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Rain expected to last most of Tuesday
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HUDSON COUNTY -- The remnants of Hurricane Florence were expected to drench Hudson County for most of Tuesday, possibly until midnight. Officials advise not to try to drive through any flood waters...
Kitten trapped in Bayonne Bridge rescued
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BAYONNE - A 5-week-old kitten trapped between two concrete barricades on the Bayonne Bridge was rescued by a Port Authority police officer on September 5, according to the NY Daily News. Officer Ni...
Lawsuit filed by former Hoboken police chief against the city dismissed
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The State Court lawsuit filed against the city of Hoboken and former Mayor Dawn Zimmer by former Police Chief Anthony Falco was dismissed in its entirety by Hudson County Superior Court Judge Marth...
Mayor denounces racist flyer found in North Bergen
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NORTH BERGEN -- An individual requesting anonymity snapped this photo of this flyer from the alleged "New Jersey European Heritage Association" that he says he found on the corner of 73rd Street an...
Union City man commits suicide during police confrontation
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UNION CITY -- A local man died from a self-inflicted gun shot wound after police confronted him with a handgun, according to a press release from the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office. At 5:15 a.m....

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Controversy after Planning Board member recommends connected firms
Also: City seeks new water management; restaurant wants 500-foot rule waiver
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council is scheduled to hold a hearing when they meet on Monday, Sept. 17, to decide whether a Planning Board official should be removed from his seat because he sent out an email ...
Writing Without Rules
JC/Hoboken author’s new book gives publication tips
by Caren Lissner
Reporter Editor
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
There are some who treat writing like an exclusive fraternity or sorority that not just anyone should be allowed to join – and perhaps it’s because they work so hard at it. What some people see as ...
Singing a new, personal tune
Hoboken musician puts the city into his work
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken resident Brett Altman’s first official single and music video, “Come Find Me,” released this summer, tells a vivid story originally inspired by a conversation he had with his younger sister...
Back to school again
Classes started in Jersey City on Sept. 6
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Considering the heat inside and outside some of Jersey City’s schools, it seemed hard to believe summer was over and it was time for classes to start again. Yet this did not keep Chris Gadsden from...
Lyons appointed in split vote
Former member will serve out unexpired term of Angel Valentin
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
A divided Board of Education voted 5-3 on Aug. 31 to appoint former board member Gerald Lyons to fill the unexpired term of Angel Valentin, who resigned in early August for health reasons. Because ...
Stars to shine in Jersey City
Golden Door International Film Festival kicks off Sept. 20
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
What do the “Brady Bunch,” “The Sopranos,” and “Real Housewives of New York” have in common? Stars from those shows as well as a host of other movie industry professionals are expected to attend th...
Flying high
Residents celebrate 10th Weehawken Kite Night
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Kite-flyers of all ages came out to the 10th annual Weehawken Kite Night at Waterfront Park on Aug. 22. Officials try to run three nights a year—one in April, another in summer, and a third in fall...
Officials: Bring back stalled train tunnel project!
Murphy, Menendez come to Secaucus to press Trump on Gateway
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
No-one disagrees that the 107-year-old North River Tunnel, carrying thousands of Amtrak and NJ Transit passengers between New York City and New Jersey each day, could use some renovations. But desp...
Stars to shine in Jersey City
Golden Door International Film Festival kicks off Sept. 20
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
What do the “Brady Bunch,” “The Sopranos,” and “Real Housewives of New York” have in common? Stars from those shows as well as a host of other movie industry professionals are expected to attend th...
Council delays vote to ban recreational marijuana
Also at meeting: local resident suggests idea for combating Rt. 495 traffic
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 196 196 recommendations | email to a friend
The mayor and Town Council on Aug. 29 pulled, from the agenda, a zoning ordinance banning recreational marijuana sales, due to a delay by county officials who are reviewing it, according to Town Ad...
Bats and butterflies before back-to-school
Environmental Dept. holds annual youth camp with field-trips
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 150 150 recommendations | email to a friend
Cleaning up horse poop might not be what most kids envision as a “fun” camp activity. But Secaucus resident Alexia Brown, 10, did just that during a recent four-day town environmental camp. And it ...
After tragedy, light in the darkness
Local family participates in fourth annual suicide prevention walk on Sept. 9
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 235 235 recommendations | email to a friend
Many people hear about suicide but never think it may affect them personally. In March 2014, Jeannette Sanchez lost her brother, Jorge, 21, when he took his own life, and everything in her life cha...
Bayonne’s bugaboo? Parking!
Two garages planned; one completed
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Sep 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
Finding a parking space in Bayonne’s commercial districts is no easy task. Residents and visitors often circle the city’s wide blocks looking for spaces near Broadway. In midtown, calls for parking...
BBOED business administrator job up in the air
Trustees at odds
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Sep 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 111 111 recommendations | email to a friend
An acting business administrator was appointed by the Bayonne Board of Education (BBOED) on Wednesday, August 29 after trustees voted against hiring District Director of Athletics Michael B. Pierso...
A role model for Millennials
BHS grad beats the odds
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Sep 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
“Nothing is guaranteed, but anything is possible.” Juan Rodriguez, 29, of Bayonne has lived by that mantra throughout his youth. After graduating from Bayonne High School in 2009, he attended St. P...
Officials: Bring back stalled train tunnel project!
Murphy, Menendez come to Secaucus to press Trump on Gateway
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
No-one disagrees that the 107-year-old North River Tunnel, carrying thousands of Amtrak and NJ Transit passengers between New York City and New Jersey each day, could use some renovations. But desp...
'We Say No!'
Local environmentalists continue battle against area power plant
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Chants of "Meadowlands power plant, we say, 'No!' Meadowlands power plant's got to go!" filled Iglesia De Dios En Cristo La Senda Church on 75th Street in North Bergen on Aug. 29. It was the latest...
Stars to shine in Jersey City
Golden Door International Film Festival kicks off Sept. 20
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
What do the “Brady Bunch,” “The Sopranos,” and “Real Housewives of New York” have in common? Stars from those shows as well as a host of other movie industry professionals are expected to attend th...
Officials: Bring back stalled train tunnel project!
Murphy, Menendez come to Secaucus to press Trump on Gateway
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
No-one disagrees that the 107-year-old North River Tunnel, carrying thousands of Amtrak and NJ Transit passengers between New York City and New Jersey each day, could use some renovations. But desp...
'We Say No!'
Local environmentalists continue battle against area power plant
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Chants of "Meadowlands power plant, we say, 'No!' Meadowlands power plant's got to go!" filled Iglesia De Dios En Cristo La Senda Church on 75th Street in North Bergen on Aug. 29. It was the latest...
Stars to shine in Jersey City
Golden Door International Film Festival kicks off Sept. 20
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
What do the “Brady Bunch,” “The Sopranos,” and “Real Housewives of New York” have in common? Stars from those shows as well as a host of other movie industry professionals are expected to attend th...
Officials: Bring back stalled train tunnel project!
Murphy, Menendez come to Secaucus to press Trump on Gateway
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
No-one disagrees that the 107-year-old North River Tunnel, carrying thousands of Amtrak and NJ Transit passengers between New York City and New Jersey each day, could use some renovations. But desp...
'We Say No!'
Local environmentalists continue battle against area power plant
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Chants of "Meadowlands power plant, we say, 'No!' Meadowlands power plant's got to go!" filled Iglesia De Dios En Cristo La Senda Church on 75th Street in North Bergen on Aug. 29. It was the latest...
Stars to shine in Jersey City
Golden Door International Film Festival kicks off Sept. 20
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
What do the “Brady Bunch,” “The Sopranos,” and “Real Housewives of New York” have in common? Stars from those shows as well as a host of other movie industry professionals are expected to attend th...

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