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Bayonne Bridge to close this weekend
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The Bayonne Bridge will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, to 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 29, as work proceeds on the "Raise the Roadway" project. The Port Authority urges motorists to use ...
Some PATH lines still suspended through Tuesday eve rush hour; ferry cross-honoring some
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN AND JERSEY CITY -- The city of Hoboken says: According to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the Hoboken to 33rd Street and Journal Square to 33rd Street PATH lines are suspende...
UC music Oct. 15 fundraiser supports after school orchestral music program for at-risk children
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Four outstanding Latino leaders and artists will be the Hispanic Heritage Month honorees at Union City Music Project’s 4th Annual Benefit on Wed., Oct. 15 from 7 to 10 pm at Weehawken’s Chart House...
Fall is here! Expect rain all day on Thursday for Jewish New Year
Sep 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
STATEWIDE -- Thursday will be a rainy day, with showers starting around 9 a.m. and continuing all the way into Friday morning, around 3 a.m. It'll be windy, too, Accuweather says. The local forecas...
Security proves better near Weehawken water tower than at World Trade Center
Sep 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
WEEHAWKEN -- NJ.com reported Monday that the Weehawken kid who was arrested in March for scaling 1 World Trade Center has just been arrested again -- this time for allegedly breaking into the histo...

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DiVincent returns to Housing Authority
Subsidized buildings, pizza, an audit, and moving forward
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA) Board of Commissioners held its first full meeting under interim Executive Director Robert DiVincent on Thursday. DiVincent, who also serves as the director of t...
Southwest rehab area gets new planner
SW Park designer also approved; HoLa building expansion welcomed
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
After a two year hiatus, the Hoboken City Council voted unanimously to appoint a new planner for the Southwest Rehabilitation Area this past Wednesday. The area is one of several singled out by the...
Turning back the tide
Chabad Rabbi opens first new Jewish temple in Hoboken in 100 years
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The room was already crackling with excitement when the scribe dipped his quill in the ink for the final time. Fathers and sons toasted shots of whiskey, women embraced, and children ran up to touc...
‘Martin’s Place’ offers second chance
National and local leaders gather to cut ribbon on new facility
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
An array of local and national leaders came to The Hub on Sept. 15 to cut the ribbon on what they hope will become a model prisoner reentry program for the nation. The Hub is the core shopping cent...
Jersey City remembers
Ceremony honors those who fell on 9/11
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Sunlight barely breaking through the gray clouds over the New York skyline greeted those who gathered at the foot of Grand Street on the Jersey City waterfront for this year’s 9/11 Memorial Service...
Everybody’s a star
Opening gala kicks off Golden Door International Film Festival
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
“Is he here yet?” asked the people crowding into the Loews Jersey Theater for the Golden Door International Film Festival kick off on Sept. 16. “Is he here?” “He” was fashion designer Tommy Hilfige...
No more rainouts
Playing field resurfaced to alleviate flooding
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
“Telling children on a sunny day that they can’t play because we had rain the day before is not something they understand,” said Bob Barsa, director of parks and public works in Weehawken. “We all ...
The right notes
Weehawken artist finds strength and inspiration through love of music
by Yarleen Hernandez
Reporter Correspondent
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Death completely consumed Jenna Marotta after her father, brother, and dear friend passed away, one after the other. “I lost my brother, Michael Bruzgis,” she said. “He passed away six months after...
Turning back the tide
Chabad Rabbi opens first new Jewish temple in Hoboken in 100 years
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The room was already crackling with excitement when the scribe dipped his quill in the ink for the final time. Fathers and sons toasted shots of whiskey, women embraced, and children ran up to touc...
Subway from NYC to Secaucus and Hoboken?
Proposal discussed at transportation summit meeting
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
“People could connect from the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail to the No. 7 and then get into Manhattan and go all the way out to Flushing. You could step on a train in Secaucus, one train, and get to Cit...
The trail behind the stores
Wonders of the Meadowlands can be found near Hudson County parking lot
by Caren Matzner
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Mill Creek Marsh nature trail in Secaucus lifts a visitor up, over the swampland, affording a view of egrets, Atlantic White cedars, the Manhattan skyline, and also, a parking lot. The 209-acre...
Inked out
Popular tattoo show brings international fans to the Meadowlands
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
“Rose is my middle name and I always loved roses,” said Jen Durso. She was sitting in a chair with her arm propped up on a pillow while Susy Tatusie tattooed a rose on her shoulder. The occasion wa...
Wiping the tears away
Memories of 9/11 still strong for city residents
by Joseph Passantino
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor James Davis, clergy representing the city’s houses of worship, and others gathered at Harbor View Park at the Peninsula at Bayonne Harbor – across Upper New York Bay from the World Trade Cent...
A bucket brigade
CarePoint workers take the chilly challenge for ALS
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Spurts of rain didn’t dampen the spirits of the more than 150 CarePoint employees who gathered on in front of the Bayonne Medical Center on Sept. 9. Dressed in orange shirts with white letters sign...
Broadway establishment stays put
City Council move eliminates Barney Stock from development project
by Joseph Passantino
Sep 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A longtime Bayonne business won’t be worrying about moving anytime soon following an action by the City Council after its caucus session on Sept. 10. The council called a special meeting that night...
Partners in health
Palisades Medical Center joins Hackensack University Health Network
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
“We’re going to become part of the premiere health care system in the state of New Jersey and one of the finest and most recognized in the country,” said Bruce J. Markowitz, president and CEO of Pa...
School of art
Guttenberg students paint mural over the summer
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
“I just felt we needed to bring this place alive a little bit,” said Donna Grzybowski, educational leader at the Anna L. Klein School in Guttenberg. “I thought this would be a good way to start, to...
Coming to America
Local exhibit stresses Hoboken’s role in immigration
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
If you are descended from one of the millions of immigrants who gained entry to the United States through Ellis Island, you can conclude at least one fact about your pond-jumping ancestors – they p...
Big fair at Washington Park this weekend
Annual festival on Union City/Jersey City Heights border
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
On Saturday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Washington Park Association of Hudson County, Inc. will unleash a lineup of entertainers, visual artists and more at the fifth annual Washington Park L...
Gambling summit
Politicians discuss impact of bringing casinos to the Meadowlands
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Two weeks after unveiling a “vision plan” for the Meadowlands sport complex – including two new hotels, four casino spaces, a convention center, and a monorail “people mover” – the Meadowlands Regi...
What do you need?
United Way of Hudson County supports homeless and near-homeless; fundraiser next wk
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Individuals walking the streets homeless. People just days shy of paying their rent. Those who have no money for food after paying their bills. These are the people whom the United Way of Hudson Co...
What do you need?
United Way of Hudson County supports homeless and near-homeless; fundraiser next wk
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Individuals walking the streets homeless. People just days shy of paying their rent. Those who have no money for food after paying their bills. These are the people whom the United Way of Hudson Co...
Gambling summit
Politicians discuss impact of bringing casinos to the Meadowlands
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Two weeks after unveiling a “vision plan” for the Meadowlands sport complex – including two new hotels, four casino spaces, a convention center, and a monorail “people mover” – the Meadowlands Regi...
Coldwell Banker New Homes offers ‘quick delivery’ condos
The Thread in Union City holds its grand opening Sept. 20 – 21
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Standing at the helix of the Lincoln Tunnel with 180-degree views of Manhattan, The Thread, a 15-story upscale condominium in Union City, will host a special grand opening of units now available fo...

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