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Councilman Michael DeFusco announces Hoboken mayoral run
May 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN –  First Ward Councilman Michael DeFusco announced today via an online video that he is running for mayor of Hoboken in the Nov. 7 municipal election. In the video DeFusco cited as a reason...
Union City dedicates street, building to deceased officer
May 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
UNION CITY--Local politicians, police officers, and their families attended a dedication of 43rd Street between Bergenline and Palisade Avenues May 16, in honor of UCPD Officer Ricardo Fernandez, a...
Palisades Medical Center announces scholarship winners
May 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
NORTH BERGEN -- Palisades Medical Center--affiliated with the Hackensack University Health Network--announced the winners of its annual $32,000 Merit Scholarship program in a press release Friday. ...
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May 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Taking the first steps to discharge their new and likely significant responsibilities, the Jersey City Immigrant Affairs Commission reviewed and gave its blessing to the new city identification pro...
Hudson County CASA is seeking volunteers
May 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – Learn how to become a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer and help foster children find safe and permanent homes. The next information session will be at Little City Books a...

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‘Vape Van’ will ride again
Council approves settlement after ‘hate speech’ debate, approves $113M budget, discusses flooding
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council has entered into a settlement agreement with 9th Cloud Vape Van owner Joseph Ruggiero at its meeting on Wednesday. Ruggiero and his business entered the spotlight recently ...
A safe space
Hoboken Boys & Girls Club offers ‘Club Saturday Night’ hours for teens
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
After a local teenager was murdered in his apartment in the Hoboken Housing Authority four months ago, the Boys & Girls Club in the southwestern part of town has created a Saturday night haven wher...
Interviewing people on a Ferris wheel
Propelify Innovation Festival encourages entrepreneurs to launch projects
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Thursday on the waterfront, in Sinatra Park, Hoboken hosted the second Annual Propelify Innovation Festival. The festival, started by Hoboken resident Aaron Price, offered over 80 speakers, live mu...
To the rescue
State provides financial help for technology startups that lose money
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Ryan Shearman and his partner, the cofounders of Fusar, a Jersey City based technology company, were living in Hoboken when they put together an idea to close a technical gap in communication for p...
City honors its champions
Big wins for Jersey City education in sports and science
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of the St. Peter’s University men’s basketball team and students from PS 28 in Jersey City Heights looked kind of out of place in the council chambers at the May 9 meeting of the City Counc...
A response to Trump deportation order
Jersey City Immigrant Affairs Committee moves city ID program forward
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Taking the first steps to discharge their new and likely significant responsibilities, the Jersey City Immigrant Affairs Commission reviewed and gave its blessing to the new city identification pro...
‘Taste’ in Weehawken
Annual food fest raises $18K for library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter Correspondent
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
After 17 years of food, fun, and fundraising, the annual Taste of Weehawken food festival may move to a new location next year. At the May 2 event, Mayor Richard Turner announced to the crowd that ...
Books against bullies
WNY resident, author talks to students about bullying
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Theresa Borrelli knows what it’s like to be an outcast. Growing up in 1970s West New York, she showed signs of Tourette’s Syndrome, a neurological disorder that causes involuntary physical movement...
Grammy winner Kinan Azmeh will play the UBS Atrium Series
His ‘City Band’ is renowned for its virtuosity
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Clarinetist Kinan Azmeh and his CityBand will play the UBS Atrium Series on Thursday, May 18 at 12:30 p.m. in the Atrium at 1000 Harbor Boulevard, located in the Lincoln Harbor section of Weehawken...
Hooked
Secaucus hold annual kids’ fishing derby at Duck Pond
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus residents got to hone their hooking skills at the town's annual fishing derby at Duck Pond on Saturday, May 6. Despite some of the kids’ bountiful hauls, the rules said they had to throw t...
Alligator spotted in Secaucus
DPW worker saw reptile at pond three days before kids’ event
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
A local DPW worker spotted a two-and-a-half-foot alligator in the town’s Duck Pond on Wednesday, May 3, Mayor Michael Gonnelli confirmed last week. The Duck Pond has no fence around it and children...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Shrek musical performers honored As part of the “Showcase of Success” at the Secaucus Board of Education Meeting of May 11, the board recognized and honored the cast, crew, musicians, and staff mem...
Raise the Roadway ahead of schedule
Slated to be at 219 feet by September
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
The Raise the Roadway project that began in May of 2013 is due to finish six months ahead of schedule,Gov. Christopher Christie announced, setting a date of June 30. The Port Authority of New York ...
The Bleeder premieres
May 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Photos by Victor M. Rodriguez In Chuck Wepner’s famous fight against Muhammad Ali, he didn’t win the fight, but he knocked the greatest boxer of all time to the ground. Could a full-feature, star-s...
Bitcoin is here
Currency, capital, or ransom?
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Bitcoin is catching on. Not only are some small businesses in Hudson County accepting the crypto currency, hackers are demanding ransom in it, and residents are investing in it like capital. Bitcoi...
Community policing
North Bergen cops hold informal meeting with residents
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen police officers held one of their monthly TAPS (Township Alternative Policing Strategy) meetings at the Uptown Library May 16. The department has been holding meetings to allow residen...
Maestros in North Bergen
High school holds annual art show
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers touched down at North Bergen High School’s annual art show May 17, prepared not to fight off intergalactic threats, but to showcase the latest efforts from various...
Books against bullies
WNY resident, author talks to students about bullying
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Theresa Borrelli knows what it’s like to be an outcast. Growing up in 1970s West New York, she showed signs of Tourette’s Syndrome, a neurological disorder that causes involuntary physical movement...
Into the Woods, in Hudson County
Local theater group puts on musical
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
What do you get when Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, and Jack and the Beanstalk all appear in one musical, tied together by an impotent baker and his wife? You get “Into the Woods,” a...
The good, the bad, and the broken links
A ranking of local cities’ websites
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
In the olden days -- about 10 or 15 years ago – city websites contained only a few details, if they existed at all. Nowadays, for the most computer literate residents, they can help residents get p...
From the football field to the medical realm
WNY native wins award for health care efforts
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
When Hackensack Meridian Health Co-Chairman Joseph Simunovich was dominating the competition on Memorial High School’s football team decades ago, he may not have known those victories would lead to...
Into the Woods, in Hudson County
Local theater group puts on musical
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
What do you get when Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, and Jack and the Beanstalk all appear in one musical, tied together by an impotent baker and his wife? You get “Into the Woods,” a...
The good, the bad, and the broken links
A ranking of local cities’ websites
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
In the olden days -- about 10 or 15 years ago – city websites contained only a few details, if they existed at all. Nowadays, for the most computer literate residents, they can help residents get p...
From the football field to the medical realm
WNY native wins award for health care efforts
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
When Hackensack Meridian Health Co-Chairman Joseph Simunovich was dominating the competition on Memorial High School’s football team decades ago, he may not have known those victories would lead to...

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'Carrie Pilby' movie, based on local author's novel, will screen in Philadelphia on Sat, then premiere in theaters at end of month
Mar 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- "Carrie Pilby," a movie based on the offbeat first novel by Hoboken-based author Caren Lissner, is set to open the weekend of March 31-April 1 in theaters in New York City, Los Angeles, ...

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New medical facility coming to Broadway
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Light rail on track
NJ Transit holds public hearing for HBLR extension
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