weehawken news

Top stories in each town in 2014
Real estate, Chris Christie scandals, and new mayors top the list
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Luxury housing projects continued to sprout, Gov. Chris Christie’s scandals brought national attention to local mayors, and the Super Bowl finally came to the Meadowlands. 2014 was a year in which ...
BRIEFS
Dec 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
About this issue For this weekend, our special annual “Year in Review” issue replaces your regular edition of the Hudson Reporter newspaper in your town. This issue contains articles on the year in...
Not just politics as usual
A few surprises in 2014
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
While politics in Hudson County is always unpredictable, 2014 left many political tea leaf readers scratching their heads at the end of the year and wondering what just happened. Although the U.S. ...
On the rise
Luxury apartments, office space kept sprouting in 2014
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Dec 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
From the first new Hoboken redevelopment plan in decades to the continued buildout of the Port Imperial community in Weehawken, local cities saw or will see thousands of new residential units along...
Sports Year in Review: 2014
Prep’s state title, passing of a legend were in Top 10 sports stories of year
by Jim Hague
Reporter sports columnist
Dec 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
So what were the top sports stories for 2014? We had the crowning of major champions and the passing of major legends. We had dreams fulfilled and others curtailed. More importantly, we had another...
Weehawken tree-lighting draws merry-makers
Annual Christmas tradition proceeds despite the cold weather
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
On a very cold, windy Sunday evening Weehawken residents gathered in front of the township Municipal Building for the annual lighting of the town Christmas tree. Children sang Christmas carols, som...
Holiday memories
Your neighbors share their stories
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether their memories are about gifts, families, or feasts, the recollections of holidays past are seared into the minds of Hudson County residents. For Ashley Laureano, 18, of West New York, her ...
POLICE CALLED TO SECAUCUS TO DEAL WITH ZOMBIES
Thousands crowd Convention Center for oversold ‘Walker Stalker’ event
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The authorities were summoned to the Meadowlands Convention Center on Saturday afternoon to deal with an uncontrolled outbreak of zombies. It turned out the organizers of the “Walker Stalker” conve...
Last words
UC teacher’s book details her experiences caring for the dying
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Most people shy away from the subject of death. Not Karen Kaplan. She made a career out of it, serving for seven years as a hospice chaplain, tending to the spiritual and emotional needs of people ...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Reporter holiday ad deadlines, office closings   Due to the Christmas holiday on Thursday, Dec. 25, and New Year’s Day the following week, advertising and editorial deadlines for the Hudson Reporte...

past weeks news

Making his move
Local chess master gets national appointment
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

Church rises again
A new pastor and new hope for St. Lawrence
by Joanne Hoersch
Reporter Correspondent