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Fire rips through top floor of Washington Street building, Hoboken
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- A fire tore through the top of a building at 505 Washington St. in Hoboken after 10 p.m. on Saturday night and was still blazing after midnight. Firefighters were streaming water onto th...
Fire rips through Bayonne building
Feb 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – A two-alarm fire roared through a 2-1/2-story wood frame building on Avenue A on Friday afternoon, Feb. 12, causing damage to the entire building and to an adjacent building. At 3:15 p.m....
Hoboken public school parents blog about their experiences
Feb 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- What's it like in the Hoboken public schools? Where will you send your kids next year? Parents are asking themselves these questions now and submitting their forms. Now some of the publi...
Weehawken schedules Advanced Placement Night on March 2
Feb 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
WEEHAWKEN – To engage parents and community members in discussions about the expanded Advanced Placement course offerings and opportunities at Weehawken High School in 2016-17, the district hold an...
Courtyard by Marriott holds fundraiser for charity on Feb. 14
Feb 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The Courtyard by Marriott is holding a “Hotels with a Heart” fundraiser on Feb. 14. For every room booked that night, they will donate $5 to Meals with a Mission. Meals with a Mission is a nonprofi...

this week's news stories

The lives and loves of Hoboken residents
For Valentine’s Day, singles share trials and triumphs
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Walking from Maxwell’s Tavern to Eighth Street Tavern as part of her Saturday night out, 29-year-old Jennifer Lynn Pryor of Hoboken shared a quirky and romantic love story. She has been living with...
‘No bike lanes on Washington Street’
Dozens decry plan to narrow Hoboken’s main corridor for drivers
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A palpable fervor filled the air of the city council chambers on Monday, Feb. 8 as more than a dozen residents took to the mic to condemn the city’s plan to narrow Washington Street for drivers, ma...
Flood walls and new parks
Mayor reviews initiatives in annual address
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
At Mayor Dawn Zimmer’s State of the City address on Wednesday night, the mayor declined to address a heated hearing earlier in the week about her proposed Washington Street redesign plan, but did g...
Zika virus a danger to pregnant women
Local health officials keeping an eye out
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
With Hudson County still in the grip of winter’s cold, health officials are not yet concerned about the potential spread of the zika virus through local mosquitoes. But officials in hospitals and g...
No place to walk?
Council may increase penalties for cars parked across sidewalks
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Jersey City Council voted to table an ordinance at its Feb. 10 meeting that would give city inspectors the right to issue tickets to cars blocking sidewalks. But several council members said th...
Seeing the beauty in the beast
JCTC putting on children’s classic through May
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Classic stories do not have to beat you over the head with their message, says Mike Leach, chief puppeteer and executive of Puppetworks, a Brooklyn-based production company putting on a show in Jer...
Love at first sight?
County residents tell how they met the love of their life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes it’s a chance encounter at a bar; other times it’s at work. Residents of several of Hudson County’s towns talked last week about how they met. For instance, Anna and Vitaly of Bayonne, bo...
Paul Anka’s hairstylist marks nearly a decade at salon
Weehawken resident’s UC business ‘rose from the ashes’ after 2004 fire
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken resident Jackie Cruz says she would not have been able to bounce back after a fire destroyed her Union City salon in 2004 if it wasn’t for her customers. But being Paul Anka’s hairstylist...
Building a community
Controversy and war followed opening of Meadowview Village in 1940
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Second in a three-part series Editor’s Note: This story is the second in a three-part series that looks at the time in the 1930s and 1940s when shacks were replaced by federal low-income housing in...
The ‘Power List’
The Reporter’s annual movers and shakers for 2016
by Hudson Reporter staff
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The status of Hudson County’s most powerful people rises and falls from year to year. Some are more relevant one year and less so the next. Influence can mean different things, not only political p...
Zika virus a danger to pregnant women
Local health officials keeping an eye out
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
With Hudson County still in the grip of winter’s cold, health officials are not yet concerned about the potential spread of the zika virus through local mosquitoes. But officials in hospitals and g...
Welcoming the fire monkey
Tips to enhance your luck and life this Chinese New Year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The Year of the Monkey is upon us, beginning Monday, Feb. 8. Across the globe, in Asia, in urban Chinatowns, and in countless homes internationally, celebrations will take place with families gathe...
It’s our waterfront, too
Master access plan for developers in the works
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne has embarked on a six-month project that will outline the public’s right to waterfront access, delineate what developers’ responsibilities are in providing that access, and possibly keep mo...
As the turbine turns
Problem with bearing resolved; fix on the horizon
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 10, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The blades on Bayonne’s wind turbine may soon be turning again. The apparent problem that led to the breakdown of a piece with a 20-year lifespan that died after only three years has been solved. T...
Love at first sight?
County residents tell how they met the love of their life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 10, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes it’s a chance encounter at a bar; other times it’s at work. Residents of several of Hudson County’s towns talked last week about how they met. For instance, Anna and Vitaly of Bayonne, bo...
Sad eyes
County pulls $12K funding from blind seniors’ group
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Ivis Alverez has been facilitating the Hudson County Visually Impaired Program (VIP) since its inception in 2008 with $12,000 in annual funding from the Hudson County Office on Aging. This year tha...
Zika virus a danger to pregnant women
Local health officials keeping an eye out
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
With Hudson County still in the grip of winter’s cold, health officials are not yet concerned about the potential spread of the zika virus through local mosquitoes. But officials in hospitals and g...
Bollywood in North Bergen
Residents enjoy Indian dance classes at library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Public Library continues to expand its free programs for residents with the recent addition of a weekly Bollywood dance class. Nine people attended the first session on Thursday, J...
New park, paving, and public safety measures in UC
Stack, as hands-on mayor, looks at projects for new year
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
If anyone had any doubt about how involved Mayor Brian Stack is in the day-to-day activities of Union City, they would just have to look into his third floor City Hall conference room and office. I...
North Hudson gets first no-kill animal shelter
WNY facility approved to open this month
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
The West New York zoning board on Jan. 28 unanimously approved a variance allowing a new animal shelter to open in a mixed-use building at 6410-6412 Dewey Ave. The facility, operated by the nonprof...
Love at first sight?
County residents tell how they met the love of their life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes it’s a chance encounter at a bar; other times it’s at work. Residents of several of Hudson County’s towns talked last week about how they met. For instance, Anna and Vitaly of Bayonne, bo...
Leading by example
Miranda-Diaz hopes she can be a role model for future Latina nurses
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
“Nursing is more than just about blood and guts,” said Dr. Gina Miranda-Diaz, director of the West New York Health Department, who was recently one of 10 nurses nationally honored for her innovativ...
North Hudson gets first no-kill animal shelter
WNY facility approved to open this month
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
The West New York zoning board on Jan. 28 unanimously approved a variance allowing a new animal shelter to open in a mixed-use building at 6410-6412 Dewey Ave. The facility, operated by the nonprof...
Love at first sight?
County residents tell how they met the love of their life
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Sometimes it’s a chance encounter at a bar; other times it’s at work. Residents of several of Hudson County’s towns talked last week about how they met. For instance, Anna and Vitaly of Bayonne, bo...

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