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Menendez is indicted, local officials react
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY – A federal grand jury in Newark has indicted Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) on public corruption charges. The senator’s office said he will respond at a press conference for 7 p.m. He...
New sign that Hudson River is getting cleaner - penguins, flamingos spotted on Hoboken waterfront
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- After a seal was spotted sunning himself in Hoboken last week, observers speculated that it was a sign that the Hudson River is getting cleaner. But Wednesday afternoon, a reader sent wh...
You can play Pac-Man on Hoboken streets (as well as Jersey City, Secaucus, Bayonne, Weehawken...)
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- In one of the most densely populated counties in the United States, Pac-Man would have a field day munching power pellets and chasing Inky, Pinky, Blinky and Clyde. Google Maps jus...
Hoboken Arts and Music Festival music lineup announced
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – The free Spring Arts and Music Festival on Washington Street on May 3 is bound to be fun with Peter Wolf from the J. Geils Band headlining. The event, co-sponsored by the Hudson Reporter ...
BEOF executive director resigns
Mar 31, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – Ana Quintela, executive director of the Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation, a group that assists the needy, has given her notice and will be taking a private sector job. Quintela’s r...

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Clock Towers complex gets more time
Confusion over how to keep affordable apartments in building
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council has moved to preserve affordable housing in one of the city’s longstanding affordable housing buildings, for now. With a sunset provision deadline looming on March 26, the City Cou...
Charter school gets nod to expand
School board members criticize ruling
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second time in as many years, the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) has ruled in favor of a local charter school’s expansion, over the strong objections of Hoboken’s traditional pu...
Spinning for a cause
Charity event supports autism program at local school
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second year in a row, Work It Out Fitness Studios is teaming up with Wallace Elementary School to host a fundraiser for the Global Autism Project and Wallace’s Applied Behavior Analysis pro...
Arrivederci, Puccini’s!
Landmark sold as part of redevelopment plan
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Puccini’s Restaurant on Jersey City’s west side has been sold as part of a four-acre redevelopment site. With a classic Italian restaurant interior and quality food, Puccini’s has been an instituti...
Pay up!
City wants hotel tax when people rent
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Websites advertising short term rentals in homes and condos in Jersey City would be required to charge the city’s six percent hotel tax under proposed changes introduced by the City Council on Marc...
St. Patrick's Day Parade
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Photos by Al Sullivan
Veterans’ open house
Event will offer info on benefits and a sympathetic ear
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
For many veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan, there is often no rest from the battle for their lives. Instead of enemies in foreign fields, they must battle indifference, poverty, and...
What’s next for the Gold Coast?
Developers and officials discuss future projects, public transit
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
As developers search for new opportunities in the Gold Coast, the 19-mile stretch of New Jersey from the Bayonne Bridge to the George Washington Bridge, they are seeing their target market of rente...
Ritmo Latino presents a musical journey through South America
Atrium concert will feature new work for celebrated harpist
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The UBS Atrium Series will present the trio Ritmo Latino on Tuesday, April 7 at 12:30 p.m. in the Atrium at 1000 Harbor Boulevard in the Lincoln Harbor section of Weehawken. The series is sponsored...
Winter be gone!
Secaucus celebrates spring with a festival in the park
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Winter may be holding on with icy fingers, but spring officially sprung on Friday, March 20, and to celebrate the occasion Secaucus held an all-day “Celebration of Winter Past” on Saturday. One yea...
Secaucus grad recruited for White House team
Working on national education issues as part of rotation program
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
At age 25, Secaucus High School graduate Zaid Abuhouran is in Washington D.C. preparing for his next assignment: working with President Obama’s team of close advisors on the White House Domestic Po...
Superheroes seize Secaucus
Convention will feature comic book creators, rock artists in April
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
It should come as no surprise that comics aren’t just for kids anymore. “I went to see Art Spiegelman’s ‘Wordless,’ and he talked about how comics have gone from junk culture for children to accept...
Honoring eight decades of public service
County to dedicate park space to former freeholder Neil Carroll
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
To honor former freeholder Neil Carroll of Bayonne, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders is expected to give his name to a portion of Stephen Gregg Park. “This man has been involved in public ser...
More money from the feds
Plan might force disabled New Jersey residents in out-of-state facilities to return home
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County officials and residents are involved in a battle against a Gov. Chris Christie plan that would return severely disabled New Jersey residents housed in out-of-state facilities to New J...
Hole-y mess on city streets
Potholes add up after cold and snowy winter
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Apr 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
After a long winter with almost 20 snowfalls and weeks of subfreezing temperatures, potholes have appeared on many city streets. But Public Works Division Director Gary Chmielewski says that for ab...
Local boy makes bad
Guttenberg native busted for allegedly robbing four Galaxy penthouses
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A resident living in one of the Galaxy Tower’s 43rd floor penthouse apartments returned home to discover the front door splintered and the apartment ransacked. Down the hall the doors to the other ...
Newsman to novelist
Veteran Hudson journalist writes historical thriller centering on ‘Black Tom’ incident
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The explosion near Jersey City was so colossal it felt like an earthquake for hundreds of miles around. Black Tom, the former island just off the Hudson County coast, where two million pounds of am...
Bar napkins as art
Bayonne man paving way with miniature creations
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The dismal, sad weeks and months following the 9/11 attacks were an epiphany for Kevin Delaney of Bayonne. A Wall Street employee at the time, Delaney was affected by the event like much of the New...
Looking 100 years old after 100 days in school
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
No, it isn’t the tough school curriculum that has these kids looking so aged. Grade 4 students at Union City’s Saint Augustine’s School recently dressed up as 100-year-old people to commemorate the...
What’s next for the Gold Coast?
Developers and officials discuss future projects, public transit
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
As developers search for new opportunities in the Gold Coast, the 19-mile stretch of New Jersey from the Bayonne Bridge to the George Washington Bridge, they are seeing their target market of rente...
Bar napkins as art
Bayonne man paving way with miniature creations
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The dismal, sad weeks and months following the 9/11 attacks were an epiphany for Kevin Delaney of Bayonne. A Wall Street employee at the time, Delaney was affected by the event like much of the New...
A bounty of books
How a West New York man went from hoarding books to opening a new bookstore
by Jack Silbert
Reporter correspondent
Mar 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
“Beware, Books Inside!” reads the sign within Lawrence Arteaga’s newly opened B&F Books shop in West New York. It might be a warning to Arteaga himself, who says that during his college days, “I st...
What’s next for the Gold Coast?
Developers and officials discuss future projects, public transit
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
As developers search for new opportunities in the Gold Coast, the 19-mile stretch of New Jersey from the Bayonne Bridge to the George Washington Bridge, they are seeing their target market of rente...
Bar napkins as art
Bayonne man paving way with miniature creations
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The dismal, sad weeks and months following the 9/11 attacks were an epiphany for Kevin Delaney of Bayonne. A Wall Street employee at the time, Delaney was affected by the event like much of the New...

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