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UPDATE: Two young brothers and their cousin die in Union City fire
Jul 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
UNION CITY – A five-alarm blaze on 25th Street in Union City killed three children and injured several other people, including firefighters, on Friday morning. Two children are still in critical co...
Stack calls for utilities to notify towns of power shutoffs
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UNION CITY – Following the death of a Newark woman in hospice care after PSE&G shut off her electricity, State Senator and Union City Mayor Brian Stack has called for PSE&G to notify municipalities...
‘American Pickers’ to film in New Jersey
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HUDSON COUNTY – ‘American Pickers’ is a documentary series that explores the world of antique picking on History.com. The show follows Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz, two of the most skilled pickers in...
Reports: Dead infant in suitcase for months
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JERSEY CITY – In testimony given before a court hearing on July 11, county prosecutors reportedly said that the body of a child abandoned on the PATH train tracks in March had been in a suitcase fo...
Donate this Saturday to help fight blood cancer
Jul 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 131 131 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – On Saturday, July 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., lemonade stands across Hoboken will raise funds for the nonprofit DKMS working to end blood cancer. The lemonade stands will be located at the...

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‘The Feast’ returns for 108th year
Popular Hoboken St. Ann’s Festival adds new feature: country music
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken’s famed St. Ann’s Italian Festival, a six-day long Italian festival that draws visitors from around the country, will run from Saturday, July 21 through Thursday, July 26 this year. In addi...
Union Dry Dock
Jul 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Ferry service is critical to the economic well-being of both sides of the Hudson River. The plan for an uninterrupted, waterfront park along the Hudson is critical to the well-being of...
Lost three of his friends in blaze
New firefighters cite personal reasons for joining department
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Christopher Sorrentino of Hoboken has wanted to become a firefighter ever since he lost three friends in a blaze during college. In January of 2012, an off-campus house near Marist College in Pough...
Snoop Dogg ignites Fourth of July
Annual festivities draw an estimated 150,000 to Exchange Place
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Although called Jersey City’s Fourth of July festival, the events at Exchange Place on the holiday evening turned Jersey City into one big disco party. Montgomery Street for blocks leading up to th...
The Mangini legacy
Pershing Field’s green garden could become a model for all city parks
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Patrick G. Mangini loved Pershing Field, both its history and its flora. As a social worker in New York City, Mangini dedicated his life to those he saw as less fortunate. In his spare time, he spe...
The day he got trapped in his own store
JC native, polio survivor releases engaging memoir
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Tom Wilczewski didn’t intend to write a book about growing up with polio. He wanted to write a book about the day he nearly got trapped in his storefront on Essex Street in 1984. But somehow, the b...
Moving on up
Weehawken High School graduates 71 students for 2018 class
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 335 335 recommendations | email to a friend
Seventy one seniors graduated from Weehawken High School on June 22. The school's 78th graduating class has much to celebrate, having received $7.3 million in scholarship offers. At the ceremony, v...
WHS students earn scholarships
Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center rewards service and success
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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...
Mayor, council members sworn in
Town manager, clerk, and attorney also inaugurated
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 287 287 recommendations | email to a friend
The municipal “Weehawken and You” slate was inaugurated for new terms at Weehawken High School July 1. The terms run for four years each. In Weehawken’s mayor/council form of government, voters cho...
Cracking down
Council adopts ordinance to ban illegal apartments
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The mayor and Town Council voted to ban illegal apartments in Secaucus at their June 26 meeting. Illegal apartments can include, according to the ordinance: an additional dwelling unit within a sin...
SECAUCUS BRIEFS
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Police arrest man who allegedly had over 40 bags of heroin On June 27, Secaucus police arrested a man allegedly in possession of over 40 bags of suspected heroin, according to a department press re...
Hudson Reporter journalists, artists win state awards
Recognized by Garden State Journalists Association
Jul 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 329 329 recommendations | email to a friend
The reporters and graphic artists for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won six writing, one photography, and eight layout awards in the 2017 Memorial Journalism Awards run annually by the Ga...
Long overdue
Schools get increase in state funding
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jul 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 160 160 recommendations | email to a friend
Educators in Bayonne are acutely aware of the district’s long-term underfunding, but this year and last there was some relief. Legislators in 2017 allocated six percent, or $3 million, more than wh...
Crossing the road and the cove
Bayonne eyes two pedestrian walkways
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jul 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 152 152 recommendations | email to a friend
The west side of Route 440, at the former military ocean terminal base (MOTBY) and South Cove Commons, is not yet an accessible pedestrian destination. That may change soon as city officials are pl...
Bayonne Briefs
Jul 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Ducklings rescued; mom stands vigil Bayonne firefighters rescued 17 ducklings from a storm drain on the former Military Ocean Terminal Base on July 3 after Brian Ahern and Robert Wykowski of the Ba...
‘They feel younger because this place looks younger’
Senior building gets renovated community room, celebrates 50th year
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of the North Bergen Housing Authority’s Lawler senior buildings celebrated the reopening of their community room on June 29, heading to the room for a buffet dinner, raffles, and a DJ. La...
HCCC names library after retiring president
North Hudson campus, expanded curriculum during Gabert’s 25 years
by Al Sullivan
Reporter senior staff writer
Jul 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
As if his accomplishments at Hudson County Community College over the last 25 years were not enough to earn retiring college president Glen Gabert immortality, the school has decided to name its li...
‘The Feast’ returns for 108th year
Popular Hoboken St. Ann’s Festival adds new feature: country music
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken’s famed St. Ann’s Italian Festival, a six-day long Italian festival that draws visitors from around the country, will run from Saturday, July 21 through Thursday, July 26 this year. In addi...
Stepping into the future
Union City High School graduates 862 students for 2018; 404 for WNY
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Eight-hundred and sixty two students graduated from Union City High School on June 29, ready for the next phase in their lives. History was made with this year’s class, as Valedictorian Paola Solan...
Head start on hacking
Hudson students enter computer competition
Jul 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
The Liberty STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Alliance hosted its first annual Hudson County Hack-a-thon for fifth through seventh grade students at Liberty Science Center on ...
Hudson Reporter journalists, artists win state awards
Recognized by Garden State Journalists Association
Jul 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 329 329 recommendations | email to a friend
The reporters and graphic artists for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won six writing, one photography, and eight layout awards in the 2017 Memorial Journalism Awards run annually by the Ga...
Stepping into the future
Union City High School graduates 862 students for 2018; 404 for WNY
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Eight-hundred and sixty two students graduated from Union City High School on June 29, ready for the next phase in their lives. History was made with this year’s class, as Valedictorian Paola Solan...
Head start on hacking
Hudson students enter computer competition
Jul 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
The Liberty STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Alliance hosted its first annual Hudson County Hack-a-thon for fifth through seventh grade students at Liberty Science Center on ...
Hudson Reporter journalists, artists win state awards
Recognized by Garden State Journalists Association
Jul 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 329 329 recommendations | email to a friend
The reporters and graphic artists for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won six writing, one photography, and eight layout awards in the 2017 Memorial Journalism Awards run annually by the Ga...

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