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Hoboken named a Top City to Shop Local for the Holidays
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN—New York City may have Fifth Avenue and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, but when it comes to small local businesses with great holiday gifts, it has nothing on Hoboken. The Mile Square ...
Former EnCap Meadowlands site up for bid
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The largest parcel of developable land left in the Meadowlands is up for bid, according to reports. The Kingsland site in Rutherford and Lyndhurst contains 718 acres of land that was once part of t...
Historic downtown Jersey City one of the most expensive places to rent
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Market Watch, a realty website, said Historic Downtown Jersey City is one of the most expensive places to rent in the nation. “There’s a high inventory of low-rise buildings and brown...
Main library in Jersey City closed on Nov. 21 to 22 due to demolished potties
Nov 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – The Main Library, 472 Jersey Ave., is closed on Friday, Nov. 21 and Saturday, Nov. 22, due to the demolition of the first floor restrooms. “We apologize for any inconvenience,” said L...

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Sharing the holiday spirit
Where to get a free meal or volunteer for Thanksgiving
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Tis the season not only of giving thanks, but of sharing. This is the time of year when many of our communities and businesses reach out to ensure that everyone, no matter their financial or famil...
City to offer $9.7M for park land
Also: Council members rip rolling reval, call for end of program
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The city of Hoboken will offer chemical giant BASF Corporation $9.7 million for three empty lots it hopes to eventually turn into a signature park for northwest Hoboken that would also be a corners...
Waterfront wishes
Architect behind South Waterfront says more open space can be preserved
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Spend any amount of time talking urban design with Craig Whitaker, and he will tell you that the numbers people think matter don’t really matter. “A lot of the arguments [about future development] ...
‘On a mission from God’
Bayonne man finds, rescues isolated 80-year-old gravestone from Meadowlands
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Fluke season had just begun, and Bruce Dillin of Bayonne was scouting the Hackensack River across from Laurel Hill Park in Secaucus for a spot to trap killie fish he could use as bait. “I remember ...
Sharing the holiday spirit
Where to get a free meal or volunteer for Thanksgiving
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Tis the season not only of giving thanks, but of sharing. This is the time of year when many of our communities and businesses reach out to ensure that everyone, no matter their financial or famil...
School fountains may soon be flowing again
Lead abatement program is nearly finished
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
With one more round of tests to be done, some of the water fountains in Jersey City’s schools may soon be clear of lead contamination, said Luiggi Campana, the district business administrator. In 2...
Dorm named after lifelong Weehawken resident
Fairfield University honors alumnus and trustee
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
In recognition of the support it has received from alumnus and trustee John C. Meditz, ’70, of Weehawken, Fairfield University in October named a recently constructed residence hall as Meditz Hall....
Sharing the holiday spirit
Where to get a free meal or volunteer for Thanksgiving
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Tis the season not only of giving thanks, but of sharing. This is the time of year when many of our communities and businesses reach out to ensure that everyone, no matter their financial or famil...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 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 neigh...
Secaucus in your pocket
New smartphone app provides comprehensive info, links to services
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The Secaucus Town Council meeting on Monday, Nov. 10 began with a special presentation by Wayne Sabella, IT coordinator for the town. Sabella announced the availability of a new smartphone app for ...
Sharing the holiday spirit
Where to get a free meal or volunteer for Thanksgiving
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Tis the season not only of giving thanks, but of sharing. This is the time of year when many of our communities and businesses reach out to ensure that everyone, no matter their financial or famil...
Person of distinction
Resident honored with two awards for community efforts
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Melissa Pettignano of Secaucus wears a lot of hats, describing herself as an “author, entrepreneur, inspirational speaker, and professional music artist.” Now she can add another feather to her cap...
Getting the money back
Mayors want their business district $$$ from the state
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayors and other urban officials gathered in the Walmart parking lot in North Bergen on Nov. 10 to support a bill proposed by Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto to reinstate state funds for business d...
Requiem for rent control
Both sides say they were right on issue
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Two weeks after voters cast their ballots not to bring back Bayonne’s original rent-control protections, the two sides are still saying they were right. On Nov. 4, Bayonne residents voted down the ...
Permission to board
Cruise ship finds new home in Bayonne
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Nov 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Royal Caribbean Cruise Line’s Quantum of the Seas ushered in a new era in ocean travel when the marquee ship left port from Cape Liberty Cruise Port in Bayonne on Nov. 14. I was lucky enough to be ...
Hit-and-run aftermath
Boy suffers brain injury; older brother in a coma after Kennedy Blvd. accident
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It was supposed to be a pleasant family night out. It ended with two brothers in the hospital – one with his leg amputated and the other in a coma following brain surgery. The two Union City siblin...
Sharing the holiday spirit
Where to get a free meal or volunteer for Thanksgiving
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Tis the season not only of giving thanks, but of sharing. This is the time of year when many of our communities and businesses reach out to ensure that everyone, no matter their financial or famil...
Upscale Monarch community attracts luxury renters to the Meadowlands
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Monarch, the luxury rental community located directly across from MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, continues to be one of the hottest choices in the rental market this fall as renters discov...
Hit-and-run aftermath
Boy suffers brain injury; older brother in a coma after Kennedy Blvd. accident
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It was supposed to be a pleasant family night out. It ended with two brothers in the hospital – one with his leg amputated and the other in a coma following brain surgery. The two Union City siblin...
Sharing the holiday spirit
Where to get a free meal or volunteer for Thanksgiving
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Tis the season not only of giving thanks, but of sharing. This is the time of year when many of our communities and businesses reach out to ensure that everyone, no matter their financial or famil...
Upscale Monarch community attracts luxury renters to the Meadowlands
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Monarch, the luxury rental community located directly across from MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, continues to be one of the hottest choices in the rental market this fall as renters discov...
Sharing the holiday spirit
Where to get a free meal or volunteer for Thanksgiving
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Tis the season not only of giving thanks, but of sharing. This is the time of year when many of our communities and businesses reach out to ensure that everyone, no matter their financial or famil...
Hit-and-run aftermath
Boy suffers brain injury; older brother in a coma after Kennedy Blvd. accident
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
It was supposed to be a pleasant family night out. It ended with two brothers in the hospital – one with his leg amputated and the other in a coma following brain surgery. The two Union City siblin...
Upscale Monarch community attracts luxury renters to the Meadowlands
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Monarch, the luxury rental community located directly across from MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, continues to be one of the hottest choices in the rental market this fall as renters discov...

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