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Zoning Board hypocrisy

To the Editor: The bigoted, offensive actions at the Bayonne Zoning Board Hearings should be denounced, not sugar coated as an issue of parking spaces. This hypocritically masks the real issue of anti-Muslim bigotry. There are...

Winning words and art

The reporters, graphic artists, and advertising executives for the Hudson Reporter chain of newspapers recently won 10 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey Press Association. Members of the...

Here’s to the next 100 years!

To the Editor: Tuesday, March 7 marked Resnick’s Hardware and Party Rentals ribbon cutting ceremony held at its new location, 800 Broadway (36th St.). To lead the ceremony was Mayor Davis along with Council President Nadrowski,...

Bayonne Briefs

Boat operator found dead in crashed boat on rocks near Bayonne Bridge The body of a 50-year-old boat operator was discovered on a small workboat near First Street by the Bayonne Bridge at around 8:40...

More cops, more confidence?

In a light rain, young men and women gathered on the steps of City Hall on March 7, wearing crisp new dress uniforms and brandishing their new police badges. They were 25 of the...

No sanctuary in Secaucus

Two weeks ago, at the Feb. 14 council meeting, Secaucus resident Michele LaRue urged officials to adopt legislation making the town a “sanctuary city.” Sanctuary cities are municipalities that refuse to work with federal...

Slight tax increase, high surplus in budget

North Bergen introduced its 2017 budget at the March 8 Board of Commissioners meeting with a 1 percent tax increase. Town Administrator Chris Pianese said that the nearly flat tax amount was hard to maintain...

Hey, kids!

After residents gave feedback at a meeting last August on a proposed toddler playground at the public Maxwell Park on the waterfront, the designers returned March 2 to present three concepts. There’s already a playground...

‘Five Finger Discount’ documentary wins raves

For most people with a living memory of Jersey City Mayor Frank Hague, it is either one of love or hate. But the new PBS documentary based on the memoir “Five-Finger Discount: A Crooked Family...

Learning from letters

Back in January, second-grade students at the Huber Street School wrote friendly letters to members of the Secaucus Police Department as part of a unit on how to write letters. On Feb. 28, the Secaucus...
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