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 | 362 362 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 | 98 98 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 | 134 134 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 | 129 129 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...
Local mayors take stand vs. Trump
Several towns will not help search for undocumented immigrants
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump sharply intensified the nation’s immigration debate last week when he signed an executive order removing federal funding from cities that refer to themselves as “sanctuary cities.” Alt...
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 | 54 54 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...
FISCHER, WILLIAM
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 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 ...
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 | 202 202 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 | 366 366 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...
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 | 131 131 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...