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Displaced Union City fire victims get assistance from city
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UNION CITY -- Union City is assisting two families displaced by a fire that happened Friday, January 13. “My staff and I met with the fire victims this morning to address any needs or concerns they...
Liberty State Park security screening facility closed until further notice
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JERSEY CITY -- The Security Screening Facility for the Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island in Liberty State Park, Jersey City, is closed until further notice due to structural conc...
Three found dead on Fulton Avenue.
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JERSEY CITY -- Two men and a woman were found shot to death in an apartment at 101 Fulton Avenue shortly after 10 p.m. on Jan. 16, said a spokesperson for the Hudson County Prosecutor’s office. Thi...
Six Jersey City minors and one adult arrested in Hoboken shooting
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HOBOKEN -- On Sunday Jan. 15, shortly after midnight, police were dispatched to the area of 4th and Jackson Streets on a report of shots fired. Police found that "no one was struck by the bullets, ...
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In Jersey City, Mayor Steven Fulop announced a partial ticket of City Council running mates last week, officially kicking off what many predict could be the most wide-open municipal election since ...

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What’s happening at the YMCA?
Seven years since facility closed suddenly, board seeks suggestions
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
At the corner of 13th and Washington streets, the city’s former YMCA, once humming with tenants of the building and with city residents working exercising, waits silently as members of its board de...
Rockin’ Redwings to head to DC
Marching band invited to Memorial Day Parade; needs 10K
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
This May 29, roughly 50 Hoboken students will march in the nation’s capital for the National Memorial Day Parade, as long as they raise the money for the invitation-only event. The televised parade...
Local theater company nominated for award
The musical, the company, and the woman behind the scenes
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Children’s Theater company is up for an award for Best Children’s Theater/Family Theater Production in New Jersey from BroadwayWorld.com for their musical “The Ballad Of Janis Matthews ...
Federal probe of police continues
Jersey City restricts duties of 11 police officers
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
After more than a year of investigation that included intensive surveillance, Jersey City has placed 11 police officers on restricted duty, pending the outcome of a federal probe into allegations t...
Fulop introduces running mates
But candidates in wards he needs to win are still in the works
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Steven Fulop announced a partial ticket of City Council running mates last week, officially kicking off what many predict could be the most wide-open municipal election since the early 1990s....
A change at the top
Board of Education reorganizes
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that will likely have an impact in the municipal election later this year, the Jersey City Board of Education welcomed four new members and named a new president and vice president at its...
Innovative pier design wins award
Also at council meeting: Young baseball players honored, new police officer
by Marguerite Masse
Reporter Correspondent
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken Township has received a first place award from the New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers (NJSME) for the design of the Weehawken Recreational Pier recently. The $3.1 million pier was ...
Your neighbors’ resolutions
Residents tell their goals for 2017
by Reporter Staff
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
The new year is an opportunity to rethink your habits, so residents of our towns (and their dogs) stopped to chat with us last week about their goals for 2017.
Fighting to let transgender youth into Cub Scouts
Statewide group starts petition drive to help Secaucus 8-year-old
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Joe Maldonado, 8, was having the time of his life when he joined Cub Scout Pack 87 in Secaucus last year. He felt natural, playing with other boys. The fact that he was born biologically female, bu...
Fighting to let transgender youth into Cub Scouts
Statewide group plans next step to help Secaucus 8-year-old
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Joe Maldonado, 8, was having the time of his life when he joined Cub Scout Pack 87 in Secaucus last year. He felt natural, playing with other boys. The fact that he was born biologically female, bu...
Get on your feet
Longtime crossing guards honored at Secaucus council meeting
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A ceremony honoring longtime crossing guards was the highlight at the Jan 10 Secaucus Town Council meeting. Mayor Michael Gonnelli offered awards to three longtime school crossing guards, who have ...
Group expands to help needy people who need legal aid
Moves from Hoboken to new digs near Journal Square
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
For those familiar with the classic movie “On the Waterfront,” they know the basement of St. Peter & Paul Church in Hoboken was originally a meeting place of people attempting to reform the crime-r...
Five-month reprieve in contract talks
Teachers’ union and board reach tentative deal
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education’s first order of business for the new year was to reach a two-year tentative teachers’ contract with their union, the Bayonne Teachers’ Association (BTA). That agreem...
Chorus honors Alexandrov Ensemble at the Teardrop Memorial
Members of BFD, NYPD, and Russian consulate join
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
The Schiller Institute NYC Chorus performed a memorial service on January 7, a snowy Saturday morning, at the Teardrop Memorial to commemorate the 92 lives lost in a Christmas Day plane crash carry...
High anxiety
Six-story building approved
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Planning Board approved a six-story, 180-unit apartment building on Avenue F between 23rd and 24th streets at a special meeting on Wednesday, January 4. The building, which Parkview Rea...
Bus stop made permanent
Commissioners also pass agreement with Guttenberg for truck
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen’s Board of Commissioners passed a resolution at their meeting on Wednesday to turn a “courtesy” bus stop at Bergen Turnpike and 37th Street into an official one. That means it will get...
Seventy is the new 20
Seminars will teach seniors how to keep having a full, healthy life
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
When a person enters the years of senior citizen discount lunches, BINGO games, and reminiscing about “the good old days,” it’s easy to believe their most active times are behind them. But the town...
Don’t fall for it
County register warns against deed procurement scam
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
It isn’t illegal for a company to offer to get your important property deed records for a jacked-up cost. But it’s a whole lot cheaper for you to just go to the county register and get one for just...
Your neighbors’ resolutions
Residents tell their goals for 2017
by Reporter Staff
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
The new year is an opportunity to rethink your habits, so residents of our towns (and their dogs) stopped to chat with us last week about their goals for 2017.
Motorcycle-loving cop remembered
Union City officer unexpectedly died at home
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
If anyone wanted a prime example of what the Union City Police Department seeks in its officers, perhaps few exemplified the standards better than Ricardo “Ricky” Fernandez. The 24-year veteran, wh...
Fighting to let transgender youth into Cub Scouts
Statewide group starts petition drive to help Secaucus 8-year-old
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
Joe Maldonado, 8, was having the time of his life when he joined Cub Scout Pack 87 in Secaucus last year. He felt natural, playing with other boys. The fact that he was born biologically female, bu...
Your neighbors’ resolutions
Residents tell their goals for 2017
by Reporter Staff
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
The new year is an opportunity to rethink your habits, so residents of our towns (and their dogs) stopped to chat with us last week about their goals for 2017.
Motorcycle-loving cop remembered
Union City officer unexpectedly died at home
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
If anyone wanted a prime example of what the Union City Police Department seeks in its officers, perhaps few exemplified the standards better than Ricardo “Ricky” Fernandez. The 24-year veteran, wh...
Fighting to let transgender youth into Cub Scouts
Statewide group starts petition drive to help Secaucus 8-year-old
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 129 129 recommendations | email to a friend
Joe Maldonado, 8, was having the time of his life when he joined Cub Scout Pack 87 in Secaucus last year. He felt natural, playing with other boys. The fact that he was born biologically female, bu...

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