Not just on the waterfront
Residential buildings rising in all parts of Hudson County
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The real estate market in Hudson County has withstood the economic recession and rough weather and appears stronger than ever now. Many developers, though wary, see no sign of a price bubble formin...
A toast to good public speaking
Toastmasters International builds confidence in life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
In phobia surveys it usually comes in first, and it’s not flying, mice, or heights. It’s public speaking. And it knows no ethnic, socioeconomic, or cultural bounds. Mastering it can lead to a life ...
Not just on the waterfront
Residential buildings rising in all parts of Hudson County
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The real estate market in Hudson County has withstood the economic recession and rough weather and appears stronger than ever now. Many developers, though wary, see no sign of a price bubble formin...
Healthy competition
Local hospitals, facilities took leaps during first year of Obamacare
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The start of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “ObamaCare” early in 2014 changed the medical landscape throughout the nation. But in Hudson County, where for-profit hospitals compete directl...
Not just on the waterfront
Residential buildings rising in all parts of Hudson County
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
The real estate market in Hudson County has withstood the economic recession and rough weather and appears stronger than ever now. Many developers, though wary, see no sign of a price bubble formin...
A toast to good public speaking
Toastmasters International builds confidence in life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
In phobia surveys it usually comes in first, and it’s not flying, mice, or heights. It’s public speaking. And it knows no ethnic, socioeconomic, or cultural bounds. Mastering it can lead to a life ...
Healthy competition
Local hospitals, facilities took leaps during first year of Obamacare
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The start of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “ObamaCare” early in 2014 changed the medical landscape throughout the nation. But in Hudson County, where for-profit hospitals compete directl...

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