Zoning battle on Boulevard East
Public comments on 13-story building in three-story zone
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
In a marathon Jan. 22 Zoning Board meeting that lasted about four hours, advocates and opponents of the 13-story Meridia Le Boulevard high-rise apartment complex debated its potential impact. It wa...
Can swapping save the planet?
In one local town, a clever recycling idea
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
“I like the whole idea of meeting your neighbors,” said Secaucus resident Goethy Revollo. “And also ‘reduce, reuse, recycle.’” The “three Rs” are the watchwords of the Secaucus Swappies, a group es...
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Feb 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Super Bowl prep tip: check your TV so it won’t fall on a child Every 45 minutes in the United States, a child is rushed to the emergency room for injuries caused by television sets that are not app...
Rodriguez sworn-in as new commissioner
Meeting offers foretaste of coming political battle this spring
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that will have significant implications in the upcoming municipal elections, Gabriel Rodriguez was sworn-in on Jan. 21 by Mayor Felix Roque as a new member of the Board of Commissioners. ...
Cell phones, blood, and a bar tab
How local law enforcement caught the alleged hit-and-run driver
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The driver who allegedly slammed into brothers Michael Viruet, 20, and Adrian, 11, in North Bergen on Nov. 14, sending both to the hospital with critical injuries, never stopped his car, law enforc...
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St. Augustine students write letters
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
St. Augustine School, Union City had a great day last month! Students from Grades pre-K through grade 3 went outside to their school parking to see their letters to Jolly St. Nick put outside their...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 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 neig...
Portrait of the apes
Local artist is an advocate for vanishing primates
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Richard Moglia is not an easy person to describe in a few words. That’s because he has so many facets, so many interests, so many careers. He’s a personal trainer and a national champion bodybuilde...
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Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Vargas resigns as commissioner Commissioner Ruben Vargas announced his resignation on Thursday, citing personal reasons. Vargas was elected as a commissioner in May 2011 on a ticket headed by Felix...
Your new voices on the county freeholder board
Monday’s swearing-in represents political change
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
On Monday, four new freeholders joined the nine-member Hudson County Board of Freeholders, a legislative body that votes on issues such as the county budget, county roads, the jail, county schools,...