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Murphy delivers pointed speech at swearing in; says he'll 'resist...Trump,' mentions marijuana
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Phil Murphy was sworn in as New Jersey governor today, saying his administration will “resist every move from President Trump and a misguided Congressional leadership that would worsen income inequ...
NJ Transit pulls vote on Hoboken land acquisition
Jan 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN-- After two rescheduled meetings, the NJ Transit board of directors met on Monday, Jan. 15 and deferred a vote on the agency's possible acquisition and subsequent lease of the former Union ...
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Jan 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
You know 2018 might be a tough year for the Jersey City Board of Education when the first 20 minutes of their first meeting are consumed with arguing over which edition of Robert’s Rules of Order t...
Hoboken seeks input on west side park upgrades
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – The City of Hoboken plans to redesign, renovate, and upgrade Madison Street Park, Third and Madison streets. The purpose of the project is to upgrade old equipment and make better use of ...
Phil Murphy tours Hudson-Bergen Light Rail
Jan 13, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- On Saturday morning, NJ Governor-Elect Phil Murphy was spotted on the Hudson Bergen Light Rail at Exchange Place. He was riding the rails as part of a public transportation tour ac...

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‘A community center for lifelong learning’
Hoboken celebrates new library space for expanded programs
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
A domino tournament, an Argentinean classical guitar recital, morning art, and meetings of science fiction book and movie discussion groups are some of the first programs that will utilize the Hobo...
Waterfront park, or ferry repair site?
Mayor continues fight to preserve Dry Dock property
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
After two meeting postponements, NJ Transit has officially scheduled a meeting for Monday in which they intend to vote about whether to buy property on Hoboken’s north waterfront for ferry repair. ...
Life in Uganda, and other stories
Three local authors debut popular novels
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
Three authors with a Hoboken connection have released unique books in the past year – a novel, a memoir, and a business how-to. Each book depicts a type of transition, whether a change in location,...
There they go again
School board kicks off the new year still conflicted
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
You know 2018 might be a tough year for the Jersey City Board of Education when the first 20 minutes of their first meeting are consumed with arguing over which edition of Robert’s Rules of Order t...
Zacche pleads guilty to no-show job payments
Off-duty police work may be a thing of the past
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
A comment made to the Hudson Reporter three years ago during the groundbreaking of a proposed new police station for Marion Gardens apparently led to an investigation that revealed then Police Chie...
‘He was a good police officer’
Silent processional honors fallen JC police lieutenant
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
A sea of blue uniforms filled Pavonia Avenue in Jersey City hours before the funeral procession was scheduled to start on Jan. 11. City police officers, joined by police from around the state and r...
Looking ahead
Residents around the county share their resolutions
by Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello and Al Sullivan
Reporter staff
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
A new year sometimes provides new resolve and inspiration for change. While not all problems can be solved by positive thinking (sometimes it takes better health care, help from friends, or even a ...
Where there’s smoke
North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue promotes five
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 126 126 recommendations | email to a friend
Five firefighters were promoted in a ceremony held by North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRFR) on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. The special ceremony in the firehouse was attended by firefighters, frien...
More for tenant$ to pay
New data shows rent increases across NJ
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
The cost of rental housing throughout New Jerseyhas been increasing faster than inflation and is taking a greater chunk of household income than ever, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bur...
Volunteer firefighters accept residents with visas
Council adopts controversial ordinance despite previous complaints
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
The Secaucus Volunteer Fire Department will now be open to residents with legal status – meaning not only citizens, but people who may have a green card or work/student visa -- after the Town Counc...
New council sworn in; rec center in the works
Officials start new year with reorganization meeting
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
The Secaucus Town Council met on Jan. 2 to swear in a new member, administer the oath of office to re-elected officials, and discuss a few matters of new business. Mayor Michael Gonnelli also said ...
Looking ahead
Residents around the county share their resolutions
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
A new year sometimes provides new resolve and inspiration for change. While not all problems can be solved by positive thinking (sometimes it takes better health care, help from friends, or even a ...
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St. Peter’s Peacocks living the high life outside the arc
by Jim Hague
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The game of basketball has undergone a major transformation in recent years. Gone are the days where teams with a dominant big man ruled the world. The short range jump shot, the jumper from anywhe...
Partnering with the DEP
Bayonne joins state environmental initiative
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne, a peninsula with big plans to turn its inaccessible and previously industrial waterfront into vital community assets, has partnered with the NJ Department of Environmental Protection. The ...
Bayonne freezes over
Water infrastructure takes a hit
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jan 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
The “bomb cyclone” that brought freezing arctic air into North America for the past week has disrupted life across the country. In Florida, iguanas fell from trees due to body temperatures falling ...
Singing on the big screen
North Bergen-based rapper competes in TV competition
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergenites may have recognized one contestant on Fox's “The Four” singing competition earlier this month. Tyler “TyAlaxandar” Griffin crooned Jason Derulo's “Talk Dirty To Me” on the show's J...
Don’t throw it back into the street!
DPW superintendent tells residents what to do after snowstorms
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Town officials want residents to know that they shouldn’t shovel snow back into the streets after it’s been cleared by town vehicles. Department of Public Works Superintendent John Shaw said last w...
Where there’s smoke
North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue promotes five
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Five firefighters were promoted in a ceremony held by North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRFR) on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. The special ceremony in the firehouse was attended by firefighters, frien...
Local educator’s book raises money for vets
After parents dissuaded her from writing, she realizes dream
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
The late 1970s were not a financially viable time to be a journalist. (The same could be said today.) North Bergen resident and Union City native Christina Anzano-Cannavale wanted a career in writi...
Looking ahead
Residents around the county share their resolutions
by Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello and Al Sullivan
Reporter staff
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 192 192 recommendations | email to a friend
A new year sometimes provides new resolve and inspiration for change. While not all problems can be solved by positive thinking (sometimes it takes better health care, help from friends, or even a ...
Where there’s smoke
North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue promotes five
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
Five firefighters were promoted in a ceremony held by North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRFR) on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. The special ceremony in the firehouse was attended by firefighters, frien...
Local educator’s book raises money for vets
After parents dissuaded her from writing, she realizes dream
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
The late 1970s were not a financially viable time to be a journalist. (The same could be said today.) North Bergen resident and Union City native Christina Anzano-Cannavale wanted a career in writi...
Looking ahead
Residents around the county share their resolutions
by Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello and Al Sullivan
Reporter staff
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 192 192 recommendations | email to a friend
A new year sometimes provides new resolve and inspiration for change. While not all problems can be solved by positive thinking (sometimes it takes better health care, help from friends, or even a ...
Where there’s smoke
North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue promotes five
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 199 199 recommendations | email to a friend
Five firefighters were promoted in a ceremony held by North Hudson Regional Fire & Rescue (NHRFR) on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. The special ceremony in the firehouse was attended by firefighters, frien...

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Hoboken Mayor Bhalla takes oath of office, designates Hoboken a 'welcoming city'
Jan 01, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 140 140 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- New Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla and three council members took the oath of office at Hoboken High School on New Year's Day. Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez attended, as did mayors...

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