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Eli Manning and family enjoy a weekend on the Hoboken waterfront
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – The weather’s finally getting warm, and it brought out some of Hoboken’s local celebrities, including New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning and punter Steve Weatherford, both of whom li...
Bayonne residents beautify their city
Apr 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – Dozens of Bayonne residents pulled out their brooms and garbage bags on Saturday, April 25 to sweep up the gateways to their city during Beautify Bayonne’s “Feet to the Street” community ...
Mayor issues statement about Bayonne shooting; seeks public’s help
Apr 27, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – Mayor James Davis issued a public statement about the shooting at 16th Street Park on Sunday evening, April 26, and asked for the public to step forward with any information it may have. ...
Man shot in the back in Bayonne park
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – An 18-year-old man was shot in the back at 16th Street Park on Sunday evening, April 26, according to an online report. The man was sitting at a bench at the racquetball court when a pers...
$24M for public housing rehab in West New York
Apr 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
WEST NEW YORK -- On Monday, Rep. Albio Sires plans to join West New York Mayor Felix Roque and West New York Housing Authority officials to announce a $24 million federal housing rehabilitation pro...

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Crime holds steady in Hoboken
Larcenies jump for third straight year; violent crime down
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Continuing a decade-long trend, major crime remained nearly flat in Hoboken and fell in many categories last year, according to data provided by the Hoboken Police Department to state police and th...
Hoboken’s Arts & Music Fest turns 21
J. Geils Band frontman Peter Wolf to headline
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Peter Wolf has seen and done more than most in his day. As the lead singer of J. Geils Band, he scored genre-defining rock hits like “Love Stinks” and “Centerfold.” He has married (and divorced) Fa...
Throwing shade on First Street
Street trees among proposed improvements for commercial corridor
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
They aren’t as high profile as the Southwest Park or as complex as the Washington Street redesign, but the pedestrian improvements city contractors have developed for First Street’s busiest corrido...
When life gave her lemons
3-year-old Lea Mohally sells lemonade to raise funds for cancer research
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
When Nathalie Masse talks to her daughter Lea Mohally in French, Lea replies in English. For a 3-and-a-half-year-old girl, Lea is well on her way to becoming bilingual. This is more than just a tes...
A hands-on lesson in civics
Students view county government from the inside
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Christina Skop did her best to keep order as chairman of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders during this year’s Student Government Day on April 2. But like her counterpart in the adult version, ...
Keeping it historic
Old warehouse will become jewel of arts district
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Richard Murphy walked through the old Butler Warehouse on Warren Street as if he intended to move there when it was complete, or like a proud father showing off his first-born child. The Butler War...
Food for thought
15th Annual ‘Taste of Weehawken’ festival supports public library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Gather ye tastebuds. The premier foodie event of the year is only days away, when the 15th Annual “Taste of Weehawken” festival takes over the food court in Lincoln Harbor on Tuesday night, April 2...
Bria Skonberg and Tony DeSare headline HRPAC’s Annual Benefit Gala
Party is set for the Chart House on Saturday, May 2
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center (HRPAC), which produces the very popular Summer Concerts on the Hudson music series at Lincoln Harbor Park and the UBS Atrium Series, both in Weehawken,...
Purr-fect way to help pets
Join charity run to assist animals with cancer, and enjoy ice cream
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The Joshua Louis Animal Cancer Foundation has announced its annual fundraiser to help families who have pets with cancer. The all-volunteer nonprofit group’s second Walk, Run & Wag 5K and Ice Cream...
Fire Department and EMS honored for rescue operation on Route 3
Over a dozen agencies collaborated to extricate men trapped in van
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of numerous local and state rescue agencies came together in Secaucus on Feb. 11 to extricate two individuals trapped in their vehicle after heavy cargo from a truck smashed down on the hig...
Comedy champion crowned in Secaucus
Six-night comedy festival culminates in showdown for title
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
After six nights of comedy shows throughout the Meadowlands region, after 37 stand-up performers gave it their best on stages in Secaucus and surrounding towns, eight winners competed on Sunday, Ap...
More than just a girls’ tale
Local writer publishes and promotes new book
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
After living up to the adage that writers should write what they know, former West New York resident and Secaucus native Amanda Palasciano has published and is promoting the first book in a series ...
New executive director
Howard takes the reins of BEOF
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The transition is complete at the Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation. In less than a week after the April 10 departure of former executive director Ana Quintela, Bayonne Community Development ...
Astra-nomical development
Bayonne urgent care facility expanding for patients
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Increasing its medical services to better serve Bayonne residents is the reason Astra Health Center, an urgent care facility at 564 Broadway, is expanding to become a general care practice, officia...
Traffic relief
GCT, Port Authority, truckers work together to solve traffic snafu
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
What was an extremely frustrating situation for commuters just two weeks ago may be solved now – at least for the time being – as early-morning delays on the eastbound New Jersey Turnpike’s Newark ...
Construction begins on Guttenberg school addition and rec center
New shared-use facility set to open January 2017
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The good news: Guttenberg is getting a recreation center after years without one, and the Anna L. Klein School is getting a much-needed addition to alleviate overcrowding and increase resources. It...
NB cops compete for Biggest Loser
Contest will benefit Special Olympics of New Jersey
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly three dozen North Bergen police officers are currently pitted against one another in a difficult and challenging competition, with every last one them a loser. At least that’s the goal. They...
Sacco-backed candidates win NB school race
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Twelve people ran this year for three available seats on the North Bergen school board. When the dust settled and the votes were counted, the three candidates in the “Our Children First 2015” team ...
Mission of mercy
UC resident participates in philanthropic effort
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
A team of local physicians, case workers and volunteers recently returned from the Dominican Republic as part Guardians of Healing, a non-profit that embarks on an annual philanthropic trip to the ...
Slab of history unearthed in Secaucus
Lost base of statue found on former pig farm
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
While clearing the grounds of a former pig farm on the Secaucus/Jersey City border in preparation for building two new warehouses, a worker from Hugerich construction stumbled across a huge block a...
Hoboken’s Arts & Music Fest turns 21
J. Geils Band frontman Peter Wolf to headline
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Peter Wolf has seen and done more than most in his day. As the lead singer of J. Geils Band, he scored genre-defining rock hits like “Love Stinks” and “Centerfold.” He has married (and divorced) Fa...
Mudslinging and law enforcement investigations
West New York voters have interesting choices for mayor/commission
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
In West New York, voters don’t choose a mayor; they choose five part-time commissioners, who then choose a mayor from among themselves. But each ticket usually has a frontrunner. In the May commiss...
Slab of history unearthed in Secaucus
Lost base of statue found on former pig farm
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
While clearing the grounds of a former pig farm on the Secaucus/Jersey City border in preparation for building two new warehouses, a worker from Hugerich construction stumbled across a huge block a...
Hoboken’s Arts & Music Fest turns 21
J. Geils Band frontman Peter Wolf to headline
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Peter Wolf has seen and done more than most in his day. As the lead singer of J. Geils Band, he scored genre-defining rock hits like “Love Stinks” and “Centerfold.” He has married (and divorced) Fa...

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