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Peter Wolf to headline free Hoboken Art and Music Festival in May
Mar 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- He was the lead singer of the J. Geils Band and also had hits in 1984 with "Lights Out" and in 1987 with "Come as You Are." In the J. Geils band, his hits ranged from "Love Stinks" to "C...
Hoboken Historical Museum planning afternoon of poetry to celebrate state' s 351st birthday
Mar 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Last year the Hoboken Historical Museum and CavanKerry Press hosted "Something Old, Something New (Jersey), a celebration of our state' s rich poetic heritage" in honor of the state 's 3...
What was in the papers this weekend?
Mar 30, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
What was in your local Hudson Reporter newspaper this weekend? There’s a comics convention coming to Secaucus. Veterans’ services will be available in a Weehawken open house. A book store has arriv...
Platt will lead new city office on urban challenges
Mar 27, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Data specialist Brian Platt has been named as the director for the city’s new Innovation Team, a program funded through a three-year, $2.25 million grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies...
Pulaski Skyway will be closed in both directions this weekend
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JERSEY CITY -- New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials are reminding motorists the Pulaski Skyway will be closed in both directions this weekend for the installation of floor beam...

this week's news stories

Clock Towers complex gets more time
Confusion over how to keep affordable apartments in building
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council has moved to preserve affordable housing in one of the city’s longstanding affordable housing buildings, for now. With a sunset provision deadline looming on March 26, the City Cou...
Charter school gets nod to expand
School board members criticize ruling
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second time in as many years, the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) has ruled in favor of a local charter school’s expansion, over the strong objections of Hoboken’s traditional pu...
Spinning for a cause
Charity event supports autism program at local school
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second year in a row, Work It Out Fitness Studios is teaming up with Wallace Elementary School to host a fundraiser for the Global Autism Project and Wallace’s Applied Behavior Analysis pro...
Arrivederci, Puccini’s!
Landmark sold as part of redevelopment plan
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Puccini’s Restaurant on Jersey City’s west side has been sold as part of a four-acre redevelopment site. With a classic Italian restaurant interior and quality food, Puccini’s has been an instituti...
Pay up!
City wants hotel tax when people rent
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Websites advertising short term rentals in homes and condos in Jersey City would be required to charge the city’s six percent hotel tax under proposed changes introduced by the City Council on Marc...
St. Patrick's Day Parade
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Photos by Al Sullivan
Veterans’ open house
Event will offer info on benefits and a sympathetic ear
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
For many veterans returning home from Iraq and Afghanistan, there is often no rest from the battle for their lives. Instead of enemies in foreign fields, they must battle indifference, poverty, and...
What’s next for the Gold Coast?
Developers and officials discuss future projects, public transit
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
As developers search for new opportunities in the Gold Coast, the 19-mile stretch of New Jersey from the Bayonne Bridge to the George Washington Bridge, they are seeing their target market of rente...
Ritmo Latino presents a musical journey through South America
Atrium concert will feature new work for celebrated harpist
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The UBS Atrium Series will present the trio Ritmo Latino on Tuesday, April 7 at 12:30 p.m. in the Atrium at 1000 Harbor Boulevard in the Lincoln Harbor section of Weehawken. The series is sponsored...
Winter be gone!
Secaucus celebrates spring with a festival in the park
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Winter may be holding on with icy fingers, but spring officially sprung on Friday, March 20, and to celebrate the occasion Secaucus held an all-day “Celebration of Winter Past” on Saturday. One yea...
Secaucus grad recruited for White House team
Working on national education issues as part of rotation program
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
At age 25, Secaucus High School graduate Zaid Abuhouran is in Washington D.C. preparing for his next assignment: working with President Obama’s team of close advisors on the White House Domestic Po...
Superheroes seize Secaucus
Convention will feature comic book creators, rock artists in April
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
It should come as no surprise that comics aren’t just for kids anymore. “I went to see Art Spiegelman’s ‘Wordless,’ and he talked about how comics have gone from junk culture for children to accept...
Taxes to rise
Three-percent hike, officials say
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Administration officials announced that Bayonne residents will likely see a tax increase of about three percent when the municipal budget is introduced at next’s month Bayonne City Council meeting....
Score?
City negotiating to take over school ice rink
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The administration of Mayor James Davis is seeking to take over control of the Richard L. Korpi Ice Rink from the Bayonne Board of Education in order to make repairs and keep the facility open for ...
City man pleads out
Contractor admits guilt in theft of more than $200K in gov’t funds
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 25, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A city man admitted to collusion with other contractors to secure projects funded by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grants, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announced on March 17. John ...
Local boy makes bad
Guttenberg native busted for allegedly robbing four Galaxy penthouses
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A resident living in one of the Galaxy Tower’s 43rd floor penthouse apartments returned home to discover the front door splintered and the apartment ransacked. Down the hall the doors to the other ...
Newsman to novelist
Veteran Hudson journalist writes historical thriller centering on ‘Black Tom’ incident
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The explosion near Jersey City was so colossal it felt like an earthquake for hundreds of miles around. Black Tom, the former island just off the Hudson County coast, where two million pounds of am...
Bar napkins as art
Bayonne man paving way with miniature creations
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The dismal, sad weeks and months following the 9/11 attacks were an epiphany for Kevin Delaney of Bayonne. A Wall Street employee at the time, Delaney was affected by the event like much of the New...
Looking 100 years old after 100 days in school
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
No, it isn’t the tough school curriculum that has these kids looking so aged. Grade 4 students at Union City’s Saint Augustine’s School recently dressed up as 100-year-old people to commemorate the...
What’s next for the Gold Coast?
Developers and officials discuss future projects, public transit
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
As developers search for new opportunities in the Gold Coast, the 19-mile stretch of New Jersey from the Bayonne Bridge to the George Washington Bridge, they are seeing their target market of rente...
Bar napkins as art
Bayonne man paving way with miniature creations
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The dismal, sad weeks and months following the 9/11 attacks were an epiphany for Kevin Delaney of Bayonne. A Wall Street employee at the time, Delaney was affected by the event like much of the New...
A bounty of books
How a West New York man went from hoarding books to opening a new bookstore
by Jack Silbert
Reporter correspondent
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
“Beware, Books Inside!” reads the sign within Lawrence Arteaga’s newly opened B&F Books shop in West New York. It might be a warning to Arteaga himself, who says that during his college days, “I st...
What’s next for the Gold Coast?
Developers and officials discuss future projects, public transit
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
As developers search for new opportunities in the Gold Coast, the 19-mile stretch of New Jersey from the Bayonne Bridge to the George Washington Bridge, they are seeing their target market of rente...
Bar napkins as art
Bayonne man paving way with miniature creations
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 29, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The dismal, sad weeks and months following the 9/11 attacks were an epiphany for Kevin Delaney of Bayonne. A Wall Street employee at the time, Delaney was affected by the event like much of the New...

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