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Farm fresh at your table
New farmers markets add healthy options to local fare
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Nowadays residents of North Hudson can hardly toss a tomato without hitting a farmers market. New markets have cropped up in Union City and North Bergen, joining existing ones in neighboring commun...
Fought to open shelter after ‘boat people’ arrived
Pastor Gary Kugler was tireless advocate for the homeless
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
When Reverend Horst Gerhardt “Gary” Kugler died last month at age 76, Hudson County lost both a loving neighbor and a fierce advocate for the homeless. Kugler had to put up quite a fight to establi...
‘Tails’ from the shelter
Dogs were rescued from Edgewater fire, and once, a North Bergen trash bag
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 05, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Not long ago, Weehawken Animal Control Officer Vincent Ascolese brought a dog to an elementary school in that town for a little love. The dogs who end up in local shelters have a variety of stories...
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Jersey City contractor pleads guilty to conspiring to rig contracts in Union City Stanley Parzych, 62, of Jersey City, New Jersey, pleaded guilty on June 30 to one count of conspiring with agents o...
Ooh! Ahhhhh!
Places where you can and can’t see the fireworks this year
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
You can go to Bayonne or Jersey City to see Fourth of July fireworks, but not North Bergen, West New York, Weehawken, or Hoboken. You can go to Secaucus as well, but their celebration is two days b...
McGreevey speaks at Union City graduation
Ceremony focuses on the past, present and future
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
“No matter what else you achieve in your lives, this moment right now is blessed,” said former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey to 766 graduates of Union City High School on Wednesday night. “But it i...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 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...
Storage wars show comes to Hudson County
Local ‘pirates’ who bid on leftovers hope to become TV stars
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Although they don’t wear eye patches or scowl, the “storage pirates” of Hudson County are certainly characters in their own right, and are part of an emerging internet TV program shot in Jersey Cit...
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Esther Suarez nominated to be Hudson County Prosecutor Superior Court Judge Esther Suarez was nominated as the new Hudson County prosecutor on Wednesday by Gov. Christopher Christie. Suarez, a nati...
Going up, up, up
Hudson rents still skyrocketing, because of demand
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
With dozens of rental developments in Hudson County going up and many recently being completed, why does a current report say that county rents are still on the rise, and may actually hit a $3,000 ...

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90 years young
Union City holds a birthday party for itself
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

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