The ‘Power List’
Our annual ranking of Hudson County’s most influential
by Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 99 99 recommendations | email to a friend
The status of each of Hudson County’s most influential people rises and falls from year to year. Influence can mean different things, not only political power. Artists, activists, and not-for-profi...
30 people speak at council meeting
Eminent domain, Trump immigrant ban cause controversy
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 05, 2017 | 3 3 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
In a unanimous vote on Wednesday night, the Hoboken City Council authorized the use of eminent domain as a tool “if necessary” to turn a proposed 1-acre Southwest Park into 2 acres. The city would ...
‘No ban, no wall, sanctuary for all’
Jersey City rallies on behalf of refugees from Syria, elsewhere
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 136 136 recommendations | email to a friend
While not all of the estimated 1,200 people who turned out in Newark Avenue’s pedestrian plaza on Jan. 29 came to protest Donald Trump’s travel ban, those who supported his initiatives kept to them...
SCOREBOARD
Bruins enjoy astounding turnaround
A seven-win team last year, North Bergen now sits atop the HCIAL standings
by Jim Hague
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
At the end of the 2015-16 high school basketball season, veteran North Bergen head boys’ basketball coach Kevin Bianco didn’t know what to do. His Bruins had just endured a tough season, one that s...
Snow day? Rain delay?
Superintendents reveal how they decide to close schools for storms
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
When the National Weather Service predicted a rainy nor’easter for Monday, Jan. 23, three school districts in Hudson County closed, and several others remained open but canceled afternoon activitie...
The ‘Power List’
Our annual ranking of Hudson County’s most influential
by Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 375 375 recommendations | email to a friend
The status of each of Hudson County’s most influential people rises and falls from year to year. Influence can mean different things, not only political power. Artists, activists, and not-for-profi...
FISCHER, WILLIAM
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
William Fisher, 91, a teacher, assistant principal, and principal in the Jersey City public school system who retired after 32 years of service, passed away peacefully at Bayonne Medical Center on ...
A hot night at the bookstore
Writers of women’s erotica to talk about craft and passion
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the things that former Jersey City resident Rachel Kramer Bussel learned as she edited her latest book on women’s erotica is that exploring personal passion can be very liberating. Bussel, t...
More parks, no new taxes
Mayor gives State of the City address
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 141 141 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Dawn Zimmer promised more park space, better flood protection, and no new taxes this year in her seventh State of the City address on Monday night to a full house at DeBaun Auditorium. Zimmer...
A man in full
A review of two books that puncture Chris Christie’s mythology
by Gene Ritchings
Reporter Managing Editor
Feb 05, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
Before Gov. Chris Christie fell out of favor along the Trump administration’s path toward the White House, he had a chance to become the 2016 Republican candidate for president. He had national vis...