Hoboken councilman offers reward for information on racist flyers
Nov 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Councilman Michael DeFusco announced that he is offering $5,000 reward for information leading to the criminal conviction in the illegal and racist flyers allegedly distributed before El...
Next weird weather event -- Saturday
Nov 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- It seems like there's been one strange weather event almost every week since Hurricane Sandy. This week will be no exception. Accuweather says that Saturday will be a rainy, windy ...
Fulop wins re-election in landslide
But council control will be decided in runoff; split victory in school board race
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Steven Fulop’s landslide re-election victory over former city attorney Bill Matsikoudis sets the stage for a battle to control the City Council, as four of the nine seats on the council (all ...
Apple Tree House will become a museum
Long effort to preserve an icon of the American Revolution is completed
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
For Jersey City, preserving history is rarely easy. Yet, on Nov. 1, Mayor Steven Fulop and other city officials to joined community members to cut the ribbon on the restored Apple Tree House, an ic...
A new neighborhood rises
SoHo Lofts is latest address in redevelopment of northern JC
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Situated in the northern section of Jersey City near the Hoboken border, the SoHo Lofts represent a new development front in an area that has largely been untouched for the last thirty years. Origi...
Giving thanks
Where to donate food, volunteer, or get a free Thanksgiving meal or turkey
by Marilyn Baer and Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Although people go undernourished every day of the year, hunger around Thanksgiving and the holidays has always been a rallying call for some people to serve those in need. On Sundays all year, Jer...
Weehawken to adjust rent control law
Landlords relieved when new amendment is introduced
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Many towns in New Jersey adopted rent control laws after World War II in order to keep landlords from jacking up rents and putting tenants in a tight spot. But when landlords themselves end up stru...
Hit-and-run deaths on Kennedy Blvd. spur action
County officials launch month-long crackdown
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Elected Hudson County officials and law enforcement are ramping up enforcement this month for Kennedy Blvd.’s five most dangerous intersections – based on accident data – in West New York, Union Ci...
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Route 495 helix bridge in Weehawken is about to get a colorful new mural makeover, courtesy of a local artist.
Children First projected to win three school board slots
Losing slate fights back, citing complaint
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
Candidates on the Children First school board slate, which was backed by Mayor Felix Roque, were projected to win three open spots on the nine-member West New York Board of Education after Tuesday’...