Wainstein to face Sacco for mayor
Election promises to be heated
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s official. Lawrence “Larry” Wainstein, founder and leader of the North Bergen Concerned Citizens Group (NBCCG), is running for mayor of North Bergen against incumbent Nicholas Sacco in the May ...
Pumping the brakes
Council minority keeps flood relief at bay; resident voices concerns
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 23 23 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
For months, those pushing for a wet weather pump for northwest Hoboken have jumped through hoop after bureaucratic hoop. The pump, along with a water-retaining park in the southwest part of town, a...
ABBATTISTA, LOUISE
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass took place Feb. 19 at St. Lawrence Church for Louise Abbattista 80, of Weehawken. She passed away Feb. 14. She was born in Jersey City and was a lifelong resident of Weehawken. She w...
State of the county
DeGise celebrates county’s achievements and maps out future plans
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is doing better, according to the review of the State of the County over the last year given by County Executive Tom DeGise to the Hudson County Board of Freeholders on Feb. 12. Befor...
Local brewers are what’s on tap
Three craft beers being created in Hudson County’s towns
by Joe Granat
Reporter Correspondent
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is the smallest and most densely-populated county in New Jersey, and the sixth most densely-populated county in America. With all those people living here, it brings a question to the...
Happy birthday, Mr. Presidents
Jersey City marks Presidents’ Day at Apple Tree House
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
A popular myth about President George Washington claims he once chopped down a cherry tree as a boy, and then refused to lie to cover up his misdeed. In Jersey City, Washington supposedly had an im...
Being human
Teacher Colacurcio brings human touch to Roque ticket
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
If teacher Susan Colacurcio felt nervous at the Feb. 12 fundraiser for West New York Mayor Felix Roque, she had every right to be. Roque introduced her as yet another new candidate being added to t...
Top honors for ads, art, investigative reporting
Reporter chain wins 14 awards in prestigious journalism competition
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
The writers, graphic artists, and advertising account executives for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 14 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey...
COONEY, EDNA ELIZABETH
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was offered Feb. 20 at the Historic Madonna R.C Church, Fort Lee, for Edna Elizabeth Cooney of North Bergen. She passed away Feb. 15. Born in Hebburn, England, she served in the Brit...
Secaucus gains $5M a year
Will help keep taxes stable
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
With the stroke of a pen, Gov. Christopher Christie saved Secaucus what could be as much as $5 million a year. By signing the Hackensack Meadowlands Consolidation Act merging the New Jersey Meadowl...