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49 school trailers in use
Fixing them could cost as much as $3.6 million
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
With trailers housing classrooms at nearly every school in the district, the Jersey City Board of Education is reviewing its options for replacing or doing away with those that are in the worst sha...
Bigger is better
Fulop delivers his State of the City Address
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Steven Fulop touted the successes of his administration over the last year before a packed house in the City Hall council chambers in his second State of the City address on Feb. 24. “My goal...
Veterans can get VA healthcare closer to home
CarePoint hospitals in Hudson County will provide services
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since the day World War II ended 80 years ago, soldiers returning to Hudson County have had to go to a Veterans Administration hospital in East Orange to get officially-sanctioned healthcare. ...
‘Save our neighborhood’
Magnolia Avenue residents beg City Council to oppose 42-story building
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Saying that a 42-story residential high-rise proposed just off Journal Square would be out of place in their neighborhood, residents of Magnolia Avenue convinced the City Council at its Feb. 25 mee...
JC Fridays warms up for spring
Kicks off the season with events in nearly every part of the city
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The birds are still shivering in their nests and the crocuses are still buried deep under layers of snow and ice. But for Jersey City, the first real sign of spring will come on March 6 with the ar...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Chabad parties coming up this week in Hoboken Chabad of Hoboken’s annual grand international Purim Party will be held Thursday, March 5, at The Multi-Service Center, 124 Grand St., in Hoboken. ...
Happy birthday, Mr. Presidents
Jersey City marks Presidents’ Day at Apple Tree House
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
A popular myth about President George Washington claims he once chopped down a cherry tree as a boy, and then refused to lie to cover up his misdeed. In Jersey City, Washington supposedly had an im...
Dirty business
Federal investigation of alleged extortion scheme results in two arrests – so far
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
A federal investigation begun more than three years ago has led to the arrest of two Jersey Shore men in connection with what authorities say was an alleged scheme to extort payments from suppliers...
Ready to serve the city
Firefighters sworn in, others promoted to captain
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
In a gathering that filled the City Hall council chambers on Feb. 18 with family and friends, 18 new firefighters were sworn in, and 12 current firefighters were promoted to captain. With the halls...
Top honors for ads, art, investigative reporting
Reporter chain wins 14 awards in prestigious journalism competition
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
The writers, graphic artists, and advertising account executives for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 14 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey...

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