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Hoboken & NHSA officials lower the flood pumps
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – Mayor Dawn Zimmer joined North Hudson Sewerage Authority (NHSA) Executive Director Dr. Richard J. Wolff and other city and NHSA officials for a ceremony to lower and secure the pumps for ...
Jitney driver acquitted in crash that killed infant
Jun 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY — Superior Court Judge Joseph V. Isabella ruled Thursday that a jitney bus driver involved in a 2013 crash that killed 8-month-old Angelie Paredes was not guilty, declaring the prosecut...
Bayonne City Council votes to designate JMF as waterfront developer
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE -- The Bayonne City Council on Wednesday voted to formally designate JMF Properties of Whippany, NJ, as a developer for 16 acres of Harbor Station South (HSS) closest to Route 440. Their pr...
Street naming ceremony for ‘Pat’ Sacco is June 28
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
WEST NEW YORK – The community is invited to a street naming ceremony Tuesday, June 28 at 5 p.m. at 64th and Polk Street. The ceremony will honor the life and legacy of Pasquale “Pat” Sacco, state S...
Hoboken day care calls police because they believe mom is 'possibly intoxicated' when picking up child
Jun 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Some moms joke about it being "wine o'clock," but one parent was probably not laughing on Wednesday evening when a Hoboken day care called police because workers there believed she was "...

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This is a test
Some high schools soar, others struggling to improve on SATs
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Last month, the state released the average SAT scores for each high school in the state for the 2014-2015 school year, allowing residents to compare how their district did on the standardized test,...
New parking meters coming to every street
Will apply to any blocks where there’s permit parking
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter correspondent
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
After the Hoboken City Council debated parking regulations at their meeting on Wednesday night, they voted 7-2 to award a $1.5 million contract to a company to place 156 new parking meters at corne...
Roadmap to recovery
Hoboken’s low-income housing projects hope to rise above ‘troubled’ status
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The ceiling of the Adams Gardens Community Room began to leak as if on cue during the Hoboken Housing Authority’s (HHA) monthly meeting on June 9, as the board – which oversees Hoboken’s 1,300 unit...
Do the reval now!
Residents urge city to push ahead
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents speaking out in the public portion of the June 15 meeting of the City Council urged the city to push ahead with a state-ordered property revaluation. Joan Terrell, an African-American res...
‘We are Orlando!’
Jersey City shows its pride and its outrage
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Holding candles and wearing rainbow-colored ribbons, thousands filled the Newark Avenue pedestrian plaza on June 14 in a show of solidarity with the victims of the June 12 shooting in a gay nightcl...
We’re going to need more shelf space
Hudson Reporter writers, photographers, artists win awards in two statewide contests
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The reporters and graphic artists for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently accepted 13 writing, 11 photography, and six layout awards in the prestigious 2016 Memorial Journalism Awards run annua...
Fruit, fish, and flavored butter -- all from the farm
Weekly farmer’s markets open around Hudson County
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
From fresh bread to varieties of homemade pickles, you can find fruits, veggies, and concoctions straight from New Jersey’s farms at weekly farmer’s markets around Hudson County this summer. Most m...
When eating can be a life-or-death decision
School districts have various policies about food allergies
by Joseph Passantino
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
A 13-year-old Chicago, Ill., student died in 2010 from an allergic reaction to peanuts after a Chinese restaurant cooked meals for a school party and apparently used peanut oil, after saying they w...
Hamilton Park Summer Concert Series dates announced
Free concerts every Sunday evening against NYC skyline
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer is right around the corner, and that means the 2016 Hamilton Park Sunday Concert Series will once again begin, highlighting local talent. The series is a chance to relax with friends and fam...
For adults, kids, and pets
Ribbon cutting held for waterfront gazebo, dog park, playgrounds, nature trail
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Local officials cut the ribbon on Tuesday June 14, for a new waterfront gazebo in Millcreek Point Park. It’s adjacent to a dog park, nature trails, and playground areas. Kids can enjoy a new rock w...
Three days of fun
Residents enjoyed food, animals, games, crafts at Secaucus fair
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Candle-makers, restaurant owners, and residents all gathered in the Plaza for the annual three-day street fair from Friday, June 3 to Sunday, June 5. Secaucus residents of four years Rich Rodriguez...
Watery views
Residents can take Meadowlands pontoon boat, canoe tours
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority has begun this month offering pontoon boat and canoe tours of the Hackensack River, some embarking from Secaucus, that will run through Saturday, Sept. 17...
Developer for Harbor Station South?
City Council poised to vote June 22
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne’s protracted efforts to develop the former Military Ocean Terminal Base (MOTBY) may result in a development deal with JMF Properties, the Whippany-based company that has been one of many de...
A matter of finance
Local students get apt lessons for the future
by Al Sullivan and Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writers
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Financial literacy is so important, that now you can’t graduate from high school without passing a course in in it. This is because many students leave high school ill-equipped to deal with the com...
Fire survivors look for new homes
Building demolished after 5-alarmer displaced 44, injured firefighters
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
A firefighter was still in the hospital on Tuesday and 44 people were looking for new homes after a five-alarm fire that enveloped three buildings on Avenue C between 19th and 20th Street early Sat...
Jonathon soars
Autistic student with great grades and black belt is on way to High Tech High
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
“A lot of times, people think autistic means ‘suffer,’ but he overcame a lot of that. He didn’t give up,” said the mother of Jonathan Negron, 13, last week. Before Jonathon was born, his mother, Hi...
On the waterfront
North Bergen, Guttenberg residents celebrate new season for park
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of North Bergen and Guttenberg enjoyed music, barbecue food, and face painting last Saturday at a ceremony to kick off the season at the waterfront park on the border between the two town...
This is a test
Some high schools soar, others struggling to improve on SATs
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 19, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Last month, the state released the average SAT scores for each high school in the state for the 2014-2015 school year, allowing residents to compare how their district did on the standardized test,...
Always remembered
Union City park honors six police killed in line of duty
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
A new park opened in Union City on the corner of Eleventh and West streets last month, dedicated to the six Union City police officers who have been killed in the line of duty. Union City Police Ch...
Is Kennedy Boulevard safe?
After fatal accident earlier this year; County takes action
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
David Porto, 43, of Jersey City, was fatally struck by a northbound Ford F-350 pickup truck on Kennedy Blvd. in Bayonne between 30th and 31st streets on Wednesday afternoon, April 27 while trying t...
Cuban pride on the march
North Hudson hosts 15th annual parade and festival
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Correspondent
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
North Hudson paid homage to its Cuban population with the 15th annual Cuban Parade and Festival of New Jersey last Sunday, kicking off in North Bergen. And despite a rainy start, nothing could damp...
86 cats, dogs, rescued from cages
10 euthanized after discovery in WNY house
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
For the third time in six months, a case of apparent animal hoarding has come to light in North Hudson. In the worst incident yet, law enforcement officials discovered 81 cats and five dogs in smal...
Is Kennedy Boulevard safe?
After fatal accident earlier this year; County takes action
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
David Porto, 43, of Jersey City, was fatally struck by a northbound Ford F-350 pickup truck on Kennedy Blvd. in Bayonne between 30th and 31st streets on Wednesday afternoon, April 27 while trying t...
Always remembered
Union City park honors six police killed in line of duty
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 12, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
A new park opened in Union City on the corner of Eleventh and West streets last month, dedicated to the six Union City police officers who have been killed in the line of duty. Union City Police Ch...

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