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Hoboken residents can keep cool in the pool
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Summer hours at the Hoboken High School pool have officially begun. The pool is open to Hoboken residents from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Fridays...
Peruvian Independence Day observed in Union City
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
UNION CITY – Mayor Brian Stack and the Board of Commissioners announce that the City of Union City will hold a flag-raising ceremony commemorating Peru’s Independence Day on Monday, July 28 at 12 p...
New Bayonne police chief sworn in
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The 19th police chief in the city’s history took the reins Thursday, July 24 as Drew Niekrasz was elevated to the post from deputy chief in a ceremony at City Hall. Dozens of people packe...
NYC concerts generate NJ noise complaints
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
WEST NEW YORK – The summer concert series JBL Live at Pier 97 began in July along the Hudson River and immediately generated noise complaints from the Jersey side. Residents in West New York said t...
Jersey City campers killed in Virginia
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
CAPE CHARLES, Va. — A Jersey City family from Danforth Avenue were caught in the path of a tornado when on a camping trip along the Eastern shore of Chesapeake Bay at about 9 a.m. on Thursday. Lord...

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Automatic car booting ends in Hoboken
North End redevelopment advances; three get interviews for police chief
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
The city of Hoboken no longer boots cars that are parked illegally in a permit zone for the first time – at least, not without warning them beforehand. On Tuesday, Mayor Dawn Zimmer said the Hoboke...
Zeppoles, live music, and tradition
St. Ann’s Italian ‘Feast’ is back for the 104th time
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
For almost as long as Italians have lived in Hoboken, they have been coming to the feast of St. Ann at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. The annual celebration began 104 years ago, when a statue of St. An...
‘Gay American’ speech was 10 years ago
Former Gov. McGreevey and others look back at his famous resignation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Born in Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City, baptized in St. Patrick’s Church, former Gov. Jim McGreevey looked back this week, with some sense of disbelief, at his resignation as governor 10 ye...
‘Gay American’ speech was 10 years ago
Former Gov. McGreevey and others look back at his famous resignation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Born in Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City, baptized in St. Patrick’s Church, former Gov. Jim McGreevey looked back this week, with some sense of disbelief, at his resignation as governor 10 ye...
A city on edge
Tensions continue in Jersey City after killing of rookie cop
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
“In the midst of darkness, there is hope,” said a sign in front of a church on Ocean Avenue in Jersey City. But one week after the ambush and murder of rookie Police Officer Melvin Santiago, hope i...
The circus comes to town – sort of
Kids learn circus skills right in the center of Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
“Keep your knees soft, hold my hands, don’t look down,” Guinevere DiPiazza said. “Just try to keep your eyes up. Eventually, you get a feel for it. Eventually, kids get going on this on their own.”...
‘Gay American’ speech was 10 years ago
Former Gov. McGreevey and others look back at his famous resignation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Born in Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City, baptized in St. Patrick’s Church, former Gov. Jim McGreevey looked back this week, with some sense of disbelief, at his resignation as governor 10 ye...
Marching with Mickey
Weehawken band has banner year; participates in Disney parade
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
“Who came in number one in the country?” asked Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner from the podium at this year’s high school graduation. “The Weehawken Marching Band!” It was another good year for the ...
VFW post holds pancake breakfast
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Weehawken VFW Oulton-Kraft Post 1923 held their first pancake breakfast on Sunday, June 8 at the newly-refurbished post. Girl Scout Troop 12933 was on hand to serve all the hungry people. The o...
Track star
Stan Fryczynski one of 25 national finalists for 2014 Inspiring Coach Award
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
“I had to read it twice because I thought it was spam,” said Secaucus High School track coach Stan Fryczynski about the e-mail informing him he was a finalist for the 2014 Brooks Inspiring Coaches ...
‘Gay American’ speech was 10 years ago
Former Gov. McGreevey and others look back at his famous resignation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Born in Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City, baptized in St. Patrick’s Church, former Gov. Jim McGreevey looked back this week, with some sense of disbelief, at his resignation as governor 10 ye...
Canine memories
Photographer captures spirit of dying dogs
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The old saying claims that cats have nine lives. But what about dogs? For Jersey City photographer Jenna Leigh Teti, keeping the memory of pet canines has become something of a mission – especially...
He who is last, shall be first
Council moves up meeting’s public speaking portion; reschedules caucus to later in day
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Little more than two weeks into the administration of Mayor James Davis, the City Council began delivering on the promise of more open government that Davis and his Moving Bayonne in the Right Dire...
New life by A&P?
City okays planning board study of area by shuttered store
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The city has passed a resolution authorizing the Bayonne Planning Board to investigate whether a parcel of land by the closed Pathmark supermarket off of Avenue A should be examined for a designati...
Sticking to solid staffing
Union pickets Bayonne Medical Center on staffing levels and contract
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Citing the need for the proper staffing levels of nurses and other health care providers for patients at the Bayonne Medical Center, about 120 union members and leaders picketed outside the facilit...
River patrol
New fireboat protects the river and waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
If you happened to look out over the Hudson River one afternoon last week, you may have been surprised to see a collection of red boats spouting fountains of water skyward in the area of the Port I...
Student cops
Guttenberg sixth graders graduate from Junior Police Academy
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The recruits stood in formation, watching the helicopter descend on the grassy field inside James Braddock Park. Then they marched single file to the aircraft to listen to instructions on airborne ...
‘Gay American’ speech was 10 years ago
Former Gov. McGreevey and others look back at his famous resignation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Born in Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City, baptized in St. Patrick’s Church, former Gov. Jim McGreevey looked back this week, with some sense of disbelief, at his resignation as governor 10 ye...
Hudson Reporter scores big in graphics and reporting in two competitions
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson Reporter writers and graphic artists picked up numerous awards for their work recently when the results of two competitions were announced from the New Jersey Society of Professional Journal...
‘Gay American’ speech was 10 years ago
Former Gov. McGreevey and others look back at his famous resignation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Born in Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City, baptized in St. Patrick’s Church, former Gov. Jim McGreevey looked back this week, with some sense of disbelief, at his resignation as governor 10 ye...
Bittersweet day
High Tech students sad to leave high school, happy to be moving forward
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 150 students graduated from High Tech High School, the public county high school based in North Bergen, on June 27. Their day could be described in one word: transitions. While many of th...
‘Gay American’ speech was 10 years ago
Former Gov. McGreevey and others look back at his famous resignation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Born in Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City, baptized in St. Patrick’s Church, former Gov. Jim McGreevey looked back this week, with some sense of disbelief, at his resignation as governor 10 ye...
Hudson Reporter scores big in graphics and reporting in two competitions
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson Reporter writers and graphic artists picked up numerous awards for their work recently when the results of two competitions were announced from the New Jersey Society of Professional Journal...
Bittersweet day
High Tech students sad to leave high school, happy to be moving forward
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 150 students graduated from High Tech High School, the public county high school based in North Bergen, on June 27. Their day could be described in one word: transitions. While many of th...

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