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Gainsborough Trio to perform in Secaucus
Oct 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – The Secaucus Public Library and Business Resource Center presents The Gainsborough Trio on Sunday, Nov. 2 from 2 to 3 p.m. For over 18 years the Gainsborough Trio has been performing cla...
City swears in seven firefighters, including first woman
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BAYONNE – The Bayonne Fire Department added seven new firefighters to its ranks on Thursday, Oct. 30, including the first female member in the department’s 108-year history. Cailin Brodel and fello...
Trunkin’, treatin’, and eatin’ in Secaucus
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SECAUCUS - The 4th annual Secaucus Animal Shelter Halloween Dinner Dance will take place on Friday, Oct. 31 from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. at La Reggia Restaurant, 40 Wood Ave. There will be dinner, non-s...
Port Authority gets the message
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SECAUCUS – On Oct. 14 Mayor Michael Gonnelli of Secaucus drafted and mailed a letter to the chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey complaining about the deplorable conditions at ...
Hudson County Freeholders uphold rejection of Monarch development plans in Hoboken
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HOBOKEN--The Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders voted Tuesday to uphold a 2012 decision by the county Planning Board to reject a plan to build two 11-story residential towers on a pier on th...

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Watchdogs for your wallets
Education for All Children slate seeks financial accountability
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Reporter has been profiling all three slates running for the Hoboken Board of Education in the election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Last week, we profiled Parents for Progress. The following in...
Schooling the board
Parents for Change slate calls on Board of Ed. majority to listen to the community
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Reporter has been profiling all three slates running for the Hoboken Board of Education in the election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Last week, we profiled Parents for Progress. The following in...
Ghoulish garnish
Hoboken homes go all out for Halloween
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
When Hoboken’s residents get tired of fighting for empty seats on the PATH train and promotions at work, they come home and relax by trying to top their neighbors with the earliest and most outland...
Light rail closer to extending to Bergen County
With no $$ from feds, local mayors meet in JC to ask for state funds
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Seeking to get state-funding for the long stalled Bergen County arm of the Hudson Bergen Light Rail, elected officials gathered at the of Exchange Place transit station in Jersey City on Oct. 20. F...
A big change for Journal Square
J2 breaks ground; first huge development in transit hub
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
As bulldozers bumped outside, officials gathered within a few steps of the PATH station for the long awaited ground breaking of Journal Squared on Oct. 21. The development is adjacent to the Journa...
Five candidates seek 8th District seat
Sires cites his record in the House of Representatives
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
As Rep. Albio Sires (D-8th Dist.) of West New York, a popular North Hudson political figure, seeks reelection to a seat he has held since 2006, he faces four other candidates. His opponents are Rep...
They’re out there
Local homes feature creatures prowling for Halloween
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
They’re out there. Creatures of the night. The dead. The undead. They’re hiding in the dark -- and sometimes hiding in plain sight -- to get you. Whether you’re on Boulevard East in Weehawken, 66th...
Light rail closer to extending to Bergen County
With no $$ from feds, local mayors meet in JC to ask for state funds
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Seeking to get state-funding for the long stalled Bergen County arm of the Hudson Bergen Light Rail, elected officials gathered at the of Exchange Place transit station in Jersey City on Oct. 20. F...
Business is picking up
Bayonne man’s company removes dog waste for profit
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Nobody had to tell Joe Koval that times are tough. A freelance videographer, Koval was always looking for a way to make a little extra cash. So one day while walking his dog, he noticed some backya...
‘The worst place on Planet Earth’
Mayor challenges Port Authority to clean up their act
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
“Everybody knows that this council has not been afraid to fight for what’s right for Secaucus,” said Mayor Michael Gonnelli at the Town Council Meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 14. “Whether it’s fighting w...
Toothbrushes, food, and support
Students invite public to ‘Walk Against Poverty’ on Nov. 2
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A group of Secaucus students traveled to Newark earlier this year with the Hygiene Project to distribute food and hygiene kits to the poor. “We were really shocked when we saw these people,” said A...
Season of the witch
Halloween paints the town orange
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Halloween began early in Secaucus with Spooky Friday in Schmidt’s Woods on Friday, Oct. 24 and Haunted High School on Saturday, Oct. 25. The town still has a host of activities planned in advance o...
Ships ahoy
New terminal ready to process thousands on way to cruises
by Joseph Passantino
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Heralding the newly minted $55 million Royal Caribbean Cruises passenger terminal as an economic driver for Bayonne and the metropolitan area, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey and Royal ...
Paying homage
Catholic parish and church relive their pasts and ready for their futures
by Joseph Passantino
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Bayonne houses of worship are celebrating the legacies of their institutions through yearlong observations involving special Masses and other celebratory occasions. St. Henry’s Parish between 2...
Last ditch effort
Rent-control opponents make late mail pitch
by Joseph Passantino
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
In a public volley during the election stretch run, opponents of the rent control referendum on the Nov. 4 ballot have been mailing letters to Bayonne residents for the last three weeks asking them...
Light rail closer to extending to Bergen County
With no $$ from feds, local mayors meet in JC to ask for state funds
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Seeking to get state-funding for the long stalled Bergen County arm of the Hudson Bergen Light Rail, elected officials gathered at the of Exchange Place transit station in Jersey City on Oct. 20. F...
Local entrepreneurs
Galaxy Holiday Bazaar featured neighborhood artists and vendors
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Local craftspersons and vendors took over the lobby of the Galaxy Towers buildings for six hours on Sunday, Oct. 19 for the annual Galaxy Holiday Bazaar, selling everything from hand-knitted dog ap...
Season of the witch
Halloween paints the town orange
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Halloween will begin early this year with “Haunted Hallway” on Tuesday, Oct. 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the North Bergen High School, 7417 Kennedy Blvd. Immerse yourself in spooky scenes and creepy cla...
Running the ‘Concrete County’
Jogging through an urban environment requires a different awareness
by Joe Granat
Reporter Correspondent
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
When you think of runners out on their daily jog, maybe you think of trees in the park, birds chirping, and pretty ponds. It’s hard to imagine them cruising by telephone poles and possibly dodging ...
They’re out there
Local homes feature creatures prowling for Halloween
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
They’re out there. Creatures of the night. The dead. The undead. They’re hiding in the dark -- and sometimes hiding in plain sight -- to get you. Whether you’re on Boulevard East in Weehawken, 66th...
Somebody’s watching you
Security cameras to be installed over 14th Street Viaduct
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The cost for security cameras above and below the 14th Street Viaduct may be covered by a federal grant, according to the Hudson County Board of Freeholders. They voted at their Oct. 7 caucus to ap...
They’re out there
Local homes feature creatures prowling for Halloween
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
They’re out there. Creatures of the night. The dead. The undead. They’re hiding in the dark -- and sometimes hiding in plain sight -- to get you. Whether you’re on Boulevard East in Weehawken, 66th...
Running the ‘Concrete County’
Jogging through an urban environment requires a different awareness
by Joe Granat
Reporter Correspondent
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
When you think of runners out on their daily jog, maybe you think of trees in the park, birds chirping, and pretty ponds. It’s hard to imagine them cruising by telephone poles and possibly dodging ...
Somebody’s watching you
Security cameras to be installed over 14th Street Viaduct
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The cost for security cameras above and below the 14th Street Viaduct may be covered by a federal grant, according to the Hudson County Board of Freeholders. They voted at their Oct. 7 caucus to ap...

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