HUDSON COUNTY – There’s plenty to read in this week’s editions of the Hudson Reporter.
You can pick up your print edition around town, or come back to this website starting Sunday and scroll down the page to read the stories for your town.
Hoboken’s long political battle over paying long outstanding legal bills may be finally resolved this month. In that city, a new bus service begins this week providing free transportation for patients who need to get to medical providers. And the city bids a fond farewell to Mo DeGennaro, a former longshoreman who was a familiar figure at the City Council meetings.
Everybody knows much of the violence caused by guns on our streets is suffered by, and often perpetrated by, teenagers. The Jersey City Reporter has an in depth story in which young people themselves talk about their safety, their fears, and the realities of life on some of Hudson County’s meaner streets.
The school board race in Secaucus has a week to run before election day April 17, and our report casts a spotlight on the candidates and issues.
In North Bergen, a judge’s demand that the Planning Board hearings over the proposed Appleview condos include testimony from owners of a high pressure gas line crossing the property has pitted lawyer against lawyer.
All this, plus Jim Hague’s sports reporting and Al Sullivan’s insights into Hudson County politics in this week’s Hudson Reporter newspapers.