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Kennedy Dancers launch 40th Anniversary ‘Jersey City Follies’
Mar 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – The Kennedy Dancers have announced in celebration of their 40th Anniversary Season the company will present a fundraising gala, “The Jersey City Follies,” on Thursday, May 11, at the ...
Was Artie Lange fired from HBO show after Hoboken arrest?
Mar 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Comedian and former Howard Stern sidekick Artie Lange told the press last week that he had been fired from his HBO series “Crashing” after his arrest by Hoboken Police on March 12 for dr...
Bayonne Initiative to honor leaders at March 31 dinner dance
Mar 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The Bayonne Initiative (TBI), a community organization, will honor three Leaders of the Community a its annual dinner dance on Friday, March 31, at the Knights of Columbus, 669 Ave. C fro...
Did you miss these stories from Bayonne?
Mar 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Taxpayers in Bayonne will face higher school taxes and layoffs for school district employees if the Board of Education’s 2017-2018 budget is approved as introduced on Thursday, March 16. The board,...
Nimbus Dance Works performance and gala coming to Jersey City's White Eagle Hall
Mar 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Nimbus Dance Works, the local dance troupe that focuses its work on the intersection between high-level dance and innovative ways of involving communities and audiences, will present ...

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Book hits the big screen
Movie based on Hoboken author’s novel premieres in theaters 3/31-4/1
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
“Carrie Pilby,” a movie based on the offbeat first novel by Hoboken author Caren Lissner, opens the weekend of March 31-April 1 in theaters in New York City, Los Angeles, San Diego, Bethesda, Md., ...
City introduces $113M budget
Plan has small tax reduction; council also discusses new hotel and Pier A
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council will host three workshops on March 27, March 29, and April 3 to discuss the proposed $113.2 million municipal budget, which the nine-member council introduced at this past Wednesda...
Snow business
Does the city need legislation to deal with unshoveled properties?
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
As the city digs out after Tuesday’s snowstorm, Mayor Dawn Zimmer has told the City Council that Hoboken may need stiffer penalties for property owners who ignore local ordinances requiring them to...
Blizzard? What blizzard?
Storm lashes Jersey City with sleet and bitter cold, but less snow than expected
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City braced as forecasters predicted a major winter storm and heavy snowfall last week. However, a westward shift in the path of the nor’easter left a little more than 6 inches of accumulati...
A handy design
Students develop better tools for the disabled
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
Shania, a fourth grade student in Jersey City, held up the plastic artificial hand. “See, it doesn’t bend very well,” she said. “So it can’t hold things it needs in order to eat.” The challenge for...
Giving a little extra
Underprivileged kids get a chance to play baseball this year
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
After helping local organizers rescue the Pershing Field Pony League last year, Bayonne-based Encore Petroleum has donated $5,000 to baseball and softball programs to help cover the cost of allowin...
All-ages tribute to David Bowie
Weehawken residents team up for album fundraiser
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken resident and music producer Stephanie Mayers decided to put her experience to good use by creating a David Bowie tribute album with local and national performers, whose proceeds will go t...
Taste of Weehawken is May 2
Event at Food Court will benefit township library
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
The Annual Taste of Weehawken returns to the Food Court at Lincoln Harbor on Tuesday, May 2 for the 17th year. The popular culinary event is a fundraiser for the Weehawken Library. Throughout the y...
Local resident’s book hits big screen
‘Carrie Pilby’ movie, based on local author’s novel, premieres March 31
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Carrie Pilby, a movie based on the offbeat novel of the same name written by Hoboken-based author Caren Lissner, opens on March 31 in theaters in New York City, Los Angeles, Bethesda, Md., and Chic...
No sanctuary in Secaucus
Mayor and local residents react to suggestion; two playgrounds to be upgraded
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Two weeks ago, at the Feb. 14 council meeting, Secaucus resident Michele LaRue urged officials to adopt legislation making the town a “sanctuary city.” Sanctuary cities are municipalities that refu...
Learning from letters
Secaucus police hold pizza party for students who wrote to them
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Back in January, second-grade students at the Huber Street School wrote friendly letters to members of the Secaucus Police Department as part of a unit on how to write letters. On Feb. 28, the Seca...
After fire kills toddler, mayor targets response time
Claims squad took 40 minutes to put water on blaze
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Mar 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
After a nearly-2-year-old boy died in a fire on Summit Avenue last Saturday, Mayor Brian Stack complained that it took the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue squad over 40 minutes to put water o...
Bayonne Board of Education votes higher tax
Proposes more layoffs
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Taxpayers in Bayonne will face higher school taxes and layoffs for school district employees if the Board of Education’s 2017-2018 budget is approved as introduced on Thursday, March 16. The board,...
Who cares about the poor?
Trump proposes eliminating antipoverty programs
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayors across the country have been coming out against the Trump Administration’s recent budget proposal that would eliminate antipoverty programs, most notably Community Development Block Grants (...
PILOT approved for Harbor Pointe Marketplace
Bike share company chosen
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council on Wednesday, March 15, unanimously approved a 30-year PILOT (payment in lieu of taxes) agreement with a developer to build a commercial property on the Military Ocean Terminal Bas...
Team Guttenberg reveals mayor, council candidates
Will run in November, 2017 after mayor announces his departure
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
After Guttenberg Mayor Gerald Drasheff said last week that he would not seek reelection in November of 2017, one group of candidates -- Team Guttenberg -- announced its slate of candidates at a fun...
After losing teen daughter in crash, parents take action
Prepare annual fundraising gala to educate students on driving responsibly
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Rebeka Verea had the entire world before her. The 18-year-old had just graduated from Cliffside Park High School June 20, 2005, headed for any number of possibilities. Then, she decided to take a c...
Book hits the big screen
Movie based on local resident’s novel premieres in theaters March 31
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Carrie Pilby, a movie based on the offbeat novel of the same name written by Hoboken-based author Caren Lissner, opens on March 31 in theaters in New York City, Los Angeles, Bethesda, Md., and Chic...
After fire kills toddler, mayor targets response time
Claims squad took 40 minutes to put water on blaze
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
After a nearly-2-year-old boy died in a fire on Summit Avenue March 4, Mayor Brian Stack complained that it took the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue squad over 40 minutes to put water on the ...
‘It takes a special kind of person’
State legislature honors local manager of home health aides
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
Ida Rodriguez had a challenge on her hands. A client service manager for Bayada Home Health Care -- an international company that connects people with home health aides -- one of her clients had ju...
After losing teen daughter in crash, parents take action
Prepare annual fundraising gala to educate students on driving responsibly
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
Rebeka Verea had the entire world before her. The 18-year-old had just graduated from Cliffside Park High School June 20, 2005, headed for any number of possibilities. Then, she decided to take a c...
After fire kills toddler, mayor targets response time
Claims squad took 40 minutes to put water on blaze
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
After a nearly-2-year-old boy died in a fire on Summit Avenue March 4, Mayor Brian Stack complained that it took the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue squad over 40 minutes to put water on the ...
‘It takes a special kind of person’
State legislature honors local manager of home health aides
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
Ida Rodriguez had a challenge on her hands. A client service manager for Bayada Home Health Care -- an international company that connects people with home health aides -- one of her clients had ju...
After losing teen daughter in crash, parents take action
Prepare annual fundraising gala to educate students on driving responsibly
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
Rebeka Verea had the entire world before her. The 18-year-old had just graduated from Cliffside Park High School June 20, 2005, headed for any number of possibilities. Then, she decided to take a c...

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'Carrie Pilby' movie, based on local author's novel, will screen in Philadelphia on Sat, then premiere in theaters at end of month
Mar 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- "Carrie Pilby," a movie based on the offbeat first novel by Hoboken-based author Caren Lissner, is set to open the weekend of March 31-April 1 in theaters in New York City, Los Angeles, ...

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