Going for the gold
NB hosts statewide Special Olympics
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen hosted this year's Special Olympics New Jersey at Bruins Stadium on Saturday, May 7. Teams from Hudson County participated in competitions like the 800-meter walk and run, 100-meter da...
Fishing around
Kids catch sunnies, catfish at Duck Pond derby
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
Jason Hambly of Secaucus has been fishing at the Duck Pond for 38 years, and he has been bringing his son Tyler Hambly, 13, to the annual kids’ Fishing Derby since Tyler was a baby. “We look forwar...
Finally, Southwest Park set to open by June 2017
But city and Academy Bus butt heads on property that would extend park
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
One chapter of the long saga to open the city’s first flood resiliency park was accomplished this past week when the City Council awarded a contract to build roughly 1 acre of the Southwest Park ne...
Is Kennedy Boulevard safe?
Another fatal accident; County takes action
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
David Porto, 43, of Jersey City, was fatally struck by a northbound Ford F-350 pickup truck on Kennedy Blvd. in Bayonne between 30th and 31st streets on Wednesday afternoon, April 27. while trying ...
Leaving North Bergen, coming to Secaucus
New building for High Tech High School expected 2018
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
In September 2018, 1,200 students will attend High Tech High School’s new campus at Laurel Hill County Park in Secaucus. The current facility in North Bergen is being sold and will no longer be use...
Everything is grand about this marshal
Veteran with peculiar connection to Mark Twain to lead Memorial Day Parade
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
When Francis A. Przygoda was told he would lead the 118th annual Hoboken Memorial Day Parade, he thought it was a joke. “I said ‘You’re kidding, right? This is April Fools’?” he said between laughs...
Abbie Gardner from Red Molly doing a solo act
Mixing the band’s and her own music, playing local concerts
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Abbie Gardner, a well-established Dobro guitar player from the band Red Molly, came back to her hometown of Jersey City in early May to play her hometown before continuing on a solo road tour up an...
Run as fast as you can
Residents raise $40K for local needy families
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
About 500 runners ran the perimeter of Braddock Park on Saturday May 14 for the second annual Nicholas Sacco Foundation 5K Fun Run. The foundation, named for the mayor, uses the money to help food ...
Hudson Reporter offices move
Newspaper chain relocates to new building in Bayonne
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson Reporter moved its main office last week to 447 Broadway in Bayonne after 33 years in Hoboken. The move has been met with excitement by owners and staff. The company owns eight weekly ne...
BAILS, AUDREY B.
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held May 20 at Good News Bible Mission Church, Jersey City, for Audrey B. Bails of Jersey City. She passed away May 16. She was the mother of Sakinah T. Bails; daughter of Ele...