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Union City fire that took lives of five kids ruled an accident According to a press release from the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, the July fire in Union City that led to the deaths of...

Not over until it’s over The pros and cons of the new ICE contract

Depending on whose legal opinion you accept as valid, a contentious Oct. 11 vote by the Hudson County freeholders to approve a 10-year contract to house Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees in the county jail may or may not end in 2020. In a marathon seven-hour...

Among the last of the old guard Tony Amabile dies at 84

Slightly more than a month before his Oct. 1 passing, Anthony Amabile made his way back to the offices of the Hudson Reporter, where he had worked as a columnist for more than a...

Rep. Sires takes on 3 opponents Sees 2018 as a critical year for Democrats

Although Democratic Rep. Albio Sires is running for reelection in November against three opponents, he sees his job in the election as getting the vote out for his colleague, U. S. Sen. Robert Menendez. Sires is...

Former ‘Xanadu’ project to open in April Long delayed ‘American Dream’ is two-thirds percent...

The chronically-delayed $5 billion American Dream megamall complex on Route 3 in East Rutherford is set to open next April, according to project managers. At a press conference at the site in late August, which...

Fun for all Annual Weehawken Day comes to waterfront park

Fantastic weather brought out Weehawkeners for the town’s annual Weehawken Day on Saturday, Sept. 30. Free burgers, soda, video games, slides, and musical and magician performances were on hand. Weehawken High School’s S.T.E.A.M (Science,...

Writing Without Rules JC/Hoboken author’s new book gives publication tips

There are some who treat writing like an exclusive fraternity or sorority that not just anyone should be allowed to join – and perhaps it’s because they work so hard at it. What some...

Weehawken seniors enjoy river cruise

What better way to spend a summer day than a cruise on the Hudson River? The Hudson County 2018 senior resident cruise, sponsored by Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise and the Board of Freeholders...
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Route 495 lane closures will affect traffic for at least two years The state DOT was set to close traffic lanes on Route 495 starting Aug. 10, according to a press release. The shutdowns are...

Street connecting Weehawken and Hoboken repopens for drivers

WEEHAWKEN--South Harbor Boulevard, which links Harbor Boulevard and 19th Street in Weehawken to 16th Street and WIllow Avenue in Hoboken, reopened Aug. 13. It will be open to southbound traffic only, from 4 to...
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