Trash truck worker competes for a Latin Grammy
Local Cuban exile fulfills dream as musician
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
Ray Machado, founder and lead singer of the musical group Maxima Alerta, had just seen his band get its first taste of fame in Cuba when the communist government decided to censor them. Machado – a...
Eight candidates fight for three spots
WNY school board election slated for Nov. 8
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Eight candidates are running for three spots in West New York’s Nov. 8 Board of Education race. They include two slates – the Children First slate, backed by Mayor Felix Roque, and Save Our Schools...
Light rail stops likely to be added in JC, NB, Bergen County
Agreement on gas tax should fuel rail expansion
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
A recent $16 billion, eight-year transportation funding compromise between legislators and the administration of Gov. Chris Christie should allow for the expansion of the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail b...
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Gluten free, allergy free expo this weekend A “Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo” will take place Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15 and 16, at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus. Attende...
A home for Jassmani, and others
From Jersey City to Hoboken to Secaucus, local volunteers advocate for neglected kids
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Oct 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
In July of 2010, Natasha McNight-Henderson of Jersey City was 38 years old and finalizing her first adoption — a child whose mother had died and later ended up in a cousin’s custody, a frequent occ...
A day to celebrate
Dominican American Parade was full of sound and color
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 167 167 recommendations | email to a friend
Bright sunlight and huge crowds greeted hundreds who turned out on Sept. 25 for the annual Dominican-American Parade down Bergenline Avenue through North Bergen, West New York, and Union City. Star...
Face of the parade
Singer and model is a regular feature in Hudson County
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
Many people who routinely watch the New Jersey Cuban Parade when it makes its way through Hudson County each June know Nicole Falcon‘s face. She is the pretty woman who waves from the top of one of...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Oct 02, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News, and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neigh...
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One killed, over 100 injured as train crashes into Hoboken train station Three people were killed and over 100 injured on Thursday when a NJ Transit train running on the Pascack Valley line slammed...
‘A lot of inspiration comes from Union City’
Art, handbags, t-shirts, music featured at festival
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 182 182 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents from all over admired, sold, or purchased art, clothing, and toys from other residents at the arts and music festival in Union City on Saturday, Sept. 12. Art lined the gates of Hudson Pr...