Becoming an American citizen
Library hosts program to make it easier
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Eduardo Meliton Changa first immigrated to America from Peru in 2001, seeking the “American Dream” many strive for. He accomplished that, living in West New York and then purchasing his first home ...
Political war brewing over county exec seat
Fulop, Stack, Bhalla, Roque call for change in county leadership
by Al Sullivan and Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writers
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 318 318 recommendations | email to a friend
An entire year ahead of the primary to select candidates for the 2019 Hudson County executive election, a number of prominent elected officials publicly called for a change of leadership. “Today, w...
Mar 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Feds announce $18M grant to replace Route 3 bridge U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, along with Rep. Albio Sires and local politicians and transit officials, announced $18 million in federal funds on Marc...
The truth about ‘fake news’
Bogus stories still spread around internet, while some slam the fact-checkers
by Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, and Caren Matzner
Reporter staff
Mar 04, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 299 299 recommendations | email to a friend
Within hours of Ravi Bhalla’s election as Hoboken mayor on Nov. 7, more than 6,000 Twitter users retweeted a photo of him declaring victory – with one user adding, “Look at all the black and brown ...
Digital dollars
North Bergen gets first Bitcoin currency kiosk
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 290 290 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s a new ATM machine in town, but it doesn’t dispense real money. The machine is next to the counter of the Delta Food Mart convenience store on JFK Blvd. and 91st Street. Its label, “Bitcoin ...
Missing elderly resident found in Maine
Police locate man who drove four states out of his way
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 289 289 recommendations | email to a friend
A week ago Friday, a New Jersey man took his car to his mechanic to get an annual check-up, headed on a drive afterward, and somehow wound up four states away in his car, not sure why he was there....
Is new train tunnel coming?
NJ Transit holds public presentation on Gateway project
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 145 145 recommendations | email to a friend
New Jersey Transit, in conjunction with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), held a public information session in North Bergen on Jan. 30 regarding the Hudson Tunnel Project. The long-hoped f...
The Power List
Who will be most influential in Hudson County in 2018?
by Al Sullivan, Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello, and Kate Rounds
Reporter staff writers
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 634 634 recommendations | email to a friend
Who will be the main influencers in Hudson County during 2018? The Reporter ’s annual rankings are below. Influence and power aren’t just confined to the political arena, of course. Think there are...
Girl dies from flu-like symptoms
Death is second influenza-related one in NJ this season
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 203 203 recommendations | email to a friend
A North Bergen student passed away Monday, Feb. 12 from "flu-like" symptoms, according to a statement from Superintendent of Schools Dr. George Solter. A press release from the NJ Department of Hea...