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Candidates for Board of Education election file
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In a race that promises to be hotly contested, nine people have filed to run in the November election for four Board of Education seats. Three incumbents will defend their seats, while a fourth sea...
A weed grows in Secaucus
Local dispensary gets state permit to grow medical marijuana, set to open in Q4 2017
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A medical marijuana dispensary is set to begin operations in Secaucus, after the state recently issued a permit for it to begin growing the plants. Harmony Foundation is on track to become New Jers...
Bubbles everywhere
JC Families hosts kids’ friendly events
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
You could hear the kids giggling from almost a block away. Their voices shrill with delight as their small hands rose into the air to grab hold of illusive bubbles rising above them at Riverview Fi...
Meeting community health care needs
Metropolitan Family Health Network to celebrate National Health Center Week
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
At a time when access to healthcare seems to many people to be threatened, Metropolitan Family Health Network – which serves many of the underprivileged throughout Hudson County – will hold its ann...
Under new management?
County will seek a change of operators of Casino in the Park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Casino in the Park, a restaurant owned by Hudson County but leased to private management, will likely see its lease renewed despite reports otherwise. The restaurant inside Lincoln Park was origina...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Taking pride Gayborhood Jersey City and Humanity Pride Productions will host the 17th Annual Jersey City LGBT Pride Festival on Saturday, Aug. 26 from noon to 8 p.m. The festival will take place on...
Suit settled against former sheriffs
County pays $120K to two former officers
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Without granting any validity to the lawsuits brought against Hudson County by two former Hudson County Sheriff’s Department officers, the county has agreed on a $120,000 settlement. The settlement...
Cops and civilians
Thousands crowd Jersey City parks for National Night Out Against Crime
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A few minutes before the festivities were about to start at Audubon Park in Jersey City on Tuesday night, a van full of people pulled up to the curb. The man in the passenger side rolled down his w...
Well worth the wait
White Eagle Hall opens its doors, at last
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
Walking into the refurbished White Eagle Hall on Newark Avenue in Jersey City is like stumbling into several episodes of the classic trilogy of sci-fi films, “Back to the Future.” On one hand, you ...
Eat a peach – or a pie, at least
Riverview Farmers’ Market to hold annual peach pie contest
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Poets for more than a century have pontificated on spiritual inspiration from eating a peach. T.S. Elliot used the peach as a kind of narcissistic self reflection, while Allen Ginsberg reflected up...

past weeks news

A high school for women aged 17-29
18 graduate from Kenmare High
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

Black and white frogs
101 students have artwork published in coloring book
by Marilyn Baer & Al Sullivan
Reporters Staff Writers