‘You have the power’
Trip to local park teaches Union City students how to save the environment
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
Oct 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
Over 90 students from Jose Marti Freshman Academy in Union City got a glimpse of the impact of environmental protection on the world with a trip to Laurel Hill Park in Secaucus. During the trip on ...
Cat’s meow
Weehawken workers rescue six-week-old kitten stuck in a pipe
by Al Sullivan
Report staff writer
Oct 18, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken Councilwoman Carmella Silvestri Erhet had just stepped off the Hudson Bergen Light Rail train at Lincoln Harbor on Sept. 22 when she heard the meowing. “I’d just come from my job in Manha...
Jersey City to legalize Airbnb
Technology outpaces government’s ability to regulate new industries
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
A man named Oscar, who lives on the western edge of Jersey City, is offering a room for rent at $20 a night – just a mattress on top of a table, he warns, but there’s a New York City bus outside th...
MCCROHAN, MICHAEL J.
Oct 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass was celebrated Oct. 10 at St. Aedan’s Church in Jersey City for Michael J. (Buddy) McCrohan, 85, of Jersey City and Whiting. He passed away, surrounded by his family, on Oct. 5. Buddy ...
High-tech honey
Students raise bees for class credit at county high school
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
“Very fashionable,” is how student Jessenia Morales described her new school uniform. “And protective.” Covered head-to-toe in a baggy white suit complete with thick gloves and a mesh net helmet, J...
Who deserves your vote in the municipal race?
City Council candidates in Wards 1, 2, 3 make their case
by Steven Rodas
Reporter staff writer
Oct 18, 2015 | 11 11 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
This is one of two articles on Hoboken’s upcoming Nov. 3 City Council races . The Nov. 3 municipal elections are a little over two weeks away. Thirteen candidates are running for six City Council s...
Focusing a win-win solution for everyone
Oct 18, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I want to personally thank the Quality of Life Coalition and the Hudson Reporter for hosting the City Council Candidate debates. These debates are a great way for residents to get to k...
Jersey City must keep runoffs, for now
But voters can decide to move elections from May to November
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Although Jersey City will be allowed to put a referendum on the November ballot asking voters whether to move municipal elections from May to November, the city cannot eliminate runoff elections. S...
Property taxes and you
County watchdog sets up website to help you figure out tax issues
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Joseph Hottendorf, the president of Hudson County’s Liberty Board of Realtors, is already a well known critic of local governments, and a watchdog over taxes. Now he has taken his vigilance to a ne...
Brewing something up for Halloween?
From pregnant zombie runners to Minions, your neighbors are getting creative
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
Halloween is nigh, so you better getting moving to decide whether you’ll be a warlock, Frankenstein, ghost, or some other scary creature. _____________ “I think it’s being cute; it’s funny. A witch...