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Low-cost family health/dental network to hold open house
Apr 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- There will be a Spring Open House at Metropolitan Family Health Network, 935 Garfield Avenue in Jersey City: On Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 4 to 6 p.m. Attendees can tour the he...
Bayonne native named one of the 100 most powerful people in the world
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE -- Born and raised in Bayonne, U.S. Army General Martin E. Dempsey was just named by TIME as one of the top 100 most influential people in the world. Dempsey, 63, who was named chairman of ...
Secaucus Middle School students win award for environmental video
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – Students from Secaucus Middle School are among the winners of the 2015 KWN New Vision & Eco-Effect Awards. KWN (Kid Witness News) is a hands-on video education program with an emphasis o...
Hoboken to get a Luke's Lobster Roll joint, and other small chains
Apr 17, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Several recently announced or opened establishments are bringing new flavors into Hoboken’s bustling restaurant scene. Next month, popular New York-based lobster roll eatery Luke’s Lobst...
Rotary Club fundraising dinner and dance on Saturday will honor “Service Above Self”
Apr 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – The Rotary Club of Secaucus is holding their second annual Community Dinner and Dance fundraiser in the La Reggia Restaurant ballroom on Saturday, April 18 at 7 p.m. Seven-time Emmy Awar...

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Another appeal
School board to continue fighting charter school expansion, with private money
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Yasmine Petrocelli hopes to continue her education at one of Hoboken’s three charter schools, the Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoLa), when she enters seventh grade this August. But if the ...
Scene change
Local artist opens his own gallery; Stevens exhibition in new home
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
After braving the long winter, Hoboken-based artists are enjoying a change of scenery in more ways than one. On Saturday, April 18, local painter and printmaker Ricardo Roig opens the first new art...
Unusual week for police
A bomb threat, a shooting, and an intoxicated man in river
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken police and cooperating agencies spent the last week searching for the individual who called in a bomb threat that led to the evacuation of the Neumann Leathers building and the closing of r...
Slab of history unearthed in Secaucus
Lost base of statue found on former pig farm
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
While clearing the grounds of a former pig farm on the Secaucus/Jersey City border in preparation for building two new warehouses, a worker from Hugerich construction stumbled across a huge block a...
A dream come true
Fisher Development breaks ground on first of two high rises near Liberty Harbor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
On perhaps the last chilly morning of early spring, public officials gathered at the foot of Park Avenue near Liberty Harbor to break ground on the first of two 44-story residential towers. For dev...
A lesson against lying
Not just for kids, ‘Pinocchio’ comes to new Jersey City Theater Center
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
“Pinocchio” is the well-known children’s fable in which a puppet’s nose grows longer whenever he is stressed or tells a lie. The fable will be performed locally for area residents by Puppetworks, a...
Kids lead the way
Peer group will present check to Special Olympics
by Joanne Hoersch
Reporter Correspondent
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
In Weehawken High School’s Peer Leadership program, a group of ninth to 12th graders gathers each week to strategize about how to best serve the township of Weehawken. Under the guidance of Basic T...
Weehawken archers receive certificates
Safety and accuracy stressed in eight-week course
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Children ages 9 to 13 recently received their certificates marking the successful completion of eight weeks of archery instruction and rage safety. The graduates of the program, offered by the Weeh...
More than just a girls’ tale
Local writer publishes and promotes new book
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
After living up to the adage that writers should write what they know, former West New York resident and Secaucus native Amanda Palasciano has published and is promoting the first book in a series ...
Slab of history unearthed in Secaucus
Lost base of statue found on former pig farm
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
While clearing the grounds of a former pig farm on the Secaucus/Jersey City border in preparation for building two new warehouses, a worker from Hugerich construction stumbled across a huge block a...
Thousands of meatballs!
2015 contest will raise funds for charity
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Who knew that eating meatballs could help cure disease? The Secaucus Knights of Columbus, that’s who. This month the Secaucus chapter will hold its annual Best Meatball Contest, with the proceeds t...
Human rainbows
Spring celebration of Holi brings explosion of color to Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Kids sneaked up behind friends and family, color-bombing them in pink, yellow, and brilliant green powder. Laughter was the order of the day, with women in traditional or modern garb dancing to the...
Earn here, so live here?
City activists want municipal workers to be residents
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Do they have to or don’t they? That’s one of the big questions in the city now, as two online petitions collect signatures to push for enforcement of the city ordinance requiring municipal workers ...
Resolving to remember the Holocaust
Observance continues, so history is not repeated
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
This year, the Bayonne community will continue one of its annual missions, never to let citizens forget what happened during World War II, when 11 million people were killed in the Holocaust. The c...
Exxon Mobil agreement ‘horrific’
Environmentalists, local officials dismiss proposed pact
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
City, county, and environmental officials have greeted the state’s posting of the proposed $225 million cleanup settlement with the Exxon Mobil Corporation the same way they dealt with it six weeks...
Mudslinging and grudges
NB mayor/commissioner candidates duke it out before May 12 election
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Temperatures are rising in North Bergen, and it’s not just the onset of spring. The upcoming municipal election on May 12 has pitted two vehemently opposed mayor/commissioner tickets against one an...
We will rock you
Painted rocks in Braddock Park cause controversy
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Four workers were busy this week painting the rocks bordering both sides of the road in James J. Braddock North Hudson County Park near Bruins Stadium. It was the second time in two weeks the rocks...
Medical marijuana coming to Hudson County
Alternative Treatment Center projected to open this year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Harmony Foundation in Secaucus is one of six Medicinal Marijuana Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs) authorized in March 2011 to grow and dispense the herb in New Jersey – two each in the northern...
Baseball great takes on domestic violence in UC
Legendary manager Torre comes to town to help kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
When Joe Torre walked into the auditorium at Emerson Middle School on April 14, the room went wild. Students put on put on a dance routine to 1950s classic music. Members of the school band pounded...
Purr-fect way to help pets
Join charity run to assist animals with cancer, and enjoy ice cream
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation has announced its annual fundraiser to help families who have pets with cancer. The all-volunteer nonprofit group’s second Walk, Run & Wag 5K and Ice Cream...
Slices of fame
Union City/North Bergen photographer’s famous photos line pizzeria
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Customers pay for takeout dinners. Pizza deliverymen hurry into the store for hot pies to whisk off to local addresses. High school and college-age cashiers take orders at the register. That’s the ...
The third ticket
DeFino slate provides alternative to Roque and Wiley in WNY mayor/commission election
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
It anyone had any doubts about Anthony M. DeFino – the son of former Mayor Anthony DeFino – running for mayor of West New York, the release of his 21-page book “If I were Mayor of West New York, Ne...
Purr-fect way to help pets
Join charity run to assist animals with cancer, and enjoy ice cream
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation has announced its annual fundraiser to help families who have pets with cancer. The all-volunteer nonprofit group’s second Walk, Run & Wag 5K and Ice Cream...
Slices of fame
Union City/North Bergen photographer’s famous photos line pizzeria
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Customers pay for takeout dinners. Pizza deliverymen hurry into the store for hot pies to whisk off to local addresses. High school and college-age cashiers take orders at the register. That’s the ...

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