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Hoboken's Rebuild By Design survey ends Monday
Aug 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Over the last month, the Rebuild By Design Project Team -- which is working on a federally funded flood resistance program for Hoboken -- has been gathering feedback on the aesthetics of...
North Bergen police lieutenant arrested for alleged DWI, suspected cocaine possession
Aug 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
EAST RUTHERFORD – Police in East Rutherford arrested a North Bergen police lieutenant on Saturday Aug. 11 for alleged DWI and suspected cocaine possession, according to a police press release. Loca...
NJ DOE names Secaucus teacher as Hudson County Teacher of The Year
Aug 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – The state’s Department of Education has named a local teacher as their 2018-19 Hudson County Teacher of The Year, according to a press release. The honor is going to Patricia Smeyers, a ...
Leonard Bernstein to be celebrated at Summer Concerts on the Hudson on Monday, Aug. 27
Aug 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 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...

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Food, fun, and fighting crime
Hoboken celebrates National Night Out
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Hundreds of residents attended Hoboken’s annual National Night Out celebration at Church Square Park on Tuesday, Aug. 7, hosted by the police from both Hoboken and the Stevens Institute of Technolo...
Dueling over the ‘donut hole’
City officials square off on vetoed ordinance
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
After Mayor Ravi Bhalla vetoed an ordinance in July to allow fire escapes and rear fire staircases to exit into back yards, he and political foes sent out dueling email blasts on the subject, rampi...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Aug 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
County holds off on federal grant for immigration enforcement Honoring a request made by state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, Hudson County has put a hold on spending of a $237,449 federal grant t...
Getting into the community
Night Out Against Crime serves as a model
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
While Jersey City Police Chief Mike Kelly celebrated the Night Out Against Crime events held throughout Jersey City on Aug. 7, he said there are many other ways to promote a re-energized community ...
Waiting too long to cancel contract?
Freeholders say they must see report before reconsidering $10M ICE deal
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
At a meeting at which more than two dozen people showed up to protest the county freeholders’ recent $10 million contract with ICE -- in which the federal agency pays the county to house immigratio...
Member of ‘Walk Away Renée’ band dies
Tom Feher, of Left Banke, was a Weehawken native
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Tom Feher, a native of Weehawken and co-founder of the 1960s baroque style of rock and roll, died earlier this month in California at the age of 71. Feher, sometimes known as Tom Fair, was a member...
Member of ‘Walk Away Renée’ band dies
Tom Feher, of Left Banke, was a Weehawken native
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Tom Feher, a native of Weehawken and co-founder of the 1960s baroque style of rock and roll, died earlier this month in California at the age of 71. Feher, sometimes known as Tom Fair, was a member...
A 3D lesson in distracted driving
AT&T road tour stops at Liberty Science Center
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Nine people in the U.S. are killed each day in vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, and in 2015, nearly 400,000 were injured. The worst...
Weehawken seniors enjoy river cruise
Aug 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
What better way to spend a summer day than a cruise on the Hudson River? The Hudson County 2018 senior resident cruise, sponsored by Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise and the Board of Freeholders ...
The battle over Berckes
Parents, teachers criticize board over suspended principal
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 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 | 85 85 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 | 97 97 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 | 129 129 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 | 34 34 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 | 109 109 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...
Food, fun, and fighting crime
National Night Out celebrated throughout North Bergen
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
The 35th annual National Night Out events returned to North Bergen on Tuesday, Aug. 7. The town often celebrates the national observance with multiple events at once, and this year held a total of ...
Catching sea critters
‘Cops N Bobbers’ fishing derby excites North Bergen youth
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Twelve-year-old Laaren doesn't think the fish at Woodcliffe Lake like her. She spent a long time fishing at the first annual Cops n’ Bobbers fishing derby there on July 30, but none of them bit. Sh...
Member of ‘Walk Away Renée’ band dies
Tom Feher, of Left Banke, was a Weehawken native
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Tom Feher, a native of Weehawken and co-founder of the 1960s baroque style of rock and roll, died earlier this month in California at the age of 71. Feher, sometimes known as Tom Fair, was a member...
Who will run the schools?
Nine candidates filed for Nov. 6 WNY school board election
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Nine candidates who want to run for West New York Board of Education in November filed their petitions to run by the July 30 deadline. But one candidate in the race has since decided to drop out ah...
‘Nothing can be worse than losing your only child’
County dedicates anti-collision vehicle to UC, JC cops killed by vehicles
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
At the dedication ceremony for three Hudson County police officers killed in vehicle wrecks in the past year, Helen Kamel, mother to deceased Union City Police Officer John Kamel, let her heart out...
BRIEFS
Aug 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Surface parking lot improvement program announced The West New York Parking Authority (WNYPA) has announced that it will begin a series of construction projects as part of its Surface Parking Lot I...
Who will run the schools?
Nine candidates filed for Nov. 6 WNY school board election
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Nine candidates who want to run for West New York Board of Education in November filed their petitions to run by the July 30 deadline. But one candidate in the race has since decided to drop out ah...
‘Nothing can be worse than losing your only child’
County dedicates anti-collision vehicle to UC, JC cops killed by vehicles
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
At the dedication ceremony for three Hudson County police officers killed in vehicle wrecks in the past year, Helen Kamel, mother to deceased Union City Police Officer John Kamel, let her heart out...
BRIEFS
Aug 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Surface parking lot improvement program announced The West New York Parking Authority (WNYPA) has announced that it will begin a series of construction projects as part of its Surface Parking Lot I...

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