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 this weekend, or come back to this website starting Sunday and scroll down your town’s page to read the stories.
In Hoboken, the city and NJ Transit have each developed their own plans for the 52 acre rail yard at the south end of town. Hoboken is putting the finishing touches on its plan, and Mayor Dawn Zimmer has asked NJ Transit to release its confidential plan so the public can compare the two. Stay tuned…
In Jersey City the municipal council had a busy week. An ordinance that would raise wages for several categories of workers employed by vendors in office buildings owned or leased by the city or which receive $1 million in economic development subsidies from the city was withdrawn for a revision. The City Council refused to let developer Lloyd Goldman forego building 25 affordable housing units in the Arts District so construction could start at 110 and 111 First Street, and declined to appoint Police Chief Tom Comey as police director.
In both our Hoboken and Jersey City papers you’ll see some of the prize winning photographs by our editor and staffers recently honored by the Garden State Journalist’s Association.
Secaucus’s newly reorganized school board was confronted by a parent questioning why a teacher accused of abusive behavior toward elementary school kids wasn’t more severely sanctioned.
In the North Bergen Reporter we go into detail about the alleged murder of a much beloved store owner in Guttenberg, and feature a story about an innovative educational approach at the Franklin School that uses Broadway plays as vehicles for learning.
All this, plus Jim Hague’s incisive sports reporting, which this week discusses the controversial NJSIAA decision to let the North Bergen High School Bruins keep their football championship, and a look at the Hoboken blogosphere in the always-provocative Al Sullivan’s ‘Between The Lines.’
So pick up a copy of your town’s edition of the Hudson Reporter newspapers and read more about what’s happening in your town than you’ll find anywhere else.