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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 | 44 44 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 | 1 1 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 | 1 1 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...
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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 | 283 283 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 | 44 44 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...
From the football field to the medical realm
WNY native wins award for health care efforts
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 260 260 recommendations | email to a friend
When Hackensack Meridian Health Co-Chairman Joseph Simunovich was dominating the competition on Memorial High School’s football team decades ago, he may not have known those victories would lead to...
Grammy winner Kinan Azmeh will play the UBS Atrium Series
His ‘City Band’ is renowned for its virtuosity
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Clarinetist Kinan Azmeh and his CityBand will play the UBS Atrium Series on Thursday, May 18 at 12:30 p.m. in the Atrium at 1000 Harbor Boulevard, located in the Lincoln Harbor section of Weehawken...
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Life saving equipment installed in Town Hall and police vehicles Mayor Felix E. Roque, M.D. and the Board of Commissioners last week announced the roll-out of Automated External Defibrillators (AED...
Light rail on track
NJ Transit holds public hearing for HBLR extension
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
New Jersey Transit held two public hearings on the planned Hudson-Bergen Light Rail extension into Bergen County on April 24. The project would add seven new stops to the existing service, all nort...

past weeks news

Rising all around
New residences underway throughout Hudson County
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer

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Tragedy in the Hudson
Bodies of two local men found in Weehawken Cove
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer

Tooth or consequences by Dr. Neil Marciano

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Inside the Ivies
Local students headed for top colleges
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer

What’s so funny?
A comedy scene grows throughout Hudson County
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

A couple’s best friend(s)
Local dogs compete at Westminster show
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer

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