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Menendez to be retried, says Politico
Jan 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY – In a report broken by Politico, federal prosecutors announced that they will retry U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, after a deadlocked jury in November resulted in a mistrial. Annalou ...
Court rules LSP marina plan can proceed
Jan 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – A lawsuit brought by Jersey City to halt a plan to construct “millionaires’ marina” at the south end of Liberty State Park was rejected by a Superior Court on Jan. 19. The court ruled...
Secaucus charges retail workers in alleged Ebates scheme
Jan 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – Police have arrested five employees from a local clothing store warehouse in connection with an alleged fraud scheme. According to a town police report, the employees would allegedly pro...
​Newark on list of possible sites for Amazon headquarters, Bayonne and JC left out
Jan 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY – Amazon, Inc. included Newark on a list of 20 “candidate cities” in consideration for its second headquarters, which it calls “ HQ2 .” Jersey City and Bayonne were left off the list,...
Fulop will seek a third term as mayor
Jan 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – In a tweet posted on Saturday night, Jan. 13, Mayor Steven Fulop reversed his campaign promise to only serve two terms. “I assure u I’m running for mayor for another term to fight for...

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‘A community center for lifelong learning’
Hoboken celebrates new library space for expanded programs
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 156 156 recommendations | email to a friend
A domino tournament, an Argentinean classical guitar recital, morning art, and meetings of science fiction book and movie discussion groups are some of the first programs that will utilize the Hobo...
Waterfront park, or ferry repair site?
Mayor continues fight to preserve Dry Dock property
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
After two meeting postponements, NJ Transit has officially scheduled a meeting for Monday in which they intend to vote about whether to buy property on Hoboken’s north waterfront for ferry repair. ...
Life in Uganda, and other stories
Three local authors debut popular novels
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 118 118 recommendations | email to a friend
Three authors with a Hoboken connection have released unique books in the past year – a novel, a memoir, and a business how-to. Each book depicts a type of transition, whether a change in location,...
There they go again
School board kicks off the new year still conflicted
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
You know 2018 might be a tough year for the Jersey City Board of Education when the first 20 minutes of their first meeting are consumed with arguing over which edition of Robert’s Rules of Order t...
Zacche pleads guilty to no-show job payments
Off-duty police work may be a thing of the past
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
A comment made to the Hudson Reporter three years ago during the groundbreaking of a proposed new police station for Marion Gardens apparently led to an investigation that revealed then Police Chie...
‘He was a good police officer’
Silent processional honors fallen JC police lieutenant
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 154 154 recommendations | email to a friend
A sea of blue uniforms filled Pavonia Avenue in Jersey City hours before the funeral procession was scheduled to start on Jan. 11. City police officers, joined by police from around the state and r...
Looking ahead
Residents around the county share their resolutions
by Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello and Al Sullivan
Reporter staff
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 214 214 recommendations | email to a friend
A new year sometimes provides new resolve and inspiration for change. While not all problems can be solved by positive thinking (sometimes it takes better health care, help from friends, or even a ...
Where there’s smoke
North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue promotes five
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
Five firefighters were promoted in a ceremony held by North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRFR) on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. The special ceremony in the firehouse was attended by firefighters, frien...
More for tenant$ to pay
New data shows rent increases across NJ
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
The cost of rental housing throughout New Jerseyhas been increasing faster than inflation and is taking a greater chunk of household income than ever, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bur...
Volunteer firefighters accept residents with visas
Council adopts controversial ordinance despite previous complaints
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
The Secaucus Volunteer Fire Department will now be open to residents with legal status – meaning not only citizens, but people who may have a green card or work/student visa -- after the Town Counc...
New council sworn in; rec center in the works
Officials start new year with reorganization meeting
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
The Secaucus Town Council met on Jan. 2 to swear in a new member, administer the oath of office to re-elected officials, and discuss a few matters of new business. Mayor Michael Gonnelli also said ...
Looking ahead
Residents around the county share their resolutions
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
A new year sometimes provides new resolve and inspiration for change. While not all problems can be solved by positive thinking (sometimes it takes better health care, help from friends, or even a ...
Former Mayor Mark Smith rumored to run again
Union labor at issue as Davis and O’Donnell spar
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Bayonne Mayor and Hudson County Democratic Chairman Mark Smith, who lost his mayoral bid against Mayor James Davis in 2014 by a close margin, is rumored to be running again. If true, he will...
Is Route 440 safe to walk across?
New stores tempt pedestrians to cross dangerous highway
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Pedestrians in Bayonne know the problem roads: Kennedy Boulevard and Route 440. Multiple people have died in the last few years trying to cross the two widest roads in Bayonne. In November 2016, tw...
Board of Education trustees sworn in
A new year and new faces
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
The Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) swore in three trustees at a January 9 reorganization meeting. Bayonne residents voted in two new trustees, Michael Alonso and Maria Valado, and one incumbent...
Singing on the big screen
North Bergen-based rapper competes in TV competition
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 137 137 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergenites may have recognized one contestant on Fox's “The Four” singing competition earlier this month. Tyler “TyAlaxandar” Griffin crooned Jason Derulo's “Talk Dirty To Me” on the show's J...
Don’t throw it back into the street!
DPW superintendent tells residents what to do after snowstorms
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
Town officials want residents to know that they shouldn’t shovel snow back into the streets after it’s been cleared by town vehicles. Department of Public Works Superintendent John Shaw said last w...
Where there’s smoke
North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue promotes five
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Five firefighters were promoted in a ceremony held by North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRFR) on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. The special ceremony in the firehouse was attended by firefighters, frien...
Local educator’s book raises money for vets
After parents dissuaded her from writing, she realizes dream
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
The late 1970s were not a financially viable time to be a journalist. (The same could be said today.) North Bergen resident and Union City native Christina Anzano-Cannavale wanted a career in writi...
Looking ahead
Residents around the county share their resolutions
by Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello and Al Sullivan
Reporter staff
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
A new year sometimes provides new resolve and inspiration for change. While not all problems can be solved by positive thinking (sometimes it takes better health care, help from friends, or even a ...
Where there’s smoke
North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue promotes five
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
Five firefighters were promoted in a ceremony held by North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRFR) on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. The special ceremony in the firehouse was attended by firefighters, frien...
Local educator’s book raises money for vets
After parents dissuaded her from writing, she realizes dream
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
The late 1970s were not a financially viable time to be a journalist. (The same could be said today.) North Bergen resident and Union City native Christina Anzano-Cannavale wanted a career in writi...
Looking ahead
Residents around the county share their resolutions
by Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello and Al Sullivan
Reporter staff
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
A new year sometimes provides new resolve and inspiration for change. While not all problems can be solved by positive thinking (sometimes it takes better health care, help from friends, or even a ...
Where there’s smoke
North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue promotes five
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
Five firefighters were promoted in a ceremony held by North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRFR) on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. The special ceremony in the firehouse was attended by firefighters, frien...

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Hoboken Mayor Bhalla takes oath of office, designates Hoboken a 'welcoming city'
Jan 01, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 203 203 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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