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Hoboken’s newest park opens Monday, July 31
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – The Northwest “Pop-up” Park will have its grand opening on Monday, July 31 at 3 p.m. The opening includes activities for children, free fitness classes for adults, a performance by the Ga...
Teenagers from France allegedly break into numerous cars in Secaucus
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – Secaucus police have charged ten teenagers from France in a series of car burglaries allegedly taking place in town earlier this month, according to a press release. On July 21, the Seca...
Hoboken resident Angelo Valente to run for council independently
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – Angelo Valente, who was a councilman in Hoboken in the 1980s when he was in his 20s, said this week that he will not run for mayor in November as planned, but will run for council-at-larg...
Mars Rover lands this weekend at Liberty Science Center
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JERSEY CITY – The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is bringing its 5,500-pound, nearly 11-foot-tall Mars rover concept vehicle to the Liberty Science Center on July 29-30. The “Summer of Mars E...
UPDATE: Parsippany woman rescued off coast of Hoboken
Jul 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- At 4:01 p.m. Monday July 24, Officer Tyler Soto of the Hoboken Police Department’s Waterfront and Parks Unit helped rescue an unidentified woman in the Hudson River, according to a polic...

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10-year-old Hoboken girl produces newspaper
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
On the second floor at a round table in the Hoboken Public Library, Mariacarla Bettocchi, a 10-year-old student at The Mustard Seed School on Willow Avenue, sits beaming at the latest edition of he...
Bits, bytes, and the arts
Non-profits teach computers, creative works to teens and adults in housing projects
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Housing Authority has partnered with local non-profits and with City Hall to teach adults about computer coding, and to teach teens about artistic expression and the environment. An org...
Water babies
Hoboken University Medical Center offers new birth method
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Expectant mothers have a new option when deciding to deliver their baby, now that Hoboken University Medical Center offers water labors and water births. “It’s the reason I chose to have my baby at...
Ready to serve the United States
Menendez and freeholders honor local kids accepted in military academies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez hosted a reception in June in his Newark office to celebrate 20 kids from around the state nominated to prestigious military academies. Erin Durak of Bayonne was appointed...
Second inmate dies at Hudson County Correctional Facility
County committee will focus on health and civil rights of all prisoners
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
A 48-year-old woman, sentenced in Weehawken Municipal Court to 180 days, died at the Hudson County Correctional Center on July 14 as the result of a yet-undisclosed cause. James Kennelly, spokesper...
Italian street artist selected for St. Peter’s mural
Jersey City Artist Advisory Board pushes ahead with aggressive mural program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The Jersey City Public Arts Advisory Board at its July 18 meeting gave the go-ahead to a mural by an Italian street artist at St. Peter’s University, the latest in a number of large mural projects ...
Dancing on ice
Weehawken High’s figure-skater trains her eye on becoming a coach
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Dakota Rogers-Myers, a Weehawken High School Class of 2017 graduate, has a unique career goal: to become a figure-skating coach. She couldn’t be more qualified. As a figure skating prodigy who, at ...
We are the champions
Weehawken Peer Leadership wins regional competition
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken High School Peer Leadership recently became the regional winner of the Charity Champions competition for all of New Jersey. This was the first time the WHS PL was victorious at the state ...
Fundraiser to benefit theater company
Hudson Exploited announces annual summer celebration
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson Exploited Theater Company, a live performance and multimedia company, will present its 2017 fundraiser, HExTC’s Annual Summer Celebration, at The William V. Musto Cultural Center, 420 15th S...
Celebrating the 4th on the 3rd
Secaucus residents turn out for fireworks
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus residents gathered at the town's swim center recently for America's July 4th birthday, on the 3rd. “It's easier to get the fireworks people; you get a better rate,” said John Voli, the tow...
Passing the torch
Local police participate in annual Special Olympics Torch Run
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
In the final stretch of the Hudson County section of the 34th annual NJ Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run on June 9, Jersey City Sergeant Kevin Kot quickly rounded a corner onto Communipaw...
An alternative to borrowing $$$ from others
New technology may help cities finance their own projects
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Cities across the country are in revival mode. Neighborhoods once isolated are now connected. Once dangerous roads are now safer for pedestrians and cyclists.Towns are facilitating projects that br...
Concrete manufacturing out, residential development in
South Cove hotel plans come to light
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The acceleration of development in Bayonne remains constant as the city council approved redevelopment plans and tax abatements for major development sites throughout the city at its regular meetin...
Phil Murphy opens on Broadway
Proposes public bank
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
“People focus on the big companies a lot, but small businesses are the big employers in the state, and if you look at where we’re going to get employment going forward, it’s going to be small busin...
Flora and fauna in a former factory town
Going green with the Bayonne Nature Club
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne, a former industrial city, is also a preserve for a surprising array of natural wonders. Every week, those ecosystems are celebrated and observed by the Bayonne Nature Club and anyone who w...
Viva Colombia!
North Bergen celebrates country's independence with annual flag raising
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen marked Colombia's 207th Independence Day with its annual flag raising ceremony at Town Hall July 19. The South American country first won its independence from Spanish rule on July 20,...
Cruisin’ the Hudson
North Bergen, Guttenberg seniors enjoy a floating party
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Well over 200 North Bergen and Guttenberg senior citizens enjoyed an afternoon of dancing and a gourmet buffet aboard the cruise ship Spirit of New Jersey on Friday, July 14. The boat took them aro...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen woman seeks missing cockatiel A North Bergen woman is seeking assistance in finding her missing 16-year-old cockatiel, who escaped from her home Saturday, July 15. According to Iveliss...
Fundraiser to benefit theater company
Hudson Exploited announces annual summer celebration
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson Exploited Theater Company, a live performance and multimedia company, will present its 2017 fundraiser, HExTC’s Annual Summer Celebration, at The William V. Musto Cultural Center, 420 15th S...
WNY announces upcoming community events
Summer of participation began with vigil and call to action on Venezuela
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
The city of West New York has a variety of events planned for the rest of summer 2017, from a street renaming to veterans events and free movies. Mayor Felix Roque and the Board of Commissioners be...
Hudson Reporter newspapers win slew of state awards
Garden State Journalists Association fetes writing, graphics, photography
by Reporter Staff
Jul 23, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
The reporters and graphic artists for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 11 writing, 12 photography, and six layout awards in the prestigious 2016 Memorial Journalism Awards run annually b...
Fundraiser to benefit theater company
Hudson Exploited announces annual summer celebration
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson Exploited Theater Company, a live performance and multimedia company, will present its 2017 fundraiser, HExTC’s Annual Summer Celebration, at The William V. Musto Cultural Center, 420 15th S...
WNY announces upcoming community events
Summer of participation began with vigil and call to action on Venezuela
Jul 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
The city of West New York has a variety of events planned for the rest of summer 2017, from a street renaming to veterans events and free movies. Mayor Felix Roque and the Board of Commissioners be...
Hudson Reporter newspapers win slew of state awards
Garden State Journalists Association fetes writing, graphics, photography
by Reporter Staff
Jul 23, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
The reporters and graphic artists for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 11 writing, 12 photography, and six layout awards in the prestigious 2016 Memorial Journalism Awards run annually b...

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'Carrie Pilby' movie, based on local author's novel, will screen in Philadelphia on Sat, then premiere in theaters and on demand
Mar 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- "Carrie Pilby," a movie based on the offbeat first novel by Hoboken-based author Caren Lissner, is set to open the weekend of March 31-April 1 in theaters in New York City, Los Angeles, ...

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