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Millions witness first total solar eclipse since the disco days
Aug 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
NEW JERSEY – The first total solar eclipse since 1979 (great year!) will be witnessed today by curious onlookers across the country – but don’t look directly at it without special glasses. Accuweat...
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Aug 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The drum beat slowly and people arrived in ones and twos as the sun set on Aug. 14 on Newark Pedestrian Plaza in Jersey City, the scene of several recent vigils following the all too frequent natio...
Police to crack down on impaired driving
Aug 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY--Police agencies from around New Jersey are gearing up for the state’s largest annual drunk driving crackdown. The 2017 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” Statewide Labor Day Crackdown ...
Danny Dragone of ‘Cake Boss’ shaves moustache for charity
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
MONROE TOWNSHIP – Danny Dragone of Carlo’s Bakery in Hoboken and TLC’s Cake Boss fame announced in July that he would shave his mustache for the first time in over 30 years, but only if he was able...
Apple Tree House restoration complete
Aug 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – “After a decade plus of slow moving construction, we made a commitment that we would finish the Apple Tree House in Ward C,” said Mayor Steven Fulop. “I just did the final walk throug...

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14 council candidates sound off
Discuss Trump and local issues
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Along with the six people running for mayor of Hoboken in November, 14 people have announced they will run for three at-large Hoboken City Council seats. Eleven of those people are spread among fou...
Art from local shelter
Hoboken Historical Museum exhibits ‘in transition’ works
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A hundred and forty-eight works of art by Hoboken residents in transitional housing are on display in the Hoboken Historical Museum’s Upper Gallery. The art in the exhibit, titled “In Transition: W...
Paid parking spaces sit empty
Owners of office building want to use fewer spots
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Zoning Board of Adjustment met on Tuesday Aug. 15 for an hour and a half to discuss whether an existing office building near the train station can earmark fewer parking spots for its te...
No room for hate
Residents gather to show support for Charlottesville victims
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The drum beat slowly and people arrived in ones and twos as the sun set on Aug. 14 on Newark Pedestrian Plaza, the scene of several recent vigils following the all too frequent national atrocities....
The toll of the Hudson Tunnel
Officials and residents raise concerns about proposed new tunnel under county
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of Hudson County have raised a number of concerns about the possible impact of the Hudson Tunnel Project, a proposed new passenger train tunnel connecting New Jersey and New York. The $13...
Taking a stand
Jersey City Pride Festival will focus on transgender rights
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
After decades of fighting for basic rights and finally obtaining the freedom to marry, the LGBT community is gearing up for yet another battle to retain some of their gains. Faced with a hostile U....
Farm owner fights township in court
Says officials unfairly blocked development efforts over 15 years
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A couple who owns a small plot of farmland on Park Avenue near the Lincoln Tunnel alleges that the Township of Weehawken has blocked their efforts for 15 years to clean up their property and develo...
The toll of the Hudson Tunnel
Officials and residents raise concerns about proposed new tunnel under county
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of Hudson County have raised a number of concerns about the possible impact of the Hudson Tunnel Project, a proposed new passenger train tunnel connecting New Jersey and New York. The $13...
A hilarious romp
Indie comedy film ‘Unleashed’ stars Jersey native Kate Micucci
by C.M. Matzner
Reporter Editor
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The premise of the new comedy film “Unleashed” – debuting in theaters and on demand Friday, Aug. 25 – may make you wonder why no one’s done it before. After all, it seems deceptively simple: What i...
A weed grows in Secaucus
Local dispensary gets state permit to grow medical marijuana, set to open in Q4 2017
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 113 113 recommendations | email to a friend
A medical marijuana dispensary is set to begin operations in Secaucus, after the state recently issued a permit for it to begin growing the plants. Harmony Foundation is on track to become New Jers...
Charge!
Secaucus debuts first electric car charging station at Rec Center
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus installed its first electric vehicle charging station at the Recreation Center last Tuesday, Aug 8, the first of four such stations the town plans to provide. Additional stations are expec...
Suit settled against former sheriffs
County pays $120K to two former officers
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Without granting any validity to the lawsuits brought against Hudson County by two former Hudson County Sheriff’s Department officers, the county has agreed on a $120,000 settlement. The settlement...
All-day Pre-K coming Bayonne’s way?
Short deadline to apply for state funding
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Funding for all-day pre-k may be heading to Bayonne as part of $25 million in earmarked funds from July’s state school funding agreement that netted Bayonne an additional $2.9 million. While those ...
Park improvements coming to Bergen Point
Upgrades to Collins Park; linear park planned
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne’s plans to revitalize parks across the city are chugging along. The Bayonne City Council this month approved a $1.7 million contract to Picerno-Giordano Construction to begin improvements o...
A weed grows in Secaucus
Local dispensary gets state permit to grow medical marijuana, set to open in Q4 2017
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
A medical marijuana dispensary is set to begin operations in Secaucus, after the state recently issued a permit for it to begin growing the plants. Harmony Foundation is on track to become New Jers...
The toll of the Hudson Tunnel
Officials and residents raise concerns about proposed new tunnel under county
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of Hudson County have raised a number of concerns about the possible impact of the Hudson Tunnel Project, a proposed new passenger train tunnel connecting New Jersey and New York. The $13...
New library building in the works
Township seeks expansion into former furniture store
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen is working on plans to move the Downtown Library into a bigger space in the former Kennedy Furniture store site in the next few years. In July, the Board of Commissioners adopted a $4....
New turf, new tech in new school year
North Bergen superintendent discusses upcoming changes
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The public schools in North Bergen open on Thursday, Sept. 7. According to Superintendent of Schools George Solter Jr., students will see a mix of new and continuing programs, additional technology...
The toll of the Hudson Tunnel
Officials and residents raise concerns about proposed new tunnel under county
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of Hudson County have raised a number of concerns about the possible impact of the Hudson Tunnel Project, a proposed new passenger train tunnel connecting New Jersey and New York. The $13...
Proud day in the sun
WNY and UC observe Ecuadorian Independence Day
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Grabbing the shoulders of another marcher in this year’s Ecuadorian Day Parade on Aug. 13, West New York Mayor Felix Roque laughed and said, “I’m not Ecuadorian, but they are. This is their day.” O...
Next gen builders
Union City kids receive awards for STEM program creations
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
At just 11 years old, Treston Torres, a participant in the summer program of Union City S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), has the makings of a future tech executive. “At home, I go ...
The toll of the Hudson Tunnel
Officials and residents raise concerns about proposed new tunnel under county
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of Hudson County have raised a number of concerns about the possible impact of the Hudson Tunnel Project, a proposed new passenger train tunnel connecting New Jersey and New York. The $13...
Proud day in the sun
WNY and UC observe Ecuadorian Independence Day
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Grabbing the shoulders of another marcher in this year’s Ecuadorian Day Parade on Aug. 13, West New York Mayor Felix Roque laughed and said, “I’m not Ecuadorian, but they are. This is their day.” O...
Next gen builders
Union City kids receive awards for STEM program creations
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
At just 11 years old, Treston Torres, a participant in the summer program of Union City S.T.E.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), has the makings of a future tech executive. “At home, I go ...

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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 | 224 224 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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