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Young woman dies in Fifth Street fire in Jersey City
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JERSEY CITY -- A fire on Thursday night at 296 Fifth St. in Jersey City killed at least one person. Firefighters arrived on the scene at about 10 p.m. to find flames pouring out the front windows o...
Two-alarm fire in Hoboken apartment building; 125 evacuated
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HOBOKEN -- A two-alarm fire hit an apartment building on Clinton Street in Hoboken on Wednesday evening, sending three people to the hospital and forcing the evacuation of up to 125 others, reports...
PSE&G to replace six miles of flood-prone gas lines in Hoboken, but not too early in the morning!
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HOBOKEN —Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), the public utility for Hudson County, will begin a major infrastructure upgrade to 60 percent of Hoboken’s gas lines around July 21, the of...
Meadowlands Hospital to cut more than 100 jobs
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SECAUCUS – Meadowlands Hospital Medical Center intends to cut 102 jobs in the wake of a decline of about 30 percent in the patient population, according to published news stories. Newly appointed h...
Stormy weather, polar vortex on tap for next week
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HUDSON COUNTY -- Expect strong thunderstorms on Monday and Tuesday, and weather that's colder than normal on Wednesday. That's what Accuweather says for next week. The pattern for the middle of nex...

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Crime rate in Hoboken remains low
Car thefts down; violent crime rate flat; rapist remains at large
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Crime decreased slightly in Hoboken from 2012 to 2013, according to statistics released last month on the state police web site. More recent statistics released at the end of June showed a slight r...
More money for charter school fight
But no room in school budget for 13 kindergarten aides who are cut
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The 2013-2014 school year has come to a close, but the fight within Hoboken’s public school community over the expansion of a charter school continues. The Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoL...
Hudson County on the ball for the World Cup
Businesses report more excitement than ever
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
The FIFA World Cup is back, and with it the quadrennial debate over when soccer will finally break through in the United States. Americans, the traditional line goes, are too saturated by football,...
A building with a view
City Council approves Hamilton Park development
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Not all of the dozens of people who spoke out at the June 25 City Council meeting objected to the redevelopment plan for the Unico Towers site in downtown Jersey City, but many did, angrily telling...
Call of the wild
Osprey nests in Jersey City and the Meadowlands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
From a distance, you might not be able to see them, but the raptors have returned to Hudson Generating Station in Jersey City, said Rich Dwyer, of PSE&G. These are nesting osprey that until a littl...
$512M county budget passed
Tax burden mainly hits Jersey City and Hoboken; Weehawken modestly
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not as bad as first anticipated, Hoboken still got hit hardest with the percent of taxes it must pay to fund the newly passed $512 million county budget this year. Jersey City also got hit...
Turner sworn in
Council and mayor start four more years
by Mario A. Martinez
Reporter correspondent
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
At noon on Tuesday, Town Hall hosted a swearing-in for Mayor Richard Turner and four Township Council members, who were re-elected in May for four more years. Turner has served as mayor since 1990....
Hudson County on the ball for the World Cup
Businesses report more excitement than ever
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The FIFA World Cup is back, and with it the quadrennial debate over when soccer will finally break through in the United States. Americans, the traditional line goes, are too saturated by football,...
High achiever
Weehawken student continues record of excellence
by Gil Aguon
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Eleanor Woodruff, a student at Weehawken High School, was awarded the eighth grade achievement award at the Weehawken High School awards dinner last month. The event, which was held at the Sheraton...
The lure of Lego
‘Brick Fest’ will bring kids and older fans to Expo Center
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Robots from the future are coming to the Meadowlands. Entire cities will spring up overnight. Unique race cars will be built in minutes and compete for prizes. And the kids will love it. “Brick Fes...
Secaucus Island: How it all began
Edward Earle was the early owner of Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
“I was driving just now and I passed a sign that said Secaucus was established in 1900,” said Robert Hassard with more than a little disappointment in his voice. “But this place goes back to 1673, ...
Bittersweet day
High Tech students sad to leave high school, happy to be moving forward
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 150 students graduated from High Tech High School, the public county high school based in North Bergen, on June 27. Their day could be described in one word: transitions. While many of th...
Moving parts at city hall
Departures and appointments order of the day
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
With Mayor James Davis now officially seated in the mayor’s office at city hall, his administration has begun to take form. Davis wasted no time in that effort, naming four people to posts before h...
$512M county budget passed
Tax burden mainly hits Jersey City and Hoboken; Weehawken modestly
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not as bad as first anticipated, Hoboken still got hit hardest with the percent of taxes it must pay to fund the newly passed $512 million county budget this year. Jersey City also got hit...
Just the facts, ma'am
State Police statistics tell positive story about crime in Bayonne
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Crime category percentages decreased almost across the board in Bayonne when comparing 2013 to 2012, according to New Jersey State Police reports issued for each municipality. Year-to-year comparis...
Caps in the air
More than 600 graduates in NBHS class of ’14
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
“The Bruinator.” That’s how class of 2014 Salutatorian Maria Hidalgo referred to the four-year “roller coaster” of attending North Bergen High School. “It’ll knock the wind right out of you,” she s...
Men of action
12 military vets sworn in as local firefighters
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The community just got a little safer. Twelve new firefighters were sworn in to the North Hudson Regional Fire Department – which serves North Bergen, Weehawken, Union City, West New York, and Gutt...
Bittersweet day
High Tech students sad to leave high school, happy to be moving forward
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 150 students graduated from High Tech High School, the public county high school based in North Bergen, on June 27. Their day could be described in one word: transitions. While many of th...
More than 1,000 graduate from Union City and WNY
Chief Justice Stuart Rabner provides keynote address in UC
by Vincent J. Fitzgerald
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly 800 seniors graduated from Union City High School two weeks ago, while 384 graduated from Memorial High School in West New York. In Union City, Chief Justice Stuart Rabner served as the keyn...
Hudson County on the ball for the World Cup
Businesses report more excitement than ever
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The FIFA World Cup is back, and with it the quadrennial debate over when soccer will finally break through in the United States. Americans, the traditional line goes, are too saturated by football,...
Counting the homeless
This year’s number shows decline, but how to help those who remain?
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
A bone-chilling wind blew across Journal Square during the night of Jan. 28, the date of the official 2014 annual homeless count. Commuters rushed out of the PATH station with faces wrapped in scar...
More than 1,000 graduate from Union City and WNY
Chief Justice Stuart Rabner provides keynote address in UC
by Vincent J. Fitzgerald
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly 800 seniors graduated from Union City High School two weeks ago, while 384 graduated from Memorial High School in West New York. In Union City, Chief Justice Stuart Rabner served as the keyn...
Hudson County on the ball for the World Cup
Businesses report more excitement than ever
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The FIFA World Cup is back, and with it the quadrennial debate over when soccer will finally break through in the United States. Americans, the traditional line goes, are too saturated by football,...
Counting the homeless
This year’s number shows decline, but how to help those who remain?
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
A bone-chilling wind blew across Journal Square during the night of Jan. 28, the date of the official 2014 annual homeless count. Commuters rushed out of the PATH station with faces wrapped in scar...

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