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Hoboken named a Top City to Shop Local for the Holidays
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN—New York City may have Fifth Avenue and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, but when it comes to small local businesses with great holiday gifts, it has nothing on Hoboken. The Mile Square ...
Former EnCap Meadowlands site up for bid
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The largest parcel of developable land left in the Meadowlands is up for bid, according to reports. The Kingsland site in Rutherford and Lyndhurst contains 718 acres of land that was once part of t...
Historic downtown Jersey City one of the most expensive places to rent
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Market Watch, a realty website, said Historic Downtown Jersey City is one of the most expensive places to rent in the nation. “There’s a high inventory of low-rise buildings and brown...
Main library in Jersey City closed on Nov. 21 to 22 due to demolished potties
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – The Main Library, 472 Jersey Ave., is closed on Friday, Nov. 21 and Saturday, Nov. 22, due to the demolition of the first floor restrooms. “We apologize for any inconvenience,” said L...

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Candidates still carping
Some debate at Board of Education meeting
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
With little in the way of controversial agenda items, the first meeting of the Hoboken Board of Education following the 2014 election was colored by battles won, battles lost, and battles still bei...
State assemblyman files new suit against Zimmer, Hoboken
Garcia claims he was illegally fired as Housing Authority director
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 6 6 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
In a new lawsuit against Mayor Dawn Zimmer, the city of Hoboken, the Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA), and members of its oversight board, state Assemblyman Carmelo Garcia (D-33) alleges that his fi...
Big night for Hoboken’s small businesses
Newspapers, restaurants, others take honors 2014 Chamber of Commerce awards
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson Reporter newspapers, Cucharamama, HOPES Community Action Partnership, and a handful of other Hoboken businesses and agencies won honors Thursday night at the Hoboken Chamber of Commerce’...
A day to remember
Veterans honored in numerous gatherings around Hudson County
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Praise for the armed forces, present and past, was never so abundant than during this year’s Veterans Day events around Hudson County, as people gathered from the tip of Bayonne to the steps of Wes...
Parking Authority to be absorbed by Police Dept.
And JCMC awarded three-year ambulance contract with no city payments
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
After nearly a year of waiting for state approval, a divided City Council voted Wednesday to dissolve the Jersey City Parking Authority and place its operations under the Police Department. Council...
Getting the money back
Mayors want their business district $$$ from the state
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayors and other urban officials gathered in the Walmart parking lot in North Bergen on Nov. 10 to support a bill proposed by Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto to reinstate state funds for business d...
A day to remember
Veterans honored in numerous gatherings around Hudson County
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Praise for the armed forces, present and past, was never so abundant than during this year’s Veterans Day events around Hudson County, as people gathered from the tip of Bayonne to the steps of Wes...
Local musician prepares comeback after 20 year absence
An old friend helps pave the way
by Joanne Hoersch
Reporter Correspondent
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken resident Derwyn Holder is a self-described serial musician. “I started out with tenor sax,” he says, “and then bass, oh that was for a long time, and then…” he catches himself and thinks ...
Spider-Man tackles breast cancer!
Limited edition comic promotes NB entertainment website
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Spider-Man has come to North Bergen. His mission: to help local resident Michael Kanik launch his new TotallyPopCulture.com website. And to raise a few bucks for breast cancer research while he’s a...
Watching for deadly enterovirus
Local experts emphasize precautions
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A strain of the enterovirus that killed a 4-year-old Hamilton Township boy in September has caused concern for a multitude of parents. Local healthcare professionals and daycare-center officials sa...
Little architects
Clarendon School to get new playground – designed by the students
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The kids had no idea what was coming – just that they were being summoned to an assembly. Once seated and shushed, they were addressed by Principal Steve Viggiani. “We’re getting a new playground,”...
What do you need?
United Way of Hudson County supports homeless and near-homeless
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Individuals walking the streets homeless. People just days shy of paying their rent. Those who have no money for food after paying their bills. These are the people whom the United Way of Hudson Co...
Getting the money back
Mayors want their business district $$$ from the state
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayors and other urban officials gathered in the Walmart parking lot in North Bergen on Nov. 10 to support a bill proposed by Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto to reinstate state funds for business d...
Requiem for rent control
Both sides say they were right on issue
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Two weeks after voters cast their ballots not to bring back Bayonne’s original rent-control protections, the two sides are still saying they were right. On Nov. 4, Bayonne residents voted down the ...
Permission to board
Cruise ship finds new home in Bayonne
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Quantum of the Seas ushered in a new era in ocean travel when the marquee ship left port from Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne on Nov. 14. I was lucky enough to be ...
‘CASA’ means home
Group advocating for foster children needs volunteers, donations
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
“Peter” has had a rougher start to life than most. At 3 years old, he sustained a thigh fracture, which became infected, and landed him in the hospital for two months. His mother said he injured hi...
Getting the money back
Mayors want their business district $$$ from the state
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayors and other urban officials gathered in the Walmart parking lot in North Bergen on Nov. 10 to support a bill proposed by Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto to reinstate state funds for business d...
Cracking down on crime
Guttenberg police nab suspects in two incidents
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Four men were arrested recently in two different incidents in Guttenberg. In both cases it was the alertness of the police that led to the arrests. At about 12:45 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23, Officer...
Getting the money back
Mayors want their business district $$$ from the state
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayors and other urban officials gathered in the Walmart parking lot in North Bergen on Nov. 10 to support a bill proposed by Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto to reinstate state funds for business d...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News , and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neig...
A day to remember
Veterans honored in numerous gatherings around Hudson County
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Praise for the armed forces, present and past, was never so abundant than during this year’s Veterans Day events around Hudson County, as people gathered from the tip of Bayonne to the steps of Wes...
Getting the money back
Mayors want their business district $$$ from the state
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayors and other urban officials gathered in the Walmart parking lot in North Bergen on Nov. 10 to support a bill proposed by Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto to reinstate state funds for business d...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Nov 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News , and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neig...

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