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Mukherji, Chaparro clinch Dem nomination for State Assembly District 33; Turnout anemic
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN--Discouraged by soggy skies and a lack of competitive races, a mere 1,157 Hoboken residents voted in the June 2 primary for the Democratic and Republican nominees for Hudson County Executiv...
A landslide victory in 31st Legislative District
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- Nicholas Chiaravalloti and Angela McKnight overwhelming won in the Democratic primary on Tuesday night in a district including Bayonne and some of Jersey City, moving on to face Re...
Hoboken Housing Authority Board to hold special meeting on new director search Wednesday
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN—Public housing residents will have a chance to weigh in on what they hope to see in a new Executive Director of the Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA) at a public meeting this Wednesday, June ...
Teachers sought for ecosystem adventure
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- Honeywell and New Jersey Audubon today announced that scholarships are available for Honeywell Institute for Ecosystems Education (HIEE), a 4-day summer institute that combines class...
Suspects accused of brutal assault at Hoboken McDonald’s turn themselves in
Jun 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN—Two New York men accused of carrying out a brutal early morning assault on another man at a Hoboken McDonald’s on Monday, May 25 have turned themselves into police, according to reports fro...

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Conflicting ideas about northwest development
Western Edge Redevelopment Plan will come up for vote in June
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
If nothing else, the public meeting held two weeks ago at the Jubilee Center to present the city’s draft plan for the Western Edge Redevelopment Area illustrated the difficult balancing act Mayor D...
An election most don’t care about – but some are furious over
Hoboken Democrats clash over who will lead them in election year
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 9 9 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
On Tuesday, June 2, besides voting in the primary elections for state Assembly and county executive, Hoboken residents can pick a male and female representative for their tiny election district in ...
Happy 100th, Frank!
Hoboken going all out for Sinatra centennial celebration
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Chicago was his kind of town, and New York was where his vagabond shoes longed to stray, but Hoboken will always be Frank Sinatra’s hometown, and never more so than in the month of June, when the c...
A heated debate
Candidates clash for 31st Assembly District
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
In what turned out to be a minefield for candidates backed by the Hudson County Democratic Organization, six Democrats and one Republican engaged in a lively and sometimes raucous debate at Lincoln...
A moment of reflection
Pershing Field ceremony remembers fallen Viet vets
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
People came from throughout northern New Jersey on May 24 to pay tribute to the 65 Jersey City residents who perished during the Vietnam War and the dozens who died later as a result of wounds or o...
Jazz city for a week
Riverview Jazz Festival to kick off on June 1
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Not many people know that during the early part of the 20th Century, northern New Jersey was one of the capitals of jazz. Nearly all the jazz greats of the period appeared in clubs from Newark to P...
Stevens Institute hosts High Tech Trading Day
Weehawken High School students compete in simulated New York Stock Exchange experience
by Asondra R. Hunter
Reporter Correspondent
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The rules of investing are simple: Buy low, sell high. In a positive (“bull”) market, the prices of stocks are rising, which should encourage buying. In a bear market, prices are falling and downwa...
A moment of reflection
Weehawken ceremony honors fallen vets
by Reporter staff
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Local residents came out on Monday, May 24 to pay tribute to those who perished during the country’s armed conflicts. The Memorial Day Parade was led this year by Ralph Irizarry, 88, who was statio...
Uncommon valor
200 Club of Hudson County pays tribute to first responders
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
While the men and women who work as firefighters, police officers, or emergency medical technicians generally do so without fanfare, those who have shown exceptional dedication to duty get their da...
Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Drivers heading into Secaucus on Paterson Plank Road are now greeted by a new sight: colonial patriots with guns drawn, defending their turf. Overhead fly snow geese in a grey sky. It’s the newest ...
Every day a celebration
Town pool opens for the season
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The Secaucus Swim Club is open for business. With Recreation Department employees still tweaking a few details, the gates opened on Saturday, May 23. Attendance built slowly from an unusually chill...
Bringing home the war
Social studies class uses art to make history relevant
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s a war being fought in the classrooms of Secaucus Middle School. It’s the American Civil War, and it’s much more than that. A group of teachers have expanded their social studies classes to ...
Growth Spurt
Grammar school garden is a learning experience
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A garden that began as a simple educational experiment and a tribute to a longtime friend and school benefactor has evolved into an integral part of learning at All Saints Catholic Academy, parents...
Briefs
Jun 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne Bridge closures this week noted The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced closures of the Bayonne Bridge as part of the “Raise the Roadway” Navigational Clearance Project....
A heated debate
Candidates clash for 31st Assembly District clash
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
In what turned out to be a minefield for candidates backed by the Hudson County Democratic Organization, six Democrats and one Republican engaged in a lively and sometimes raucous debate at Lincoln...
Charity run
First Sacco 5K raises $40K for needy
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
It looked like Mother Nature was ready to squelch the festivities as dark clouds rolled overhead around 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 16 and raindrops tumbled down. But by 9:30, the sun was shining an...
Petty theft brings out the community
Neighbors pitch in to replace stolen bike
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
When John Farley’s bicycle was stolen on a Friday afternoon from in front of his house in North Bergen, where it was chained to a fence, the thief not only took Farley’s recreation, but his sole me...
Uncommon valor
200 Club of Hudson County pays tribute to first responders
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
While the men and women who work as firefighters, police officers, or emergency medical technicians generally do so without fanfare, those who have shown exceptional dedication to duty get their da...
Purr-fect cats and dogs
Where you can adopt a pet
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
In the recession, more animals have ended up abandoned and more are awaiting adoption in local facilities. Some towns have started their own adoption locations in the last few years to give their l...
Moment of reflection in West New York
Parade honors fallen vets
by Reporter staff
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Local residents came out on Monday, May 24 to pay tribute to those who perished during the country’s armed conflicts. Memorial Day was first observed on May 30, 1868 as Decoration Day, when flowers...
Hudson Reporter’s writers and artists receive GSJA Awards
Writing and layout achievements recognized by state journalism association
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Writers and graphic artists for The Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 16 awards in the competitive statewide annual Memorial Journalism Contest run by the Garden State Journalists Association...
Meridia Le Boulevard rejected
Zoning board votes down controversial development on Boulevard East
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 31, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
In casting his vote to reject the Meridia Le Boulevard high-rise, West New York Zoning Board of Adjustment President Kenneth Blaine said the project violated the new master plan. “To approve this a...
Moment of reflection in West New York
Parade honors fallen vets
by Reporter staff
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Local residents came out on Monday, May 24 to pay tribute to those who perished during the country’s armed conflicts. Memorial Day was first observed on May 30, 1868 as Decoration Day, when flowers...
Hudson Reporter’s writers and artists receive GSJA Awards
Writing and layout achievements recognized by state journalism association
May 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Writers and graphic artists for The Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 16 awards in the competitive statewide annual Memorial Journalism Contest run by the Garden State Journalists Association...

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