HUDSON COUNTY – There’s plenty to read in the various editions of the Hudson Reporter newspapers this weekend. So, with the weatherman forecasting rain, open up an umbrella and dash out for your copy.
In Jersey City, we examine whether it’s the right time, or not, to conduct a revaluation of property that could lead to higher taxes for some. Spectra Energy’s claims to have agreements with NJ utility companies to distribute natural gas locally from their controversial pipeline come under our microscope.
The sale of Hoboken University Medical Center has moved a big step closer and only a couple formalities remain before the deal can be finalized. The annual Arts and Music Festival is coming up May 1. And, if you live in the Fifth Ward, read all about the City Council candidates asking for your vote.
The Panasonic Corporation is about to bid farewell to Secaucus in favor of a move to Newark, taking 1,000 jobs with them and leaving behind disappointed local officials and a potential large loss of tax revenue. The local Board of Education election is Wednesday, April 27. Read our preview.
There’s an intensely fought election battle going on in West New York and our report summarizes the fracas as the battle comes down to the May 10 election.
All this, plus Jim Hague’s sports reports and political commentary by Al Sullivan in this weekend’s Hudson Reporter newspapers.