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Remembering, 17 years later
JC holds ceremony on date of 9/11 attacks
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
An eerie fog hug over Lower Manhattan and the waterfront on Sept. 11 as people gathered across the river -- at the foot of Grand Street in Jersey City -- to commemorate the horrific and yet heroic ...
No move yet
Freeholders again delay ICE contract vote
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though Hudson County has agreed to revisit its approval of a contract with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) after protests from immigrant rights group, the freeholders will not vo...
Sep 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Voters to decide on Polish statue In a divided vote, the City Council has decided to let voters decide whether or not the Katyn Memorial statue should be moved from its current location on Exchange...
New countywide high school opens
Massive campus has wings for arts, technology
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Teenagers in Hudson County have a new place to go to high school, as the new High Tech High School opened in Secaucus on Wednesday, Sept. 5, with a ceremony on Friday, Sept. 7. High Tech was moved ...
Back to school again
Classes started in Jersey City on Sept. 6
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 174 174 recommendations | email to a friend
Considering the heat inside and outside some of Jersey City’s schools, it seemed hard to believe summer was over and it was time for classes to start again. Yet this did not keep Chris Gadsden from...
Lyons appointed in split vote
Former member will serve out unexpired term of Angel Valentin
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
A divided Board of Education voted 5-3 on Aug. 31 to appoint former board member Gerald Lyons to fill the unexpired term of Angel Valentin, who resigned in early August for health reasons. Because ...
Stars to shine in Jersey City
Golden Door International Film Festival kicks off Sept. 20
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 185 185 recommendations | email to a friend
What do the “Brady Bunch,” “The Sopranos,” and “Real Housewives of New York” have in common? Stars from those shows as well as a host of other movie industry professionals are expected to attend th...
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
County contract with ICE to be terminated – eventually Although the details have to be worked out, an agreement between the Hudson County Board of Freeholders and religious leaders who are suing th...
A new attack on parking regulations
Council prez unveils multi-pronged plan for Jersey City’s parking mess
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
To reform antiquated parking laws that may negatively impact Jersey City residents, Council President Rolando Lavarro has announced a new comprehensive parking reform plan that he hopes to fully im...
Religious leaders sue to void county contract with ICE
Suit alleges freeholders violated state Open Public Meetings Act
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
A group of Hudson County religious leaders, represented by the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey, filed suit on Aug. 27 to force the Hudson County Board of Freeholders to void a contract...

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