HUDSON COUNTY – There’s lots of detailed stories you haven’t read anywhere else in the various editions of the Hudson Reporter newspapers 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.
Has Hoboken seen enough water in the past six months? Last fall it flooded in off the river, this past week it was spouting out of water mains below the streets. Speaking of Hurricane Sandy, the Hoboken schools, which benefited from community action after the storm, have sent a busload of supplies to the Hoboken homeless shelter.
Jersey City held a hearing on its municipal budget Thursday and only one intrepid resident showed up to ask questions, and she was nearly drowned out by a roomful of construction workers attending to support the approval of three tax abatements to new construction projects.
North Bergen adopted its school budget last week and taxpayers can expect a tax rate increase of 11 cents per $100 of assessed valuation. And motorists can expect traffic delays for the next few months as the JFK Boulevard East arch over the cliffs is rebuilt.
Officials and residents in Secaucus are engaged in a debate over whether to authorize armed guards in the town’s schools.
West New York taxpayers are facing a 2.4 percent increase in municipal taxes now that the Board of Commissioners has adopted a $72.6 million municipal budget.
Union City’s school system has received national accolades and now a California professor has authored a book proposing that the district’s successful strategy can be a model for rescuing failing schools nationwide. And read all about the promotion of the city’s first female police captain.
All this, plus Jim Hague’s sports reporting and Al Sullivan’s ‘Between The Lines.’
So pick up a copy of your town’s edition of the Hudson Reporter newspapers this weekend, or revisit this website on Sunday, and read more about what’s happening in your town than you’ll find anywhere else.