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Dan Ward, BHS educator, to run for at-large city council seat
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Daniel Ward, Director of the Social Studies and Library/Media Science Programs at the Bayonne School District, announced that he will run for the at-large Bayonne City Council seat in the June elec...
Hoboken Mayor-Elect Bhalla announces transition team; some former opponents on it
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Hoboken Mayor-Elect Ravi Bhalla unveiled the leadership of his Transition Team on Monday, Nov. 20. The transition team, chaired by longtime resident Phil Cohen, includes four other leade...
Sponsors needed for benefit concert to aid Puerto Rico
Nov 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – The Board of Directors of the Roberto Clemente Little League and members of the Jersey City community are reaching out to sponsors to assist in putting together a benefit concert to a...
Theatre Ensemble presents show for children
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – The Hudson Theatre Ensemble’s Silly on Sixth Children’s Series presents “Sing Me A Story with Sue!” at the Hudson School Performance Space, 601 Park Ave., Hoboken, on Sunday, Nov. 19 at 1...
The Kennedy Dancers present “Winter Holiday Showcase at The Historic Landmark Loews Theater
Nov 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – The Kennedy Dancers, Friends of the Loews Theater Inc., and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts will present announce the company’s Winter Holiday Showcase on Friday, Dec. 15 at ...

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Giving thanks
Where to donate food, volunteer, or get a free Thanksgiving meal or turkey
by Marilyn Baer and Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Although people go undernourished every day of the year, hunger around Thanksgiving and the holidays has always been a rallying call for some people to serve those in need. On Sundays all year, Jer...
Who created the anonymous flyers?
After illicit campaign literature goes viral, politicians fight, offer reward
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Police Department is still investigating an anonymous campaign flyer distributed around town a few days before the mayoral election, looking at the matter as a bias incident. Whoever cr...
City and ferry company in tug-of-war over land
Council approves eminent domain for Dry Dock repair site
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council approved, in an 8-0-1 vote on Wednesday, the use of eminent domain to try to acquire northern waterfront property that was recently purchased by NY Waterway from Union Dry ...
Saying no to ‘millionaires’ marina’
Friends of Liberty State Park protest rumored new plans for south side of park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Saying that the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) appears to have made “a secret deal” to develop the south side of Liberty State Park into a new “Millionaires’ Marina,” Sam Pesin,...
Heroes inside and outside the ring
Three locals inducted into the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
In a letter issued at the conclusion of World War II, President Harry S Truman paid tribute to the memory of Private Michael A. Mastrandrea, who died in the service of his country. “He stands in th...
School district shows off latest changes
Jersey City kids have the tools to prepare for the future
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
For the fourth time in four years, Jersey City Schools Superintendent Dr. Marcia Lyles recently led a bus full of local officials on a tour of the public schools. The annual event is designed to hi...
Weehawken to adjust rent control law
Landlords relieved when new amendment is introduced
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Many towns in New Jersey adopted rent control laws after World War II in order to keep landlords from jacking up rents and putting tenants in a tight spot. But when landlords themselves end up stru...
THE FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The Route 495 helix bridge in Weehawken is about to get a colorful new mural makeover, courtesy of a local artist.
Hit-and-run deaths on Kennedy Blvd. spur action
County officials launch month-long crackdown
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Elected Hudson County officials and law enforcement are ramping up enforcement this month for Kennedy Blvd.’s five most dangerous intersections – based on accident data – in West New York, Union Ci...
Giving thanks
Where to donate food, volunteer, or get a free Thanksgiving meal or turkey
by Marilyn Baer and Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Although people go undernourished every day of the year, hunger around Thanksgiving and the holidays has always been a rallying call for some people to serve those in need. On Sundays all year, Jer...
Election winners in Secaucus
Mayor, four council people, two school board incumbents reelected
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The entire “Moving Secaucus Forward” slate – headed up by Mayor Michael Gonnelli -- easily won reelection in the Tuesday, Nov. 7 mayor/council races. As for the races for three school board seats, ...
Food waste becomes soil for new food
High school gets its first rocket composter
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus High School students are about to get a lesson in environmental sustainability, thanks to a rocket composter that the town's environmental department purchased this past summer. The depart...
Board of Education winners
Three trustees made their case
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 15, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 16,000 Bayonne residents voted in the Board of Education election on November 7, voting in two new trustees and keeping one incumbent, according to the most recent unofficial results from...
Paying tribute to Las Vegas shooting victims
Bayonne resident delivers banner
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
In memory of the victims of the deadliest mass shooting in the nation’s history, Bayonne resident Carl Davis, 57, of 43rd Street, hung a banner at the memorial in Las Vegas titled “Bayonne, NJ mour...
Thanksgiving dinners for those in need
Bayonne continues tradition of giving
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Thanksgiving dinners and events abound in Bayonne, where local charities, nonprofits, churches, government, and the Chamber of Commerce host events for the benefit of the needy. For those hoping to...
Giving thanks
Where to donate food, volunteer, or get a free Thanksgiving meal or turkey
by Marilyn Baer and Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Although people go undernourished every day of the year, hunger around Thanksgiving and the holidays has always been a rallying call for some people to serve those in need. On Sundays all year, Jer...
Honoring service members
North Bergen holds annual Veterans Day celebration
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen's living veterans gathered at the Recreation Center Nov. 11 for the town's annual Veterans Day celebration. The holiday honors living service men and women who served in the military. ...
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Library and non-profit team up to help disabled people launch businesses
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
If you happen to have a physical or mental disability, but dream of starting your own business, you can now get free assistance at the North Bergen Free Public Library. Earlier this year, the libra...
Children First projected to win three school board slots
Losing slate fights back, citing complaint
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
Candidates on the Children First school board slate, which was backed by Mayor Felix Roque, were projected to win three open spots on the nine-member West New York Board of Education after Tuesday’...
Hit-and-run deaths on Kennedy Blvd. spur action
County officials launch month-long crackdown
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
Elected Hudson County officials and law enforcement are ramping up enforcement this month for Kennedy Blvd.’s five most dangerous intersections – based on accident data – in West New York, Union Ci...
Spiderman and Nintendo
First annual Comic Book and Toy Show hits North Bergen
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
Comics aren’t just for adults anymore. In fact, whenever a comic or toy convention comes to the area, grown-up collectors are happy to join in. Such was the case at North Bergen's first annual Comi...
Children First projected to win three school board slots
Losing slate fights back, citing complaint
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
Candidates on the Children First school board slate, which was backed by Mayor Felix Roque, were projected to win three open spots on the nine-member West New York Board of Education after Tuesday’...
Hit-and-run deaths on Kennedy Blvd. spur action
County officials launch month-long crackdown
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
Elected Hudson County officials and law enforcement are ramping up enforcement this month for Kennedy Blvd.’s five most dangerous intersections – based on accident data – in West New York, Union Ci...
Spiderman and Nintendo
First annual Comic Book and Toy Show hits North Bergen
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
Comics aren’t just for adults anymore. In fact, whenever a comic or toy convention comes to the area, grown-up collectors are happy to join in. Such was the case at North Bergen's first annual Comi...

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Hoboken Board of Education candidate forum cancelled
Oct 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 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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