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Hoboken says five bars have to close next weekend for bar crawl days
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – The city of Hoboken's Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) Board held their regular bi-weekly meeting on Thursday, Feb. 22 to consider charges against 11 Hoboken liquor licensees. In the end, t...
Nimbus Dance Works announces spring/summer 2018 season
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Nimbus Dance Works will bring world premiere new dance, acclaimed repertoire, and family performances to world-renowned venues, local communities, colleges, high schools, and elementa...
Former NFL running back Ahman Green and SNY anchor Larry Ridley to host meet and greet at Pretzel Factory
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – Green Bay Packers running back Ahaman Green and SNY-TV anchor and voice of the video game, Madden NFL ’18, will host a meet and greet autograph signing on Saturday, February 24 from 2 to ...
Hoboken mayor will earn $60K at part-time legal job
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- On Friday, Feb. 23 Mayor Ravi Bhalla released his contract with an out-of-town law firm with whom he has taken a part-time "of counsel" job, in which he will mentor young attorneys. This...
Students locked down at Bayonne High School after mistaken shooting threat
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – Students were on lockdown at Bayonne High School this morning after a message circulated through social media threating a school shooting at “BHS,” an acronym for the New Mexico high scho...

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Washington Street to be completed in August
Officials give update on redesign project
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken is one year into its reconstruction of its main street, Washington Street, and officials say the project will end in August. The project, approved by an 8-1 council vote in 2016, will repla...
Meet Peter, formerly Rose
Pastor at local Lutheran church transitions from female to male
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 360 360 recommendations | email to a friend
Last Sunday, a church congregation on Hudson Street celebrated Pastor Rose Beeson as he transitioned from female to male and took on the name Peter in a renaming ceremony. “I feel incredibly blesse...
Non-residents banned from Weehawken streets
Mayor restricts drivers on 495 alt-route at evening rush hour
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 91 91 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 ...
Bad news for downtown
Residents stunned when reval results mean more taxes
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 395 395 recommendations | email to a friend
Outrage has erupted over the results of the 2017 revaluation of property in Jersey City, and it is only expected to build as the new assessments for residential property are announced. Members of t...
Shutting the door on off-duty jobs for cops
City notifies feds it will end controversial program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
In a letter sent to the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Feb. 14, city official said they will end a controversial program providing off-duty jobs to cops, conceding that the program is filled wi...
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 | 91 91 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 | 319 319 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 ...
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 | 344 344 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 | 338 338 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...
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 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 642 642 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...
Flapjacks and syrup
Scouts hold annual pancake breakfast fundraiser
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 739 739 recommendations | email to a friend
Flapjacks, sausage, and syrup were on order at the Masonic Temple Jan. 4, as Secaucus Boy Scout Troop 22 held their annual pancake breakfast fundraiser, now in its 11th year. Donations were $8 at t...
'Every painting has a story'
Renowned Secaucus illustrator talks creative process, future plans
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 766 766 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps Secaucus' most interesting story collection is inside a quiet, unassuming one-story home at the end of Huber Street. It's not behind the front door, but just beneath it, instead -- a wooden...
Grading the district
Chronic absenteeism and math scores remain an issue
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 171 171 recommendations | email to a friend
The NJ Department of Education released its annual report cards this month, which assign a grade to every school district based on PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for Colle and Caree...
Hammering it out
PLA ordinance passed for large-scale development
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Project labor agreements (PLA) will now be required for all private development projects more than $15 million that sign payment-in-lieu-of-tax (PILOT) agreements with the City of Bayonne. The ordi...
Bayonne holds promotion ceremony for police captains and lieutenants
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
On Thursday, February 8, the City of Bayonne held a promotion ceremony for four new police captains and five new police lieutenants. They attained their new ranks by excelling in competitive examin...
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 | 57 57 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...
‘They have a great sense of humor’
Local women celebrate 100th b-days
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 211 211 recommendations | email to a friend
“America is the best,” said Emma DeFilippis last week, upon turning 100. “It's given me joy and history.” “She's my best friend, and I love her,” said fellow senior Dorothy Zydel, who was sitting n...
What's your emergency?
Town adds fourth EMS ambulance to fleet
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
Expect better response times from local EMT’s if your bike crashes on Bergenline Avenue, now that officials recently debuted a brand new ambulance for North Bergen’s EMS division. The new rig, whic...
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 | 286 286 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 | 288 288 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 | 273 273 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 ...
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 | 286 286 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 | 288 288 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 | 273 273 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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Hoboken Mayor Bhalla takes oath of office, designates Hoboken a 'welcoming city'
Jan 01, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 553 553 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- New Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla and three council members took the oath of office at Hoboken High School on New Year's Day. Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez attended, as did mayors...

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