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Storage wars show comes to Hudson County
Local ‘pirates’ who bid on leftovers hope to become TV stars
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Although they don’t wear eye patches or scowl, the “storage pirates” of Hudson County are certainly characters in their own right, and are part of an emerging internet TV program shot in Jersey Cit...
It’s a woman’s world, too
Tech startup launches in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Oksana Sokolovsky hadn’t intended to smash the glass ceiling for women when she partnered to create a tech startup company in Jersey City. But she’s happy that more than half of the employees of he...
Why do hospitals go broke?
CarePoint asks for a fair rate of insurance reimbursement
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
If you own or operate an urban hospital, you aren’t likely to survive long under the system of insurance reimbursement that currently exists. This is one of the main reasons that hospitals, particu...
Artists, journalists at Hudson Reporter win slew of state awards
Investigative reporting, layout, photography recognized in industry contest
May 17, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Writers and graphic artists for The Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won a total of 17 awards in the competitive statewide annual Memorial Journalism Contest run by the Garden State Journalists ...
A high-rise for Marion and Grove
Council approves construction of a new residential tower by a minority contractor
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council on May 13 decided to allow the construction of a residential high rise at the intersection of Marion and Grove streets despite a philosophical dispute with the Planning Board over ...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Local officials and unions oppose NJ Transit fair hike and service cuts Mayor Steven M. Fulop joined the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) on May 14 in their fight against NJ Transit’s proposed 9 per...
Former top cop sticks it to Fulop, Shea
Ex-chief files suit alleging DWI cover-ups, Holland Tunnel traffic revenge
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
A lawsuit filed by former Police Chief Robert Cowan claims that Mayor Steven Fulop, Public Safety Director James Shea, and other unnamed defendants interfered with the Police Department for politic...
A race in the sun
Newport 10K set new records for participants
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
With bright sunlight and reasonably cool weather, runners from across the nation helped kick off the 12th annual Newport 10K race on May 2. The event broke new records for the number of runners who...
Around the world in 300 days
Environmentalists raise awareness of plastic pollution
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The six-man crew of the sailing vessel Race for Water Odyssey moored in Liberty State Park in early April and scrambled for two weeks to get ready to leave for the next leg of their trip around the...
A celebration of Gaia
Jersey City comes out for Earth Day
by Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
In ancient Greek mythology, Gaia is mother earth from which all else, mortal and immortal, was born. And for the children who gathered on April 22 to take part in this year’s Earth Day commemoratio...

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