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Many enjoy 'staycation' in Hudson County over holiday weekend
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- While some have left Hudson County and beat the heat elsewhere on Memorial Day weekend, others enjoyed the ease and comfort of staying at home and trying a new restaurant or some o...
Two arrested after more than 80 dogs, cats found in tiny cages in West New York apartment, reports say
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
WEST NEW YORK -- Media reports said that on Friday, police found more than 80 cats and dogs (mostly cats) in small cages in a West New York apartment after a neighbor reported an unusual smell. The...
Hundreds celebrate Jewish festival of Lag BaOmer in Hoboken
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – The Chabad Jewish Center hosted on Thursday a community-wide celebration featuring a barbecue, entertainment, and bonfire from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Pier A Park. The event, open to the public...
Hoboken sanitation worker suspended after alleged credit card theft, marijuana possession
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
A Hoboken city sanitation worker was accused of allegedly finding a local woman’s lost credit card and using it to run up $390 in illegal charges, the Hoboken Police Department said in a press rele...
Remember when?
May 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- We're just bringing you this photo of Hoboken to keep you cool this weekend. Accuweather says the temperature in Hudson County will approach 90 degrees on Saturday and Sunday, then dropp...

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Round 3 of Garcia vs. Hoboken Housing Authority
Agency points to campaign donations received by former executive director
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
It has been nearly two years since the Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA) fired their former paid executive director – who was also a politically savvy assemblyman – and the reasons for the terminatio...
Polka Dot is ready to rock the summer
Hoboken family entertainer has new song, video
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Ron Albanese, a 45-year-old school teacher and former Hoboken resident, always makes several zany appearances in the Mile Square City each summer as he continues to perform under his "Kiddie Rock '...
CarePoint Health publishes extent of regional support
Organization is having a tangible impact on Hudson County residents
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s Sunday morning, and the CarePoint Health Mobile Medical van pulls up to its designated parking space outside the Bayonne Senior Center. The seniors step on board one at a time, to get their bl...
A day of their own
School board agrees to day off for Muslim holiday
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
After more than a year of protests and urging from municipal government, the Jersey City Board of Education unanimously agreed on May 19 to establish a school holiday for the Muslim holy day of Eid...
Fulop nominates Hallanan for Ward B council
Lawyer and conservationist may fill Ramchal’s vacated seat
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
John Hallanan, an attorney working for Jersey City and a longtime conservationist, is Mayor Steven Fulop’s nominee to fill the vacated seat of Khemraj “Chico” Ramchal as Ward B councilman. A former...
County budget is up $13M to $540M
Some towns will share more of tax burden than others
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson County Board of Freeholders voted on May 25 to approve their $540 million 2016 budget. Jersey City will see the largest increase in how much they have to contribute this year, followed b...
Two grand marshals
WWII, Korean War vets lead parade this year
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
This year, two grand marshals will lead the Weehawken Memorial Day parade, riding in a car up front. The parade will start at 9 a.m. on Highpoint and Gregory avenues. Co-Grand Marshal Rev. Lester G...
Learn to save someone who’s OD’ing
Free Narcan training offered
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a 200 percent increase between 2000 and 2014 in overdose deaths involving pain relievers and heroin. In New Jersey, 1,253 drug and opiate ove...
Having a (soft)ball in Weehawken
Twin sisters lead Indians to best season in decades; reach 100-hit milestone
by Jim Hague
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
( Note: This story also appeared in Jim Hague’s sports column last weekend, which you can also read on line each week at hudsonreporter.com ) It was two Tuesdays ago, and the Weehawken High School ...
Fishing around
Kids catch sunnies, catfish at Duck Pond derby
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Jason Hambly of Secaucus has been fishing at the Duck Pond for 38 years, and he has been bringing his son Tyler Hambly, 13, to the annual kids’ Fishing Derby since Tyler was a baby. “We look forwar...
Leaving North Bergen, coming to Secaucus
New building for High Tech High School expected 2018
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
In September 2018, 1,200 students will attend High Tech High School’s new campus at Laurel Hill County Park in Secaucus. The current facility in North Bergen is being sold and will no longer be use...
Hudson Reporter offices move
Newspaper chain relocates to new building in Bayonne
by Rory Pasquariello
Staff writer
May 22, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson Reporter moved its main office last week to 447 Broadway in Bayonne after 33 years in Hoboken. The move has been met with excitement by owners and staff. The company owns eight weekly ne...
City has plan to avoid $15 million budget hole
City Council to monetize future debt
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council on Wednesday addressed the looming $15 million budget hole created by a Military Ocean Terminal (MOTBY) development deal breaking down last month. The council voted 3-1-1 in a deci...
Baby formula smuggling ring stretched from Houston to Bayonne
Bayonne man sentenced
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Bayonne long ago shed its association with the mob, but another kind of organized crime has been hiding in plain sight – organized retail crime. Two men were sentenced last month in federal court f...
A storied political life
Neil Carroll, 89, honored for public service
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
In many ways, the gathering to honor former Freeholder Neil Carroll on May 14 in Stephen R. Gregg Park in Bayonne was a lot like the last scene from “It’s a Wonderful Life,” where the main characte...
‘I will draw until I die’
High School students exhibit (and earn big bucks) at art show
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Although creating art isn’t all about money, 17-year-old North Bergen High School student Katherine Gonzales, 17, was certainly pleased last week when one of her paintings sold for $800 – money she...
Learn to save someone who’s OD’ing
Free Narcan training offered
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a 200 percent increase between 2000 and 2014 in overdose deaths involving pain relievers and heroin. In New Jersey, 1,253 drug and opiate ove...
When eating can be a life-or-death decision
School districts have various policies about food allergies
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A 13-year-old Chicago, Ill., student died in 2010 from an allergic reaction to peanuts after a Chinese restaurant cooked meals for a school party and apparently used peanut oil, after saying they w...
Latin twist on the Beatles, reggae
Local band performs in UC, WNY, and at Maxwell’s
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Local Hudson County Latin-fusion rock band Larrosa has been performing around Union City, West New York, and Hoboken, adding a Latin twist to artists like the Beatles and Incubus. They were schedul...
Learn to save someone who’s OD’ing
Free Narcan training offered
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a 200 percent increase between 2000 and 2014 in overdose deaths involving pain relievers and heroin. In New Jersey, 1,253 drug and opiate ove...
New campus
Building for High Tech High School expected 2018
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
In September 2018, 1,200 students will attend High Tech High School’s new campus at Laurel Hill County Park in Secaucus. The current facility in North Bergen is being sold and will no longer be use...
Learn to save someone who’s OD’ing
Free Narcan training offered
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported a 200 percent increase between 2000 and 2014 in overdose deaths involving pain relievers and heroin. In New Jersey, 1,253 drug and opiate ove...
Latin twist on the Beatles, reggae
Local band performs in UC, WNY, and at Maxwell’s
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Local Hudson County Latin-fusion rock band Larrosa has been performing around Union City, West New York, and Hoboken, adding a Latin twist to artists like the Beatles and Incubus. They were schedul...
New campus
Building for High Tech High School expected 2018
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
May 29, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
In September 2018, 1,200 students will attend High Tech High School’s new campus at Laurel Hill County Park in Secaucus. The current facility in North Bergen is being sold and will no longer be use...

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