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Registration open for Jersey City Ward Tour & Festival on June 4
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- Bike JC, a nonprofit organization that promotes bike-friendly streets, is hosting their annual Ward Tour, which will conclude with a party at the Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza. Regi...
North Bergen students awarded scholarships
May 27, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTH BERGEN – North Bergen High School students Yisel Breton and Liscary Pacheco have been each awarded $2,000 Community Service Merit Scholarships from Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medica...
Building at Stevens Institute in Hoboken to be named after $20M donor who allegedly assaulted reporter
May 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Newly-elected Montana Republican congressman and recent Stevens Institute of Technology donor Greg Gianforte made the news on Wednesday when he was accused of body-slamming a reporter wh...
Stevens Institute of Technology to provide tennis court access to Hoboken residents
May 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN --As a part of Stevens Institute of Technology’s ongoing partnership with the Hoboken community, Stevens will provide access during the summer months to four tennis courts for use by Hoboke...
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May 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Amid widespread press coverage, a former employee of the City of Bayonne who previously worked on Mayor James Davis’s mayoral campaign publicly accused Mayor Davis of allegedly sending her sexually...

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‘A step in the right direction’
City introduces redevelopment plan for southwest, with nearly 400 housing units
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council voted 8-0 to introduce ordinances and one resolution pertaining to the redevelopment of southwest Hoboken in a special council meeting last week called by the mayor. (Counc...
Hoboken remembers those who’ve served
Parade is led by first non-veteran grand marshal
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
On Wednesday, May 24, Hoboken residents honored current and departed war veterans at the 119th Annual Memorial Day Parade, the longest running parade in the state. Commander of American Legion Post...
Urban jewels
Annual garden tour features old world charm, contemporary ideas
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Historical Museum will host its summer fundraiser, the Annual Secret Garden Tour, on Sunday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. According to Melissa Abernathy of the Hoboken Historical Museum...
Teacher’s union withdraws Chiaravalloti support
Philosophical feud fuels assembly primary battle
by Al Sullivan and Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 28, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The Jersey City Education Association (JCEA) has rescinded its endorsement of Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti, who is seeking a second term in the state Assembly representing the 31st District e...
Cats, dogs, chain stores, schools, and more
Council pulls, repeals, tables several ordinances
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
In a session rife with second thoughts and uncertainty that strongly resembled the “Who’s on First” Abbott & Costello sketch, the City Council last week pulled, repealed, or tabled several local or...
Hudson Reporter newspapers win slew of state awards
Garden State Journalists Association fetes writing, graphics, photography
by Reporter Staff
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The reporters and graphic artists for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 11 writing, 12 photography, and six layout awards in the prestigious 2016 Memorial Journalism Awards run annually b...
Topping out the waterfront
Developer plans to add 184 units to waterfront
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
International homebuilding company Landsea Holdings Corp. held a ceremony marking the topping off of one of its latest developments in Weehawken May 19. Located on the waterfront at Port Imperial, ...
Demonstrating for peace
Weehawken citizens hold monthly actions promoting global non-conflicts
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
On a recent Sunday afternoon, Evelyn and Jim Dette stood at Weehawken’s Soldiers and Sailors monument in Hamilton Park overlooking the town’s waterfront. They held signs up to the passing traffic s...
Four local students win design prizes
‘Dream Racers’ team designs car, advances to nationals in Texas
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
On Saturday, April 1, a team of boys and girls from North Bergen, Weehawken, and Teaneck who have known each other since their day care days participated in the “Formula 1 in School” competition he...
Hooked
Secaucus hold annual kids’ fishing derby at Duck Pond
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus residents got to hone their hooking skills at the town's annual fishing derby at Duck Pond on Saturday, May 6. Despite some of the kids’ bountiful hauls, the rules said they had to throw t...
Alligator spotted in Secaucus
DPW worker saw reptile at pond three days before kids’ event
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
A local DPW worker spotted a two-and-a-half-foot alligator in the town’s Duck Pond on Wednesday, May 3, Mayor Michael Gonnelli confirmed last week. The Duck Pond has no fence around it and children...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Shrek musical performers honored As part of the “Showcase of Success” at the Secaucus Board of Education Meeting of May 11, the board recognized and honored the cast, crew, musicians, and staff mem...
Media pounces on mayor’s alleged ‘sexting’
Accuser lodges allegations at council meeting
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Amid widespread press coverage, a former employee of the City of Bayonne who previously worked on Mayor James Davis’s mayoral campaign publicly accused Mayor Davis of allegedly sending her sexually...
BYOB ordinance passes
City hopes to spur commerce
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
City officials want Bayonne to bloom, especially the restaurant industry. The city council passed a Bring Your Own Bottle (BYOB) ordinance on Wednesday, May 17, much to the displeasure of some rest...
South Cove Commons gets urbanist treatment
Hotel, office, and residential building part of redevelopment plan
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne City Council passed a redevelopment plan for South Cove Commons plaza on Lafante Way at a meeting on May 17. The developer, the Alessi Development Company, would clear the way for a hot...
Safe balconies
Housing Authority celebrates improvements to senior building
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Forty six years ago, when Freeholder Anthony Vainieri was 8 years old, he used to visit his grandparents at the Terrace Apartments senior buildings. That was right after the buildings first opened ...
16-year-old graduate
Guttenberg girl becomes youngest valedictorian in college's history
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A Disney film was all it took to convince Reyhan Lalaoui that she should someday make history. After she saw “Big Hero 6,” a 2014 tale about a 14-year-old high school graduate and robotics genius, ...
Bitcoin is here
Currency, capital, or ransom?
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Bitcoin is catching on. Not only are some small businesses in Hudson County accepting the crypto currency, hackers are demanding ransom in it, and residents are investing in it like capital. Bitcoi...
Taking back parking
Out-of-town drivers put strain on Jersey City, Union City
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City’s recent enforcement of a permit parking ordinance adopted last year has pushed more non-resident drivers to park in Jersey City's Heights neighborhood, residents and officials in Jersey...
Fresh greens
Farmers’ markets sprout across Hudson County, but two are canceled in North Hudson
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County residents who want vegetables fresh from the farm, as well as a variety of baked goods, sauces, and other delicacies, can find a local weekly farmer’s market for almost any day of the...
Bitcoin is here
Currency, capital, or ransom?
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Bitcoin is catching on. Not only are some small businesses in Hudson County accepting the crypto currency, hackers are demanding ransom in it, and residents are investing in it like capital. Bitcoi...
Taking back parking
Out-of-town drivers put strain on Jersey City, Union City
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City’s recent enforcement of a permit parking ordinance adopted last year has pushed more non-resident drivers to park in Jersey City's Heights neighborhood, residents and officials in Jersey...
Fresh greens
Farmers’ markets sprout across Hudson County, but two are canceled in North Hudson
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County residents who want vegetables fresh from the farm, as well as a variety of baked goods, sauces, and other delicacies, can find a local weekly farmer’s market for almost any day of the...
Bitcoin is here
Currency, capital, or ransom?
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Bitcoin is catching on. Not only are some small businesses in Hudson County accepting the crypto currency, hackers are demanding ransom in it, and residents are investing in it like capital. Bitcoi...

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'Carrie Pilby' movie, based on local author's novel, will screen in Philadelphia on Sat, then premiere in theaters at end of month
Mar 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- "Carrie Pilby," a movie based on the offbeat first novel by Hoboken-based author Caren Lissner, is set to open the weekend of March 31-April 1 in theaters in New York City, Los Angeles, ...

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