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Hoboken Council President Jen Giattino officially declares mayoral run; DeFusco responds
Jun 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Current Council President Jen Giattino announced her candidacy for mayor Tuesday June 27. In her speech, she said: "I am thrilled to be surrounded by so many supporters as I announce my ...
Four police reinstated while feds probe crash
Jun 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – Four Jersey City police officers suspended after a video showed them kicking and dragging a bystander following a fiery auto crash have been reinstated, according to stories by the As...
American Dream will proceed after completing $2.77B financing
Jun 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – American Dream developer Triple Five has announced Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan have sold $1.1 billion in tax-exempt bonds required to fully finance the project in East Rutherford, accord...
Family of Hoboken train crash victim files wrongful death suit
Jun 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN ---The family of Fabiola Bittar de Kroon, the 34-year-old attorney killed last September when a commuter train crashed into the Hoboken Terminal platform, has filed a wrongful death and sur...
EXCLUSIVE: Former Councilman Angelo Valente says he'll run for mayor of Hoboken; Giattino declares at press conference
Jun 27, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Angelo Valente, the longtime executive director of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey and a former Hoboken councilman, said on Tuesday that he intends to run for mayor of the tow...

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Hoboken election shakeup
After Mayor Zimmer bows out of re-election bid, others pledge to run
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken residents will have several more mayoral candidates to consider this November after Mayor Dawn Zimmer made a surprise announcement Tuesday that she will not run for re-election in November....
Redwings off to new heights
118 graduate from Hoboken High School
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
A hundred and eighteen Hoboken High School seniors were together for one last time for their graduation ceremony Thursday evening at JFK Stadium. Caps with quotes like “just did it “ “stay gold” an...
How to develop residential units at Neumann Leathers factory
Council listens to alternatives, introduces 500-foot liquor license rule change
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
During a five-hour City Council meeting on Wednesday, officials and residents listened to a long presentation by a city planner on several development options for the Neumann Leathers factory compl...
Journal Square continues to rise
Ribbon cutting kicks off another key project
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Reflecting a dramatic change in the direction of development for Journal Square over the last three decades, local developers and public officials cut the ribbon on June 21 on 3 Journal Square. For...
Taking the next step
Jersey City high schools hold commencement ceremonies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
If there was an overriding common theme to all seven of Jersey City’s high school commence ceremonies last week, it was diversity and the social challenges graduating students will face when moving...
Their slice of the economic pie
JC residents to pay bigger share of county taxes
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City is undergoing the largest development increase in its history, and as a result, taxpayers will be forced to bear a larger portion of county taxes this year, a 10 percent increase. The H...
Going forward
Weehawken High School’s 2017 grads pursue their futures far away from home
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
From Illinois to Georgia, from Massachusetts to California, the Weehawken High School Class of 2017 is pursuing its education further away from home than ever before. “This year’s class applied to ...
Tangled
Power lines, butchered trees are a blight on our streetscapes
by James T. Dette
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
The term “urban blight” usually brings to mind a run-down area of a city, a slum. I live in an urban area, North Hudson County, which by most standards doesn’t represent that. But every time I walk...
Weehawken launches outdoor concerts
Free summer music series in Hamilton Park and Pershing Park begins June 25
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Due to multiple free concert series starting up again, the hills of Weehawken will be alive with the sound of music all summer long. Aside from the HRPAC series in Lincoln Harbor (see briefs, page ...
Secaucus goes to the dogs
Hundreds of pooches interact at expo
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Braille, an Australian shepherd, is blind and deaf, but that didn’t stop him from playing the piano a week ago Friday at the World Dog Expo, held in Secaucus through Sunday. Braille was among hundr...
Against bullying
Four school specialists talk to parents
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
The Secaucus School District recently held a forum for local parents about the state's Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying (HIB) program, featuring four anti-bullying specialists from the town's...
Bitcoin is here
Currency, capital, or ransom?
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Bitcoin is catching on. Not only are some small businesses in Hudson County accepting the crypto currency, hackers are demanding ransom in it, and residents are investing in it like capital. Bitcoi...
Special Sauce
City Council approved McDonald’s redesign
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
McDonald’s on Broadway will be demolished and rebuilt 100 feet farther back from the street, extending the sidewalk to make space for a public-private plaza on the corner of 25th Street and a drive...
Proud parents and excited graduates
Bayonne students on to the next step
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Graduates of Bayonne High School marched single file onto the field at Veteran’s Stadium to the tune of “Pomp and Circumstance” before a crowd of proud families on Tuesday, June 20. “I am so proud....
Residency complaint advances
Some city employees may move to Bayonne
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
A legal complaint originally filed in April by community activist Mike Morris and Peter Cresci against the City of Bayonne for violating a local residency ordinance will continue, according to a su...
New county high school on display
Officials tour High Tech campus in progress, will open in 2018
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson County freeholders and other local officials took a tour of the under-construction High Tech High School campus in Secaucus on June 15. The school is on track to open September 2018, mov...
Parking prohibited on part of 53rd Street
Also at meeting: Resident expresses concerns about intersections
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
On-street parking around certain sections of 53rd Street in North Bergen will be prohibited due to an ordinance adopted by the Board of Commissioners at their most recent meeting on June 14. The ba...
Toast to Ol' Glory
Local towns celebrate 77th annual Flag Day celebration
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Local towns gathered together on June 14 to celebrate Flag Day, an occasion commemorating the adoption of the United States flag in 1777. The parade, which began on Bergenline Ave near 85th Street,...
New county high school on display
Officials tour High Tech campus in progress, will open in 2018
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson County freeholders and other local officials took a tour of the under-construction High Tech High School campus in Secaucus on June 15. The school is on track to open September 2018, mov...
Rising from hacking conviction, he’ll run the party
WNY Mayor Roque’s son elected to chair town’s Democratic committee
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Four years after being convicted of a federal charge of hacking into a political opponent’s website, West New York Mayor Felix Roque’s son Joseph has been elected by the town’s Democrats to run the...
Toast to Ol' Glory
Local towns celebrate 77th annual Flag Day celebration
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Local towns gathered together on June 14 to celebrate Flag Day, an occasion commemorating the adoption of the United States flag in 1777. The parade, which began on Bergenline Ave near 85th Street,...
New county high school on display
Officials tour High Tech campus in progress, will open in 2018
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson County freeholders and other local officials took a tour of the under-construction High Tech High School campus in Secaucus on June 15. The school is on track to open September 2018, mov...
Rising from hacking conviction, he’ll run the party
WNY Mayor Roque’s son elected to chair town’s Democratic committee
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Four years after being convicted of a federal charge of hacking into a political opponent’s website, West New York Mayor Felix Roque’s son Joseph has been elected by the town’s Democrats to run the...
Toast to Ol' Glory
Local towns celebrate 77th annual Flag Day celebration
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
Local towns gathered together on June 14 to celebrate Flag Day, an occasion commemorating the adoption of the United States flag in 1777. The parade, which began on Bergenline Ave near 85th Street,...

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'Carrie Pilby' movie, based on local author's novel, will screen in Philadelphia on Sat, then premiere in theaters and on demand
Mar 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- "Carrie Pilby," a movie based on the offbeat first novel by Hoboken-based author Caren Lissner, is set to open the weekend of March 31-April 1 in theaters in New York City, Los Angeles, ...

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