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City Council delays marijuana ban
More public comment requested before final ordinance is introduced
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 446 446 recommendations | email to a friend
Supporters of legalized recreational marijuana appeared to be delighted when the City Council voted on April 11 to delay adoption of an ordinance to ban growing and selling recreational marijuana i...
A cop as your pen pal
Police officers pair off with students
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 455 455 recommendations | email to a friend
The room grew very quiet when Gwendolyn DiNardo rose to speak at the concluding ceremony for this year’s “pen pal with a cop” program at Middle School 6 on April 11, part of a program called MARRC ...
County files lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies
Cites the financial and social cost of the opioid crisis
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 470 470 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County has filed a lawsuit in state Superior Court against the makers and distributors of synthetic opioids like Oxycontin and Subsys. In 2016, the most recent year in which data is availabl...
The future of ‘American Dream’
Delayed Route 3 retail/recreation complex to debut in March, 2019
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County residents are accustomed to driving past the partly completed American Dream (formerly Xanadu) project off Route 3, and to wondering if the recreation/retail complex will ever be fini...
A show of their own
Ethical Charter kids get top fashion for their talent show
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
The Ethical Community Charter School’s Performing Arts Program is set to open its third major student theatrical production in less than one year. The show, called “Seize the Day,” is being directe...
Mayor Fulop will be honorary chair for Race for the Cure
11th annual fundraiser set for Liberty State Park
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
The Susan G. Komen North Jersey 11th Annual Race for the Cure at Liberty State Park is coming up on May 6, and everyone is gearing up to rally and raise awareness (and funds) in support of Komen’s ...
Celebrating the ‘Week of the Young Child’
Urban League launches Hudson County Child Care Resource Fairs
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To highlight the importance of high-quality early childhood programs in Hudson County, the Urban League of Hudson County (ULOHC) is hosting a series of child care resource fairs to educate families...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Prosecutor seeks help identifying dead infant Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez is asking the public to help identify an infant found dead on the PATH train tracks near Journal Square on April...
‘This is just entertainment’
City may revise ordinance that shut down burlesque show
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City’s censoring of a burlesque show set for March 28 may lead to the revision of an ordinance prohibiting “obscene” entertainment. Two days prior to the performance, the city’s law departme...
Mystery behind Mayor Fulop’s alleged ‘stalker’
Questions remain about woman found in his home
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 08, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Steven Fulop has made no official comment last week about a woman allegedly found in his residence on March 25. Stephanie Espana, 30, of Jersey City, a former campaign worker he once nominate...

past weeks news

A big step
CarePoint and Hudson Pride team up for healthcare
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

Strike!
School board fails to act on teachers’ last offer
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer