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17-year-old boy fatally shot near Fulton Street in Jersey City
Apr 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – A 17-year-old Jersey City boy was shot in the head and later died shortly before 5 p.m. on April 26. Jersey City police on patrol noticed a large group on Fulton Avenue. This group wa...
Weehawken PD seeking schizophrenic man
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WEEHAWKEN — Police are searching for a schizophrenic man who was last seen on Sunday April 26, and is reportedly without his medication, according to nj.com. Police described Paul McKay, 21, of Dod...
'Knockout game' suspect arrested in JC
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JERSEY CITY -- Police responded on April 24 to Ocean Avenue on the report of an unconscious male. Several individuals told the police that the man had been knocked down by a group of black males wh...
Horizon ‘sets record straight’ regarding Hoboken, Bayonne hospitals dropping insurance
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN AND BAYONNE – The fact Bayonne and Hoboken University medical centers may end their relationship with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey in the next few months is due to a breakdown ...
Body found off Liberty State Park
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JERSEY CITY – A man’s body was found floating in the water just off the rocky shoals near the south end of Liberty State Park on April 25. Officials said the body was spotted around 7 a.m. in the w...

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Paving the way for girls to play Little League
Hoboken names batting cages after heroic hometown slugger
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Both boys and girls can play Little League today. But it was not that way in 1972 when Hoboken native Maria Pepe took the mound and pitched in three games for the Hoboken Young Democrats Club Littl...
Consent and sex on campus
City ‘takes back the night’ as state weighs ‘yes means yes’ bill
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
She arrived late to the party, and most of the people there were already drunk. This past Tuesday, April 19, Dr Meika Roberson, the chief medical officer for CarePoint Health at Hoboken University ...
$107M budget hearing held
City to fill new zoning post, and hire for IT job left open by felon
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Only one person spoke at the public hearing on Hoboken’s proposed 2016 $107 million budget this past Wednesday, April 20. The budget itself will likely be voted on at the May 4 council meeting. “I ...
City will comply with order to perform revaluation
Fulop to petition state legislature to change reval laws
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
After meeting with tax experts earlier this month, Mayor Steven Fulop says he will comply with a state order that the city perform a revaluation of property. A revaluation forces properties to pay ...
A family practice
Brother and sister doctors open clinic hospitable to LGBT community
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
There is no sign on the Grand Street office indicating that it’s a clinic that is especially geared toward LGBT patients. Those who need to know about it find out quick enough via word of mouth. “O...
Butting heads
Prieto emerges as leading contender against Christie on Atlantic City issue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Ranked among the top 10 most powerful people in the county by The Hudson Reporter over the last few years, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto of Secaucus has become the most visible opponent to Gov. C...
Gourmet night is coming
‘Taste of Weehawken’ offers delicious way to support library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Foodies, rejoice! One of the top culinary events of the year is nearly upon us, as more than 30 of the area’s top eateries will showcase their cuisine at the 16th annual Taste of Weehawken on Tuesd...
Here to help
Weehawken High School wins charity competition
by Marguerite Masse
Reporter Correspondent
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken High School was among several high schools in New Jersey that recently won an award in the annual Charity Champions Competition sponsored by Optimum and Cablevision. In the contest, high ...
County budget rises to $529M
Weehawken, Union City, Jersey City, Hoboken will likely see tax increases
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
A new county budget introduced on April 12 will probably increase the county tax portion of the property taxes paid by residents in Union City, Weehawken, Jersey City, and Hoboken. Explaining that ...
‘Wax’ wonders
Second graders pose as historical figures
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Second grade classes in Clarendon School in Secaucus staged a “Living Wax Museum” on April 13 in their gymnasium. Each student dressed up as a historically significant person and stood like a statu...
Brush fires on a dry day
Hudson County firefighters rush to extinguish Meadowlands blazes
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Two massive brush fires started in the Meadowlands in Secaucus and Kearny on Tuesday, April 19 around 12:30 p.m. and burned for more than three hours. One fire started in Kearny and eventually beca...
County budget rises to $529M
Weehawken, Union City, Jersey City, Hoboken will likely see tax increases
by Al Sullivan
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A new county budget introduced on April 12 will probably increase the county tax portion of the property taxes paid by residents in Union City, Weehawken, Jersey City, and Hoboken. Explaining that ...
City faces $15 million budget hole
Broken Waitex deal to blame
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
After the city and Waitex Global International could not agree on purchasing terms of the Military Ocean Terminal (MOTBY) the city finds itself in a budget hole. The Bayonne City Council held a pub...
Dressing up
Bayonne artists enter show to raise funds for Dress for Success
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Five artists from Bayonne will join a group of international, regional, and local artists, who will show off their work in “Art and Soul; Women In the Arts,” a show at Mana Contemporary gallery’s f...
Red Cross to the rescue
Help for people displaced by three-alarm blaze
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
After a disaster, the first organization with volunteers on the ground, ready to help disaster victims is most often the American Red Cross. Such was the case after nine people were displaced by a ...
It’s not just little lambs who eat ivy
Goats hired to remove poison plants from Braddock Park
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
“I never knew this, but goats eat poison ivy,” North Bergen member of the Hudson County of Chosen Freeholder Anthony Vainieri said in a recent phone interview. Vainieri, whose specialty on the town...
A great cause for a walk
North Bergen preschool to raise Autism awareness
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Avid autism supporter and North Bergen Public Library Assistant Victoria Cepeda has four children with autism. She’s helped host plenty of autism events at the library. This year she contacted Supe...
Are you smarter than a second grader?
Guttenberg kids learn healthy eating at food service event
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
What’s a vegetable that starts with the letter ‘A”? When kids at Anna L. Klein School in Guttenberg were asked this question recently, they gave a host of answers. A second grader said avocado, but...
A funny musical that came from a cinematic flop
Union City High School to perform ‘Xanadu’
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
Fine and performing arts students from Union City High School will perform the musical Xanadu on Saturday April 16 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. The shows are 90 minutes each, with no intermission. Xanadu i...
Proms for a princess
Girls from WNY, UC, North Bergen get dresses that won’t break the bank
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
Going to a school prom can cost a teenager and parents more than $700 these days, with a dress, limo rental, hair styling, nails, new shoes, and a new purse or clutch. But 50 to 75 graduating senio...
Town official pleads guilty
Fifth man charged in bid rig investigation
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
A town official pleaded guilty last week to helping rig the selection process by which contractors competed to replace sidewalks and rehabilitate affordable housing in town. Washington Borgono, 65,...
Proms for a princess
Girls from WNY, UC, North Bergen get dresses that won’t break the bank
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Going to a school prom can cost a teenager and parents more than $700 these days, with a dress, limo rental, hair styling, nails, new shoes, and a new purse or clutch. But 50 to 75 graduating senio...
Town official pleads guilty
Fifth man charged in bid rig investigation
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
A town official pleaded guilty last week to helping rig the selection process by which contractors competed to replace sidewalks and rehabilitate affordable housing in town. Washington Borgono, 65,...
County budget rises to $529M
Weehawken, Union City, Jersey City, Hoboken will likely see tax increases
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
A new county budget introduced on April 12 will probably increase the county tax portion of the property taxes paid by residents in Union City, Weehawken, Jersey City, and Hoboken. Explaining that ...

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