The secret and the shame
What’s behind the increasing rates of domestic violence in Hudson County?
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County has seen an alarming jump in domestic violence incidents in recent years, raising questions as to what’s behind the increase and the best ways to combat it. December’s double murder a...
New pharmacy opens in West New York
Politicians and constituents host ribbon-cutting for debut
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Some Weehawken and other nearby residents will have easier access to medications from now on. The North Hudson Community Action Corporation held a grand opening for a new pharmacy at its center on ...
Weehawken residents see ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’
High school students perform classic Christmas play
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken Township High School presented the stage version of the classic Frank Capra film “It’s a Wonderful Life” on Dec. 16 and 17 at the high school. Released in 1946, the story is a Christmas f...
New chairman, possible new local police academy
County freeholders reorganize, set agenda
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
With a number of key initiatives about to take place within his freeholder district, Anthony Vainieri of North Bergen was elected the new chairman of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders during t...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Voters asked to support a $16 million school bond Weehawken will hold a special election on Jan. 24 asking voters to support a $16 million bond that will upgrade the schools heating and cooling sys...
Innovative pier design wins award
Also at council meeting: Young baseball players honored, new police officer
by Marguerite Masse
Reporter Correspondent
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken Township has received a first place award from the New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers (NJSME) for the design of the Weehawken Recreational Pier recently. The $3.1 million pier was ...
Your neighbors’ resolutions
Residents tell their goals for 2017
by Reporter Staff
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
The new year is an opportunity to rethink your habits, so residents of our towns (and their dogs) stopped to chat with us last week about their goals for 2017.
Fighting to let transgender youth into Cub Scouts
Statewide group starts petition drive to help Secaucus 8-year-old
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Joe Maldonado, 8, was having the time of his life when he joined Cub Scout Pack 87 in Secaucus last year. He felt natural, playing with other boys. The fact that he was born biologically female, bu...
Immigrants worried about Trump
Non-profit raises money to defend local Latin American refugees
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
An increase in violence and political unrest in Central America over the last decade has sent many women and children escaping on foot to Mexico, and ultimately, into the United States. Some have c...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken Library holds ‘Baby & Me’ and ‘Story Time’ registration The Weehawken Free Public Library begins registration for its winter session of the popular “Baby & Me” and “Story Time” classes on...