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Fatal shooting of Jersey City Police Officer Santiago brings about questions; suspect reportedly said he'd be 'famous'
Jul 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- Witnesses from nearby residences say more than one suspect were involved at the Sunday morning shooting of Jersey City Police Officer Melvin Santiago. “They had snipers on the roof o...
RECAP: Real Housewives of New Jersey, Season 6, Episode 1: Teresa, Teresa, Nicole, Amber, and more...
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Well, after a long hiatus, the "Real Housewives of New Jersey" are back. Melissa Gorga was there, and hubby Joe, and Teresa Giudice, and hubby Joe, and some beautiful children. There were new cast ...
Police officer and alleged shooter die after after exchange of gunfire in Jersey City
Jul 13, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – While responding to a report of an armed robbery at about 4:09 a.m. on Sunday morning, police officer Melvin Santiago was shot in the head and was pronounced dead at Jersey City Medic...
'Real Housewives of New Jersey' is back on Sunday -- watch here for recap!
Jul 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- They're ba-aaack. Well, some of them are. The reality show that some love to gossip about, "Real Housewives of New Jersey," has its season 6 premiere on Bravo this Sunday at 8 p.m....
Young woman dies in Fifth Street fire in Jersey City
Jul 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- A fire on Thursday night at 296 Fifth St. in Jersey City killed at least one person. Firefighters arrived on the scene at about 10 p.m. to find flames pouring out the front windows o...

this week's news stories

Council shoots down extended hours for PSE&G work
Former councilwoman joins Zoning Board; sergeant list still invalid
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The federal government isn’t the only body giving special attention to Hoboken’s flood vulnerability. Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), the public utility for Hudson County, will upg...
Bridge open!
Viaduct from Hoboken to Palisades is back after $54M renovation
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The 14th Street Viaduct, which links Hoboken to Union City and Jersey City Heights, debuted in 1908 – the same year as the Model T Ford. At the time, it linked Hoboken to West Hoboken, the forerunn...
Ooh, baby, baby!
Tots galore dress up for Hoboken Baby Parade
by Caren Matzner
Reporter Editor
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
They were dressed as Dorothy from the “Wizard of Oz,” the Flintstones/Rubbles, and BatMan. Scores of Hoboken babies – along with their doting parents – came out on Sunday, June 29 to the Hoboken Hi...
Main library goes back to the future
Fundraiser underway for a project that will restore historic features and modernize
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Walking into the main branch of the 113-year-old Jersey City Library is like walking back in time. Unfortunately, part of that past is one in which fluorescent lights and 1960s-era fixtures were co...
Winning bet for Jersey City?
$4.6B casino, race track, convention center proposal inspires optimism…and concern
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Paul Fireman, who heads Fireman Capital Partners in Boston, has raised some eyebrows with a proposed $4.6 billion project that would bring a gambling casino to Jersey City. The project would includ...
Happy birthday, America
Liberty State Park comes alive with sound of music and fireworks
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite brief downpours through the daytime hours during this year’s Fourth of July celebration, Jersey City's Freedom and Fireworks Festival was a resounding success. An estimated 60,000 people ca...
$512M county budget passed
Tax burden mainly hits Jersey City and Hoboken; Weehawken modestly
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not as bad as first anticipated, Hoboken still got hit hardest with the percent of taxes it must pay to fund the newly passed $512 million county budget this year. Jersey City also got hit...
Saved!
Weehawken Volunteer First Aid Squad celebrates 45 years of service
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The Weehawken Volunteer First Aid Squad recently celebrated its 45th year of providing free ambulance and medical services to the residents of Weehawken with a gala banquet at the Greycliff in Moon...
Men of action
12 military vets sworn in as local firefighters
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The community just got a little safer. Twelve new firefighters were sworn in to the North Hudson Regional Fire Department – which serves North Bergen, Weehawken, Union City, West New York, and Gutt...
Fashion delivery
Secaucus delivers three trailers full of goods to the needy
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
In the days leading up to the fourth of July, while most people were getting ready for vacations, barbecues, or fireworks, a dedicated corps of workers in Secaucus was busy unloading and sorting th...
$7.3 million in local tax relief
State to fully fund Meadowlands tax sharing for the first time
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus and North Bergen are among the towns to benefit this year as the state of New Jersey picks up the entire tab for the Meadowlands Intermunicipal Tax Sharing Program for the first time. Esta...
$512M county budget passed
Tax burden mainly hits Jersey City and Hoboken; Weehawken modestly
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not as bad as first anticipated, Hoboken still got hit hardest with the percent of taxes it must pay to fund the newly passed $512 million county budget this year. Jersey City also got hit...
Moving parts at city hall
Departures and appointments order of the day
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
With Mayor James Davis now officially seated in the mayor’s office at city hall, his administration has begun to take form. Davis wasted no time in that effort, naming four people to posts before h...
$512M county budget passed
Tax burden mainly hits Jersey City and Hoboken; Weehawken modestly
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not as bad as first anticipated, Hoboken still got hit hardest with the percent of taxes it must pay to fund the newly passed $512 million county budget this year. Jersey City also got hit...
Just the facts, ma'am
State Police statistics tell positive story about crime in Bayonne
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 09, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Crime category percentages decreased almost across the board in Bayonne when comparing 2013 to 2012, according to New Jersey State Police reports issued for each municipality. Year-to-year comparis...
Robots and rockets
‘Science Week’ ends the school year with a bang
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
For students in North Bergen’s elementary schools, the academic year ended with robots and rockets and cool experiments. It was all part of “Science Week,” an intriguing way to wrap up the year wit...
$7.3 million in local tax relief
State to fully fund Meadowlands tax sharing for the first time
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus and North Bergen are among the towns to benefit this year as the state of New Jersey picks up the entire tab for the Meadowlands Intermunicipal Tax Sharing Program for the first time. Esta...
$512M county budget passed
Tax burden mainly hits Jersey City and Hoboken; Weehawken modestly
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not as bad as first anticipated, Hoboken still got hit hardest with the percent of taxes it must pay to fund the newly passed $512 million county budget this year. Jersey City also got hit...
Men of action
12 military vets sworn in as local firefighters
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The community just got a little safer. Twelve new firefighters were sworn in to the North Hudson Regional Fire Department – which serves North Bergen, Weehawken, Union City, West New York, and Gutt...
Thanks and Yanks!
WNY student given award for generosity on field trip
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 1, Det. Hilenne Chemas and members of the West New York Police Department took 300 middle school students on a field trip to Yankee Stadium. All students attending received an official Yank...
$512M county budget passed
Tax burden mainly hits Jersey City and Hoboken; Weehawken modestly
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not as bad as first anticipated, Hoboken still got hit hardest with the percent of taxes it must pay to fund the newly passed $512 million county budget this year. Jersey City also got hit...
Thanks and Yanks!
WNY student given award for generosity on field trip
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
On June 1, Det. Hilenne Chemas and members of the West New York Police Department took 300 middle school students on a field trip to Yankee Stadium. All students attending received an official Yank...
Men of action
12 military vets sworn in as local firefighters
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The community just got a little safer. Twelve new firefighters were sworn in to the North Hudson Regional Fire Department – which serves North Bergen, Weehawken, Union City, West New York, and Gutt...
$512M county budget passed
Tax burden mainly hits Jersey City and Hoboken; Weehawken modestly
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not as bad as first anticipated, Hoboken still got hit hardest with the percent of taxes it must pay to fund the newly passed $512 million county budget this year. Jersey City also got hit...

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