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Update: Young man, cousin of Philadelphia Sixers' draft pick, is killed in central Hoboken in early-morning hit-and-run
Jun 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- A young man, Zack Simmons, 21, was struck and killed at Sixth Street and Willow Avenue in Hoboken in the wee hours of Saturday morning in what police said was a hit-and-run accident. Lat...
Hoboken & NHSA officials lower the flood pumps
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – Mayor Dawn Zimmer joined North Hudson Sewerage Authority (NHSA) Executive Director Dr. Richard J. Wolff and other city and NHSA officials for a ceremony to lower and secure the pumps for ...
Jitney driver acquitted in crash that killed infant
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY — Superior Court Judge Joseph V. Isabella ruled Thursday that a jitney bus driver involved in a 2013 crash that killed 8-month-old Angelie Paredes was not guilty, declaring the prosecut...
Bayonne City Council votes to designate JMF as waterfront developer
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE -- The Bayonne City Council on Wednesday voted to formally designate JMF Properties of Whippany, NJ, as a developer for 16 acres of Harbor Station South (HSS) closest to Route 440. Their pr...
Street naming ceremony for ‘Pat’ Sacco is June 28
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
WEST NEW YORK – The community is invited to a street naming ceremony Tuesday, June 28 at 5 p.m. at 64th and Polk Street. The ceremony will honor the life and legacy of Pasquale “Pat” Sacco, state S...

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Red Wing Class of 2016 takes flight
125 graduate from Hoboken High School
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A sea of decorated graduation caps filled the JFK stadium’s football field as Hoboken High School said goodbye to 125 seniors on Thursday night. Before the diplomas were handed out, Principal Robin...
Fruit, fish, and flavored butter -- all from the farm
Weekly farmer’s markets open around Hudson County
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
From fresh bread to varieties of homemade pickles, you can find fruits, veggies, and concoctions straight from New Jersey’s farms at weekly farmer’s markets around Hudson County this summer. Most m...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News , and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neig...
Taking a stand against prejudice
Jersey City High Schools hold commencement ceremonies with a common theme
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
For students graduating from the various high schools throughout Jersey City, 2016 has become a historic year. In many ways, top students at these schools have better embraced the uncertain future ...
A helping hand
Jersey City girl guided by a volunteer ‘Big Sis’
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Some things are meant to be. This is a lesson that Laura Febo of Hoboken learned when she became big sister to a Jersey City girl named Laisha. The Big Brother/Big Sister non-profit charity tries t...
A matter of finance
Local students get apt lessons for the future
by Al Sullivan and Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writers
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Financial literacy is so important, you can’t graduate from high school without passing a course in in it. This is because many students leave high school ill-equipped to deal with the complicated ...
Superintendent of schools defends ‘selfies’
79 Weehawken graduates say goodbye
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
National Selfie Day was on Tuesday, and Weehawken High School’s 76th graduating class received their diplomas on Wednesday night. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Robert Zywicki was convinced this pro...
103 new condos on the river
Officials celebrate latest phases of expanding Port Imperial development
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Standing in front of 103 newly finished waterfront condos that are part of the two-mile long Port Imperial development in Weehawken, Mayor Richard Turner joined township officials June 14 both to c...
Elegant waterfront dining
Extensive menu of unique dishes at Molos, with a skyline view
by Caren Matzner
Reporter Editor
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether you’re bringing your family, trying to impress a date, hosting an event, or just want to sit at a bar where you can sample an extensive wine list and appetizers while gazing at the Manhatta...
For adults, kids, and pets
Ribbon cutting held for waterfront gazebo, dog park, playgrounds, nature trail
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Local officials cut the ribbon on Tuesday June 14, for a new waterfront gazebo in Millcreek Point Park. It’s adjacent to a dog park, nature trails, and playground areas. Kids can enjoy a new rock w...
Three days of fun
Residents enjoyed food, animals, games, crafts at Secaucus fair
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Candle-makers, restaurant owners, and residents all gathered in the Plaza for the annual three-day street fair from Friday, June 3 to Sunday, June 5. Secaucus residents of four years Rich Rodriguez...
Watery views
Residents can take Meadowlands pontoon boat, canoe tours
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority has begun this month offering pontoon boat and canoe tours of the Hackensack River, some embarking from Secaucus, that will run through Saturday, Sept. 17...
Developer for Harbor Station South?
City Council poised to vote June 22
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne’s protracted efforts to develop the former Military Ocean Terminal Base (MOTBY) may result in a development deal with JMF Properties, the Whippany-based company that has been one of many de...
A matter of finance
Local students get apt lessons for the future
by Al Sullivan and Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writers
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Financial literacy is so important, that now you can’t graduate from high school without passing a course in in it. This is because many students leave high school ill-equipped to deal with the com...
Fire survivors look for new homes
Building demolished after 5-alarmer displaced 44, injured firefighters
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
A firefighter was still in the hospital on Tuesday and 44 people were looking for new homes after a five-alarm fire that enveloped three buildings on Avenue C between 19th and 20th Street early Sat...
‘Senior year has been a quest’
North Bergen class of 2016 moves on
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen High School class salutatorian Sinai Majano said Wednesday night that years ago, she was so frustrated with English class in high school, she was ready to quit. But she didn’t give up....
Carrying a torch
Police run for Special Olympics
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Officers throughout Hudson County ran and passed the Special Olympics Torch from city to city earlier this month while residents cheered them on. The Law Enforcement Torch Run started Friday, June ...
Elegant waterfront dining
Extensive menu of unique dishes at Molos, with a skyline view
by Caren Matzner
Reporter Editor
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether you’re bringing your family, trying to impress a date, hosting an event, or just want to sit at a bar where you can sample an extensive wine list and appetizers while gazing at the Manhatta...
Many Airbnb hosts are in violation
UC landlords complain about proposed penalties for short-term rentals
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Union City Board of Commissioners passed a law in December of 2015 banning residents from renting out their properties to other people for fewer than 31 days (a practice for which people use si...
Raising the flag of respect
Union City holds vigil and LGBTQ Pride Month ceremony
by Jesse Shramenko
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City Mayor Brian P. Stack, the Board of Commissioners, and distinguished guests held a flag-raising ceremony and vigil for the Orlando shooting victims in honor of LGBTQ Pride Month on Tuesda...
Hudson students compete
Head to Phoenix for Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Christopher Frias, a senior at Union City High School, and Jackson Weaver, a junior at Jersey City’s McNair Academic High School, traveled to Phoenix on May 8 to compete in the Intel International ...
‘Dream big and dream often’
812 graduate from UC High School; 390 from WNY’s Memorial
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Eight hundred and twelve students graduated from Union City High School in a ceremony on Tuesday. Then, on Thursday, after press time, Memorial High School in West New York held its ceremony for 39...
Raising the flag of respect
Union City holds vigil and LGBTQ Pride Month ceremony
by Jesse Shramenko
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City Mayor Brian P. Stack, the Board of Commissioners, and distinguished guests held a flag-raising ceremony and vigil for the Orlando shooting victims in honor of LGBTQ Pride Month on Tuesda...
Hudson students compete
Head to Phoenix for Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
Jun 26, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Christopher Frias, a senior at Union City High School, and Jackson Weaver, a junior at Jersey City’s McNair Academic High School, traveled to Phoenix on May 8 to compete in the Intel International ...

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