HUDSON COUNTY – There’s plenty to read in this week’s editions of the Hudson Reporter this weekend. You can pick up your print edition around town, or come back to this website starting Sunday and scroll down your town’s page to read the stories.
Demand for ‘Fifty Shades of Grey,’ the erotic novel dominating the bestseller lists, is hot and heavy, and in all of our papers you can read about the effort local libraries are making to keep the novel stocked.
Graduation time is here at local high schools, and this week our reporters talk to recent graduates about their memories of high school and their dreams for the future as they step into a challenging, uncertain world.
In Hoboken, meet the winners in this year’s ‘Sinatra Idol’ contest, none of whom are from Old Blue Eyes’ hometown, a testament to how far flung is the enduring popularity of Hoboken’s most famous native son.
Secaucus has settled its dispute with Freeholder Bill O’Dea, and now both the county and the town are assured of some revenue from parking fees as tourists flock to the ‘Field Station: Dinosaur” theme park. We also have a story about all the fun things to do in the Meadowlands region this summer.
A gun threat was the talk of North Bergen High School last week.
The roller coaster career of West New York Mayor Dr. Felix Roque is the subject of an in depth report in the West New York and Union City Reporters, and in those papers and Weehawken we have a story about preparations for the 2013 Grand Prix of America Formula One race scheduled for next spring.
In Jersey City, an effort to audit the police department aimed at putting more police on foot patrols was stalled when the city attorney raised a legal technicality. And a new luxury hotel is coming to One Exchange Place, ready for its opening in 2014 if construction stays on schedule
All this, plus Jim Hague’s sports reporting and the always-provocative Al Sullivan’s ‘Between The Lines.’
So pick up a copy of your town’s edition of the Hudson Reporter newspapers and read more about what’s happening in your town than you’ll find anywhere else.