Bigger than life
David Bowie mural decorates building on Jersey Avenue
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
A new multi-colored portrait of the late British pop star David Bowie now overlooks Jersey Avenue, the latest and perhaps most dramatic in Jersey City’s Art Mural program. The 180 foot tall mural i...
Help for the holidays
Where to donate, volunteer, and get a free Thanksgiving turkey or meal
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Each year, the Hudson Reporter provides information about where to get a holiday dinner if you are needy, and where to volunteer or donate supplies. Union City, Weehawken, Hoboken, and West New Yor...
Why can’t cops crack down on jitney buses?
Latest accident involving child may cause a change
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
The death of 11-year George Gonzalez, struck by a jitney bus on Kennedy Boulevard in Jersey City on Oct. 14, is prompting new action on regulations that apply to the vehicles. As for right now, if ...
HALLOWEEN PARADE
Nov 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Ghosts, goblins, pirates, and princesses came together at the Weehawken Waterfront Park on Saturday, October 29 to take part in the Recreation Department’s 3rd annual Halloween Parade and Trunk or ...
Forward Together school board slate sweeps election
Two incumbents and one political newcomer top vote count
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
Two incumbents and one political newcomer will be sworn into three of the nine seats on the Hoboken Board of Education in January. Voters elected the Forward Together ticket of incumbents Jennifer ...
New stop signs coming for 86th Street
Town takes over rec center, tabled previous introductions
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
At their meeting on Wednesday Nov. 9, the Board of Commissioners introduced an ordinance to add two stop signs on 86th Street, one for the intersection of 86th Street and Newkirk Avenue and the oth...
Help for the holidays
Where to donate, volunteer, and get a free Thanksgiving meal or turkey
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
Each year, the Hudson Reporter provides information about where to get a holiday dinner if you are needy, and where to volunteer or donate supplies. Union City, Weehawken, and West New York have sc...
Youth Court advances
Council funds training program
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
Youth Court, a program that was started in the 1990s by then-U.S. Attorney Janet Reno, got a boost in Jersey City this week when the City Council awarded a contract to a firm to help train the part...
Hoboken businesses recognized
The Chamber of Commerce hosts awards dinner, seeks new members
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
At its fifth annual Business Awards dinner on Thursday Nov. 10 at the Elks Club, the Hoboken Chamber of Commerce presented awards in 10 categories to local businesses, business people, and agencies...
Re-Defines Jersey Strong through A New Dawn
Nov 13, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
An unexpected widow is changing the way society perceives loss with her new social enterprise, ‘A New Dawn’ and in doing so, is re-defining “Jersey Strong”. For the first couple of years after the ...