Jersey City News

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

At a time when many have grave doubts about the future of civil rights in America, local organizations will pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a man considered by many to be...

Ahead of her time

Figuring it’s never too late to say thank you, officials from Jersey City and Hudson County celebrated the 80th birthday in December of Dorothy Bellinger, an African-American police officer who served on the west...


Sires sworn in to 115th Congress Rep. Albio Sires was sworn into the 115th Congress by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan on Jan. 1. Sires and the entire membership of the House of Representatives...

Hudson County literacy

It’s hard to keep up with everything happening in Hudson County, but a look at the list of the top stories of the year may bring you up to date. We’re here to help you...

Former Hudson Reporter account executive Barbara Dillon passes away

Catherine “Barbara” Dillon (nee Pereira), 71, of Weehawken, a beloved mother, grandmother, wife, and a former longtime senior account executive at the Hudson Reporter, passed away peacefully on Dec. 21 at Hoboken University Medical...

Sports Year in Review: 2016

So what were the top sports stories for 2016? We had the crowning of champions and the farewells to major legends. We had dreams fulfilled and other thoughts curtailed. More importantly, we had another year...

Expecting the unexpected

Anyone trying to predict what might happen in politics in 2016 could not possibly have foreseen the strange and sometimes miraculous events that took place over the past year. With the aftermath of Bridgegate trailing...


Arrests of Jersey City police on alleged corruption appear imminent In a probe initiated by Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop and Public Safety Director James Shea, as many as a dozen Jersey City police officers...

Is it a mistake?

Reducing traffic lanes along Grand Street in Jersey City to provide dedicated bicycle paths may be a mistake, says Rev. Alexander Santora, a long time critic of similar changes recently enacted along Observer Highway...
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