USA Today: Hoboken has largest disparity in black/non-black arrest rates in Hudson County
Nov 19, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN—In the mile-square city, black residents are over 11 times as likely as non-black residents to be arrested, according to a USA TODAY analysis of FBI arrest data. In 2012, 389.9 black indivi...
Former arts manager at NJCU pleads guilty to theft
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JERSEY CITY -- Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman said this week that the former production manager for the Music, Dance and Theater Department at New Jersey City University pleaded guilty tod...
Newark Avenue reopened after sinkhole was fixed
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JERSEY CITY – A sink hole that closed Newark Avenue between Tonnelle Avenue and JFK Boulevard has been repaired, officials said. The section of road was closed on Nov. 18 during the morning rush ho...
Getting the money back
Mayors want their business district $$$ from the state
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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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
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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 | 11 11 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 ...
‘Soldiers Angels’ in flight
Two Bayonne women drive effort for military
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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The Bayonne City Council recently paid tribute to Soldiers’ Angels, a group that has been sending letters and packages to U.S. troops wherever they are deployed in the world. In a resolution on Oct...
BAYONNE BRIEFS
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Canned food drive underway downtown Join the Bayonne Initiative in its quest to make Thanksgiving brighter this year for needy families by contributing to its canned food drive until Nov. 23. Donat...
Bayonne’s political landscape
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To the Editor: They say that talent imitates but genius steals outright. In my run for the Bayonne School Board I and my cronies will campaign as a slate with a title filched from the recent succes...
Doughnut man
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To the Editor: I would like to commend the City of Bayonne’s greatest ambassador, Judicke’s Bakery, a long established and best institution. Last week I was on a Long Branch Elks bus trip to MetLif...