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Hoboken Mayoral Debate 2017
Oct 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
The six candidates running for mayor met at the Hudson Reporter offices to answer questions about issues from parking to political intimidation. The six running for mayor are Councilman Ravi Bhalla...
Gateway project breaks ground in Kearny
Oct 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- A key element of the new Gateway rail tunnel broke ground in Kearny on Oct. 13 when Gov. Christopher Christie joined U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker as well as other ...
Hoboken Board of Education candidate forum cancelled
Oct 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN--According to Melissa Abernathy of the Hoboken Quality of Life Coalition, the Board of Education candidate forum, previously scheduled for this Thursday, has been cancelled due to several c...
Will Hoboken become a sanctuary city, or a 'welcoming city'?
Oct 13, 2017 | 7 7 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- One of the city's six mayoral candidates said in a debate at the Hoboken Reporter office last week that he may "codify" rules to help protect immigrants in town. But what exactly did tha...
Jersey City Art & Studio Tour to be held Oct. 14-15
Oct 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- On Oct. 14 and 15, more than 200 art events will take place across the city. The 27th Annual Jersey City Art & Studio Tour (JCAST), which is sponsored by Jersey City’s Department of ...

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Tensions flare during Hoboken mayoral debate
Six candidates exchange barbs in Reporter forum
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 3 3 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
The six candidates running for mayor exchanged barbs with each other while answering questions about issues from parking to political intimidation at the Hoboken Reporter ’s offices on Tuesday. The...
‘Let’s keep the Hoboken weirdness’
60 residents discuss ideas for city’s master plan, growth
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
At the first public workshop for the city’s master plan reexamination on Tuesday, over 60 residents came to discuss what Hoboken should look like in the future. They broached park and recreation sp...
Are you a match?
Local resident tries to help brother find kidney transplant
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Leslie Rubman, a resident of Hoboken since the 1980s, is on a mission to help her younger brother Marc Rubman find a kidney donor. “We are trying everything to try and help him find a donor,” she s...
Tape ‘scandal’ rolls on
Yun will introduce resolution requiring public release
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Pressed to take action by members of the group Civic JC at last Wednesday’s City Council meeting, Councilman Michael Yun said he will introduce a resolution at the next council meeting on Oct. 25, ...
Fulop v. Matsikoudis
Mayoral candidates make their case in Reporter-sponsored video debate
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Saying the 2017 municipal election will decide of the future of Jersey City, Mayor Steven Fulop and his challenger Bill Matsikoudis went head-to-head in a video debate hosted by The Hudson Reporter...
Battle for Ward E
Council candidates air concerns in forum
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Rumor had it that Mayor Steven Fulop was going to show up at the Ward E council candidates’ debate on Oct. 10. He didn’t, but wherever he was, it’s possible his ears were ringing. The candidates di...
21 years young
‘Weehawken Day’ fair returns to waterfront
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken Township held its 21st Weehawken Day on Oct. 7 at Waterfront Park. The event is designed to educate old and new residents about the township and its activities. The event originally launc...
Puerto Rico gets help from Hudson County
Local officials and agencies organizing after hurricane
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
My sister Kathy sent a message to the rest of the family last month, after Hurricane Irma passed just north of Puerto Rico, to let us know she was okay. While there was significant damage on the is...
Prepare for detours and traffic
DOT to begin multi-year rehabilitation of Route 495 bridge in fall
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Route 495, which connects the New Jersey Turnpike to the Lincoln Tunnel, is set to undergo a multi-year renovation to repair its debilitated viaduct bridge in North Bergen, according to the NJ Depa...
From pork loin to tacos
Sixth annual Restaurant Night is a mouthful
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Enzo Carputo, chef for La Reggia in Secaucus, spared no expense in showcasing his restaurant's top eats at the town's annual Restaurant Night Sept. 28. He spent $700 to buy a giant parmigiano reggi...
Costumes and balls
Council discusses holiday celebrations, parking for Little League field
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Halloween fun and mystery is coming to Secaucus, according to the most recent Town Council meeting, Sept 26. The Secaucus High School PTSA Halloween Paw-Rade for costumed animals will take place Oc...
Fish stories
Kids enjoy pirate-themed derby in Laurel Hill Park
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Abigail Edwards, 6, quickly shot out from her peers in competition in Secaucus’ fishing derby at Laurel Hill Park. She hooked an 11 1/2 inch white perch and a 10 1/4 inch blue snapper. Her mother c...
Jason O’Donnell to run for Mayor of Bayonne
Election heats up – Mayor Davis challenged
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Jason O’Donnell, a former Democratic Assemblyman and Bayonne firefighter, will run for Mayor of Bayonne against incumbent James Davis in the June 2018election, O'Donnell told the Bayonne Community ...
Board of Education election around the corner
Nine candidates running
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten people will be running for the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) on November 7, including two incumbents, four former candidates for the BBOED, and four newcomers. Three seats in total are up ...
Shooting for safety
Upgrades coming for Bayonne shooting range
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Oct 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne is planning to re-open its indoor shooting range, the Sgt James J. Shea Memorial Pistol Range, after shutting its doors in 2016 due to a civilian complaint of lead poisoning. Even though th...
Spooky giveaways
Town organization hosts annual Halloween costume drive for children
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen's neediest kids will be sure to put their scare on this Halloween, thanks to the town's annual costume giveaway at the Recreation Center, Oct. 4. Over 200 different families got to pic...
Hudson County Fair lights up North Bergen
Festival ran for two weekends in Braddock Park
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
The third annual Hudson County Fair wrapped up in Braddock Park Oct. 9. This year, officials extended the popular event to two weekends due to popular demand. It began with a ribbon cutting ceremon...
‘Rest easy, you will be missed’
Memorial erected for Union City teen killed in bike accident
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
A memorial for a Union City teenager who died in a collision with a garbage truck in Union City two weeks ago has been erected near the crash site, above Route 495. “I only knew you for three month...
Eight candidates vie for 3 spots
WNY school board election is on Nov. 7
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Eight candidates are running for three open spots on the nine-member West New York Board of Education on Nov. 7. Each term lasts for three years. Registered voters can pick any three candidates, al...
‘Rest easy, you will be missed’
Memorial erected for Union City teen killed in bike accident
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A memorial for a Union City teenager who died in a collision with a garbage truck in Union City two weeks ago has been erected near the crash site, above Route 495. “I only knew you for three month...
Puerto Rico gets help from Hudson County
Local officials and agencies organizing after hurricane
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
My sister Kathy sent a message to the rest of the family last month, after Hurricane Irma passed just north of Puerto Rico, to let us know she was okay. While there was significant damage on the is...
Eight candidates vie for 3 spots
WNY school board election is on Nov. 7
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Eight candidates are running for three open spots on the nine-member West New York Board of Education on Nov. 7. Each term lasts for three years. Registered voters can pick any three candidates, al...
‘Rest easy, you will be missed’
Memorial erected for Union City teen killed in bike accident
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A memorial for a Union City teenager who died in a collision with a garbage truck in Union City two weeks ago has been erected near the crash site, above Route 495. “I only knew you for three month...
Puerto Rico gets help from Hudson County
Local officials and agencies organizing after hurricane
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
My sister Kathy sent a message to the rest of the family last month, after Hurricane Irma passed just north of Puerto Rico, to let us know she was okay. While there was significant damage on the is...

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Hoboken Board of Education candidate forum cancelled
Oct 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN--According to Melissa Abernathy of the Hoboken Quality of Life Coalition, the Board of Education candidate forum, previously scheduled for this Thursday, has been cancelled due to several c...

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