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The Kennedy Dancers present “Winter Holiday Showcase at The Historic Landmark Loews Theater
Nov 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY – The Kennedy Dancers, Friends of the Loews Theater Inc., and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts will present announce the company’s Winter Holiday Showcase on Friday, Dec. 15 at ...
Where to volunteer, donate, or get a free meal for Thanksgiving
Nov 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- The Reporter will be publishing, in its print editions this weekend, its annual rundown of free meals and related events in each town this week, as well as where to volunteer or do...
Hoboken Mayor-Elect Bhalla shares nice photo of competing mayoral campaigns not being mean to each other
Nov 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Politics around Hudson County can get heated and dirty. So Hoboken-Elect Ravi Bhalla emailed his supporters a nice photo on Friday, a photo of the last hour of the Tuesday, Nov. 7 mayora...
Mistrial for Menendez
Nov 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
NEWARK -- The 11-week trial of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez ended when Judge William Walls declared the mistrial after the jury said they could not come to a verdict. Prosecutors have not yet said whe...
Carl "The Bayonne Elvis" Anderson, Sr. passes away at 75
Nov 16, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE - Carl Charles “The Bayonne Elvis” Anderson Sr., a lifelong resident and community fixture of Bayonne passed away on Monday, November 13, 2017. Residents remember him as “the Bayonne Elvis”...

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Bhalla wins mayoral election
Will be first Sikh mayor in city history; first African-American councilwoman also elected
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Voters made Hoboken history last week when they elected the state’s first ever Sikh Indian mayor, incumbent councilman and private attorney Ravi Bhalla. But this wasn’t the only first for the mile-...
Local businesses that win
Chamber urges everyone to shop local; Bhalla speaks
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
At its sixth annual Business Awards dinner on Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Elks Lodge, the Hoboken Chamber of Commerce presented awards in 10 categories to local businesses, business people, and local ...
Beer here
Two local breweries to merge, become largest in Hudson County
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Colby Janisch was a recent college graduate in 2007, when he began home brewing from his parents' home in Hillsborough, N.J. for fun. “The first batches weren't too great,” Janisch said. “Definitel...
Fulop wins re-election in landslide
But council control will be decided in runoff; split victory in school board race
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Steven Fulop’s landslide re-election victory over former city attorney Bill Matsikoudis sets the stage for a battle to control the City Council, as four of the nine seats on the council (all ...
Apple Tree House will become a museum
Long effort to preserve an icon of the American Revolution is completed
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
For Jersey City, preserving history is rarely easy. Yet, on Nov. 1, Mayor Steven Fulop and other city officials to joined community members to cut the ribbon on the restored Apple Tree House, an ic...
Giving thanks
Where to donate food, volunteer, or get a free Thanksgiving meal or turkey
by Marilyn Baer and Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Although people go undernourished every day of the year, hunger around Thanksgiving and the holidays has always been a rallying call for some people to serve those in need. On Sundays all year, Jer...
Weehawken to adjust rent control law
Landlords relieved when new amendment is introduced
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Many towns in New Jersey adopted rent control laws after World War II in order to keep landlords from jacking up rents and putting tenants in a tight spot. But when landlords themselves end up stru...
THE FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The Route 495 helix bridge in Weehawken is about to get a colorful new mural makeover, courtesy of a local artist.
Hit-and-run deaths on Kennedy Blvd. spur action
County officials launch month-long crackdown
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Elected Hudson County officials and law enforcement are ramping up enforcement this month for Kennedy Blvd.’s five most dangerous intersections – based on accident data – in West New York, Union Ci...
Vote for council and school board Tuesday
A few contested elections on Nov. 7
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
On Election Day, Nov. 7, Secaucus voters will be able to choose a mayor, a council member from their ward, and three Board of Education candidates. The polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mayo...
Fights and flood walls
At meeting, councilwoman announces she is battling cancer again
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
Third Ward Councilwoman Susan Pirro revealed she is again battling cancer during the Oct. 24 Town Council meeting. Speaking via phone from a rehab facility, Pirro said that she is preparing for a s...
Councilman faces charges before election
Report alleges he gave contradictory info about car crash
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
After a car accident last month, 1st Ward Councilman Robert Costantino was charged with giving false information to a law enforcement officer and “hindering,” according to a criminal complaint obta...
Board of Education winners
Three trustees made their case
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 15, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 16,000 Bayonne residents voted in the Board of Education election on November 7, voting in two new trustees and keeping one incumbent, according to the most recent unofficial results from...
Paying tribute to Las Vegas shooting victims
Bayonne resident delivers banner
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
In memory of the victims of the deadliest mass shooting in the nation’s history, Bayonne resident Carl Davis, 57, of 43rd Street, hung a banner at the memorial in Las Vegas titled “Bayonne, NJ mour...
Thanksgiving dinners for those in need
Bayonne continues tradition of giving
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Nov 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Thanksgiving dinners and events abound in Bayonne, where local charities, nonprofits, churches, government, and the Chamber of Commerce host events for the benefit of the needy. For those hoping to...
Hit-and-run deaths on Kennedy Blvd. spur action
County officials launch month-long crackdown
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Elected Hudson County officials and law enforcement are ramping up enforcement this month for Kennedy Blvd.’s five most dangerous intersections – based on accident data – in West New York, Union Ci...
Beer here
Two local breweries to merge, become largest in Hudson County
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
Colby Janisch was a recent college graduate in 2007, when he began home brewing from his parents' home in Hillsborough, N.J. for fun. “The first batches weren't too great,” Janisch said. “Definitel...
Spiderman and Nintendo
First annual Comic Book and Toy Show hits North Bergen
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Comics aren’t just for adults anymore. In fact, whenever a comic or toy convention comes to the area, grown-up collectors are happy to join in. Such was the case at North Bergen's first annual Comi...
Children First projected to win three school board slots
Losing slate fights back, citing complaint
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
Candidates on the Children First school board slate, which was backed by Mayor Felix Roque, were projected to win three open spots on the nine-member West New York Board of Education after Tuesday’...
Hit-and-run deaths on Kennedy Blvd. spur action
County officials launch month-long crackdown
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
Elected Hudson County officials and law enforcement are ramping up enforcement this month for Kennedy Blvd.’s five most dangerous intersections – based on accident data – in West New York, Union Ci...
Spiderman and Nintendo
First annual Comic Book and Toy Show hits North Bergen
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
Comics aren’t just for adults anymore. In fact, whenever a comic or toy convention comes to the area, grown-up collectors are happy to join in. Such was the case at North Bergen's first annual Comi...
Children First projected to win three school board slots
Losing slate fights back, citing complaint
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
Candidates on the Children First school board slate, which was backed by Mayor Felix Roque, were projected to win three open spots on the nine-member West New York Board of Education after Tuesday’...
Hit-and-run deaths on Kennedy Blvd. spur action
County officials launch month-long crackdown
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
Elected Hudson County officials and law enforcement are ramping up enforcement this month for Kennedy Blvd.’s five most dangerous intersections – based on accident data – in West New York, Union Ci...
Spiderman and Nintendo
First annual Comic Book and Toy Show hits North Bergen
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
Comics aren’t just for adults anymore. In fact, whenever a comic or toy convention comes to the area, grown-up collectors are happy to join in. Such was the case at North Bergen's first annual Comi...

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Hoboken Board of Education candidate forum cancelled
Oct 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN--According to Melissa Abernathy of the Hoboken Quality of Life Coalition, the Board of Education candidate forum, previously scheduled for this Thursday, has been cancelled due to several c...

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