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Hoboken council plans November ballot questions

The Hoboken City Council has introduced two ordinances that would put referendum questions about the municipal Open Space Trust Fund on the November ballot to financially prepare the city for the acquisition and development...

Hoboken vote-by-mail scheme trial continues

The trial of Hoboken political figure and developer Frank "Pupie" Raia will continue on Monday when the jury will hear closing arguments. Raia is allegedly at the center of a vote-by-mail bribery scheme in which...

Secaucus teens take part in three-year project

More than 150 teens from across New Jersey learned and developed the skills they need to become the next leaders in their communities at New Jersey Health Initiatives’ (NJHI) Next Generation Community Leaders Retreat...


Bayonne loses a beloved citizen Mayor James Davis announced on his Facebook page on June 24 that John Nicaretta had died. Mr. Nicaretta was a member of the Catholic War Veterans. Mayor Davis wrote, "He...

Against all odds

At seven years old, Tristan Smith has tumors on his brain, heart, and kidneys. The medications he takes could cause him to go blind. He’s had two brain surgeries. May 29 was the one-year anniversary...

Hoboken’s Hilton is back

The Hoboken City Council has cleared the way for the city’s second waterfront hotel. Under a new redevelopment agreement and amended redevelopment plan, KMS Development Partners will build a Hilton Hotel on the parking...

Public photo project celebrates Bayonne diversity

A photography installation exhibiting 206, 53-by-36-inch, black-and-white portraits of smiling Bayonne residents was plastered onto a wall in Bergen Point separating 8th Street from Route 440. The project is sponsored by the internationally recognized...

Jersey City could gut short-term rentals

A political insider says it's another example of Jersey City killing the goose that lays the golden egg. A City Council vote that could decide the fate of short-term rentals such as Airbnb in...

Hoboken will spend more than $90 million on latest park

Hoboken has awarded a nearly $50 million contract for construction of a five-acre Northwest Resiliency Park that will be the city’s largest. It’s bounded by Madison Street to the west, Adams Street to the east, 13th...

Jersey City swears in 50 new officers

Believing that the more cops on Jersey City streets the safer residents will be, Mayor Steven Fulop and top police brass swore in another 50 officers on June 17, bringing the total to 945. When...
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