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Aetna, Barnabas reach a deal
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY - The health insurer Aetna and Barnabas Health, New Jersey' s largest health care provider, announced Thursday they have reached a new, two-year contract, effective March 1, averting ...
Former Jersey City Mayor Cucci dead at 92
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Jersey City Mayor Anothony Cucci died at age 92 on Feb. 25. Cucci most recently served as trustee on the Jersey City Board of Education, but served as mayor twice, and as a city councilman, ...
Slushy mess predicted for Monday through Wednesday
Feb 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- Hold on to your rain hats. And boots. Accuweather predicts three days of rain and wet snow next week. It will be in the upper 30s and lower 40s while the wet stuff hits us from Mon...
Six sergeants selected at Hoboken PD after legal challenges to state test clear
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN--Seven members of the Hoboken Police Department will be promoted at a ceremony this coming Tuesday, March 3, at 3 p.m. in the City Council Chambers of Hoboken City Hall, located at 94 Washi...
11th Annual Guma Foundation ‘Casino Night’ coming on Feb. 28
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – The Guma Foundation will host its 11th annual Casino Night on Saturday, Feb. 28 at LaReggia’s Restaurant in the Meadowlands Plaza Hotel, 40 Wood Ave. Proceeds will benefit The Tomorrows ...

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Pumping the brakes
Council minority keeps flood relief at bay; resident voices concerns
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 23 23 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
For months, those pushing for a wet weather pump for northwest Hoboken have jumped through hoop after bureaucratic hoop. The pump, along with a water-retaining park in the southwest part of town, a...
Top honors for ads, art, investigative reporting
Reporter chain wins 14 awards in prestigious journalism competition
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
The writers, graphic artists, and advertising account executives for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 14 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey...
Stevens proposes amended complex
Hudson Street plan scaled down after neighbors cite concerns
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Stevens Institute of Technology is scheduled to present its proposal for a two building, 90,000-square-foot academic complex to the Hoboken Zoning Board of Adjustment this Tuesday. The project’s fi...
Happy birthday, Mr. Presidents
Jersey City marks Presidents’ Day at Apple Tree House
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
A popular myth about President George Washington claims he once chopped down a cherry tree as a boy, and then refused to lie to cover up his misdeed. In Jersey City, Washington supposedly had an im...
Dirty business
Federal investigation of alleged extortion scheme results in two arrests – so far
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
A federal investigation begun more than three years ago has led to the arrest of two Jersey Shore men in connection with what authorities say was an alleged scheme to extort payments from suppliers...
Ready to serve the city
Firefighters sworn in, others promoted to captain
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
In a gathering that filled the City Hall council chambers on Feb. 18 with family and friends, 18 new firefighters were sworn in, and 12 current firefighters were promoted to captain. With the halls...
No place to land?
Officials unveil new strategy for dealing with tourist helicopters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
With the doors to the Weehawken ferry terminal closed against the cold wind on Feb. 18, you almost couldn’t hear the helicopters buzzing overhead. But you could feel them as their vibrations shook ...
Going green on the WNY/Wee waterfront
Roseland properties community gets key environmental distinction
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
RiverTrace, Roseland Property’s $120 million luxury project in the Port Imperial development area, has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification from th...
Top honors for ads, art, investigative reporting
Reporter chain wins 14 awards in prestigious journalism competition
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The writers, graphic artists, and advertising account executives for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 14 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey...
State of the county
DeGise celebrates county’s achievements and maps out future plans
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is doing better, according to the review of the State of the County over the last year given by County Executive Tom DeGise to the Hudson County Board of Freeholders on Feb. 12. Befor...
Secaucus gains $5M a year
Will help keep taxes stable
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
With the stroke of a pen, Gov. Christopher Christie saved Secaucus what could be as much as $5 million a year. By signing the Hackensack Meadowlands Consolidation Act merging the New Jersey Meadowl...
Top honors for ads, art, investigative reporting
Reporter chain wins 14 awards in prestigious journalism competition
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The writers, graphic artists, and advertising account executives for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 14 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey...
8th Street renaissance
State plan would revitalize downtown corridor
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A state plan for the revitalization of the 8th Street Hudson-Bergen Light Rail station and surrounding areas could mean an increased number of downtown businesses, utilization of now-dormant lots, ...
Sixteen seeking two seats
Battle for Board of Ed has begun following resignations
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A seat on the Bayonne Board of Education has become the hottest ticket in town, with 16 residents vying for two openings on the nine-member board after two board members recently stepped down. The ...
Top honors for ads, art, investigative reporting
Reporter chain wins 14 awards in prestigious journalism competition
Feb 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The writers, graphic artists, and advertising account executives for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 14 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey...
Wainstein to face Sacco for mayor
Election promises to be heated
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s official. Lawrence “Larry” Wainstein, founder and leader of the North Bergen Concerned Citizens Group (NBCCG), is running for mayor of North Bergen against incumbent Nicholas Sacco in the May ...
State of the county
DeGise celebrates county’s achievements and maps out future plans
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is doing better, according to the review of the State of the County over the last year given by County Executive Tom DeGise to the Hudson County Board of Freeholders on Feb. 12. Befor...
Top honors for ads, art, investigative reporting
Reporter chain wins 14 awards in prestigious journalism competition
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The writers, graphic artists, and advertising account executives for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 14 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey...
Local brewers are what’s on tap
Three craft beers being created in Hudson County’s towns
by Joe Granat
Reporter Correspondent
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is the smallest and most densely-populated county in New Jersey, and the sixth most densely-populated county in America. With all those people living here, it brings a question to the...
Being human
Teacher Colacurcio brings human touch to Roque ticket
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
If teacher Susan Colacurcio felt nervous at the Feb. 12 fundraiser for West New York Mayor Felix Roque, she had every right to be. Roque introduced her as yet another new candidate being added to t...
Top honors for ads, art, investigative reporting
Reporter chain wins 14 awards in prestigious journalism competition
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The writers, graphic artists, and advertising account executives for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 14 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey...
Being human
Teacher Colacurcio brings human touch to Roque ticket
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
If teacher Susan Colacurcio felt nervous at the Feb. 12 fundraiser for West New York Mayor Felix Roque, she had every right to be. Roque introduced her as yet another new candidate being added to t...
Local brewers are what’s on tap
Three craft beers being created in Hudson County’s towns
by Joe Granat
Reporter Correspondent
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is the smallest and most densely-populated county in New Jersey, and the sixth most densely-populated county in America. With all those people living here, it brings a question to the...
Top honors for ads, art, investigative reporting
Reporter chain wins 14 awards in prestigious journalism competition
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The writers, graphic artists, and advertising account executives for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 14 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey...

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