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Funeral this week
Five children to be laid to rest after Union City fire
by Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City residents were still in mourning last week after a five-alarm blaze on 25th Street on Friday, July 13 took the lives of five children and injured firefighters. Officials said a visitatio...
Goat found roaming outside Secaucus Walmart
Jul 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS -- A lone baby goat was found roaming outside the Secaucus Walmart on Thursday, July 19, according to a Facebook post from The Barnyard Sanctuary. Secaucus Animal Control officer Kevin Kes...
Hoboken school board meets Tuesday, July 24
Jul 20, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – The next Board of Education meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, July at 6 p.m. The meeting place will be the Demarest School Auditorium,158 Fourth St. second floor.
Hoboken permits Suez water project to resume work
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla announced his decision to allow SUEZ Water to resume its work in southwest Hoboken after they turned in a revised plan to update an underground water meter. The...
Author Cherise Wolas comes to Little City Books
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
Author Cherise Wolas, author of "The Family Tabor," visits Little City Books on Tuesday, July 24 at 7 p.m. According to the shop, "Over the course of a weekend, a family's complicated secrets unfol...

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Stevens seeks zoning change
New rules could allow two proposed dorms to grow higher
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, July 25 to discuss changing zoning laws on the Stevens Institute of Technology campus to make it easier for the university to build two pr...
Celebrating Hoboken’s ‘Cove’ beach
Family-fun events at City of Water Day
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents celebrated the Hoboken waterfront last weekend during City of Water Day, where they could kayak for free or learn about the Hudson River Estuary by participating in workshops. The event w...
Controversy over immigration vote
Hudson County renews $10M ICE detainee contract
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that could intensify local protests over immigration policy, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders voted July 12 to renew the county’s contract with federal authorities to house immigrat...
Controversy over immigration vote
Hudson County renews $10M ICE detainee contract
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that could intensify local protests over immigration policy, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders voted July 12 to renew the county’s contract with federal authorities to house immigrat...
Screaming for ice cream
Torico’s celebrates 50th anniversary
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Pura Berrios never intended to get into the ice cream business, she said, as she looked back at a venture that just celebrated its 50th anniversary. “I was pregnant, and I had a craving for coconut...
Hudnut takes oath as prosecutor
Seeking a progressive strategy for municipal justice
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Promising to bring justice and a progressive approach to the city prosecutor’s office, Jake Hudnut took the oath of office on July 10 in a City Hall ceremony. Hudnut, who passed the bar as an attor...
Controversy over immigration vote
Hudson County renews $10M ICE detainee contract
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that could intensify local protests over immigration policy, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders voted July 12 to renew the county’s contract with federal authorities to house immigrat...
WEEHAWKEN BRIEFS
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City opposes North Bergen gas plant proposal The Union City Board of Commissioners passed a resolution July 10 opposing the establishment of a new natural gas-fired power plant that has been ...
Moving on up
Weehawken High School graduates 71 students for 2018 class
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 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...
Cracking down
Council adopts ordinance to ban illegal apartments
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 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
Jul 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
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 | 81 81 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...
Controversy over immigration vote
Hudson County renews $10M ICE detainee contract
by Al Sullivan
Staff writer
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that could intensify local protests over immigration policy, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders voted July 12 to renew the county’s contract with federal authorities to house immigrat...
30 years at the Bayonne Police Department
Police Chief Drew Sisk resigns
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne Police Chief Drew Sisk announced his retirement this month, effective August 1, a year after he was sworn in. Sisk worked for the Bayonne Police Department 30 years after graduating from th...
NJ Teamsters defy the odds, make playoffs
First-season triumph for Bayonne soccer
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
Jul 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
The NJ Teamsters, Bayonne’s first semi-pro soccer team, won nine games, lost four, and tied one in its first season, propelling the teaminto the playoffs, which took place in Rochester, NY on July ...
A prescription for engagement
Pharmacist caps off a year of involvement, free events
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since Live Smart Pharmacy opened at 61st Street and JFK Blvd. a year ago in July, owner Quinee Patel has worked to provide North Bergen residents with free educational seminars, medical consul...
Controversy over immigration vote
Hudson County renews $10M ICE detainee contract
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that could intensify local protests over immigration policy, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders voted July 12 to renew the county’s contract with federal authorities to house immigrat...
Controversy over power plant
NB facility gets first permits, but Union City opposes it
by Reporter Staff
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
The state’s Department of Environmental Protection on June 26 issued the first permits to begin construction of a gas-fired power plant in North Bergen. It will be built on a 15-acre parcel of land...
Funeral this week
Five children to be laid to rest after Union City fire
by Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City residents were still in mourning last week after a five-alarm blaze on 25th Street on Friday, July 13 took the lives of five children and injured firefighters. Officials said a visitatio...
Controversy over immigration vote
Hudson County renews $10M ICE detainee contract
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that could intensify local protests over immigration policy, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders voted July 12 to renew the county’s contract with federal authorities to house immigrat...
BRIEFS
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Man dies from knife attack in homeless encampment area of UC According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, on Friday, July 13, at approximately 7:40 p.m., Union City police officers received...
Funeral this week
Five children to be laid to rest after Union City fire
by Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City residents were still in mourning last week after a five-alarm blaze on 25th Street on Friday, July 13 took the lives of five children and injured firefighters. Officials said a visitatio...
Controversy over immigration vote
Hudson County renews $10M ICE detainee contract
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that could intensify local protests over immigration policy, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders voted July 12 to renew the county’s contract with federal authorities to house immigrat...
BRIEFS
Jul 22, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Man dies from knife attack in homeless encampment area of UC According to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez, on Friday, July 13, at approximately 7:40 p.m., Union City police officers received...

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