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The Power List
Who will be most influential in Hudson County in 2018?
by Al Sullivan, Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello, and Kate Rounds
Reporter staff writers
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
Who will be the main influencers in Hudson County during 2018? The Reporter ’s annual rankings are below. Influence and power aren’t just confined to the political arena, of course. Think there are...
Girl dies from flu-like symptoms
Death is second influenza-related one in NJ this season
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
A North Bergen student passed away Monday, Feb. 12 from "flu-like" symptoms, according to a statement from Superintendent of Schools Dr. George Solter. A press release from the NJ Department of Hea...
Non-residents banned from Weehawken streets
Mayor restricts drivers on 495 alt-route at evening rush
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Due to traffic congestion in Weehawken during 3 to 7 p.m., the Town Council adopted an ordinance in January restricting all but Weehawken, Union City, and Hoboken residents from making right turns ...
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West New York named among safest municipalities in country West New York is one of the safest cities in America, according to SafeHome.org, a website that rates home security systems. From the 101 ...
Banning Airbnb in West New York
After complaints, town adopts ordinance banning short-term rentals
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 610 610 recommendations | email to a friend
The West New York Board of Commissioners banned short-term vacation rentals of 30 days or less at their Jan. 18 meeting. Officials said the measure is in response to complaints from residents about...
Fighting an ‘epidemic’
NJ non-profit hosts substance abuse awareness seminar in Hudson County
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 601 601 recommendations | email to a friend
Last year, former Gov. Christopher Christie called New Jersey’s opioid crisis the “AIDS epidemic of our generation.” According to the State Medical Examiner's Office, the Garden State saw over 1,60...
Animal control to pass to towns
New bill places animal cruelty cases under municipalities’ control
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 133 133 recommendations | email to a friend
A new bill signed by former Gov. Christopher Christie just before he left office this month will disband the New Jersey Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals at the state level, and empo...
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Feds drop charges against Menendez The U.S. Justice Department has dropped its corruption case against U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez. This decision came after a mistrial was declared in the proceedings...
‘There was food and water strewn on the floor’
Local officials save 51 animals from Union City apartment
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 710 710 recommendations | email to a friend
Local police, volunteers, and animal control officials saved an estimated 33 poodles, 15 birds, and three cats from what they said was a roach-infested apartment in Union City, on Jan. 10. The owne...
The folks who control your county tax dollars
New county freeholders, clerk sworn in at inauguration
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 619 619 recommendations | email to a friend
Two new Hudson County freeholders and a new county clerk were sworn in at the annual inauguration ceremony at Jersey City's Hudson County Administration Annex, Jan. 11. The nine-member Hudson Count...

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Looking ahead
Residents around the county share their resolutions
by Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello and Al Sullivan
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Biggest stories of the year
Here is the top news in each town and countywide, 2017
by Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, and Al Sullivan
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