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Hundreds to celebrate Jewish festival of Lag Baomer
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – The Chabad Jewish Center will host a community-wide celebration, featuring a barbecue, entertainment, and bonfire, on May 26, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Pier A Park. The event, open to the pu...
Hoboken High School student allegedly fondled 12-year-old seventh grader
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- A Hoboken High School student allegedly fondled a 12-year-old seventh grader in a school elevator on Thursday, May 19, Hoboken Sgt. Edgardo Cruz confirmed on Wednesday. Cruz asserted tha...
WNY Memorial Day parade is Monday morning
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
WEST NEW YORK – Mayor Felix E. Roque, and the West New York Board of Commissioners will host a town-wide Memorial Day Parade to honor the life and legacy of American soldiers who gave the ultimate ...
Mustard Seed School receives $250,000 gift from entrepreneur Coleman Fung for new endowed chair
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – Mustard Seed School has announced it has received a gift of $250,000 from entrepreneur and philanthropist Coleman Fung. The gift will establish and fund the Coleman Fung Chair for Creativ...
Hudson County Sheriff’s Office hires 14 new officers
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – With dozens of proud family members in attendance along with Hudson County Sheriff Frank X. Schillari and local elected leaders looking on, the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office official...

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Finally, Southwest Park set to open by June 2017
But city and Academy Bus butt heads on property that would extend park
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
One chapter of the long saga to open the city’s first flood resiliency park was accomplished this past week when the City Council awarded a contract to build roughly 1 acre of the Southwest Park ne...
Everything is grand about this marshal
Veteran with peculiar connection to Mark Twain to lead Memorial Day Parade
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
When Francis A. Przygoda was told he would lead the 118th annual Hoboken Memorial Day Parade, he thought it was a joke. “I said ‘You’re kidding, right? This is April Fools’?” he said between laughs...
Sinatra Drive walkway closer to reality
Also: City council extends café hours, adds person to housing board
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council approved two pilot programs at its meeting on Wednesday – one to extend the hours of operation for outdoor cafes until midnight on certain June dates, and another to complete a gap...
Is Kennedy Boulevard safe?
Another fatal accident; County takes action
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 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 ...
Abbie Gardner from Red Molly doing a solo act
Mixing the band’s and her own music, playing local concerts
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Abbie Gardner, a well-established Dobro guitar player from the band Red Molly, came back to her hometown of Jersey City in early May to play her hometown before continuing on a solo road tour up an...
Race on the Hudson
America’s Cup races first in area in almost a century
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Although high winds over the Hudson River cut short the America’s Cup races, residents on both sides got to watch a sight not seen here since 1920. Thousands of people crowded the banks of the rive...
Trader Joe’s coming to Weehawken/Hoboken border
Popular chain store expected to open by end of 2016
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Rummaging through the aisles at the Trader Joe’s in Edgewater, Weehawken resident George McDaniel was stocking up on organic apple blossoms and all-natural potato chips. His weekly six-mile trip wi...
A walk for grandfather
Weehawken woman raises funds to fight pancreatic cancer
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken resident Christina Oden took a walk along Pier 84 on April 10 as part of the Lustgarten Foundation’s New York City Pancreatic Cancer Walk to help find a cure for America’s most lethal can...
Weehawken throws Spring Senior Party
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
On April 24, the scene at the Elks Club was enlivened by a DJ and a mariachi band as Weehawken held its annual spring party for senior citizens. The buffet included fried chicken with all the trimm...
Fishing around
Kids catch sunnies, catfish at Duck Pond derby
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Jason Hambly of Secaucus has been fishing at the Duck Pond for 38 years, and he has been bringing his son Tyler Hambly, 13, to the annual kids’ Fishing Derby since Tyler was a baby. “We look forwar...
Leaving North Bergen, coming to Secaucus
New building for High Tech High School expected 2018
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
In September 2018, 1,200 students will attend High Tech High School’s new campus at Laurel Hill County Park in Secaucus. The current facility in North Bergen is being sold and will no longer be use...
Hudson Reporter offices move
Newspaper chain relocates to new building in Bayonne
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson Reporter moved its main office last week to 447 Broadway in Bayonne after 33 years in Hoboken. The move has been met with excitement by owners and staff. The company owns eight weekly ne...
City has plan to avoid $15 million budget hole
City Council to monetize future debt
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council on Wednesday addressed the looming $15 million budget hole created by a Military Ocean Terminal (MOTBY) development deal breaking down last month. The council voted 3-1-1 in a deci...
Baby formula smuggling ring stretched from Houston to Bayonne
Bayonne man sentenced
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne long ago shed its association with the mob, but another kind of organized crime has been hiding in plain sight – organized retail crime. Two men were sentenced last month in federal court f...
A storied political life
Neil Carroll, 89, honored for public service
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
In many ways, the gathering to honor former Freeholder Neil Carroll on May 14 in Stephen R. Gregg Park in Bayonne was a lot like the last scene from “It’s a Wonderful Life,” where the main characte...
Going for the gold
NB hosts statewide Special Olympics
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen hosted this year's Special Olympics New Jersey at Bruins Stadium on Saturday, May 7. Teams from Hudson County participated in competitions like the 800-meter walk and run, 100-meter da...
Run as fast as you can
Residents raise $40K for local needy families
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
About 500 runners ran the perimeter of Braddock Park on Saturday May 14 for the second annual Nicholas Sacco Foundation 5K Fun Run. The foundation, named for the mayor, uses the money to help food ...
Hudson Reporter offices move
Newspaper chain relocates to new building in Bayonne
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson Reporter moved its main office last week to 447 Broadway in Bayonne after 33 years in Hoboken. The move has been met with excitement by owners and staff. The company owns eight weekly ne...
A rose and lunch for mom
Seniors feel loved at Mother’s Day event in UC
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
Sharon Quesada, 71, who has lived in Union City since 1972, says she has been going to the city’s senior events since one of her children passed away, and another lost contact with her. She was hap...
‘A treat of true perfection’
In pursuit of the delicious Honduran baleada
by Alison Rodriguez
Reporter Correspondent
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
I moved to Union City for love. Fresh out of college and head over heels for my future husband, a Union City native, I moved to Hudson County. Having spent my formative years in places where the fo...
Watery views
Residents can take Meadowlands pontoon boat, canoe tours
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority will begin offering pontoon boat and canoe tours of the Hackensack River, some embarking from Secaucus, on Tuesday, June 7 through Saturday, Sept. 17. The...
‘A treat of true perfection’
In pursuit of the delicious Honduran baleada
by Alison Rodriguez
Reporter Correspondent
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
I moved to Union City for love. Fresh out of college and head over heels for my future husband, a Union City native, I moved to Hudson County. Having spent my formative years in places where the fo...
Watery views
Residents can take Meadowlands pontoon boat, canoe tours
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority will begin offering pontoon boat and canoe tours of the Hackensack River, some embarking from Secaucus, on Tuesday, June 7 through Saturday, Sept. 17. The...
Dressing up
Art show to raise funds for Dress for Success
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
International, regional, and local artists will show off their works in “Art and Soul; Women In the Arts,” a show at Mana Contemporary gallery’s first annual fundraiser and cocktail reception on Ma...

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