Christmastime in Jersey City
Newport Center kicks off season with annual tree lighting
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
For more than an hour before festivities were scheduled to start at Newport Towne Center on Thursday, kids and parents began to arrive. Although the Christmas music played over speakers, and a smal...
A talk over breakfast
Women candidates discuss their experiences running for Board of Education
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Seated in the Brightside Tavern for breakfast two weeks after the Board of Education election, four women candidates gathered for a candid talk about their experiences. Although they all ran on dif...
A temporary replacement?
Suggestions needed for Ward F seat
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
With Ward F Councilwoman Diane Coleman slated to resign by Dec. 31 because she won election as County Register, Mayor Steven Fulop wants to know who the community wants him to appoint as a replacem...
A story of survival
Author to read tales of the East Village at Jersey City Library
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
For kids growing up in the 1960s, the East Village was always the hip place to go in New York, a remote almost mystical place where the most cutting-edge artists came together with the some of the ...
A real turkey!
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Congratulations to Leslie Rivera, 8, who is the lucky winner of the Hudson Reporter’s Turkey Lurkey Raffle. The raffle was open to readers of our eight weekly newspapers in Hudson County. All you h...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Dec 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City hires 30 new cops Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced this weeek the hiring of 30 new police recruits who entered the academy on Dec. 1, bringing the size of the department to 922 officers ...
Fall foliage throughout the county

Photos show diversity of urban colors
by Reporter staff
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Even in a city, those autumn yellows and crimsons are busting out all over. We took some photos around the county. Do you have a photo of something in Hudson County that’s extra special? Send up to...
Bumpy ride ahead
School board likely to remain controversial
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
If anyone thinks that the Jersey City Board of Education will be less volatile as a result of the Nov. 8 election, the resignation of Vice President John Reichert and the battle over his replacemen...
In the shadow of history
Veterans Day celebrated with song and remembrance in Historic JC Cemetery
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Perhaps the most moving moment of the Veterans Day Tribute and USO show at Historic Jersey city and Harsimus Cemetery on Nov. 11 actually occurred before the ceremonies started. One of the elderly ...
Celebrating a new season
JC Fridays kicks off the winter season
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
The quarterly day of arts events called JC Fridays – always held near the start of each season – tends to be the harbinger of upcoming events, and so when you see the first flurries of snow and jin...