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Rodriguez sworn-in as new commissioner
Meeting offers foretaste of coming political battle this spring
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that will have significant implications in the upcoming municipal elections, Gabriel Rodriguez was sworn-in on Jan. 21 by Mayor Felix Roque as a new member of the Board of Commissioners. ...
Cell phones, blood, and a bar tab
How local law enforcement caught the alleged hit-and-run driver
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The driver who allegedly slammed into brothers Michael Viruet, 20, and Adrian, 11, in North Bergen on Nov. 14, sending both to the hospital with critical injuries, never stopped his car, law enforc...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News , and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neig...
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St. Augustine students write letters
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
St. Augustine School, Union City had a great day last month! Students from Grades pre-K through grade 3 went outside to their school parking to see their letters to Jolly St. Nick put outside their...
Portrait of the apes
Local artist is an advocate for vanishing primates
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Richard Moglia is not an easy person to describe in a few words. That’s because he has so many facets, so many interests, so many careers. He’s a personal trainer and a national champion bodybuilde...
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Jan 25, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Vargas resigns as commissioner Commissioner Ruben Vargas announced his resignation on Thursday, citing personal reasons. Vargas was elected as a commissioner in May 2011 on a ticket headed by Felix...
Your new voices on the county freeholder board
Monday’s swearing-in represents political change
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
On Monday, four new freeholders joined the nine-member Hudson County Board of Freeholders, a legislative body that votes on issues such as the county budget, county roads, the jail, county schools,...
The ‘Power List’
The Hudson Reporter’s fourth annual rankings of Hudson County’s most influential people
by Al Sullivan, Carlo Davis, Art Schwartz, and Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writers
Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
While many of Hudson County’s most influential people remain relevant year to year, their impact waxes and wanes. Influence can mean different things, not only political power. Artists, activists, ...
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Jan 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Second contractor pleads guilty to scheme to get $$ out of City Hall According to a press release from the U.S. Attorney General's office, a second local contractor admitted on Wednesday to rigging...
‘An economic disaster’ in the making
Officials oppose service cuts for PATH
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 11, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
“I want the Port Authority to say that this option is off the table,” said a very angry Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer at a rally of local, state and federal officials near the Grove Street PATH station...

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‘A great brotherhood’
10 new firefighters sworn in, all vets
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer

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Big dreams, stubborn faith
WNY teacher/musician strives for the stars
by Yarleen Hernandez
Reporter Correspondent

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Not just politics as usual
A few surprises in 2014
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer

On the rise
Luxury apartments, office space kept sprouting in 2014
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer

Holiday memories
Your neighbors share their stories
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer