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Anti-Airbnb
Commissioners regulate short-term rentals, Vanieri reappointed to Zoning Board
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
When the North Bergen Board of Commissioners first introduced an ordinance limiting local short-term rentals at their Jan. 25 meeting, they may not have realized how many people would come to the f...
A new lake
Freeholder Anthony Vainieri Discusses $4M Braddock Park renovations
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Freeholder Anthony Vainieri, State Sen. Nicholas Sacco, and Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the start of a $4 million project to replace Woodcliff Lak...
Union City becomes a sanctuary city
Commissioners vote for designation
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City has become the second municipality in Hudson County (after Jersey City) to designate itself a sanctuary city in the wake of Donald Trump’s executive order pressuring municipalities to re...
Can’t get your birth certificate locally?
Legislators will attempt to rectify situation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Gov. Christopher Christie recently gave a conditional veto to a bill that would allow birth certificates to be issued in all Hudson County municipalities, after a scandal stopped the practice years...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
North Bergen Library hosts employment event The Main Library, 84-11 Bergenline Ave., will host an employment event on Wednesday, Feb.22, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for transportation provider Empire CL...
From brooms to brushes
North Bergen janitor becomes star painter
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Robert Sundholm was a man on a mission. In the kitchen of his co-op overlooking Braddock Park in North Bergen, he leaned over the blank paper on his naked canvas, smoothly etching it with slightly ...
An Army veteran, a mayor, and a police standoff
Nearby incident with police raises questions about warriors who come home
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
After standing behind an armored vehicle on 57th Street for nearly 12 hours last Saturday, Feb. 5, West New York Mayor Felix Roque had a lot of time to think about the harrowing event that took pla...
A man in full
A review of two books that puncture Chris Christie’s mythology
by Gene Ritchings
Reporter Managing Editor
Feb 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
Before Gov. Chris Christie fell out of favor along the Trump administration’s path toward the White House, he had a chance to become the 2016 Republican candidate for president. He had national vis...
A hot night at the bookstore
Writers of women’s erotica to talk about craft and passion
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the things that former Jersey City resident Rachel Kramer Bussel learned as she edited her latest book on women’s erotica is that exploring personal passion can be very liberating. Bussel, t...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Braddock Park renovations announced Hudson County freeholder Anthony Vanieri recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for lake renovations in James J. Braddock Park. Workers will completely replace ...

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