New York Post to Hudson County: Don't fire ex-dominatrix cop, considering 8 mayors went to jail
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- It's always shocking when New York newspapers acknowledge that there's a state a mile west of them, so it's worth reading today's editorial in the New York Post in which not only d...
Should property taxes support the arts?
Local creators appeal to city for tax sharing
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 18, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 98 98 recommendations | email to a friend
Should the city dedicate a portion of local property taxes to support local arts? This is the question facing the City Council as arts activists showed up en masse on Wednesday to lobby the city fo...
City drops suit against Friends of the Loews Theater
Both parties see a new cooperative relationship ahead
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Giving new meaning to the old saying, “If you can’t beat ’em join, ’em,” Mayor Steven Fulop has announced that the city will drop its lawsuit against the Friends of the Loews Theater and will work ...
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A funeral mass was held June 13 at Immaculate Conception Church in Secaucus for Arthur L. Buckel, 85, of Secaucus. He passed away June 8 at the Meadowlands Medical Center. Born in Secaucus to the l...
Should the city buy Union Dry Dock & Repair Co. on the waterfront?
Activists start petition, but owner says land is not for sale
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 18, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
The Fund for a Better Waterfront, a Hoboken-based nonprofit activist group that has protected the waterfront from overdevelopment, launched an online petition two weeks ago to urge the city to buy ...
Passing the torch
Local police participate in annual Special Olympics Torch Run
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
In the final stretch of the Hudson County section of the 34th annual NJ Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run June 9,  Jersey City Sergeant Kevin Kot quickly rounded a corner onto Communipaw A...
Singing Sinatras
15 crooners compete in 11th Annual Sinatra Idol contest
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 recommendations | email to a friend
Jerry Pearce of Clifton, N.J.  was crowned winner last Thursday at the 11th Annual Sinatra Idol contest, in which 15 men from all over the world – from England to Texas—competed in Hoboken’s Sinatr...
Green scene
Some farmers’ markets canceled, others thrive
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County residents who want vegetables fresh from the farm, as well as a variety of baked goods, sauces, and other delicacies, can find a local weekly farmer’s market for almost any day of the...
Mayor reacts to Tonnelle Avenue crash
Cops suspended, supervisors reassigned; unions call actions premature
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that has already raised concerns about due process, Mayor Steven Fulop and Public Safety Director James Shea announced that four police officers were suspended without pay and two deputy ...
Secaucus goes to the dogs
Hundreds of pooches interact at expo
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Braille, an Australian shepherd, is blind and deaf, but that didn’t stop him from playing the piano a week ago Friday at the World Dog Expo, held in Secaucus through Sunday. Braille was among hundr...