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Hoboken to celebrate ‘Sinatra Centennial’ events
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – This year would have been Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday. As a result, the city where he was born will be hosting a slew of events this summer. See the attached art for specifics and look...
Bayonne Memorial Day Parade committee announces line of march
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The Bayonne Memorial Day Parade is scheduled to kickoff on Monday, May 25 at 10:30 a.m., so the parade committee has announced assembly points and the line of march for participating grou...
Bayonne firefighters respond to fuel leak from truck
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The Bayonne Fire Department responded to the report of an overturned tractor-trailer at the Rt. 440 southbound loop near the entrance of Rutkowski Park on May 20 at about 2:30 p.m. Arrivi...
Grand Marshal Glen Flora to lead Bayonne Memorial Day Parade
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – Commander Glen Flora of the World War I Post 226, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States of America, is the 2015 Bayonne Memorial Day Parade grand marshal and will lead the event w...
What's up? Air Force Thunderbirds thunder by
May 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- Relax. We're not under attack. Leaving six trails in the air, the very loud Air Force Thunderbirds have been flying up and down the Hudson River Friday, making Hudson County reside...

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More on the mini-mall drug bust
One had been arrested for murder; six families may be kicked out of public housing
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Police Department broke up an alleged open air market for marijuana, heroin, and crack cocaine operating in front of a strip mall near the city’s public housing two weeks ago and made 1...
A star is reborn
Local Jews celebrate 100th anniversary of refurbished, revived synagogue
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
The United Synagogue of Hoboken will mark the hundredth anniversary of the Star of Israel Synagogue at 115 Park Ave. this Sunday, May 17 with a day-long block party. More specifically, they’ll be c...
Moms make lunch for the homeless
A visit to an area shelter with ‘Councilwoman Jen’
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
With the assistance of a friend from the local charter school, Jen Giattino, councilwoman for the 6th Ward in Hoboken, struggled up Second Street carrying three shopping bags filled with pre-made m...
Storage wars show comes to Hudson County
Local ‘pirates’ who bid on leftovers hope to become TV stars
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Although they don’t wear eye patches or scowl, the “storage pirates” of Hudson County are certainly characters in their own right, and are part of an emerging internet TV program shot in Jersey Cit...
It’s a woman’s world, too
Tech startup launches in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Oksana Sokolovsky hadn’t intended to smash the glass ceiling for women when she partnered to create a tech startup company in Jersey City. But she’s happy that more than half of the employees of he...
Why do hospitals go broke?
CarePoint asks for a fair rate of insurance reimbursement
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
If you own or operate an urban hospital, you aren’t likely to survive long under the system of insurance reimbursement that currently exists. This is one of the main reasons that hospitals, particu...
Purr-fect cats and dogs
Where stray animals go in your town, and where to adopt
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
In the recession, more animals have ended up abandoned and more are awaiting adoption in local facilities. Some towns have even started their own adoption locations in the last few years to give th...
Ten new firefighters serving North Hudson
Six officers promoted in rank
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten new recruits joined the ranks of North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRFR), and six officers were promoted during a ceremony at Schuetzen Park in North Bergen. The agency fights fires in five...
Artists, journalists at Hudson Reporter win slew of state awards
Investigative reporting, layout, photography recognized in industry contest
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Writers and graphic artists for The Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won a total of 17 awards in the competitive statewide annual Memorial Journalism Contest run by the Garden State Journalists ...
Fake worms and ‘Frozen’ poles
Spring brings annual Fishing Derby to Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Frank and Vivian Liang brought their children, Doreen, 6, and Samuel, 4, to the annual Fishing Derby at the duck pond to compete for the first time this year. There was just one problem. “They ate ...
Celebration in green
Annual event attracts hundreds
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
At 14 months old, Carolyn Kang is already a veteran of the Secaucus Green Festival, having attended in 2014. “Last year she was just two months old,” said dad Timothy. “Now she’s able to walk and e...
Tree City Secaucus
Arbor Day honored by Secaucus schools
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Arbor Day was welcomed with song and ceremony at Huber Street School in Secaucus last month. Students from the various schools gathered in the auditorium for a presentation designed to instill an a...
Budget ready for review
Administration ready to talk turkey with residents at meeting
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The $131 million 2015 Bayonne municipal budget, the first by Mayor James Davis’s administration, will be on display at the Wednesday, May 20 City Council meeting, when it goes up for public hearing...
Fairest of them all
Bayonne Hometown Fair expected to provide thrills and create camaraderie
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
A yearning to recapture an early and wondrous time in one Bayonne woman’s life has morphed into a grand celebration of fun, camaraderie, and community in the revival of the Bayonne Hometown Fair on...
Real estate projects flourishing
Downtown, uptown developments going forward
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 20, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
A multi-story residential building at the former Bayonne Community Bank location at 5th Street and Broadway and The Promenade at Bayonne, a downtown waterfront residential project, are two of the d...
Sacco team wins 2-1 over Wainstein
Commissioners to choose mayor, departments Tuesday
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
“Four more years.” The phrase was repeated jubilantly by many of the well-wishers who turned out for Mayor Nicholas Sacco’s victory celebration on Tuesday night, May 12, following his sweep at the ...
Sumo in the schools
Guttenberg event raises funds for class trip
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Two very round, grimacing opponents faced off across the circular red ring while the crowd roared their support. Moments later the two foes charged – okay, waddled – toward one another, bouncing in...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News , and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neig...
Ten new firefighters serving North Hudson
Six officers promoted in rank
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten new recruits joined the ranks of North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRFR), and six officers were promoted during a ceremony at Schuetzen Park in North Bergen. The agency fights fires in five...
Young passion players at local school
The last days of Jesus enacted in Union City
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
St. Augustine’s School seventh and eighth grades acted out the Passion of Jesus on March 30 at St. Augustine Church, Union City. The children acted out Jesus’ passion, death and resurrection with s...
Roque ticket sweeps WNY election
Mayor’s candidates prevail after stormy campaign season
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
In a chant that reverberated for blocks, supporters of Mayor Dr. Felix Roque shouted “Four more years!” over and over after polls closed for the West New York municipal election on May 12. In the t...
Ten new firefighters serving North Hudson
Six officers promoted in rank
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten new recruits joined the ranks of North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRFR), and six officers were promoted during a ceremony at Schuetzen Park in North Bergen. The agency fights fires in five...
Young passion players at local school
The last days of Jesus enacted in Union City
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
St. Augustine’s School seventh and eighth grades acted out the Passion of Jesus on March 30 at St. Augustine Church, Union City. The children acted out Jesus’ passion, death and resurrection with s...

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