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Big fair at Washington Park this weekend
Annual festival on Union City/Jersey City Heights border
Sep 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
On Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Washington Park Association of Hudson County, Inc. will unleash a lineup of entertainers, visual artists and more at the fifth annual Washington Park L...
Bayonne Fire Department called to overturned vehicle
Sep 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – City firefighters responding to motor vehicle accident call in the Bergen Point section on Thursday, Sept. 18, found a car completely upside down on a street corner. At 8:32 a.m., the Bay...
Greenville Yards to be rebuilt for $356M
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- A question concerning the use of the Greenville rail yards was answered on Sept. 17 when the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey board voted to spend $356 million to rebuild a ...
Premiere screening of two short documentaries and discussion with filmmaker
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
UNION CITY – The City of Union City, Mayor Brian Stack and the Board of Commissioners present a discussion with renowned filmmaker Ricardo Bacallao and the world premiere screening of his two docum...
Dandiya Dhamaka dance celebration on Sept. 20
Sep 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – The Indian Caucus of Secaucus and the Town of Secaucus present Dandiya Dhamaka on Sept 20 from 7 to 11 p.m. Dandiya Dhamaka is a celebration involving traditional Indian dance with woode...

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A path out for parked-in Hoboken?
Planning firm presents possible answers for parking woes
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
  The planning firm hired by Hoboken to prepare solutions to the city’s parking shortage presented a draft version of their Master Parking Plan to the public at a meeting on Tuesday. The potential ...
HoLa lawsuit moves up to appellate court
New data indicates decrease in de facto school segregation
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
An attorney from the state Attorney General’s Office will defend the state Department of Education’s decision to allow a charter school in Hoboken to expand to seventh and eighth grade. The Hoboken...
Rocking the shore
Hoboken bands take on legendary Asbury Park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
When David Calamoneri yelled from the stage, “Hey, Hoboken!” the crowd erupted, several dozen fans screaming back at the top of their lungs. If not for the small blue sign on the back of the stage ...
A day no one can forget
Public gather at Empty Sky memorial to remember 9/11 victims
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Tracey Hummer stood near the end of the Empty Sky Memorial in Liberty State Park on Sept. 7, just prior to ceremonies commemorating those who had perished in the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001...
Sixth Street Embankment may be used for recreation, trains
Owner’s lawyer accuses city officials of ‘secret deliberations’
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council has introduced an ordinance that authorizes the use of the Sixth Street Embankment for a rail line and other possible uses as a park, and developer Steve Hyman, who owns the proper...
Fashion – Jersey City style
Fashion Week kicks off with a lot of local talent
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
For the third year in a row, Desha Jackson’s DLJ Give to Live Foundation will present four days’ worth of fashion events to raise money for Jersey City-based community organizations. Fashion Week g...
‘Jersey Joe’ launches new radio show
Hudson County native keeps his finger on the pulse of the community
by Eileen Budd
Reporter Correspondent
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
If you tune into WNYM 970 AM The Answer on Sundays at 1 p.m., you can hear soundtracks from TV shows of the ’70s and ’80s like “All in the Family,” “Soap,” and “Mork and Mindy,” as bumpers to intro...
What do you need?
United Way of Hudson County supports homeless and near-homeless; fundraiser next wk
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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...
Reporter on Vacation
All year long – take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 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...
Friends of animals
Pet shelter activities raise funds for new building
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Stan Lee was hiding behind a flowerpot. Or maybe he was just keeping to the shade on a hot afternoon. “No, he’s afraid to go in the water,” said Anthony Katchula. And to prove it, Stan Lee took off...
Night of wine and song
Emmy winner Hayes performed at third annual event
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer may be winding down, but you wouldn’t know it by the number of activities going on in Secaucus. On a recent Friday night – Sept. 5 – residents had a choice between the Immaculate Conception ...
Having fun for a good cause
Immaculate Conception Church Feast returns to town center
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
“It’s awesome,” said longtime Secaucus resident Rob Valente, speaking about the Immaculate Conception Church Feast in Buchmuller Park. “This is how it used to be when I was a kid. It used to be her...
Wiping the tears away
Memories of 9/11 still strong for city residents
by Joseph Passantino
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor James Davis, clergy representing the city’s houses of worship, and others gathered at Harbor View Park at the Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor – across Upper New York Bay from the World Trade Cent...
A bucket brigade
CarePoint workers take the chilly challenge for ALS
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Spurts of rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the more than 150 CarePoint employees who gathered on in front of the Bayonne Medical Center on Sept. 9. Dressed in orange shirts with white letters sign...
Broadway establishment stays put
City Council move eliminates Barney Stock from development project
by Joseph Passantino
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A longtime Bayonne business won’t be worrying about moving anytime soon following an action by the City Council after its caucus session on Sept. 10. The council called a special meeting that night...
Caught on camera
Schools get 225 security devices installed, WiFi enhanced
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Behind a closed door in the administrative area of North Bergen High School sits a huge monitor, upon which are displayed dozens of images from throughout the building and vicinity. The same images...
Starting school right
Back-to-school drive provides free school supplies
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A parade of kids made their way around the tables inside the North Bergen Recreation Center on Tuesday, Sept. 2. They selected items from a vast array of supplies in preparation for the upcoming sc...
What do you need?
United Way of Hudson County supports homeless and near-homeless; fundraiser next wk
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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...
Hudson County’s changing Jewish landscape
Temples merge, move, consolidate to address membership changes
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
“Unfortunately after 91 years of existence, the membership of Temple Beth El of North Bergen has gotten to a point where we can no longer survive on our own,” said Craig Bassett, president of the b...
Golden girl
WNY woman views 50 years of change through kitchen window
by Vincent J. Fitzgerald
Reporter Correspondent
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Much has changed in West New York over the past 50 years. The once-industrial town has experienced residential growth, an increase in restaurants and retailers, and a boom in cultural diversity. Ma...
Reporter on Vacation
All year long – take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 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...
Big fair at Washington Park this weekend
Annual festival on Union City/Jersey City Heights border
Sep 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
On Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Washington Park Association of Hudson County, Inc. will unleash a lineup of entertainers, visual artists and more at the fifth annual Washington Park L...
Golden girl
WNY woman views 50 years of change through kitchen window
by Vincent J. Fitzgerald
Reporter Correspondent
Sep 14, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Much has changed in West New York over the past 50 years. The once-industrial town has experienced residential growth, an increase in restaurants and retailers, and a boom in cultural diversity. Ma...
Hudson County’s changing Jewish landscape
Temples merge, move, consolidate to address membership changes
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
“Unfortunately after 91 years of existence, the membership of Temple Beth El of North Bergen has gotten to a point where we can no longer survive on our own,” said Craig Bassett, president of the b...

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