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Health Fair!
Apr 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Today, Tuesday, April 24, there will be a health fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at City Council Chambers on the first floor of City Hall, 630 Avenue C between 27th and 28th Streets. It’s co-hosted by ...
Douglas O'Neill Point Dedication
Apr 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – On Wednesday, April 25, there will be a dedication of the Douglas O’Neill Point. The dedication starts at 11 a.m. across the street from the Bayonne Museum at 227 Broadway. Light refreshm...
Hoboken mayor to introduce executive order for gender neutral bathrooms
Apr 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 82 82 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN---Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla will issue an executive order at a press conference on Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Office of the Mayor in City Hall. The executive order will make all city-owned...
Hoboken hosts movie screening and savings workshop for Green Week
Apr 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN-- As part of Hoboken's celebration of Earth Day, the city is hosting several different events, which highlight the city's initiatives to be more ecofriendly throughout Green Week. On Monday...
Hoboken to host meeting on Multi Service Center Wednesday
Apr 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN--The City of Hoboken is looking for public input on how the underused Multi Service Center should be redesigned for the future. A community meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 25, at 6...

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Will city go to pot?
Officials weigh in on the future of legalized marijuana
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since Gov. Phil Murphy said on the campaign train last year that he wanted to legalize recreational marijuana and expand medical marijuana access, Hoboken officials and residents have wondered...
Baseball is back!
Little League season opens
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken is famous as the location for the first organized game of modern baseball. Last weekend, the city welcomed back its favorite pastime with the official opening of the Little League season. L...
Some landlords will get to keep their garden apartments
Also at council meeting: basketball courts for Northwest Park
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
At the Hoboken City Council meeting on Wednesday, the council revised the city’s flood ordinance (which regulates development in low-lying areas) so that some property owners who would have been fo...
The mayor of Manhattan Avenue
Heights man arrested after stabbing death of popular teacher Bello
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City police have arrested a 68-year old man in connection with the stabbing death of former teacher and baseball coach Tony Bello, 77, who died in Pershing field on Sunday. “Charles Lowy has...
School layoffs looming
Education officials, facing $25M deficit, struggle to minimize job loss
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 195 195 recommendations | email to a friend
Layoffs of teachers and other personnel are inevitable if the school board cannot find a way to close the remaining $25 million gap in the 2018-2019 budget, officials said at the April 17 board cau...
LSC unveils new Science on a Sphere
Interactive globe enables study of atmospheric and geological events
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 187 187 recommendations | email to a friend
The phase “holding the world in the palm of your hand” is often attributed to poet William Blake, a metaphor for getting everything you want. While you might not be able to get everything you want,...
Eat up!
Taste of Weehawken event to be held at new hotel
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Thirty-two local restaurants, eateries, and caterers will provide samples of their delectable dishes at the 18th annual Taste of Weehawken fundraiser on April 24, taking place at the not-yet-open M...
The future of ‘American Dream’
Delayed Route 3 retail/recreation complex to debut in March, 2019
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County residents are accustomed to driving past the partly completed American Dream (formerly Xanadu) project off Route 3, and to wondering if the recreation/retail complex will ever be fini...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News , and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neig...
Was it racial profiling?
Secaucus fitness gym fires workers after alleged bias incident
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 192 192 recommendations | email to a friend
A local gym called police on Monday April 16, alleging two black men who were working out there, claiming they didn’t have membership passes. According to a Facebook post from Tshyrad Oates this we...
$56M town budget this year
No tax increase again; will be up for final vote
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus residents will not face an increase in the municipal tax levy from the town's 2018 budget, introduced at the most recent mayor and Town Council meeting on April 10. The $56 million budget ...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 191 191 recommendations | email to a friend
Annual fishing derby coming May 5 The town will hold its annual Fishing Derby for kids at the Duck Pond on May 5. Registration runs from 8 to 9 a.m. at the pond located at Metro Way. The derby runs...
Parking? Payments? Public transit?
Mayoral candidates vie for most likely to succeed
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
As the May 8 mayoral election nears, candidates Mitchell Brown, James Davis, and Jason O’Donnell debatedthe issues, pitchingtheir visions for the future of Bayonne. The debate took place on April 1...
Recreation for all
Dennis Collins Park rededicated
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Dennis Collins Park, at the southern tip of Bergen Point, was officially rededicated last weekend after a six-month renovation project. In the first phase of two renovations, the park was remodeled...
Bayonne Briefs
Apr 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne firefighter placed on paid suspension after alleged racist social media posts A Bayonne firefighter, Keith Castaldo, was suspended with pay after he allegedly posted racially disparaging im...
Clean sweep of school board
Mayor-backed slate vanquishes large field of opponents
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
The "Our Children First" school board slate of three incumbent Board of Education members – backed by Mayor Nicholas Sacco -- swept the school board elections Tuesday evening. Ruth Shaw, Haissam Ja...
Crime numbers drop again
At commissioners’ meeting: Police share report; residents honored
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen Police Department Chief Robert Dowd shared the department's 2017 annual crime report at the April 11 Board of Commissioners meeting. The report shows that crime dropped in most categor...
Parade Opens Baseball & Softball Season
Apr 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 127 127 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Nicholas Sacco and led the annual Baseball and Softball Parade on Saturday, April 14, officially launching this year’s sports season. A huge number of revelers – including members of all the ...
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CarePoint opens health center in Union City
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 547 547 recommendations | email to a friend
Local elected officials and representatives held a ribbon-cutting for a CarePoint neighborhood health center in Union City April 6. The center is the fourth for CarePoint, and the first one not par...
Eat up!
Taste of Weehawken event to be held at new hotel
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Thirty-two local restaurants, eateries, and caterers will provide samples of their delectable dishes at the 18th annual Taste of Weehawken fundraiser on April 24, taking place at the not-yet-open M...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News , and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neig...
More options
CarePoint opens health center in Union City
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 547 547 recommendations | email to a friend
Local elected officials and representatives held a ribbon-cutting for a CarePoint neighborhood health center in Union City April 6. The center is the fourth for CarePoint, and the first one not par...
Eat up!
Taste of Weehawken event to be held at new hotel
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Thirty-two local restaurants, eateries, and caterers will provide samples of their delectable dishes at the 18th annual Taste of Weehawken fundraiser on April 24, taking place at the not-yet-open M...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News , and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neig...

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