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U.S. Senator Robert Menendez attends Golden Door International Film Festival opening gala
Sep 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – U.S. Senator Robert Menendez made an appearance at the opening of the Golden Door International Film Festival (GDIFF) on Sept. 20 in support of the festival’s philanthropic mission of...
Former Secaucus native returns on book tour
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HUDSON COUNTY -- Touting the publication of his third novel, “The Delivery Man,” Jon D’Amore will appear in Secaucus, Union City and Jersey City. A former resident of Secaucus and Union City, D’Amo...
BREAKING: Woman charged with paying people $50 to vote in Hoboken election
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HOBOKEN -- People have long discussed potential voter fraud in Hudson County, New Jersey elections, but investigations going back years have rarely borne fruit, even when allegations were reported ...
Raising awareness about plastics pollution
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JERSEY CITY – It was a day of environmental advocacy at Liberty State Park as environmental volunteers turned out for a shoreline cleanup at the park’s Caven Point Beach. The Sept. 16 event, sponso...
17-year-old boy fatally shot in Jersey City
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JERSEY CITY -- Jayden Fondeur, age 17, of Jersey City, was fatally shot on Old Bergen Road on Sept. 18. Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said at approximately 6:25 p.m., the Jersey City Polic...

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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 | 123 123 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 | 115 115 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 | 116 116 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 | 89 89 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 | 111 111 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 | 119 119 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 | 114 114 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 | 97 97 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 | 119 119 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 | 97 97 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 | 119 119 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 | 255 255 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...
Bergen Point does it again
Bridge Arts Festival a hit
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Sep 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Fall is festival season in Bayonne. The second annual Bridge Arts Festival took place on Saturday, September 8, which will be followed by the Bergen Point Fall Festival on October 13. The Bridge Ar...
Saving cyclists
Infrastructure and education needed
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Sep 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
On September 12, Carlos Pimetel and his mother were riding south on Broadway to check out a store in Bergen Point when a driver opened a car door while the two were approaching. His mother was “doo...
Bayonne priest speaks out
Hudson County expected to end ICE contract by 2020
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Sep 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County Freeholders seem to be bowing to pressure from criminal justice and immigration advocates. County Executive Tom DeGise said the county would initiate a “path to exit” by 2020 of its a...
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 | 97 97 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 | 102 102 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...
Writing Without Rules
JC/Hoboken author’s new book gives publication tips
by Caren Lissner
Reporter Editor
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 115 115 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 ...
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 | 97 97 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 | 102 102 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 | 119 119 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 | 97 97 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 | 102 102 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 | 119 119 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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