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New design for American Dream project
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – The developer for the massive American Dream retail/entertainment complex on Route 3, developer Triple Five Worldwide, released video this week of a new design plan. To replace the diffe...
NJ Transit passenger pulls emergency release after phone falls on tracks
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS -- On Monday, Dec. 5, a passenger on an NJ Transit train caused delays when he pulled the emergency door release, officials told the media. According to a report, NJ Transit said the man h...
Man charged with murder of his mother and grandmother
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JERSEY CITY -- Kevin Hodges, 36, of Jersey City was apprehended by Jersey City Police officers on Dec. 5 and charged with the alleged murder of his mother and his grandmother. Jersey City police of...
Hoboken Christmas tree lighting postponed
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN-- The Hoboken Annual Christmas Tree Lighting was postponed to Wednesday Dec. 14, at 5 p.m. due to rain. The Hoboken tradition, which was supposed to take place Tuesday Dec. 6, will feature ...
Blimpie's downtown Hoboken location may move to 14th and Willow
Dec 06, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN — The "world’s first Blimpie sandwich store," located in Hoboken, is likely to relocate next spring from First and Washington streets to an uptown location. A Blimpie employee who has worke...

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Large Apartment building opens next to Viaduct
140 units; Trader Joe’s, ice rink to come
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Harlow, a large apartment building at the corner of Fourteenth Street and Willow Avenue, officially opened its doors Nov. 30 with a ribbon cutting by state, county, and local officials. The bui...
What’s so funny?
A comedy scene grows throughout Hudson County
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken-based comedian Dan Frigolette was performing recently at Hoboken’s Cadillac Cantina bar and told a story about a recent visit to Oklahoma. “I said I lived [near] New York and they go, ‘Oh, ...
Mayor, husband can’t remove selves from lawsuit
Judge makes decision on latest claim by former housing director
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A judge dismissed, in late October, a motion by Mayor Dawn Zimmer and her husband to remove themselves as defendants in a lawsuit filed in May of 2016 by former Hoboken public housing director Carm...
Christmastime in Jersey City
Newport Center kicks off season with annual tree lighting
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
For more than an hour before festivities were scheduled to start at Newport Towne Center on Thursday, kids and parents began to arrive. Although the Christmas music played over speakers, and a smal...
A talk over breakfast
Women candidates discuss their experiences running for Board of Education
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Seated in the Brightside Tavern for breakfast two weeks after the Board of Education election, four women candidates gathered for a candid talk about their experiences. Although they all ran on dif...
A temporary replacement?
Suggestions needed for Ward F seat
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
With Ward F Councilwoman Diane Coleman slated to resign by Dec. 31 because she won election as County Register, Mayor Steven Fulop wants to know who the community wants him to appoint as a replacem...
Weehawken High hosts band festival
Schools from throughout state help raise funds for excursion
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
High schools came from throughout New Jersey to participate in the eighth annual Weehawken Invitational Band Festival at Weehawken Stadium on Nov. 6. The event is not a contest, but raises money fo...
Weehawken musician on the rise
Rockabilly star Skuller has holiday treat for fans
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
This month Jack Skuller, a 20-year-old singer-songwriter from Weehawken who attends college in Hoboken, released two holiday singles to raise funds for a charity called Holiday Express. Holiday Exp...
Face of the parade
Singer and model is a regular feature in Hudson County
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Many people who routinely watch the New Jersey Cuban Parade when it makes its way through Hudson County each June know Nicole Falcon‘s face. She is the pretty woman who waves from the top of one of...
New design for center of town
Council adopts redevelopment plan for business district
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
On Tuesday, Nov. 22 the Town Council members adopted an ordinance to accept preliminary plans for the development of the downtown business district. The town would alter some design rules and add a...
A run for military families
Non-profit marathon hope to bring community together
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The national non-profit Hope for the Warriors is scheduled to host their sixth annual Harmon Meadows Run for the Warriors on Sunday. The organization helps those in the military and their families ...
Fidel Castro dies at 90
Death of former leader of Cuba has local leader rethinking policies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
For many old-time Cuban residents of Hudson County, the death of Fidel Castro is personal. Some recall fleeing his Communist regime when they were children, to take refuge in the United States. Som...
Deficit in school budget
Mayor charges mismanagement of funds
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education’s 2015-2016 operating budget may include a $2.2 million deficit, according to a statement from Mayor James Davis. The statement cited “preliminary information” derivi...
Residents chip in to repair favorite hot dog cart
Thanksgiving fire intentionally set
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
When the Sabrett hot dog cart operated by Alex DeJesus on Avenue E and 34th Street was damaged by a fire on Thanksgiving Day, Bayonne residents quickly mobilized. DeJesus’s neighbor, John Milan Seb...
Local attorney temporarily suspended from practicing law
History of fighting city hall
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Local Bayonne attorney and former business administrator for the City of Bayonne, Peter Cresci, has been temporarily suspended from practicing law by the NJ State Bar Association, according to a ru...
Letters and candy canes
Kids celebrate at annual tree lighting
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen resident Alexandra Espinal, 8, knew exactly what she wanted to ask Santa for when she and other kids wrote letters as part of the Housing Authority’s annual Christmas tree lighting on ...
‘Friend’ your town on Facebook
Also at council meeting: New stop signs on 86th Street
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
At the commissioners meeting Tuesday, Nov. 22, Mayor Nicholas Sacco and the commissioners passed a resolution for the town to create a profile for social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter. Sa...
Fidel Castro dies at 90
Death of former leader of Cuba has local leader rethinking policies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
For many old-time Cuban residents of Hudson County, the death of Fidel Castro is personal. Some recall fleeing his Communist regime when they were children, to take refuge in the United States. Som...
Fall foliage throughout the county
Photos show diversity of urban colors
by Reporter staff
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Even in a city, those autumn yellows and crimsons are busting out all over. We took some photos around the county. Do you have a photo of something in Hudson County that’s extra special? Send up to...
A Thanksgiving tradition
Local officials stand with gov candidate at annual fundraiser
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Thousands of people from throughout Hudson County greeted Phil Murphy, the Democratic candidate for governor, when he walked through the doors of Schuetzen Park in North Bergen on Nov. 4. Although ...
New books by local authors
From dating after 40 to best sellers, wordsmiths are at work
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is rife with local authors. At least six authors in the area have released or are in the process or releasing new books. There may be more, so if you have something coming from a publ...
A Thanksgiving tradition
Local officials stand with gov candidate at annual fundraiser
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Thousands of people from throughout Hudson County greeted Phil Murphy, the Democratic candidate for governor, when he walked through the doors of Schuetzen Park in North Bergen on Nov. 4. Although ...
Fall foliage throughout the county
Photos show diversity of urban colors
by Reporter staff
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Even in a city, those autumn yellows and crimsons are busting out all over. We took some photos around the county. Do you have a photo of something in Hudson County that’s extra special? Send up to...
New books by local authors
From dating after 40 to best sellers, wordsmiths are at work
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is rife with local authors. At least six authors in the area have released or are in the process or releasing new books. There may be more, so if you have something coming from a publ...

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