New design for center of town
Council adopts redevelopment plan for business district
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
On Tuesday, Nov. 22 the Town Council members adopted an ordinance to accept preliminary plans for the development of the downtown business district. The town would alter some design rules and add a...
Christmastime in Jersey City
Newport Center kicks off season with annual tree lighting
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
For more than an hour before festivities were scheduled to start at Newport Towne Center on Thursday, kids and parents began to arrive. Although the Christmas music played over speakers, and a smal...
Large Apartment building opens next to Viaduct
140 units; Trader Joe’s, ice rink to come
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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The Harlow, a large apartment building at the corner of Fourteenth Street and Willow Avenue, officially opened its doors Nov. 30 with a ribbon cutting by state, county, and local officials. The bui...
A run for military families
Non-profit marathon hope to bring community together
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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The national non-profit Hope for the Warriors is scheduled to host their sixth annual Harmon Meadows Run for the Warriors on Sunday. The organization helps those in the military and their families ...
A talk over breakfast
Women candidates discuss their experiences running for Board of Education
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Seated in the Brightside Tavern for breakfast two weeks after the Board of Education election, four women candidates gathered for a candid talk about their experiences. Although they all ran on dif...
Letters and candy canes
Kids celebrate at annual tree lighting
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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North Bergen resident Alexandra Espinal, 8, knew exactly what she wanted to ask Santa for when she and other kids wrote letters as part of the Housing Authority’s annual Christmas tree lighting on ...
Fidel Castro dies at 90
Death of former leader of Cuba has local leader rethinking policies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
For many old-time Cuban residents of Hudson County, the death of Fidel Castro is personal. Some recall fleeing his Communist regime when they were children, to take refuge in the United States. Som...
A temporary replacement?
Suggestions needed for Ward F seat
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
With Ward F Councilwoman Diane Coleman slated to resign by Dec. 31 because she won election as County Register, Mayor Steven Fulop wants to know who the community wants him to appoint as a replacem...
What’s so funny?
A comedy scene grows throughout Hudson County
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken-based comedian Dan Frigolette was performing recently at Hoboken’s Cadillac Cantina bar and told a story about a recent visit to Oklahoma. “I said I lived [near] New York and they go, ‘Oh, ...
Furry cops
Port Authority graduates seven new canine teams
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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One by one, Port Authority police officers and their partner dogs walked to the front of the room at the Port Authority facility in Jersey City to receive their diplomas. The Oct. 26 ceremony was a...