weehawken news

Taking off
Weehawken High School graduates 97 kids
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken High School sent 97 graduates into the real world on June 23. The school’s 77th graduating class may have been small, but it still brought in $7.6 million in scholarship offers, and notch...
New county high school on display
Officials tour High Tech campus in progress, will open in 2018
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson County freeholders and other local officials took a tour of the under-construction High Tech High School campus in Secaucus on June 15. The school is on track to open September 2018, mov...
Summer concerts on the Hudson, 2017
Free outdoor series on Weehawken waterfront now underway
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A diverse and eclectic program of Wednesday evening summer concerts returns to the Lincoln Harbor area as the Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center, Inc. (HRPAC) presents Summer Concerts on the ...
New laws for jitneys
Legislature inches closer to bringing local regulation
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
The State Assembly recently passed legislation introduced by 31st District Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti that would place stricter regulations on privately owned commuter shuttles/jitneys by r...
Drug overdose is now the leading cause of accidental death in the United States
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: In 2014, it surpassed both car accidents and gun violence in number of deaths. Those with loved ones who are using opiates or heroin need to be aware that opiates are the main contribu...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Zillow says Weehawken is the hottest housing market in New Jersey Many New Jersey towns have recovered from the 2008 housing crisis significantly faster than the rest of the state and are even expe...
Going forward
Weehawken High School’s 2017 grads pursue their futures far away from home
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
From Illinois to Georgia, from Massachusetts to California, the Weehawken High School Class of 2017 is pursuing its education further away from home than ever before. “This year’s class applied to ...
Tangled
Power lines, butchered trees are a blight on our streetscapes
by James T. Dette
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
The term “urban blight” usually brings to mind a run-down area of a city, a slum. I live in an urban area, North Hudson County, which by most standards doesn’t represent that. But every time I walk...
Weehawken launches outdoor concerts
Free summer music series in Hamilton Park and Pershing Park begins June 25
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Due to multiple free concert series starting up again, the hills of Weehawken will be alive with the sound of music all summer long. Aside from the HRPAC series in Lincoln Harbor (see briefs, page ...
‘Great News’ comes to Secaucus
Town is setting for NBC sitcom
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
The latest NBC sitcom to grace your television sets is one set in Secaucus, although not filmed there. NBC’s “Great News,” which stars Briga Heelan, Tony Award winner Andrea Martin, and Nicole Rich...

past weeks news

A victory lap
Primary may become forecast for municipal elections
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

‘Taste’ in Weehawken
Annual food fest raises $18K for library
by Art Schwartz
Reporter Correspondent