weehawken news

Non-residents banned from Weehawken streets
Mayor restricts drivers on 495 alt-route at evening rush
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Due to traffic congestion in Weehawken during 3 to 7 p.m., the Town Council adopted an ordinance in January restricting all but Weehawken, Union City, and Hoboken residents from making right turns ...
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 | 150 150 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 | 153 153 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...
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Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
18th Annual Taste of Weehawken is April 24 The 18th annual Taste of Weehawken fundraiser for the Weehawken Library will take place this year on Tuesday, April 24. Beyond a selection of food from a ...
Mayor Turner and council slate to run for re-election
Deadline for other candidates to file is March 5
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 684 684 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Richard Turner has filed to run for an eighth term as mayor of Weehawken – technically, running for one of five council seats this May. In Weehawken’s form of government, candidates run for f...
Is new train tunnel coming?
NJ Transit holds public presentation on Gateway project
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 723 723 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...
Fighting an ‘epidemic’
NJ non-profit hosts substance abuse awareness seminar in Hudson County
by Hannington Dia
Reporter staff writer
Feb 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 689 689 recommendations | email to a friend
Last year, former Gov. Christopher Christie called New Jersey’s opioid crisis the “AIDS epidemic of our generation.” According to the State Medical Examiner's Office, the Garden State saw over 1,60...
Perseverance in the face of adversity
Feb 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: A revolution is quietly taking place in England. An American, divorced, Catholic has captured the heart of Prince Harry. Will English subjects be so easily enamored? Only time will tel...
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Feb 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Feds drop charges against Menendez The U.S. Justice Department has dropped its corruption case against U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez. This decision came after a mistrial was declared in the proceedings...
Pool, rink, new parks coming to waterfront
Township approves 3.5-acre expansion to open in 2019
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 258 258 recommendations | email to a friend
The Township of Weehawken approved last month a 3.5-acre expansion of its waterfront recreational area, which by summer 2019 is set to include new pools. According to officials, the entire project ...

past weeks news

Looking ahead
Residents around the county share their resolutions
by Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello and Al Sullivan
Reporter staff

More for tenant$ to pay
New data shows rent increases across NJ
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

Biggest stories of the year
Here is the top news in each town and countywide, 2017
by Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, and Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writers

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