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Jersey City resident gives birth in Uber car outside Lincoln Tunnel
Apr 26, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Jersey City resident Sathya Priya Senthil gave birth to a six-pound three-ounce daughter in the backseat of an Uber car on Monday, according to local media reports. The car was stuck ...
Hudson County CASA is seeking volunteers
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- Learn how to become a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer and help foster children find safe and permanent homes. The next information session will be held at the Hudso...
Ex-con father charged with death of 2-year-old daughter found in suitcase
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY — Travis Plummer, 37, of Richmond, VA, has been charged in allegedly dumping the remains of a child along the PATH tracks near Journal Square on April 11. Hudson County Prosecutor Esthe...
Hoboken's change to gender-neutral bathrooms applies to 2 bathrooms
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla will sign an executive order on Wednesday, April 25 at a public 11 a.m. press conference, to make "all city-owned single-occupancy restrooms" gender neutral. Th...
Ellen DeGeneres gives North Bergen kids $50K
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 168 168 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTH BERGEN -- Kids from the McKinley Elementary School in North Bergen got a shock last week as talk show host Ellen DeGeneres invited their teachers to a taping, and filmed the students for the ...

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Will city go to pot?
Officials weigh in on the future of legalized marijuana
by Marilyn Baer
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Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since Gov. Phil Murphy said on the campaign train last year that he wanted to legalize recreational marijuana and expand medical marijuana access, Hoboken officials and residents have wondered...
Baseball is back!
Little League season opens
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 349 349 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken is famous as the location for the first organized game of modern baseball. Last weekend, the city welcomed back its favorite pastime with the official opening of the Little League season. L...
Some landlords will get to keep their garden apartments
Also at council meeting: basketball courts for Northwest Park
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
At the Hoboken City Council meeting on Wednesday, the council revised the city’s flood ordinance (which regulates development in low-lying areas) so that some property owners who would have been fo...
The mayor of Manhattan Avenue
Heights man arrested after stabbing death of popular teacher Bello
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 379 379 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City police have arrested a 68-year old man in connection with the stabbing death of former teacher and baseball coach Tony Bello, 77, who died in Pershing field on Sunday. “Charles Lowy has...
School layoffs looming
Education officials, facing $25M deficit, struggle to minimize job loss
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Layoffs of teachers and other personnel are inevitable if the school board cannot find a way to close the remaining $25 million gap in the 2018-2019 budget, officials said at the April 17 board cau...
LSC unveils new Science on a Sphere
Interactive globe enables study of atmospheric and geological events
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 348 348 recommendations | email to a friend
The phase “holding the world in the palm of your hand” is often attributed to poet William Blake, a metaphor for getting everything you want. While you might not be able to get everything you want,...
Eat up!
Taste of Weehawken event to be held at new hotel
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Thirty-two local restaurants, eateries, and caterers will provide samples of their delectable dishes at the 18th annual Taste of Weehawken fundraiser on April 24, taking place at the not-yet-open M...
The future of ‘American Dream’
Delayed Route 3 retail/recreation complex to debut in March, 2019
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 926 926 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County residents are accustomed to driving past the partly completed American Dream (formerly Xanadu) project off Route 3, and to wondering if the recreation/retail complex will ever be fini...
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Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 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...
Was it racial profiling?
Secaucus fitness gym fires workers after alleged bias incident
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 348 348 recommendations | email to a friend
A local gym called police on Monday April 16, alleging two black men who were working out there, claiming they didn’t have membership passes. According to a Facebook post from Tshyrad Oates this we...
$56M town budget this year
No tax increase again; will be up for final vote
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 341 341 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus residents will not face an increase in the municipal tax levy from the town's 2018 budget, introduced at the most recent mayor and Town Council meeting on April 10. The $56 million budget ...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 340 340 recommendations | email to a friend
Annual fishing derby coming May 5 The town will hold its annual Fishing Derby for kids at the Duck Pond on May 5. Registration runs from 8 to 9 a.m. at the pond located at Metro Way. The derby runs...
Residents push for Bayonne animal shelter
Liberty Humane Society wins animal control contract
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne City Council decided to change the city’s animal control contract from NJ Animal Control and Rescue (NJACR) to Liberty Humane Society (LHS) at an April 18 meeting. NJACR, which has been...
Mayor James Davis touts Bayonne’s growth
State of the City address is platform for campaign message
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne mayor’s State of the City address is usually delivered in June. But during an election year, holding the mayor’s biggest annual speech before the May 8 election was a campaign coup. May...
The world’s her oyster
Anna Rezk nabs eight Ivy League acceptance letters
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s not every day a member of the community is accepted into all eight Ivy League schools, but that was the honor bestowed on Anna Rezk, 18, a senior at High Tech High School in North Bergen who l...
Clean sweep of school board
Mayor-backed slate vanquishes large field of opponents
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
The "Our Children First" school board slate of three incumbent Board of Education members – backed by Mayor Nicholas Sacco -- swept the school board elections Tuesday evening. Ruth Shaw, Haissam Ja...
Crime numbers drop again
At commissioners’ meeting: Police share report; residents honored
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen Police Department Chief Robert Dowd shared the department's 2017 annual crime report at the April 11 Board of Commissioners meeting. The report shows that crime dropped in most categor...
Parade Opens Baseball & Softball Season
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 238 238 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Nicholas Sacco and led the annual Baseball and Softball Parade on Saturday, April 14, officially launching this year’s sports season. A huge number of revelers – including members of all the ...
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CarePoint opens health center in Union City
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Local elected officials and representatives held a ribbon-cutting for a CarePoint neighborhood health center in Union City April 6. The center is the fourth for CarePoint, and the first one not par...
Eat up!
Taste of Weehawken event to be held at new hotel
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Thirty-two local restaurants, eateries, and caterers will provide samples of their delectable dishes at the 18th annual Taste of Weehawken fundraiser on April 24, taking place at the not-yet-open M...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 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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CarePoint opens health center in Union City
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Local elected officials and representatives held a ribbon-cutting for a CarePoint neighborhood health center in Union City April 6. The center is the fourth for CarePoint, and the first one not par...
Eat up!
Taste of Weehawken event to be held at new hotel
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Thirty-two local restaurants, eateries, and caterers will provide samples of their delectable dishes at the 18th annual Taste of Weehawken fundraiser on April 24, taking place at the not-yet-open M...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 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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