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Weehawken Marriott to hold job fair for residents
Jun 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
WEEHAWKEN--The soon to open Residence Inn By Marriott will be holding a resident-only job fair on Saturday, June 23. The fair will take place at the Woodrow Wilson School, located at 80 Hauxhurst A...
Hoboken announces Homelessness Task Force
Jun 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Over the years, various county and local politicians have said they'd focus on the issue of local homelessness, and then their plans faded quietly. Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla, who has exp...
‘How Many Lives?’ documentary opens in Jersey City on June 21
Jun 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Directed by Duda Penteado and produced by Unshakeable Productions, “How Many Lives?” depicts numerous well-publicized episodes of gun violence, some that are local and deeply personal...
Woman dies in four-alarm fire
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BAYONNE – A woman died in a four-alarm fire that consumed three buildings around 36th Street and Broadway at around 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 20. The cause of the fire, which took the Bayonne Fi...
Correction officer charged with allegedly smuggling contraband into jail
Jun 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – County Corrections Officer Alex Almeida, 40, of Kearny, was arrested by members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Public Integrity - Internal Affairs Unit, for his alleged invo...

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How should Hoboken be developed?
Residents give suggestions for zoning changes
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
Thirty-five residents attended a hearing on Monday to determine how the city should be developed over the next decade or so, including zoning laws changes and capital improvements. Twelve of those ...
A sight for Blue Eyes
Twelfth annual Sinatra Idol competition takes over waterfront
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 185 185 recommendations | email to a friend
Seven years ago, Dan Lauzon had what he calls the best “accident” of his life. His friend asked him to sing at a showcase as legendary singer Frank Sinatra; the friend would portray Dean Martin, as...
County Democrats have a new leader
First woman wins chairmanship of political machine; beats Stack
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
In a stunning reversal of political fortune, powerful state Sen. and Union City Mayor Brian Stack lost his bid to become chairman of the Hudson County Democratic Organization – a longtime political...
Lighting the way
Local police pass torch in Special Olympics event
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
Police from North Bergen, Union City, West New York, and Jersey City kicked off Special Olympics New Jersey's 35th annual Law Enforcement Torch Run June 8. This year marks the Olympics' 50th annive...
Plastic, paper, or none of the above
City’s bag ban faces questions from the council
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
In a local bodega not far from City Hall in Jersey City, a store clerk puts a cup of coffee into a paper bag for the customer to take. The spilled liquid soaks through the bottom of the bag – forci...
County Democrats have a new leader
First woman wins chairmanship of political machine; beats Stack
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
In a stunning reversal of political fortune, powerful state Sen. and Union City Mayor Brian Stack lost his bid to become chairman of the Hudson County Democratic Organization – a longtime political...
Do over
After boat crash, students get new prom
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 305 305 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken High School students will get a second prom on June 10 after a yacht collision in the Hudson River prematurely ended their first one on May 24. A successful GoFundMe launched by district ...
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Hartz Mountain reopens public park by waterfront
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 271 271 recommendations | email to a friend
Developer Hartz Mountain, which built the Lincoln Harbor development on the town’s south waterfront, reopened North Park on June 1. The 2.5-acre public space now includes a tot lot, children’s play...
The living is easy
Thousands of residential units being built around Hudson County
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 333 333 recommendations | email to a friend
With dozens of new condo and apartment buildings rising or recent completed all over the county, it’s clear that residents want to take advantage of the area’s transportation, activities, parks, wa...
Games, food, and more
Ninth annual street fair returns
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
An estimated 8,000 to 10,000 flocked to Secaucus for the annual Street Fair at Plaza Center from June 1 through 3. Susan Flanagan, the town's event coordinator, said she believes this year – the ni...
'Sue loved this town so much'
Secaucus dedicates OEM building to deceased councilwoman
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
Several years ago, 3rd Ward Councilman William McKeever found an injured bird in the Harmon Cove area of town. While he waited for an hour for animal control to come, fellow 3rd Ward Councilwoman S...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus plans multi-purpose indoor recreational facility on Meadowlands Parkway A new recreational facility on Meadowlands Parkway is in the works, according to Town Administrator Gary Jeffas. The...
Bayonne High School honors "Circle of Ten"
Jun 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
In keeping with a well-established tradition, Principal Richard J. Baccarella proudly announced the Bayonne High School Class of 2018 Circle of Ten, representing the top ten grade point averages at...
Sculpt me a hero
Chuck Wepner statue shows legendary fighter’s inner strength
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
Chuck Wepner, whose life inspired the film Rocky, which, in turn, inspired perhaps the most famous statue in sports, is the subject of a sculpture more magnificent than the one standing at the foot...
Bayonne Briefs
Jun 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
City inauguration ceremonies, music, and fireworks announced for Sunday, July 1 The municipal inauguration ceremonies and related celebrations will take place on Sunday, July 1. Mayor Davis said, “...
Lighting the way
Local police pass torch in Special Olympics event
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
Police from North Bergen, Union City, West New York, and Jersey City kicked off Special Olympics New Jersey's 35th annual Law Enforcement Torch Run June 8. This year marks the Olympics' 50th annive...
New high school to open in September
Countywide High Tech is on track, officials say
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
High Tech High School, a competitive countywide public school that draws from all towns, is on track to open at its new Secaucus campus in September of 2018, officials said last week at a dedicatio...
County Democrats have a new leader
First woman wins chairmanship of political machine; beats Stack
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
In a stunning reversal of political fortune, powerful state Sen. and Union City Mayor Brian Stack lost his bid to become chairman of the Hudson County Democratic Organization – a longtime political...
Lighting the way
Local police pass torch in Special Olympics event
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
Police from North Bergen, Union City, West New York, and Jersey City kicked off Special Olympics New Jersey's 35th annual Law Enforcement Torch Run June 8. This year marks the Olympics' 50th annive...
The living is easy
Thousands of residential units being built around Hudson County
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 333 333 recommendations | email to a friend
With dozens of new condo and apartment buildings rising or recent completed all over the county, it’s clear that residents want to take advantage of the area’s transportation, activities, parks, wa...
A whole new medical world
Hudson County hospitals reinvent themselves for the new reality
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 214 214 recommendations | email to a friend
Hospitals in Hudson County and elsewhere in New Jersey have faced serious challenges over the last decade, needing to reinvent themselves in order to survive in a new medical climate. Faced with in...
Lighting the way
Local police pass torch in Special Olympics event
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
Police from North Bergen, Union City, West New York, and Jersey City kicked off Special Olympics New Jersey's 35th annual Law Enforcement Torch Run June 8. This year marks the Olympics' 50th annive...
The living is easy
Thousands of residential units being built around Hudson County
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 333 333 recommendations | email to a friend
With dozens of new condo and apartment buildings rising or recent completed all over the county, it’s clear that residents want to take advantage of the area’s transportation, activities, parks, wa...
A whole new medical world
Hudson County hospitals reinvent themselves for the new reality
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 214 214 recommendations | email to a friend
Hospitals in Hudson County and elsewhere in New Jersey have faced serious challenges over the last decade, needing to reinvent themselves in order to survive in a new medical climate. Faced with in...

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