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Hoboken says five bars have to close next weekend for bar crawl days
Feb 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 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 | 86 86 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 | 102 102 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 | 114 114 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 | 112 112 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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Bar crawl clash
Controversy after city closes five bars during upcoming ‘Leprecon’
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
The city of Hoboken Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) Board held their regular bi-weekly meeting on Thursday, Feb. 22 to consider various charges against 11 Hoboken liquor licensees. As a result, the ...
Mayor responds to questions about side job
Council also challenges his rent board appointments
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
During Wednesday’s City Council meeting, several council members questioned Mayor Ravi Bhalla’s newly announced part-time position at a law firm, and also challenged his appointments to the Rent Le...
Local legislators aid Puerto Rico
Assemblywoman Annette Chaparro travels to island, gov signs order
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Assemblywoman Annette Chaparro, her son Seth, and state Sen. Nellie Pou joined the American Red Cross in Puerto Rico at the end of January to help distribute supplies there and to witness the damag...
Fulop looks ahead
Mayor’s State of the City speech is full of hope, tinged with regret
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Full of the expected platitudes of former and future success, the first State of the State Address of Mayor Steven Fulop’s second term could not skirt some of the most significant and troubling iss...
To legalize or not?
First hearing on recreational marijuana held in Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
Proponents and opponents came together in Jersey City on Feb. 21 for the first of a planned series of hearings across the state to discuss the possible legalization of marijuana in New Jersey. Led ...
Not a lot of options
Residents learn grim truth about revaluation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Downtown residents got a lot of sage advice but little comfort from the most recent community meeting dealing with the recently concluded revaluation of property in Jersey City. After a recent re-a...
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 | 106 106 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 | 375 375 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 | 373 373 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...
Car sharing nearby
Uber opens office on Meadowlands Parkway
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
The ride-sharing service Uber celebrated the official opening of its new driver support center on Meadowlands Parkway in Secaucus on Feb. 20. Mayor Michael Gonnelli and Town Council members were on...
Crime and parking
Town Council tackles a few issues at meeting
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
At the Tuesday, Feb. 13 Town Council meeting, Councilman John Gerbasio read a report from the town’s Police Committee, regarding their 2017 crime statistics. “We’ve had more calls and responses,” G...
Girl dies from flu-like symptoms
Death is second influenza-related one in NJ this season
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 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...
Grading the district
Chronic absenteeism and math scores remain an issue
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Feb 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 202 202 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 | 190 190 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 | 124 124 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...
Digital dollars
North Bergen gets first Bitcoin currency kiosk
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s a new ATM machine in town, but it doesn’t dispense real money. The machine is next to the counter of the Delta Food Mart convenience store on JFK Blvd. and 91st Street. Its label, “Bitcoin ...
Missing elderly resident found in Maine
Police locate man who drove four states out of his way
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
A week ago Friday, a New Jersey man took his car to his mechanic to get an annual check-up, headed on a drive afterward, and somehow wound up four states away in his car, not sure why he was there....
Non-residents banned from Weehawken streets
Mayor restricts drivers on 495 alt-route at evening rush hour
Feb 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 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 | 313 313 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 | 313 313 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 | 297 297 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 | 313 313 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 | 313 313 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 | 297 297 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 | 1406 1406 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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