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Donate blood today in Hoboken
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- The Hoboken Police Department and the Hoboken Fire Department are hosting their annual blood drive today Wednesday, Aug 16. The drive will go until 8 p.m. Donations are being collected b...
Hoboken councilman David Mello joins Romano ticket
Aug 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN--Councilman at-Large David Mello and Hudson County Freeholder and Mayoral candidate Anthony Romano announced Monday morning that Mello will be a council candidates on Romano's slate. There ...
Did you miss these stories over the weekend?
Aug 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken is several months into an 18-month long reconstruction of its main shopping district, Washington Street. Vehicles lurch and rattle over patched and re-patched pavement, channeled by police ...
Man who owns farm near Lincoln Tunnel alleges spat with mayor
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WEEHAWKEN -- A man with a farm near the Lincoln Tunnel is claiming Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner and officials are allegedly opposing his wishes to develop it because he did not support Turner's 2...
Man arrested in 2014 cold case bank robbery in Bayonne
Aug 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
​BAYONNE -- ​A 2014 cold case bank robbery in Bayonne may have been solved after the Bayonne Police Department received new information in late July, which led to the arrest of Raul Brigantti, 39, ...

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Hope and hassles on Main Street
Washington Street rebuilding generates optimism and critiques
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken is several months into an 18-month long reconstruction of its main shopping district, Washington Street. Vehicles lurch and rattle over patched and re-patched pavement, channeled by police ...
Changed by tragedy
Memoir by Hoboken’s Nancy Colasurdo now available
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
“Alive in the Sunshine,” a memoir written by Hoboken resident of 19 years Nancy Colasurdo, explores life themes “everyone can relate to,” in places very familiar to anyone who has spent time in the...
New HHA commissioner is sworn in
Barbara Reyes will stress safety and resident’s quality of life
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
New Commissioner Barbara Reyes was sworn into office on Thursday, Aug. 10 at the monthly meeting of the Hoboken Housing Authority Board of Commissioners in front of a full community room in the Mon...
Up and running
Candidates for Board of Education election file
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
In a race that promises to be hotly contested, nine people have filed to run in the November election for four Board of Education seats. Three incumbents will defend their seats, while a fourth sea...
A weed grows in Secaucus
Local dispensary gets state permit to grow medical marijuana, set to open in Q4 2017
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
A medical marijuana dispensary is set to begin operations in Secaucus, after the state recently issued a permit for it to begin growing the plants. Harmony Foundation is on track to become New Jers...
Bubbles everywhere
JC Families hosts kids’ friendly events
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
You could hear the kids giggling from almost a block away. Their voices shrill with delight as their small hands rose into the air to grab hold of illusive bubbles rising above them at Riverview Fi...
Questions remain over deaths at county correctional facility
Woman was sentenced in Weehawken court for DWI
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
A 48-year-old woman, sentenced in Weehawken Municipal Court to 180 days in jail in 2016, died at the Hudson County Correctional Center on July 14 as the result of a yet-undisclosed cause. James Ken...
It’s all about the books
Former Weehawken High School student gives back to school system
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Charles Walters, at 83, has just wound up a long phase of “giving back” to his hometown’s elementary school. His currency was not in coin, though, but in books, and -- even more valuable -- in time...
'American Dream' expected to open in 2019
Former Xanadu mall/recreation complex will affect other towns
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 117 117 recommendations | email to a friend
The heavily-delayed “American Dream” project in East Rutherford – a recreational/retail complex on Route 3, formerly known as “Xanadu” -- may have acquired enough construction financing to open in ...
A weed grows in Secaucus
Local dispensary gets state permit to grow medical marijuana, set to open in Q4 2017
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A medical marijuana dispensary is set to begin operations in Secaucus, after the state recently issued a permit for it to begin growing the plants. Harmony Foundation is on track to become New Jers...
Charge!
Secaucus debuts first electric car charging station at Rec Center
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus installed its first electric vehicle charging station at the Recreation Center last Tuesday, Aug 8, the first of four such stations the town plans to provide. Additional stations are expec...
Suit settled against former sheriffs
County pays $120K to two former officers
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Without granting any validity to the lawsuits brought against Hudson County by two former Hudson County Sheriff’s Department officers, the county has agreed on a $120,000 settlement. The settlement...
All-day Pre-K coming Bayonne’s way?
Short deadline to apply for state funding
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Funding for all-day pre-k may be heading to Bayonne as part of $25 million in earmarked funds from July’s state school funding agreement that netted Bayonne an additional $2.9 million. While those ...
Park improvements coming to Bergen Point
Upgrades to Collins Park; linear park planned
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne’s plans to revitalize parks across the city are chugging along. The Bayonne City Council this month approved a $1.7 million contract to Picerno-Giordano Construction to begin improvements o...
A weed grows in Secaucus
Local dispensary gets state permit to grow medical marijuana, set to open in Q4 2017
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A medical marijuana dispensary is set to begin operations in Secaucus, after the state recently issued a permit for it to begin growing the plants. Harmony Foundation is on track to become New Jers...
Ready to quit meat?
Guttenberg resident prepares for annual vegan expo, promoting plant-based eating
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Maybe you’re one of the average Americans who consume an annual average of 270 pounds of meat, according to a 2010 analysis by the United Nations. If so, Harshard Shah wants you to join the 7.5 mil...
‘My time had come’
Nicholas Sacco discusses retirement from near 50 year education career
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Nicholas Sacco remembered how he felt as he packed his items for the last time at the North Bergen School District headquarters on June 30. It happened to be the very last day of his 49th year in e...
A weed grows in Secaucus
Local dispensary gets state permit to grow medical marijuana, set to open in Q4 2017
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
A medical marijuana dispensary is set to begin operations in Secaucus, after the state recently issued a permit for it to begin growing the plants. Harmony Foundation is on track to become New Jers...
Questions remain over deaths at county correctional facility
Woman was sentenced in Weehawken court for DWI
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A 48-year-old woman, sentenced in Weehawken Municipal Court to 180 days in jail in 2016, died at the Hudson County Correctional Center on July 14 as the result of a yet-undisclosed cause. James Ken...
Paper tributes
Local artist soldiers on after mother’s passing
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Until recently, the inspiration behind Union City artist Luis Romero's paper collages was his mother, Margot, who lived with him in his apartment. Originally, he focused more on oil painting, but w...
Is your dismissed charge part of your record?
County Prosecutor's Office holds seminar on expungement
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
If you get arrested and the case is dismissed, you may still have a criminal record. “Expungement also applies to arrests where you haven't been convicted of any crime,” said Hudson County Assistan...
Questions remain over deaths at county correctional facility
Woman was sentenced in Weehawken court for DWI
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A 48-year-old woman, sentenced in Weehawken Municipal Court to 180 days in jail in 2016, died at the Hudson County Correctional Center on July 14 as the result of a yet-undisclosed cause. James Ken...
Paper tributes
Local artist soldiers on after mother’s passing
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Until recently, the inspiration behind Union City artist Luis Romero's paper collages was his mother, Margot, who lived with him in his apartment. Originally, he focused more on oil painting, but w...
Is your dismissed charge part of your record?
County Prosecutor's Office holds seminar on expungement
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
If you get arrested and the case is dismissed, you may still have a criminal record. “Expungement also applies to arrests where you haven't been convicted of any crime,” said Hudson County Assistan...

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'Carrie Pilby' movie, based on local author's novel, will screen in Philadelphia on Sat, then premiere in theaters and on demand
Mar 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 224 224 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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