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Accuweather predicts 90-degree temps all week, and not much else
Jul 27, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
If you were a fan of last week's sunny weather and high temperatures, you're going to get even more of it this week, with little relief. Accuweather says the temperatures in our part of New Jersey ...
Pulaski Skyway will be closed in both directions on Saturday
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced that the Pulaski Skyway will be closed in both directions on Saturday, July 25. From 2 a.m. through 5 p.m. Saturday...
Hundreds in Hoboken bring their instruments to try to break world record
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – Hundreds of adults and children came to Sinatra Park in Hoboken on Thursday night where Guitar Bar hosted the annual attempt to break the world record for the most people playing Bob Dyla...
Bayonne Bridge to close most of weekend
Jul 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey announced that the Bayonne Bridge will close for most of the July 24 to 26 weekend to accommodate ongoing construction work on the “Raise the R...
Meadowlands hotel surcharge falls short of expectations
Jul 24, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
MEADOWLANDS – When tax sharing was eliminated earlier this year, the intention was for a new 3 percent surcharge on hotels in the Meadowlands to take up the slack. So far that hasn’t happened, with...

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HoLa looks at Multi-Service Center for expansion
Space needed for new grade; City Council considers bonds and boats
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council has advanced an agreement allowing the Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoLa) to lease 1,183 square feet in the Multi-Service Center for its incoming seventh grade class. If f...
Where the streets come to life
St. Ann’s Festival returns for 105th year
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
In “Gotham,” their landmark history of New York City, Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace chronicle how Italian street festivals emerged in Harlem as a boisterous response to marginalization. Confine...
Young at heart
Sinatra-fied Shakespeare hits home in Hoboken
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Even in the inner sanctum of an Athenian wood, the sea is never far. In Hoboken, it is often close enough to fill one’s eyes and mind. In choosing to set his production of “A Midsummer Night’s Drea...
A fresh start for ex offenders
Integrity House joins forces with Martin’s Place
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Tom Reigle was 23 years old when a judge sentenced him to 30 years for murder. “I grew up in Kearny,” he told officials at a tour of the newly-modernized community reentry facility at Sacred Heart ...
Foreign exchange camp
Hudson County youngsters explore the city with kids from Italy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Josh Manosalvas of West New York didn’t know the students he met on July 6 were from Italy. He and about 22 other students from Jersey City, North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, and Bayonne had...
Here comes a traffic nightmare
Route 139 roadwork will spill traffic on to Jersey City streets
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Representatives from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (DOT) told the Hudson County Board of Freeholders last week to expect significant detours at the south end of Jersey City Heights du...
Even with the windows down…
Leaving a child or pet in car has been deadly
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
So far this year, eight kids across the country have died because their parents inadvertently left them in hot cars – including the 18-month-old daughter of a Florida fourth grade teacher who left ...
The 1980s rock again
Weehawken writer chronicles New Wave era in new book
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Remember the first time you saw Duran Duran’s X-rated “Girls On Film” video? Painted a white stripe across your face like Adam Ant in “Kings of the Wild Frontier”? Cried when they played “Don’t You...
A bit of Spain near Grove Street
Raval Tapas Bar & Lounge opens on Newark Avenue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
For people looking for quality Spanish cuisine at a reasonable price, Raval Tapas Bar & Lounge may be just the place. The newly opened eatery located at 136 Newark Ave. near Grove Street is also de...
State contributes $1M to fix flooding drainage problems
Many more flood alleviation projects underway in town
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
“The other night we had some heavy rain,” reported Mayor Michael Gonnelli at the June 23 Town Council meeting, “and for the first time in 25 years that I know of, maybe longer, [the area in front o...
Even with the windows down…
Leaving a child or pet in car has been deadly
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
So far this year, eight kids across the country have died because their parents inadvertently left them in hot cars – including the 18-month-old daughter of a Florida fourth grade teacher who left ...
Sshh…the machines are talking
Library hosts a presentation on the ‘Internet of Things’
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
All of us are surrounded by a new Internet, one that is growing every day. It is the Internet of Things, an interactive network between devices and physical objects able to exchange data with other...
Praying for approval
Muslim group seeking community center meets opposition
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 22, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
The Muslim faithful in Bayonne may have a new place for prayer and recreation in the foreseeable future if they get approval to build a community center on the city’s east side, the attorney repres...
Towering controversy
Multi-story development proposal for Resnick site causing stir on 46th Street
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writerReporter staff writer
Jul 22, 2015 | 5 5 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
A controversial, possible 10- or 12-story residential development with a parking garage will be discussed at the July 22 City Council meeting, one which a councilman and an area resident say is get...
Even with the windows down…
Leaving a child or pet in car has been deadly
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
So far this year, eight kids across the country have died because their parents inadvertently left them in hot cars – including the 18-month-old daughter of a Florida fourth grade teacher who left ...
All aboard the Guttenberg shuttle
Free cross-town shuttle buses begin next weekend
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
“We’ve got a big commercial area and we have the waterfront, and the two never mix,” said Guttenberg Mayor Gerald Drasheff, describing the geography of the town. “For people from the waterfront to ...
Foreign exchange camp
Hudson County youngsters explore the city with kids from Italy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Josh Manosalvas of West New York didn’t know the students he met on July 6 were from Italy. He and about 22 other students from Jersey City, North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, and Bayonne had...
Game over
Quest to restore North Bergen’s football championship will not go to U.S. Supreme Court
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The North Bergen Board of Education will not appeal a ruling stripping North Bergen High School of its 2011 football state championship to the U.S. Supreme Court. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Geor...
Foreign exchange camp
Hudson County youngsters explore the city with kids from Italy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Josh Manosalvas of West New York didn’t know the students he met on July 6 were from Italy. He and about 22 other students from Jersey City, North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, and Bayonne had...
Even with the windows down…
Leaving a child or pet in car has been deadly
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
So far this year, eight kids across the country have died because their parents inadvertently left them in hot cars – including the 18-month-old daughter of a Florida fourth grade teacher who left ...
Local kid gets essay in NY Times
Writes about living in urban area and attending prep school
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
“I coexist in two worlds,” said Hudson County resident Jon Carlo Dominguez recently. “I’m part of both and I love both.” The two worlds he lives in are that of his home nearby in North Bergen, and ...
Even with the windows down…
Leaving a child or pet in car has been deadly
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
So far this year, eight kids across the country have died because their parents inadvertently left them in hot cars – including the 18-month-old daughter of a Florida fourth grade teacher who left ...
Foreign exchange camp
Hudson County youngsters explore the city with kids from Italy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Josh Manosalvas of West New York didn’t know the students he met on July 6 were from Italy. He and about 22 other students from Jersey City, North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York, and Bayonne had...
Local kid gets essay in NY Times
Writes about living in urban area and attending prep school
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
“I coexist in two worlds,” said Hudson County resident Jon Carlo Dominguez recently. “I’m part of both and I love both.” The two worlds he lives in are that of his home nearby in North Bergen, and ...

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