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Local Hoboken officials express support for ranked choice voting bill
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – In a press release, Hoboken Councilwoman Emily Jabbour called on state legislative leaders to advance bill A-1801, which permits the use of instant runoff voting in local elections. “Inst...
Hoboken mayor accepts additional job at law firm; critics say he broke promise
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Mayor Ravi Bhalla has taken an "of counsel" position with Lavery, Selvaggi, Abromitis & Cohen, P.C, a law firm with offices in Hackettstown and Morristown, the firm announced at the end ...
NY Waterway seeks state permission to move ferry equipment to Hoboken site; city wants it as open space
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- NY Waterway, the local private company that runs commuter ferries between Hudson County and Manhattan, has applied to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and to the U.S...
Weather of the week: No snow, lots of rain
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- It's beginning to feel a lot like April. While blizzards aren't in the forecast this week (don't get too complacent though) it's going to rain all week, especially Wednesday and Fr...
Get free income tax preparation help
Feb 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – United Way of Hudson County is teaming with the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program and HOPES to prepare and file federal and state income taxes for locals. The service runs through Apri...

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Washington Street to be completed in August
Officials give update on redesign project
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 216 216 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken is one year into its reconstruction of its main street, Washington Street, and officials say the project will end in August. The project, approved by an 8-1 council vote in 2016, will repla...
Meet Peter, formerly Rose
Pastor at local Lutheran church transitions from female to male
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 215 215 recommendations | email to a friend
Last Sunday, a church congregation on Hudson Street celebrated Pastor Rose Beeson as he transitioned from female to male and took on the name Peter in a renaming ceremony. “I feel incredibly blesse...
Non-residents banned from Weehawken streets
Mayor restricts drivers on 495 alt-route at evening rush hour
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Due to traffic congestion in Weehawken during 3 to 7 p.m., the Town Council adopted an ordinance in January restricting all but Weehawken, Union City, and Hoboken residents from making right turns ...
Bad news for downtown
Residents stunned when reval results mean more taxes
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 240 240 recommendations | email to a friend
Outrage has erupted over the results of the 2017 revaluation of property in Jersey City, and it is only expected to build as the new assessments for residential property are announced. Members of t...
Shutting the door on off-duty jobs for cops
City notifies feds it will end controversial program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
In a letter sent to the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Feb. 14, city official said they will end a controversial program providing off-duty jobs to cops, conceding that the program is filled wi...
Girl dies from flu-like symptoms
Death is second influenza-related one in NJ this season
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
A North Bergen student passed away Monday, Feb. 12 from "flu-like" symptoms, according to a statement from Superintendent of Schools Dr. George Solter. A press release from the NJ Department of Hea...
Non-residents banned from Weehawken streets
Mayor restricts drivers on 495 alt-route at evening rush
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 193 193 recommendations | email to a friend
Due to traffic congestion in Weehawken during 3 to 7 p.m., the Town Council adopted an ordinance in January restricting all but Weehawken, Union City, and Hoboken residents from making right turns ...
The Power List
Who will be most influential in Hudson County in 2018?
by Al Sullivan, Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello, and Kate Rounds
Reporter staff writers
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
Who will be the main influencers in Hudson County during 2018? The Reporter ’s annual rankings are below. Influence and power aren’t just confined to the political arena, of course. Think there are...
Girl dies from flu-like symptoms
Death is second influenza-related one in NJ this season
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
A North Bergen student passed away Monday, Feb. 12 from "flu-like" symptoms, according to a statement from Superintendent of Schools Dr. George Solter. A press release from the NJ Department of Hea...
The Power List
Who will be most influential in Hudson County in 2018?
by Al Sullivan, Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello, and Kate Rounds
Reporter staff writers
Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 528 528 recommendations | email to a friend
Who will be the main influencers in Hudson County during 2018? The Reporter ’s annual rankings are below. Influence and power aren’t just confined to the political arena, of course. Think there are...
Flapjacks and syrup
Scouts hold annual pancake breakfast fundraiser
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
Flapjacks, sausage, and syrup were on order at the Masonic Temple Jan. 4, as Secaucus Boy Scout Troop 22 held their annual pancake breakfast fundraiser, now in its 11th year. Donations were $8 at t...
'Every painting has a story'
Renowned Secaucus illustrator talks creative process, future plans
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps Secaucus' most interesting story collection is inside a quiet, unassuming one-story home at the end of Huber Street. It's not behind the front door, but just beneath it, instead -- a wooden...
Grading the district
Chronic absenteeism and math scores remain an issue
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
The NJ Department of Education released its annual report cards this month, which assign a grade to every school district based on PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for Colle and Caree...
Hammering it out
PLA ordinance passed for large-scale development
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Project labor agreements (PLA) will now be required for all private development projects more than $15 million that sign payment-in-lieu-of-tax (PILOT) agreements with the City of Bayonne. The ordi...
Bayonne holds promotion ceremony for police captains and lieutenants
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
On Thursday, February 8, the City of Bayonne held a promotion ceremony for four new police captains and five new police lieutenants. They attained their new ranks by excelling in competitive examin...
Girl dies from flu-like symptoms
Death is second influenza-related one in NJ this season
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
A North Bergen student passed away Monday, Feb. 12 from "flu-like" symptoms, according to a statement from Superintendent of Schools Dr. George Solter. A press release from the NJ Department of Hea...
‘They have a great sense of humor’
Local women celebrate 100th b-days
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
“America is the best,” said Emma DeFilippis last week, upon turning 100. “It's given me joy and history.” “She's my best friend, and I love her,” said fellow senior Dorothy Zydel, who was sitting n...
What's your emergency?
Town adds fourth EMS ambulance to fleet
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
Expect better response times from local EMT’s if your bike crashes on Bergenline Avenue, now that officials recently debuted a brand new ambulance for North Bergen’s EMS division. The new rig, whic...
The Power List
Who will be most influential in Hudson County in 2018?
by Al Sullivan, Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello, and Kate Rounds
Reporter staff writers
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
Who will be the main influencers in Hudson County during 2018? The Reporter ’s annual rankings are below. Influence and power aren’t just confined to the political arena, of course. Think there are...
Girl dies from flu-like symptoms
Death is second influenza-related one in NJ this season
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
A North Bergen student passed away Monday, Feb. 12 from "flu-like" symptoms, according to a statement from Superintendent of Schools Dr. George Solter. A press release from the NJ Department of Hea...
Non-residents banned from Weehawken streets
Mayor restricts drivers on 495 alt-route at evening rush
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
Due to traffic congestion in Weehawken during 3 to 7 p.m., the Town Council adopted an ordinance in January restricting all but Weehawken, Union City, and Hoboken residents from making right turns ...
The Power List
Who will be most influential in Hudson County in 2018?
by Al Sullivan, Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello, and Kate Rounds
Reporter staff writers
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
Who will be the main influencers in Hudson County during 2018? The Reporter ’s annual rankings are below. Influence and power aren’t just confined to the political arena, of course. Think there are...
Girl dies from flu-like symptoms
Death is second influenza-related one in NJ this season
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
A North Bergen student passed away Monday, Feb. 12 from "flu-like" symptoms, according to a statement from Superintendent of Schools Dr. George Solter. A press release from the NJ Department of Hea...
Non-residents banned from Weehawken streets
Mayor restricts drivers on 495 alt-route at evening rush
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 157 157 recommendations | email to a friend
Due to traffic congestion in Weehawken during 3 to 7 p.m., the Town Council adopted an ordinance in January restricting all but Weehawken, Union City, and Hoboken residents from making right turns ...

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Hoboken Mayor Bhalla takes oath of office, designates Hoboken a 'welcoming city'
Jan 01, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 525 525 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- New Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla and three council members took the oath of office at Hoboken High School on New Year's Day. Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez attended, as did mayors...

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