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The Kennedy Dancers present “Winter Holiday Showcase” at The Historic Landmark Loews Theater
Nov 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – The Kennedy Dancers, Friends of the Loews Theater Inc., and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts will present announce the company’s Winter Holiday Showcase on Friday, Dec. 15 at ...
West New York man arrested following alleged vehicle pursuit through Secaucus, North Bergen
Nov 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS -- The Secaucus Police Department has charged a suspect after he allegedly stole a vehicle, leading officers on a chase through Secaucus and North Bergen, according to a press release. On ...
Hoboken mayor-elect picks former running mate as chief of staff; former opponent responds
Nov 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Mayor-Elect Ravi Bhalla ran with three council candidates, two of whom won election. On Thursday, he announced that the third, John Allen, will be hired as his chief of staff. Allen is a...
Hoboken mayor and mayor-elect urge NJ Transit not to purchase waterfront property
Nov 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN--Mayor Dawn Zimmer and Mayor-Elect Ravi Bhalla sent a joint letter to NJ Transit and its board members this week urging them not to acquire Union Dry Dock. The property was purchased by NY ...
Secaucus PBA kicks off Annual Toy and Necessities Drive
Nov 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – The Secaucus PBA Local 84 Annual Toy and Necessities Drive is underway, according to Retired Police Captain Joseph Kickey. "For many years now the officers of the Secaucus PBA Local 84 h...

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Giving thanks
Where to donate food, volunteer, or get a free Thanksgiving meal or turkey
by Marilyn Baer and Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Although people go undernourished every day of the year, hunger around Thanksgiving and the holidays has always been a rallying call for some people to serve those in need. On Sundays all year, Jer...
Who created the anonymous flyers?
After illicit campaign literature goes viral, politicians fight, offer reward
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Police Department is still investigating an anonymous campaign flyer distributed around town a few days before the mayoral election, looking at the matter as a bias incident. Whoever cr...
City and ferry company in tug-of-war over land
Council approves eminent domain for Dry Dock repair site
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council approved, in an 8-0-1 vote on Wednesday, the use of eminent domain to try to acquire northern waterfront property that was recently purchased by NY Waterway from Union Dry ...
Saying no to ‘millionaires’ marina’
Friends of Liberty State Park protest rumored new plans for south side of park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Saying that the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) appears to have made “a secret deal” to develop the south side of Liberty State Park into a new “Millionaires’ Marina,” Sam Pesin,...
Heroes inside and outside the ring
Three locals inducted into the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
In a letter issued at the conclusion of World War II, President Harry S Truman paid tribute to the memory of Private Michael A. Mastrandrea, who died in the service of his country. “He stands in th...
School district shows off latest changes
Jersey City kids have the tools to prepare for the future
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
For the fourth time in four years, Jersey City Schools Superintendent Dr. Marcia Lyles recently led a bus full of local officials on a tour of the public schools. The annual event is designed to hi...
Weehawken to adjust rent control law
Landlords relieved when new amendment is introduced
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Many towns in New Jersey adopted rent control laws after World War II in order to keep landlords from jacking up rents and putting tenants in a tight spot. But when landlords themselves end up stru...
THE FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
The Route 495 helix bridge in Weehawken is about to get a colorful new mural makeover, courtesy of a local artist.
Hit-and-run deaths on Kennedy Blvd. spur action
County officials launch month-long crackdown
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Elected Hudson County officials and law enforcement are ramping up enforcement this month for Kennedy Blvd.’s five most dangerous intersections – based on accident data – in West New York, Union Ci...
Giving thanks
Where to donate food, volunteer, or get a free Thanksgiving meal or turkey
by Marilyn Baer and Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Although people go undernourished every day of the year, hunger around Thanksgiving and the holidays has always been a rallying call for some people to serve those in need. On Sundays all year, Jer...
Election winners in Secaucus
Mayor, four council people, two school board incumbents reelected
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The entire “Moving Secaucus Forward” slate – headed up by Mayor Michael Gonnelli -- easily won reelection in the Tuesday, Nov. 7 mayor/council races. As for the races for three school board seats, ...
Food waste becomes soil for new food
High school gets its first rocket composter
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus High School students are about to get a lesson in environmental sustainability, thanks to a rocket composter that the town's environmental department purchased this past summer. The depart...
State audit of school board released
State monitor recommended
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
An audit of the finances at the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) between July of 2015 and June of 2016 by the Office of the State Auditor was released lastweek. The report showed the district did...
Bayonne eyes new Special Improvement District
Advisory board of MOTBY developers created
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne is looking to add another Special Improvement District (SID), this time away from the city’s center. Mayor James Davis issued an executive order to create an advisory board for a SID in the...
Bayonne super fan in the running
Finalist for Jets Fan Hall of Fame
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
No one in Bayonne, even Kenny Britt, has come as close to induction into an NFL team’s Hall of Fame as Bayonne’s Frank West. West, 44, won a Halloween costume contest in 2010 for a convincing Rex R...
Giving thanks
Where to donate food, volunteer, or get a free Thanksgiving meal or turkey
by Marilyn Baer and Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Although people go undernourished every day of the year, hunger around Thanksgiving and the holidays has always been a rallying call for some people to serve those in need. On Sundays all year, Jer...
Honoring service members
North Bergen holds annual Veterans Day celebration
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen's living veterans gathered at the Recreation Center Nov. 11 for the town's annual Veterans Day celebration. The holiday honors living service men and women who served in the military. ...
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Library and non-profit team up to help disabled people launch businesses
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
If you happen to have a physical or mental disability, but dream of starting your own business, you can now get free assistance at the North Bergen Free Public Library. Earlier this year, the libra...
Children First projected to win three school board slots
Losing slate fights back, citing complaint
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
Candidates on the Children First school board slate, which was backed by Mayor Felix Roque, were projected to win three open spots on the nine-member West New York Board of Education after Tuesday’...
Hit-and-run deaths on Kennedy Blvd. spur action
County officials launch month-long crackdown
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
Elected Hudson County officials and law enforcement are ramping up enforcement this month for Kennedy Blvd.’s five most dangerous intersections – based on accident data – in West New York, Union Ci...
Spiderman and Nintendo
First annual Comic Book and Toy Show hits North Bergen
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
Comics aren’t just for adults anymore. In fact, whenever a comic or toy convention comes to the area, grown-up collectors are happy to join in. Such was the case at North Bergen's first annual Comi...
Children First projected to win three school board slots
Losing slate fights back, citing complaint
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
Candidates on the Children First school board slate, which was backed by Mayor Felix Roque, were projected to win three open spots on the nine-member West New York Board of Education after Tuesday’...
Hit-and-run deaths on Kennedy Blvd. spur action
County officials launch month-long crackdown
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
Elected Hudson County officials and law enforcement are ramping up enforcement this month for Kennedy Blvd.’s five most dangerous intersections – based on accident data – in West New York, Union Ci...
Spiderman and Nintendo
First annual Comic Book and Toy Show hits North Bergen
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 158 158 recommendations | email to a friend
Comics aren’t just for adults anymore. In fact, whenever a comic or toy convention comes to the area, grown-up collectors are happy to join in. Such was the case at North Bergen's first annual Comi...

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Hoboken Board of Education candidate forum cancelled
Oct 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 214 214 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN--According to Melissa Abernathy of the Hoboken Quality of Life Coalition, the Board of Education candidate forum, previously scheduled for this Thursday, has been cancelled due to several c...

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