A victory lap
Primary may become forecast for municipal elections
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 102 102 recommendations | email to a friend
The big winners in this year’s June primary elections were not even on the ballot. Both Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis and Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop hunkered down in their respective campaign headq...
Affordable housing in West New York
Former handbag factory opens to residents
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 106 106 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez and other officials came to a ribbon cutting on June 5 for 40 new affordable housing units in West New York. The new building, formerly a handbag manufacturing factory, is...
Celebrating their heritage
Cuban Day Parade fills chilly streets with cheer
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
Although the chilly air felt more like March than June, people came out last weekend to march in and view the 2017 The Hudson County Cuban Day Parade, which starts in North Bergen and runs through ...
BRIEFS
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Officials respond to video of JC cops, WNY man In response to a video that showed police allegedly kicking and dragging someone from a fiery car crash after a long pursuit through Jersey City this ...
Taking back parking
Out-of-town drivers put strain on Jersey City, Union City
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 302 302 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City’s recent enforcement of a permit parking ordinance adopted last year has pushed more non-resident drivers to park in Jersey City's Heights neighborhood, residents and officials in Jersey...
Fresh greens
Farmers’ markets sprout across Hudson County, but two are canceled in North Hudson
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 241 241 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County residents who want vegetables fresh from the farm, as well as a variety of baked goods, sauces, and other delicacies, can find a local weekly farmer’s market for almost any day of the...
Bitcoin is here
Currency, capital, or ransom?
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 246 246 recommendations | email to a friend
Bitcoin is catching on. Not only are some small businesses in Hudson County accepting the crypto currency, hackers are demanding ransom in it, and residents are investing in it like capital. Bitcoi...
BRIEFS
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Union City in mourning after police officer killed in highway crash The Union City Police Department is still in mourning after a Union City police officer died in a multi-vehicular crash in East R...
Into the Woods, in Hudson County
Local theater group puts on musical
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 463 463 recommendations | email to a friend
What do you get when Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, and Jack and the Beanstalk all appear in one musical, tied together by an impotent baker and his wife? You get “Into the Woods,” a...
The good, the bad, and the broken links
A ranking of local cities’ websites
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
In the olden days -- about 10 or 15 years ago – city websites contained only a few details, if they existed at all. Nowadays, for the most computer literate residents, they can help residents get p...