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Acting State Health Commissioner approves $12.2 million Medowlands Hospital sale
Dec 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS -- Acting State Health Commissioner Christopher Rinn has approved the sale of Meadowlands Hospital to Long Island developer Yan Moshe, according to a letter sent to the hospital's acting C...
Hoboken SantaCon leads to arrests, injuries, and a petition
Dec 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- On Saturday Dec. 16 Hoboken was flooded with men and women dressed as Santa, his elves, and reindeer during the annual bar crawl in the Mile Square City known as SantaCon. According to t...
Did you miss these stories over the weekend?
Dec 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
When Captain Michael Gajewski got a tip from another law enforcement agency on Dec. 8 that a massive shipment of marijuana was scheduled to pass through Jersey City on its way to Long Island, he ga...
Registration for ‘Baby & Me’ and ‘Story Time’ sessions begins Jan. 18
Dec 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
WEEHAWKEN – The Weehawken Free Public Library will begin registration for the second session of the popular Baby & Me and Story Time classes. Residents can register either in person or by calling t...
State A.G. orders Secaucus strip club to sell liquor license
Dec 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
TRENTON -- State A.G. Christopher Porrino and the state Division of Alcohol Beverage Control have ordered A.J.'s Gentleman's Club in Secaucus to sell or transfer its liquor license to a third party...

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Heating up
Housing Authority deals with heat pipe problem, possible future changes on the board
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
The seven-member Housing Authority Board of Commissioners met on Dec. 14 in the Adams Gardens building to discuss contracts to fix a heating problem, and other matters. The HHA oversees the city’s ...
Diversity in the schools
Parent urges board to create inclusion committee task force
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
At the Hoboken Board of Education’s monthly meeting on Tuesday, Union City resident Courtney Wicks, whose daughter attends eighth grade at Hoboken Middle School (as a choice or paying student), add...
Over a million $$ on mayoral campaigns
What the six mayoral candidates raised, spent, and who contributed
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though this fall’s heated six-way mayoral election ended over a month ago, the conversation has not, as the candidates together spent more than three quarters of a million dollars on the local...
A big bust
JC police nab $1 million in marijuana and two suspects
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
When Captain Michael Gajewski got a tip from another law enforcement agency on Dec. 8 that a massive shipment of marijuana was scheduled to pass through Jersey City on its way to Long Island, he ga...
Santa arrives – finally
Rain delayed Newport tree lighting brings out hundreds of kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Although delayed a week by heavy rain on Dec. 5, Santa Claus finally arrived at Newport Centre on Dec. 11, carrying with him an arctic chill and remnants of snow from the first storm of the season....
An enlightening experience
Charter school principals-for-a-day talk about their experiences
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Those who took part in this year’s Charter School Principal for a Day program in Jersey City gathered around a table at GP’s Restaurant in November to share their experiences like a family sitting ...
Weehawken property reevaluation complete
Majority of local homeowners will see stable or lower taxes
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken has concluded its first revaluation of property in more than 30 years, in response to an order from the Tax Court of New Jersey. Each town in the state must re-assess its properties every...
Weehawken school district certified as future-ready
All three schools achieve recognition
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
In recognition of their technological prowess, Weehawken educators were honored at the Future-Ready Schools - NJ Awards Ceremony on Oct. 23 at the New Jersey School Boards Association Annual Worksh...
Secaucus landowner tries to lure Amazon
Company submitted proposal for global HQ site by Secaucus Junction
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since Amazon -- the on-line retailer headquartered in Seattle -- announced in September that it’s seeking requests for proposals (RFPs) for a second corporate headquarters, more than 200 Ameri...
Secaucus landowner tries to lure Amazon
Company submitted proposal for global HQ site by Secaucus Junction
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since Amazon -- the on-line retailer headquartered in Seattle -- announced in September that it’s seeking requests for proposals (RFPs) for a second corporate headquarters, more than 200 Ameri...
Furry critters to go home with ya’
Holiday Pet Super Adoption event hits Meadowlands Center
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
There was a furry critter for everyone at the bi-annual Super Adoption Expo at the Meadowlands Exposition Center on Dec. 9 and 10. Peter Pan was a lovable 7-year-old tabby cat with a 17 pound frame...
Next stop: Newark Airport?
Port Authority accepting comments on PATH extension for 2026
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Could the PATH train someday take you to Newark Liberty International Airport? The Port Authority is currently looking to extend the PATH to a new station that would connect to the air train to the...
Bayonne tax maps in final stages
City may miss goal to complete reval by 2019
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne is due for a citywide property revaluation, because the assessed value of properties has fallen too far out of sync with the true value. Right now, the city is in the process of creating ne...
Disaster averted
Bus driver recognized for fast reaction on Turnpike
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Dec 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Rene Umana, a Bayonne school bus driver, evaded a potentially catastrophic crash with 31 students and two teachers onboard while en route to a community college field trip. The incident, which occu...
Next stop: Newark Airport?
Port Authority accepting comments on PATH extension for 2026
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Could the PATH train someday take you to Newark Liberty International Airport? The Port Authority is currently looking to extend the PATH to a new station that would connect to the air train to the...
Free Nerf guns and drones for all
Six-hundred kids get toys at Annual Children's Xmas Party
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
It was a child's dream come true at the Recreation Center on Dec. 2, as North Bergen gave out hundreds of free toys to local children, from infants to 9 years old. At the annual Children's Christma...
New parking coming your way
Commissioners adopt, introduce ordinances to acquire property for lots
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen residents desperately seeking new parking spaces may not have to wait much longer. The Board of Commissioners both introduced and adopted ordinances to acquire land for new municipal p...
Furry critters to go home with ya’
Holiday Pet Super Adoption event hits Meadowlands Center
Dec 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
There was a furry critter for everyone at the bi-annual Super Adoption Expo at the Meadowlands Exposition Center on Dec. 9 and 10. Peter Pan was a lovable 7-year-old tabby cat with a 17 pound frame...
Where there’s smoke
Local magician asks youth to pledge to never touch cigarettes
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
At his Nov. 17 performance at the Veterans Memorial Elementary School in Union City, Magician Micky Magic excited his young charges with the usual magician’s trick: the handkerchief he suddenly mad...
Secaucus landowner tries to lure Amazon
Company submitted proposal for global HQ site by Secaucus Junction
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since Amazon -- the on-line retailer headquartered in Seattle -- announced in September that it’s seeking requests for proposals (RFPs) for a second corporate headquarters, more than 200 Ameri...
Next stop: Newark Airport?
Port Authority accepting comments on PATH extension for 2026
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
Could the PATH train someday take you to Newark Liberty International Airport? The Port Authority is currently looking to extend the PATH to a new station that would connect to the air train to the...
Where there’s smoke
Local magician asks youth to pledge to never touch cigarettes
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 161 161 recommendations | email to a friend
At his Nov. 17 performance at the Veterans Memorial Elementary School in Union City, Magician Micky Magic excited his young charges with the usual magician’s trick: the handkerchief he suddenly mad...
Secaucus landowner tries to lure Amazon
Company submitted proposal for global HQ site by Secaucus Junction
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since Amazon -- the on-line retailer headquartered in Seattle -- announced in September that it’s seeking requests for proposals (RFPs) for a second corporate headquarters, more than 200 Ameri...
Next stop: Newark Airport?
Port Authority accepting comments on PATH extension for 2026
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
Could the PATH train someday take you to Newark Liberty International Airport? The Port Authority is currently looking to extend the PATH to a new station that would connect to the air train to the...

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Hoboken Board of Education candidate forum cancelled
Oct 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 311 311 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN--According to Melissa Abernathy of the Hoboken Quality of Life Coalition, the Board of Education candidate forum, previously scheduled for this Thursday, has been cancelled due to several c...

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