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WNY mayor goes to court on bribe charges
Roque says he’s confident he’ll be vindicated
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second time since taking office in 2011, Mayor Felix Roque is on trial. In conjunction with his private pain management medical business, Dr. Roque has been charged with allegedly accepting...
Fidel Castro dies at 90
Death of former leader of Cuba has local leader rethinking policies
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
For many old-time Cuban residents of Hudson County, the death of Fidel Castro is personal. Some recall fleeing his Communist regime when they were children, to take refuge in the United States. Som...
Tenant protections strengthened
Commissioners vote on rent control, public safety
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The Union City Board of Commissioners, at their meeting last month, adopted an ordinance that limits the amount a landlord can raise the rent each year in presently rent-stabilized apartments. The ...
A real turkey!
Dec 11, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Congratulations to Leslie Rivera, 8, who is the lucky winner of the Hudson Reporter’s Turkey Lurkey Raffle. The raffle was open to readers of our eight weekly newspapers in Hudson County. All you h...
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Car backs up traffic near Route 3 Thursday morning A statement from Hudson County Sheriff Frank Schillari on Thursday said that a motor vehicle accident on Route 3 occurred at approximately 12:30 a...
A Thanksgiving tradition
Local officials stand with gov candidate at annual fundraiser
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Thousands of people from throughout Hudson County greeted Phil Murphy, the Democratic candidate for governor, when he walked through the doors of Schuetzen Park in North Bergen on Nov. 4. Although ...
Fall foliage throughout the county
Photos show diversity of urban colors
by Reporter staff
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Even in a city, those autumn yellows and crimsons are busting out all over. We took some photos around the county. Do you have a photo of something in Hudson County that’s extra special? Send up to...
New books by local authors
From dating after 40 to best sellers, wordsmiths are at work
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County is rife with local authors. At least six authors in the area have released or are in the process or releasing new books. There may be more, so if you have something coming from a publ...
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Nov 27, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
WNY school board race seat decided In a vote that took two weeks long to tabulate, West New York Board of Education President Adam Parkinson was declared the winner of the third and remaining seat ...
Weehawken musician on the rise
Rockabilly star Skuller has holiday treat for fans
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 84 84 recommendations | email to a friend
This month Jack Skuller, a 20-year-old singer-songwriter from Weehawken who attends college in Hoboken, released two holiday singles to raise funds for a charity called Holiday Express. Holiday Exp...

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From Spider-Man to Eazy-E
Local residents have it all sewn up for Halloween
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer

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