Are only rich white people competent to serve on the zoning board?
Jan 18, 2015 | 87 87 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I forgive you for calling me “Mike Ellis” in your excellent coverage of last week’s City Council meeting where zoning board appointments became an issue. But I guess all of us white gu...
Cell phones, blood, and a bar tab
How local law enforcement caught the alleged hit-and-run driver
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
The driver who allegedly slammed into brothers Michael Viruet, 20, and Adrian, 11, in North Bergen on Nov. 14, sending both to the hospital with critical injuries, never stopped his car, law enforc...
PINI, JOSEPH
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral mass took place Jan. 5 at Immaculate Conception Church for Joseph Pini, 90, of Saylorsburg, Pa., formerly of Secaucus. He passed away Jan. 6. He was the husband of Ruthann Pini; father of J...
Weighting game
HoLa charter school, school board bicker over low-income lottery
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
A new front has opened in the simmering legal battle between the Hoboken Board of Education and the Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoLa) over HoLa’s state-approved expansion to seventh and e...
The ‘Power List’
The Hudson Reporter’s fourth annual rankings of Hudson County’s most influential people
by Al Sullivan, Carlo Davis, Art Schwartz, and Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writers
Jan 18, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
While many of Hudson County’s most influential people remain relevant year to year, their impact waxes and wanes. Influence can mean different things, not only political power. Artists, activists, ...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News, and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neigh...
Keep dogs (and their surprises) out of kids’ sandboxes
Jan 18, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I was out for a walk on a recent Sunday morning with my toddler on Pier C in Hoboken. It was a quiet morning after a rainy night and few people were out. As we approached my child’s fa...
Help us resurrect Leonard Gordon Park
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Leonard Gordon Park (aka “Mosquito Park”) may be the most rundown, neglected major community park in Jersey City. The Friends of Leonard Gordon Park, and the community, have worked har...
The ‘Power List’
The Hudson Reporter’s fourth annual rankings of Hudson County’s most influential people
by Al Sullivan, Carlo Davis, Art Schwartz, and Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writers
Jan 18, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
While many of Hudson County’s most influential people remain relevant year to year, their impact waxes and wanes. Influence can mean different things, not only political power. Artists, activists, ...
Neighbor helping neighbor
Jersey City seeks volunteers for new emergency response initiative
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Picture this: A man clutches his chest on the 10th floor of a downtown Jersey City high-rise. Although his wife immediately calls 911, and the Jersey City Medical Center EMS team has one of the fas...