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Zacche named acting chief of Jersey City police
Jul 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven Fulop announced Monday the appointment of Deputy Chief Philip Zacche as Acting Chief of the Jersey City Police Department citing his strong leadership qualities and decad...
U.S. senator visits Bayonne again
Jul 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE -- For the second time in three weeks, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez visited the Peninsula City. With a little less pomp and circumstance, but no less importance, Menendez’s visit to City Hall ...
Hoboken school board picks interim superintendent
Jul 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- The Hoboken Board of Education has appointed Dr. Richard J. Brockel to serve as interim superintendent until a permanent replacement is found. Brockel will serve on a contract basis unti...
Bayonne fire injures one in jump, one from smoke, and kills pet
Jul 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE -- A raging blaze in the early hours of Sunday, July 20, caused an Avenue E woman to be injured when she jumped from a second floor window of her residence, fire officials said. Bayonne fir...
Mara family donates $250,000 to build day care center in the Meadowlands
Jul 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
MEADOWLANDS – The Mara family of the New York Giants presented the Meadowlands YMCA on Thursday with a $250,000 donation – the largest of 77 generated by the Super Bowl Host Committee’s Snowflake F...

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Automatic car booting ends in Hoboken
North End redevelopment advances; three get interviews for police chief
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The city of Hoboken no longer boots cars that are parked illegally in a permit zone for the first time – at least, not without warning them beforehand. On Tuesday, Mayor Dawn Zimmer said the Hoboke...
Zeppoles, live music, and tradition
St. Ann’s Italian ‘Feast’ is back for the 104th time
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
For almost as long as Italians have lived in Hoboken, they have been coming to the feast of St. Ann at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. The annual celebration began 104 years ago, when a statue of St. An...
‘Gay American’ speech was 10 years ago
Former Gov. McGreevey and others look back at his famous resignation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Born in Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City, baptized in St. Patrick’s Church, former Gov. Jim McGreevey looked back this week, with some sense of disbelief, at his resignation as governor 10 ye...
‘Gay American’ speech was 10 years ago
Former Gov. McGreevey and others look back at his famous resignation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Born in Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City, baptized in St. Patrick’s Church, former Gov. Jim McGreevey looked back this week, with some sense of disbelief, at his resignation as governor 10 ye...
A city on edge
Tensions continue in Jersey City after killing of rookie cop
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
“In the midst of darkness, there is hope,” said a sign in front of a church on Ocean Avenue in Jersey City. But one week after the ambush and murder of rookie Police Officer Melvin Santiago, hope i...
The circus comes to town – sort of
Kids learn circus skills right in the center of Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
“Keep your knees soft, hold my hands, don’t look down,” Guinevere DiPiazza said. “Just try to keep your eyes up. Eventually, you get a feel for it. Eventually, kids get going on this on their own.”...
‘Gay American’ speech was 10 years ago
Former Gov. McGreevey and others look back at his famous resignation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Born in Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City, baptized in St. Patrick’s Church, former Gov. Jim McGreevey looked back this week, with some sense of disbelief, at his resignation as governor 10 ye...
Marching with Mickey
Weehawken band has banner year; participates in Disney parade
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
“Who came in number one in the country?” asked Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner from the podium at this year’s high school graduation. “The Weehawken Marching Band!” It was another good year for the ...
VFW post holds pancake breakfast
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Weehawken VFW Oulton-Kraft Post 1923 held their first pancake breakfast on Sunday, June 8 at the newly-refurbished post. Girl Scout Troop 12933 was on hand to serve all the hungry people. The o...
Track star
Stan Fryczynski one of 25 national finalists for 2014 Inspiring Coach Award
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
“I had to read it twice because I thought it was spam,” said Secaucus High School track coach Stan Fryczynski about the e-mail informing him he was a finalist for the 2014 Brooks Inspiring Coaches ...
‘Gay American’ speech was 10 years ago
Former Gov. McGreevey and others look back at his famous resignation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Born in Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City, baptized in St. Patrick’s Church, former Gov. Jim McGreevey looked back this week, with some sense of disbelief, at his resignation as governor 10 ye...
Canine memories
Photographer captures spirit of dying dogs
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The old saying claims that cats have nine lives. But what about dogs? For Jersey City photographer Jenna Leigh Teti, keeping the memory of pet canines has become something of a mission – especially...
Making history
Nadrowski takes her seat as council president
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Promising change in government, one of the initial orders of business for the administration of Mayor James Davis was the selection of Councilwoman Sharon Nadrowski as Bayonne’s first female counci...
Bridging the gap to a better quality of life?
Downtown residents attend hearing on Bayonne Bridge-related problems
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
They came from the Boulevard, Avenue A, Margaret Street and other thoroughfares, complaining about vibrating houses, loud noises in the night, breathing difficulties, and parking problems. The one ...
Dooby dooby doo
Sinatra Idol contest winner looks at his Hoboken roots
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Gabriel Russo of Dahlonega, Ga., remembers spending summers visiting with his grandparents on Park Avenue in Hoboken as a child. They were great times, filled with family, friends, and special mome...
River patrol
New fireboat protects the river and waterfront
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
If you happened to look out over the Hudson River one afternoon last week, you may have been surprised to see a collection of red boats spouting fountains of water skyward in the area of the Port I...
Student cops
Guttenberg sixth graders graduate from Junior Police Academy
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The recruits stood in formation, watching the helicopter descend on the grassy field inside James Braddock Park. Then they marched single file to the aircraft to listen to instructions on airborne ...
‘Gay American’ speech was 10 years ago
Former Gov. McGreevey and others look back at his famous resignation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Born in Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City, baptized in St. Patrick’s Church, former Gov. Jim McGreevey looked back this week, with some sense of disbelief, at his resignation as governor 10 ye...
Hudson Reporter scores big in graphics and reporting in two competitions
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson Reporter writers and graphic artists picked up numerous awards for their work recently when the results of two competitions were announced from the New Jersey Society of Professional Journal...
‘Gay American’ speech was 10 years ago
Former Gov. McGreevey and others look back at his famous resignation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Born in Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City, baptized in St. Patrick’s Church, former Gov. Jim McGreevey looked back this week, with some sense of disbelief, at his resignation as governor 10 ye...
Bittersweet day
High Tech students sad to leave high school, happy to be moving forward
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 150 students graduated from High Tech High School, the public county high school based in North Bergen, on June 27. Their day could be described in one word: transitions. While many of th...
‘Gay American’ speech was 10 years ago
Former Gov. McGreevey and others look back at his famous resignation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Born in Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City, baptized in St. Patrick’s Church, former Gov. Jim McGreevey looked back this week, with some sense of disbelief, at his resignation as governor 10 ye...
Hudson Reporter scores big in graphics and reporting in two competitions
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson Reporter writers and graphic artists picked up numerous awards for their work recently when the results of two competitions were announced from the New Jersey Society of Professional Journal...
Bittersweet day
High Tech students sad to leave high school, happy to be moving forward
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 150 students graduated from High Tech High School, the public county high school based in North Bergen, on June 27. Their day could be described in one word: transitions. While many of th...

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