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Oct 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
On Wednesday, Oct. 18 the Hoboken City Council and public discussed the Washington Street Redesign Project and the possibility of extending construction hours. The council approved the installation...
Author offers one-shot writing class to get your story onto paper, at local book store
Oct 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Do you have a piece of writing -- or an idea for a piece of writing (memoir, novel, script, comedy) -- and you need feedback on it or ideas on how to get it published? Now you can learn how in your...
Hoboken mayoral candidate calls out opponent's supposed lack of disclosure
Oct 20, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – Michael DeFusco’s campaign has charged that Hudson County Freeholder and mayoral candidate Anthony Romano “has seemingly again violated campaign finance reporting laws by failing to file ...
John Hughes, beloved scoutmaster, passes away
Oct 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE -- John Hughes, Troop 25 Scoutmaster for 47 years and a former public defender in Bayonne’s municipal court, passed away on Oct. 19. Hughes also served as Commissioner of the Northern New J...
Menendez trial will continue, judge rules
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NEWARK – In a decision that could have an impact on the balance of power in the U.S. Senate, U.S. District Judge William Walls has refused to dismiss the most serious corruption charges against U.S...

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Boats, construction, and grids
Hoboken city council explores extended hours for Washington Street construction
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
On Wednesday, Oct. 18 the City Council and public discussed the Washington Street Redesign Project and the possibility of extending construction hours. The council approved the installation of a te...
Profiles: Three of six mayoral candidates
Get to know Bhalla, Giattino, and Bautista
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 22, 2017 | 5 5 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
On Nov. 7, voters will decide Hoboken’s future by electing new representatives for mayor, City Council, and school board. Below are profiles of three of the six candidates running for mayor. Watch ...
City Baptist celebrates its fifth anniversary
Bible-based church congregation began after 9/11
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken’s City Baptist Church recently celebrated its fifth anniversary. The church, begun Oct. 14, 2012 by Pastor Philip Rizzo in a rented storefront on Jefferson Street with a few parishioners, h...
Osborne endorses Symes in Ward E race
But the county Democratic organization may have a different idea
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The 2017 Ward E council election race heated up tlast week when outgoing council member Candice Osborne officially announced her support for Rebecca Symes to succeed her representing downtown Jerse...
A tour de force
Jersey City Artists & Studio Tour drew thousands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Anybody who caught even part of the 27th Annual Jersey City Art & Studio Tour had to admit it was a success this year. Held on Oct. 14 and 15, the event featured more than 200 art events across the...
Conflict in the Heights
Candidates for Ward D face off in forum
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Parking, public transportation, development, and clean streets were chief concern as City Council candidates debated in a Ward D forum sponsored by the Riverview Neighborhood Association on Sept. 2...
21 years young
‘Weehawken Day’ fair returns to waterfront
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken Township held its 21st Weehawken Day on Oct. 7 at Waterfront Park. The event is designed to educate old and new residents about the township and its activities. The event originally launc...
Puerto Rico gets help from Hudson County
Local officials and agencies organizing after hurricane
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
My sister Kathy sent a message to the rest of the family last month, after Hurricane Irma passed just north of Puerto Rico, to let us know she was okay. While there was significant damage on the is...
Prepare for detours and traffic
DOT to begin multi-year rehabilitation of Route 495 bridge in fall
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Route 495, which connects the New Jersey Turnpike to the Lincoln Tunnel, is set to undergo a multi-year renovation to repair its debilitated viaduct bridge in North Bergen, according to the NJ Depa...
Sale of Meadowlands Hospital underway
State Health Planning Board holds public comment hearing
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The process of selling the troubled Meadowlands Hospital will continue this week, after the state Health Planning Board was scheduled to hold a public comment hearing on the transfer of ownership o...
Who’s running for the school board?
Six candidates are running for three seats on Nov. 7
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 22, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Six candidates are running for three open spots on the nine-person Secaucus school board. The election takes place Nov. 7. Change has come to the district recently. Last fall, the district complete...
Young upstart challenges 1st Ward councilman
Local resident challenges councilman in lone contested race Nov. 7.
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since their election to the Secaucus town council in 2009, the Independent “Moving Secaucus Forward” slate (formerly “Take Back Secaucus”) has enjoyed massive popularity, and an uncontested re...
Mayor James Davis announces his run for re-election
O’Donnell will oppose the incumbent
Oct 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
At a fundraiser at the Chandelier Restaurant, Mayor James Davis announced his re-election bid for the June 2018 Bayonne mayoral election. His lone opponent, former assemblyman and firefighter, Jaso...
Thousands come out for Bergen Point Fall Festival
Oct 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Thousands packed Broadway at Bayonne’s annual Bergen Point Fall Festival on Saturday, October 14. Local shops, vendors, bars, art galleries, and restaurants were all alive for the fall celebration....
A lifetime of achievement
Ted Garelick honored by Bayonne Education Foundation
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Oct 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Education Foundation awarded Theodore “Ted” Garelick its “Lifetime Achievement in Education” award for his many years of work as a trustee on the Board of Education and as an advisory b...
Best practices, best armor
North Bergen ranks 84 percent on program for fiscal responsibility
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
When it comes to best practices, North Bergen is tops. The municipality ranked 84 percent in the state’s Best Practices inventory program, the township commissioners announced at their most recent ...
For those who can’t remember
North Bergen High School students win top prizes in Alzheimer’s art contest
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen High School student Gabriella Delacruz was just hanging out at her friend’s house years ago, when, listening to her friend’s grandmother, she knew something was wrong. “She was telling...
Gabert marks 25th anniversary as HCCC president
Built a school with uncertain prospects into a learning center
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
When Dr. Glenn Gabert took over as the president of Hudson County Community College in 1992 – the fifth president or acting president to serve in three years – the campus consisted of one building ...
Eight candidates vie for 3 spots
WNY school board election is on Nov. 7
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
Eight candidates are running for three open spots on the nine-member West New York Board of Education on Nov. 7. Each term lasts for three years. Registered voters can pick any three candidates, al...
‘Rest easy, you will be missed’
Memorial erected for Union City teen killed in bike accident
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
A memorial for a Union City teenager who died in a collision with a garbage truck in Union City two weeks ago has been erected near the crash site, above Route 495. “I only knew you for three month...
Puerto Rico gets help from Hudson County
Local officials and agencies organizing after hurricane
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
My sister Kathy sent a message to the rest of the family last month, after Hurricane Irma passed just north of Puerto Rico, to let us know she was okay. While there was significant damage on the is...
Eight candidates vie for 3 spots
WNY school board election is on Nov. 7
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
Eight candidates are running for three open spots on the nine-member West New York Board of Education on Nov. 7. Each term lasts for three years. Registered voters can pick any three candidates, al...
‘Rest easy, you will be missed’
Memorial erected for Union City teen killed in bike accident
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
A memorial for a Union City teenager who died in a collision with a garbage truck in Union City two weeks ago has been erected near the crash site, above Route 495. “I only knew you for three month...
Puerto Rico gets help from Hudson County
Local officials and agencies organizing after hurricane
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 208 208 recommendations | email to a friend
My sister Kathy sent a message to the rest of the family last month, after Hurricane Irma passed just north of Puerto Rico, to let us know she was okay. While there was significant damage on the is...

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Hoboken Board of Education candidate forum cancelled
Oct 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 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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