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Zipcar sets date for takeover of Hoboken Corner Cars program
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN — Zipcar will begin moving its vehicles into the exclusive parking spaces of Hoboken’s Corner Cars car-sharing program on Wednesday, Sept. 2, according to a city press release. The company ...
One Hudson County town in top 100 ‘Best places to start a business in NJ’
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – Number-crunching site NerdWallet just released a list of the “Best places to start a business in New Jersey” and number four on the list is Secaucus. A total of 231 municipalities were r...
PSE&G milling and paving continues in Hoboken through Aug. 28
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN--PSE&G will begin the second phase of milling and paving work to repair trenches created during the installation of new gas mains as part of the Energy Strong program, according to a city p...
Bridge closing for part of weekend
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BAYONNE – The Bayonne Bridge will close for a portion of the Aug. 28 to 30 weekend to accommodate ongoing construction work on the “Raise the Roadway” project, The Port Authority of New York & New ...
Chorus group seeking singers
Aug 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
COUNTY – The North River Sing Community Chorus will be holding auditions for its fall season on Sunday, Sept. 13 from 3 to 5 p.m. at 64 Wayne St. in downtown Jersey City. For more information on th...

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Seventeen take petitions for November race
Aug. 31 deadline to run for City Council
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 6 6 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
It may not feel like it in the summer heat, but Hoboken’s November municipal elections are just 72 days away. Though three school board positions and two state Assembly seats are up for grabs, the ...
Getting in gear
Zimmer announces Sept. start for bike share
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
After two and a half years of planning and fundraising, the finish line is in sight for Hoboken’s bike share program. Thanks to sponsorships from six local companies, the city and its private partn...
Façade of the future
Residential/restaurant building on Grand demonstrates storm-proof development
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
If you want to see the future of retail space in Hoboken’s low-lying perimeter, take a walk to 1414 Grand St. and look up. From street level, the ground floor of the new mixed-use residential build...
Power play
City gets county to take back grant money from the Loew’s
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
In what appears to be his latest attempt to get control of the Historic Landmark Loew’s Theater, Mayor Steven Fulop has successfully persuaded the county to redirect $300,000 of an Open Space Trust...
City lifts suspension on PSE&G projects
Utility quickly reaches an agreement after a ban on its street work
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Steven Fulop has lifted the suspension on all PSE&G construction work in Jersey City he imposed on Aug. 17 after the utility company and the city came to an agreement on a re-paving schedule ...
Teach your students – don’t text or ‘friend’ them
Some schools serious about social media bans; others duck the question
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Teachers may be people like everyone else, but writing casual comments on social media just like a regular person can get them into hot water pretty quickly if they’re not careful. Fortunately, mos...
From Weehawken to Fulbright
Proposes to strengthen U.S.-Mexico trade relations
by Melissa Heule
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Nick Grassi may not be of Spanish origin, but he has quickly picked up the language. With experience that has taken him to several Latin countries, he’ll pick up his bags again for Mexico as a Fulb...
A lick and a song
Township treats seniors to ice cream sing-a-long
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Free ice cream and fixings, courtesy of Mayor Richard Turner and his staff, were served to members of Weehawken’s senior citizen community on a hot Wednesday evening recently. Music was also provid...
Hometown hero
Play records, enjoy memorabilia at new Frank Sinatra exhibit
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the most fascinating display in the Hoboken Historical Museum’s new exhibition devoted to “Frank Sinatra: The Man, the Voice, and the Fans,” which opened Aug. 2, is a cabinet filled with co...
Asian stars take the stage in Secaucus
‘Fiesta in America’ showcases Filipino entertainment, food, products, services
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
For some, it was all about the food. For others, it was the products direct from overseas. Still others came to see their favorite stars from the other side of the globe. There was something for ev...
The first 100 days
Kevin Flaherty reflects on four months as police chief
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
“I’ve done just about everything in the Police Department at some point in my career,” said Secaucus Police Chief Kevin Flaherty, a 26-year veteran of the force. “I think I’ve seen just about anyth...
Hometown hero
Play records, enjoy memorabilia at new Frank Sinatra exhibit
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the most fascinating display in the Hoboken Historical Museum’s new exhibition devoted to “Frank Sinatra: The Man, the Voice, and the Fans,” which opened Aug. 2, is a cabinet filled with co...
Going up, up, up
City Council approves controversial 9-story building and parking deck on Resnick’s site
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 26, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Following approximately nine hours of public comment at two monthly meetings, the City Council on Aug. 19 passed the ordinance allowing a 9- or 10-story building and parking deck to be built at the...
Ready for work
BHS professional, vocational academies focus on careers
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
For the third time in three school years, Bayonne High School’s Academy for Fine Arts and Academics will open new facilities, but this year will be different, as two academies will launch. Two year...
Closed due to changing times
City businesses shut down for good
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Aug 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Two store closings last week and the rumored sale of some longtime Bayonne restaurants have raised concern among some resident. But a local business leader says that the process is all part of a ma...
Wet and wild
NB kids enjoy day of ‘Fun with a Cop’
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The “perp” raced across the open field, weapon in hand. Officer Saray Durango matched him in speed, sprinting at high speed on a scorching summer afternoon. Unfortunately, Police pursuits happen al...
EZ riders
Nonprofit offers seminars and more on public transportation options
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The name says it all: the New Jersey Transportation Independence Program, or NJTIP. The nonprofit organization provides educational assistance to Jersey residents on how to travel around the region...
Beatin’ the heat
Neglected spray park gets $118K facelift
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The neglected spray park and amphitheater in the 88th Street Park has been brought back to life after a $118,000 overhaul. “I love it,” said local resident Gareth Shelton, who brought out his three...
Painting the town
Union City brothers liven up the community with 12-panel mural
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
With a plethora of work in their back catalogue in Phoenix, Ariz., a number of exhibitions in New York City over the years, and auctioning off work to a curator in China, it was easy for the Fortou...
Flowers from above
Helicopter buzzes WNY as part of temple celebration
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of West New York and Union City looked to the sky on Sunday, Aug. 2 as a helicopter swooped low overhead, raining small objects on the rooftops. Some locals were concerned and called the ...
Hometown hero
Play records, enjoy memorabilia at new Frank Sinatra exhibit
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the most fascinating display in the Hoboken Historical Museum’s new exhibition devoted to “Frank Sinatra: The Man, the Voice, and the Fans,” which opened Aug. 2, is a cabinet filled with co...
Flowers from above
Helicopter buzzes WNY as part of temple celebration
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of West New York and Union City looked to the sky on Sunday, Aug. 2 as a helicopter swooped low overhead, raining small objects on the rooftops. Some locals were concerned and called the ...
Painting the town
Union City brothers liven up the community with 12-panel mural
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
With a plethora of work in their back catalogue in Phoenix, Ariz., a number of exhibitions in New York City over the years, and auctioning off work to a curator in China, it was easy for the Fortou...
Hometown hero
Play records, enjoy memorabilia at new Frank Sinatra exhibit
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the most fascinating display in the Hoboken Historical Museum’s new exhibition devoted to “Frank Sinatra: The Man, the Voice, and the Fans,” which opened Aug. 2, is a cabinet filled with co...

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