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Reporter offices closed Friday. Happy Independence Day!
Jul 03, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- The offices of the Hudson Reporter newspapers are closed on Friday, July 3. We reopen promptly on Monday. Have a happy holiday and watch hudsonreporter.com for breaking news and st...
Four people arrested in corruption probe at JCIA
Jul 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- An apparent corruption probe has led to four arrests on July 2 at the Jersey City Incinerator Authority, said Jersey City Public Safety Director James Shea. The arrests were made by ...
19-year-old man killed in West New York Thursday
Jul 02, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
WEST NEW YORK – A 19-year-old man was fatally shot in the head on July 1, according to a report issued by the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office. Police responded to 427 53rd St. at about 12:20 a.m....
‘Bayonne’s Got Talent’ seeking contestants
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – If you’ve got talent, the Bayonne Theater Company wants you! The group will be presenting "Bayonne's Got Talent" on Thursday, Aug. 6, and wants you to sign up now for auditions that will ...
Jersey City resident needs votes to win comic contest
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Lester Sanchez, who has been making his own comic books for a long as he can remember, has entered a web-based comic contest. He hopes to win $30,000 grand prize that will allow him to continue his...

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Confusion over new ordinance regulating boats in city waters
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
A new ordinance granting city officials enhanced power to remove boats abandoned in Hoboken waters has generated concern among mariners who have been mooring their sailboats legally for years on th...
Countdown to 2022
State lays out timeline for flood protection project
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Circle June 2022 on your calendars. That’s the month state officials say construction is projected to be completed on new infrastructure designed to prevent flooding in Hoboken. Exactly which struc...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Elderly pedestrian hit by van on Washington Street An 80-year-old female Hoboken resident sustained possible head trauma and was transported to Jersey City Medical Center after being hit by a van w...
Back to the future
Jersey City high schools hold graduation ceremonies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 1,000 people crowded into the William L. Dickinson High School Auditorium on June 19 to watch 458 students graduate, one of six commencement ceremonies held around the city that day. Anur...
Councilman terminated from county job
Investigator examined Ramchal’s HCIA work records
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
After an investigation by the Hudson County Improvement Authority (HCIA), Jersey City Councilman Khemraj “Chico” Ramchal has been terminated from a job with the agency, a job he has held since 2008...
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Places where you can and can’t see the fireworks this year
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
You can go to Bayonne or Jersey City to see Fourth of July fireworks, but not North Bergen, West New York, Weehawken, or Hoboken. You can go to Secaucus as well, but their celebration is two days b...
Ooh! Ahhhhh!
Places where you can and can’t see the fireworks this year
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
You can go to Bayonne or Jersey City to see Fourth of July fireworks, but not North Bergen, West New York, Weehawken, or Hoboken. You can go to Secaucus as well, but their celebration is two days b...
Storage wars show comes to Hudson County
Local ‘pirates’ who bid on leftovers hope to become TV stars
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Although they don’t wear eye patches or scowl, the “storage pirates” of Hudson County are certainly characters in their own right, and are part of an emerging internet TV program shot in Jersey Cit...
Students tour veterans’ museum
Roosevelt sixth graders guests of VFW post
Jun 28, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Roosevelt School sixth graders recently visited the Veterans Museum at Bayonne VFW Post 226. A group of 44 students and their teachers were hosted by the Weehawken VFW Post 1923. The students liste...
High school seniors set record
Class receives nearly $12M in scholarships, grants
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
The Secaucus High School graduating class of 2015 received nearly $12 million in scholarships and grants – the largest amount ever received in the history of the school. School Principal Dr. Robert...
Cruising through history
Residents enjoy environmental boat ride into wetlands
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
“See the railroad trestle over there? We used to jump off that into the river when we were kids,” recalled John Jandreau, a Secaucus resident for 65 years. The Riverkeeper Environmental Boat Ride o...
Ooh! Ahhhhh!
Places where you can and can’t see the fireworks this year
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
You can go to Bayonne or Jersey City to see Fourth of July fireworks, but not North Bergen, West New York, Weehawken, or Hoboken. You can go to Secaucus as well, but their celebration is two days b...
Mayor draws cheers and jeers
City giving Davis a chance, but wants results now that one-year ‘honeymoon’ is over
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Swept into office in June last year by voters seeking a change in city government, Mayor James Davis is still benefiting from a tide of goodwill, but with his learning curve over, residents want re...
Show us the money
State names mediator to address city-workers contract impasse
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
About 250 city employees have been working without a contract for a year, and with six months of talks between Bayonne officials and union leaders going nowhere, an impasse has been declared and th...
Purr-fect cats and dogs
Where you can adopt a pet
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jul 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Since the recession, more animals have ended up abandoned and more are awaiting adoption in local facilities. Some towns have started their own adoption locations in the last few years to give thei...
Power of green
Second annual Summer Green Health Fair brings out twice as many vendors
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
A spell of rain at midday may have cut back on the crowds but it didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the vendors and attendees at North Bergen’s second annual Summer Green Health Fair. Held on Saturday...
It’s not a bird or a plane, it’s fireworks – here is where to find them.
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
You can go to Bayonne or Jersey City to see Fourth of July fireworks, but not North Bergen, West New York, Weehawken, or Hoboken. You can go to Secaucus as well, but their celebration is two days b...
‘LEAD’ by example
Fifth grade drug awareness grads get their day in the sun
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Neighbors must have thought Beyonce was in town, the way the kids were cheering on the field as Lori Michaels belted out a pair of songs. The occasion was the first annual LEAD Day, and the lucky r...
McGreevey speaks at Union City graduation
Ceremony focuses on the past, present and future
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
“No matter what else you achieve in your lives, this moment right now is blessed,” said former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey to 766 graduates of Union City High School on Wednesday night. “But it i...
Ooh! Ahhhhh!
Places where you can and can’t see the fireworks this year
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
You can go to Bayonne or Jersey City to see Fourth of July fireworks, but not North Bergen, West New York, Weehawken, or Hoboken. You can go to Secaucus as well, but their celebration is two days b...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News, and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neigh...
Ooh! Ahhhhh!
Places where you can and can’t see the fireworks this year
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
You can go to Bayonne or Jersey City to see Fourth of July fireworks, but not North Bergen, West New York, Weehawken, or Hoboken. You can go to Secaucus as well, but their celebration is two days b...
McGreevey speaks at Union City graduation
Ceremony focuses on the past, present and future
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
“No matter what else you achieve in your lives, this moment right now is blessed,” said former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey to 766 graduates of Union City High School on Wednesday night. “But it i...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Jun 28, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News, and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neigh...

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