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Leonard Bernstein to be celebrated at Summer Concerts on the Hudson on Monday, Aug. 27
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
WEEHAWKEN – To mark the 100th birthday of one of America’s greatest composers and conductors, Summer Concerts on the Hudson will present “A Musical Tribute to Leonard Bernstein” on Monday, Aug. 27 ...
Hoboken detectives arrest alleged July shooter
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HOBOKEN – Hoboken detectives have arrested 19-year-old Jersey City resident Anthony Ciprian for his alleged involvement in a July 1 shooting in the Hoboken Housing Authority. On July 1 at about 8 p...
Hoboken Comedy Festival seeks new talent
Aug 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- From Sept. 24 through Sept. 30 The Hoboken Comedy Festival will take place at various venues through out the city. The creators of the festival are asking for comedians to submit a six-m...
Street connecting Weehawken and Hoboken repopens for drivers
Aug 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 83 83 recommendations | email to a friend
WEEHAWKEN--South Harbor Boulevard, which links Harbor Boulevard and 19th Street in Weehawken to 16th Street and WIllow Avenue in Hoboken, reopened Aug. 13. It will be open to southbound traffic onl...
Hoboken festival headliner announced: It's Marshall Crenshaw and the Smithereens!
Aug 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Fans of rock music from the '80s are sure to be impressed -- the headlining band for the Sept. 30 Arts and Music Festival in Hoboken is going to be the Smithereens, featuring Marshall Cr...

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City officials battle ethics allegations
Also at meeting: Council opposes ICE contract, talks dog park
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Ethics complaints against town officials were a hot topic at a five-hour Hoboken City Council meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 1. At the meeting, a resident who has already lodged a local complaint again...
Runnin’ Down a Dream
Locals attempt world record
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 500 hundred residents helped Hoboken try to break an international record for the world’s largest band on July 26 – but to no avail. For the past six years, Hoboken’s music store, Guitar ...
Memories of My-T-Fine, Maxwell House, Mighty Mites, and more
by Dennis Sevano
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 156 156 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken has an industrial history, a sports history, and a history of solid relationships that lingered long after the factories closed or the teams broke up. Here are just a few memories of the th...
Jersey City may sue over school aid cuts
School board seeks okay to spend emergency reserves to offset loss
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
The Board of Education is considering a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the new state school aid formula. The district had anticipated a $3.5 million loss of state aid for 2018-19 due ...
Old, invisible, and embattled
Residents in redevelopment zone on way to Holland Tunnel want more control over future
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
The neglected Center Street neighborhood, part of the Bates Street Redevelopment Zone, has become a battleground for the city’s use of eminent domain, pitting property owners against a city-approve...
The race is on
Ten candidates seek three-year school board seats
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 130 130 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten people have filed to become candidates for three seats on the Board of Education in an upcoming Nov. 6 election. Four seats will actually be open this year. But because trustee Angel Valentin r...
Themes of diversity in kids’ summer reading
Schools assign books so their brains won’t take a break
by Marilyn Baer and Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writers
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 339 339 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer vacation isn’t necessarily a vacation from learning. School districts such as Hoboken, Weehawken, North Bergen, West New York, and Union City have given out either mandatory or suggested rea...
WHS students earn scholarships
Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center rewards service and success
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 135 135 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken High School students Cathylee Cueto and Imani Fulton were each awarded $2,000 Community Service Merit Scholarships from Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center last month. The...
Five angels
All-day wake held for children who died in UC fire
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 408 408 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City held a public, all-day and night wake on July 24 for five children who perished in a fire in their 25th Street home last month. The service was held from 12 p.m. on July 24 through 9 a.m...
The battle over Berckes
Parents, teachers criticize board over suspended principal
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
The controversy over suspended Secaucus High School Principal Bob Berckes shows no sign of stopping. At Board of Education meetings, parents and concerned citizens approach the podium to demand ans...
Putting a lid on pot
Council introduces ordinance to ban sale of recreational marijuana
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
If New Jersey legalizes recreational marijuana any time soon, don’t bet on coming to Secaucus to score. The mayor and Town Council introduced a zoning ordinance at their July 24 meeting that would ...
Overcoming family violence
Hudson County man, battling PTSD, breaks world record
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
Robert “Cozmo” Consulmagno is constantly aware that he suffers from post traumatic stress disorder. While he has learned to cope through physical fitness, he also knows it is a battle he will likel...
Cops and kids, happy together
National Night Out strengthens bonds
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The City of Bayonne once again participated in National Night Out, a nationwide event designed to bring communities and police departments together for the fight against crime. This year’s event wa...
Fishing for funds
Tournament raises money for breast cancer
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne, surrounded on three sides by water, has an unusual combination of urban and fishing culture. It’s home to several boat clubs, including Robbins Reef, just south of 16th Street Park. Member...
Bayonne Briefs
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne homes sell in 41 days on average, seventh fastest in state Homes in Bayonne are selling at breakneck speed, according to a study from SmartAsset, a New York- based financial technology comp...
Tomorrow’s officers?
Junior cadets learn about law enforcement through special training
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 75 75 recommendations | email to a friend
This year’s class at the North Bergen Junior Police Academy was the largest yet, with 25 cadets in total. While the youngest ones spent a week learning crime fighting work, seven cadets returned fr...
‘A place that’s alive, a community place’
North Bergen Library resource center opens in Galaxy Towers
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 138 138 recommendations | email to a friend
An attractive space for kids to mingle, not centered around video games. A way to perk up foot traffic in the Galaxy Towers Mall. A new place for seniors to meet, and greater convenience for Gutten...
Overcoming family violence
Hudson County man, battling PTSD, breaks world record
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 148 148 recommendations | email to a friend
Robert “Cozmo” Consulmagno is constantly aware that he suffers from post traumatic stress disorder. While he has learned to cope through physical fitness, he also knows it is a battle he will likel...
Themes of diversity in kids’ summer reading
Schools assign books so their brains won’t take a break
by Marilyn Baer and Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writers
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 339 339 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer vacation isn’t necessarily a vacation from learning. School districts such as Hoboken, Weehawken, North Bergen, West New York, and Union City have given out either mandatory or suggested rea...
Five angels
All-day wake held for children who died in UC fire
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 408 408 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City held a public, all-day and night wake on July 24 for five children who perished in a fire in their 25th Street home last month. The service was held from 12 p.m. on July 24 through 9 a.m...
BRIEFS
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
ACLU-NJ includes West New York in lawsuit accusing 12 school districts of anti-immigrant discrimination The ACLU-NJ has targeted West New York as one 12 school districts statewide, in a lawsuit acc...
Themes of diversity in kids’ summer reading
Schools assign books so their brains won’t take a break
by Marilyn Baer and Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writers
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 339 339 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer vacation isn’t necessarily a vacation from learning. School districts such as Hoboken, Weehawken, North Bergen, West New York, and Union City have given out either mandatory or suggested rea...
Five angels
All-day wake held for children who died in UC fire
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 408 408 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City held a public, all-day and night wake on July 24 for five children who perished in a fire in their 25th Street home last month. The service was held from 12 p.m. on July 24 through 9 a.m...
BRIEFS
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
ACLU-NJ includes West New York in lawsuit accusing 12 school districts of anti-immigrant discrimination The ACLU-NJ has targeted West New York as one 12 school districts statewide, in a lawsuit acc...

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