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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 St. Anthony wins T of C again; great year...

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 Politics in 2016 had some strange twists

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...

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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...

Immigrants worried about Trump Non-profit raises money to defend local Latin American refugees

An increase in violence and political unrest in Central America over the last decade has sent many women and children escaping on foot to Mexico, and ultimately, into the United States. Some have come...

Warming things up North Hudson Firefighters hold 17th annual Santa parade

With weather forecasters predicting the season’s first snowfall this past Sunday, local residents -- especially kids –were very much in the mood for the North Hudson Firefighters Association and Fire Officers’ 17th annual Santa...

Celebrating legends Hudson County Chamber of Commerce honors community leaders

In one of the premier social events of the year, the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce honored four local “Legends’’ for their impact on the community at its Dec. 8 Legends Ball in Jersey...

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Early holiday deadlines The Reporter’s office in Bayonne office will be closed Friday, Dec. 23, Monday, Dec. 26, and also on Monday, Jan. 2. Display ad deadline for the Jan. 1 edition is Tuesday, Dec. 27 at noon. Display ad reservations may be...

WNY mayor goes to court on bribe charges Roque says he’s confident he’ll be...

For the second time since taking office in 2011, Mayor Felix Roque is on trial. In conjunction with his private pain management medical business, Dr. Roque has been charged with allegedly accepting cash kickbacks for...

Fidel Castro dies at 90 Death of former leader of Cuba has local leader...

For many old-time Cuban residents of Hudson County, the death of Fidel Castro is personal. Some recall fleeing his Communist regime when they were children, to take refuge in the United States. Some extremely long-time...
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