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Sounding off on the business district, and Shake Shack
Officials and Chamber of Commerce discuss making town more business friendly
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of the Hoboken City Council met with about 25 business owners on Wednesday, April 19 for a roundtable breakfast hosted by the city’s Chamber of Commerce, to discuss possibly expanding the c...
Bailing out on bail reform?
Local legislators seek to modify controversial law
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
When first implemented earlier this year, the New Jersey Bail Reform and Speedy Trial Act was designed to eliminate bail for minor crimes and reduce the state’s jail population. But a few months af...
Order returns where violence reigned
Drive-by shooting leaves one dead and girl wounded
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Less than 12 hours after a 19-year-old Jersey City man was gunned down and a 10-year-old girl was critically wounded on Ocean Avenue on Easter Sunday, life seemed back to normal on the street—excep...
Unique businesses blossom here
Hudson County’s charms lure new companies, big and small
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Like a boom town in the Old West, Hudson County has seen a slew of big and boutique businesses flock here to take advantage of the location and amenities the area offers. “During the past three and...
The good, the bad, and the broken links
A ranking of local cities’ websites
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
In the olden days -- about 10 or 15 years ago – city websites contained only a few details, if they existed at all. Nowadays, for the most computer literate residents, they can help residents get p...
Chiaravalloti, McKnight, fight to hold 31st District
Rookie legislators campaign for second term
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The race is on to represent the 31st Legislative District in the NJ State Assembly as Democratic incumbents Nicholas Chiaravalloti and Angela McKnight defend their seats against new challengers in ...
Rising all around
New residences underway throughout Hudson County
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Both along the waterfront and on the western edges of Hudson County, new housing is rising for those who want to take advantage of the area’s beauty, parks, culture, and six forms of public transpo...
Districts expanding and evolving
Local schools change programs, add buildings to grow with county population
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Education is supposed to be the “great equalizer” among people from different areas and backgrounds, said education reformer Horace Mann in the 18th century. New Jersey’s public schools rely on a c...
Healthcare in Hudson
Amid national health care debate, local hospitals still adding services
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
In the nation’s ongoing struggle over healthcare, 2016 proved to be an unstable period. Donald Trump promised he would immediately repeal and replace “Obamacare,” although that hasn’t quite happene...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Man killed by light rail train on Friday morning A Bayonne Flyer light rail train struck and killed a man on the tracks between Richard Street and Danforth Avenue after 9 a.m. on Friday. The train ...

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by Al Sullivan
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