New books by local authors
From dating after 40 to best sellers, wordsmiths are at work
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is rife with local authors. At least eight writers in the area have released or are in the process or releasing new books. There may be more, so if you have something coming from a pu...
A real turkey!
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 206 206 recommendations | email to a friend
Congratulations to Leslie Rivera, 8, who is the lucky winner of the Hudson Reporter’s Turkey Lurkey Raffle. The raffle was open to readers of our eight weekly newspapers in Hudson County. All you h...
UC’s Gonzalez, now at Penn State, headed to Rose Bowl
Final Hagueini tabulations; All-Area grid team next week
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When Penn State offensive line coach Matt Limegrover called Steven Gonzalez into his office last month, the Union City native didn’t know what to expect. But Limegrover was going to hit Gonzalez wi...
A bit of Christmas at Harborside
Rooftop film series features Muppets and I, Daniel Blake
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Brooklyn-based not-for-profit Rooftop Films will presents two movies at the Harborside Atrium on Dec. 17, the Disney classic “The Muppets Christmas Carol” and a Sundance Selects film, “I, Daniel Bl...
Hot chocolate, Santa, and good cheer
North Bergen’s ‘Winterfest’ celebration comes to three locations
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
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North Bergen residents welcomed the holiday season last week with a series of street fairs called “Winterfest,” held on two different dates. Years ago, Winterfest was held only uptown on Bergenline...
Tenant protections strengthened
Commissioners vote on rent control, public safety
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
The Union City Board of Commissioners, at their meeting last month, adopted an ordinance that limits the amount a landlord can raise the rent each year in presently rent-stabilized apartments. The ...
Researching the names of the librarian during the 1950s
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Dear Editor: I grew up in North Bergen and attended Weehawken HS from 1957-59. I have been researching the Weehawken Public Library and trying to find out the name/s of the librarian during the 195...
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A funeral service was offered at Carmichael Funeral Home on Dec. 8 for Roslyn A. Pizza, 87, of Marietta, Ga. She passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Dec. 5. Born in Un...
The Women’s March on Washington
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Dear Editor: I am proud to announce that Hoboken is sending two busloads of people to The Women’s March on Washington on Jan. 21, 2017, on the Great Mall in Washington DC. The march is intended to ...
Nervous in West New York
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When you talk to municipal workers in West New York about the legal quagmire Mayor Dr. Felix Roque is caught in, you hear a mixture of confidence and despair. Some workers believe, as Roque does, t...