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No room for hate
Residents gather to show support for Charlottesville victims
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
The drum beat slowly and people arrived in ones and twos as the sun set on Aug. 14 on Newark Pedestrian Plaza, the scene of several recent vigils following the all too frequent national atrocities....
The toll of the Hudson Tunnel
Officials and residents raise concerns about proposed new tunnel under county
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents of Hudson County have raised a number of concerns about the possible impact of the Hudson Tunnel Project, a proposed new passenger train tunnel connecting New Jersey and New York. The $13...
Taking a stand
Jersey City Pride Festival will focus on transgender rights
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
After decades of fighting for basic rights and finally obtaining the freedom to marry, the LGBT community is gearing up for yet another battle to retain some of their gains. Faced with a hostile U....
A big part of Jersey City
Puerto Rican flag raising marks start of festival week
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
For the better part of the city’s history, Puerto Ricans have played a significant role in the cultural life and business in Jersey City. “They helped build this community,” said Mayor Steven Fulop...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Aug 20, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Shooting leaves one dead, one injured on Forest Avenue Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said that on Aug. 13 at approximately 1:25 p.m., Jersey City police officers responded to a report of p...
Up and running
Candidates for Board of Education election file
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In a race that promises to be hotly contested, nine people have filed to run in the November election for four Board of Education seats. Three incumbents will defend their seats, while a fourth sea...
A weed grows in Secaucus
Local dispensary gets state permit to grow medical marijuana, set to open in Q4 2017
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 128 128 recommendations | email to a friend
A medical marijuana dispensary is set to begin operations in Secaucus, after the state recently issued a permit for it to begin growing the plants. Harmony Foundation is on track to become New Jers...
Bubbles everywhere
JC Families hosts kids’ friendly events
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
You could hear the kids giggling from almost a block away. Their voices shrill with delight as their small hands rose into the air to grab hold of illusive bubbles rising above them at Riverview Fi...
Meeting community health care needs
Metropolitan Family Health Network to celebrate National Health Center Week
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
At a time when access to healthcare seems to many people to be threatened, Metropolitan Family Health Network – which serves many of the underprivileged throughout Hudson County – will hold its ann...
Under new management?
County will seek a change of operators of Casino in the Park
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 13, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Casino in the Park, a restaurant owned by Hudson County but leased to private management, will likely see its lease renewed despite reports otherwise. The restaurant inside Lincoln Park was origina...

past weeks news

Well worth the wait
White Eagle Hall opens its doors, at last
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

A high school for women aged 17-29
18 graduate from Kenmare High
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer