‘Goddess Night:’ An evening of Belli dance and female wisdom
Apr 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY —The Kennedy Dancers, a non-profit professional dance company, dance school, and producers of educational cable television, will present “Goddess Night, An Evening of Belli Dance and Fe...
Flooding reported throughout area on Monday morning
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HUDSON COUNTY -- With heavy rains at high tide, flooding conditions were reported in Hoboken and Jersey City on Monday morning in the usual low-lying areas. Officials warned residents not to try to...
Hudson County launches online ‘Homeless Services Navigator’
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JERSEY CITY – Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise announced that the Hudson County Division of Housing and Community Development has gone live with a new “Homeless Services Navigator” page on the co...
A real education
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Wake up America! It seems our so-called “education system” may actually be doing more harm than good. Of course, this isn’t exactly breaking news to the millions of parents now home sc...
New Jersey Audubon to celebrate 35 years of the ‘World Series of Birding’
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Anyone involved in the “World Series of Birding” agrees: It sure is an exhilarating way to spend 24 hours. Just imagine, at the stroke of midnight, joining your friends in a New Jersey marsh, or fi...
City Council delays marijuana ban
More public comment requested before final ordinance is introduced
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 538 538 recommendations | email to a friend
Supporters of legalized recreational marijuana appeared to be delighted when the City Council voted on April 11 to delay adoption of an ordinance to ban growing and selling recreational marijuana i...
A cop as your pen pal
Police officers pair off with students
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 552 552 recommendations | email to a friend
The room grew very quiet when Gwendolyn DiNardo rose to speak at the concluding ceremony for this year’s “pen pal with a cop” program at Middle School 6 on April 11, part of a program called MARRC ...
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CarePoint opens health center in Union City
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Local elected officials and representatives held a ribbon-cutting for a CarePoint neighborhood health center in Union City April 6. The center is the fourth for CarePoint, and the first one not par...
County files lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies
Cites the financial and social cost of the opioid crisis
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 573 573 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County has filed a lawsuit in state Superior Court against the makers and distributors of synthetic opioids like Oxycontin and Subsys. In 2016, the most recent year in which data is availabl...
Towing troubles
More cars hauled away than last year; signs raised $2M for city
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 558 558 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken towed more cars from its streets during the first quarter of 2018 than the same time in 2017, Hoboken Parking Director Ryan Sharp said this month. He believes it’s most likely due to needin...