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4 hrs ago | TheAlternativePress.com

Northbound Pulaski Skyway Construction Begins with Relatively Minor Disruption... for Now

The good news is that the anticipated car-mageddon from the closed northbound lanes on the Pulaski Skyway did not happen.

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Related Topix: Scotch Plains, NJ, Jersey City, NJ

17 hrs ago | The Hudson Reporter

A bicycle of their own CarePoint teams up with Emerald Financial and...

Most kids, rich or poor, city or suburb, want a bicycle of their own. Bicycle enthusiast groups say kids get their first taste of real independence when they get their own bike.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Jersey City, NJ, West New York, NJ, Secaucus, NJ

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Hudson Reporter

The high price of car ownership North Bergen auto insurance among NJ's most expensive

The website ValuePenguin recently posted an article asking the question, "Which cities have the cheapest car insurance in New Jersey?" In case you're wondering, North Bergen is not among them.

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Related Topix: North Bergen, NJ, New Jersey, Hoboken, NJ, Secaucus, NJ

The Hudson Reporter

A race of their own Kids will test their abilities on obstacle course race in May

Kids from around Hudson County are expected to compete in an obstacle course race on May 10. When Ashley Ntansah first thought of the Urban Youth Athletic Challenge to be held at Liberty State Park in Jersey City on Saturday, May 10, he envisioned a modified version of a popular extreme sporting competition similar to the Spartan races.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Jersey City, NJ, Hoboken, NJ

NJ.com

Chris Christie gets a boost -- from Democrats: Moran

He's baaaack! Christie talks taxes and wins friends at his Tuesday town hall in Somerset County.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, Somerset County, NJ, Opinion

NJ.com

Easter egg hunt in Jersey City draws hundreds of families to Lincoln Park

Waves upon waves of excited children descended upon Lincoln Park in Jersey City earlier today with their parents to participate in an Easter egg hunt organized by the South Hudson Civic Association.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Kids, Family

NJ.com

Political Insider: Freeholder candidate fliers with meals on wheels raises eyebrows

Just when I thought the days of the political machinations of the tag team of Bobby Jackson and Joe Cardwell were a thing of the past, an incident pops up to suggest a new pairing of movers and - if you pardon the unintentional pun - alleged specialists of political "black ops."

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Related Topix: Freehold, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, African-American, Hoboken, NJ, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Jersey Journal

First week of Pulaski Skyway shutdown went 'smoothly,' officials say

The first week of the dreaded Pulaski Skyway shutdown turned out to be less like a traffic nightmare and more like a traffic dream.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ

NJ.com

Annual Hudson County Teen Artists Art Expo set for Bayonne

The annual Hudson County Alliance for Teen Artists Art Expo will be held at the Bayonne Cultural Center Library in May. For one week, starting May 5, the Bayonne Library on 697 Avenue C will serve as the venue for the 2014 student art expo.

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Related Topix: Bayonne, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Body pulled from Hudson River identified as Mahwah woman: authorities

The woman who was found dead in the Hudson River Thursday near a Jersey City park has been identified as a Bergen County resident, authorities said this afternoon.

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Related Topix: Mahwah, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, Bergen County, NJ, Fort Lee, NJ

NJ.com

North Bergen cop charged with aggravated assault put on desk duty: officials

The off-duty North Bergen police officer charged with biting a man's thigh and causing serious injury during an early morning fight in North Hudson Park has been placed on desk duty, officials said.

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Related Topix: North Bergen, NJ, Cliffside Park, NJ

NJ.com

Best things in Hudson County are free: Waterfront Conservancy prepares for walkway tours

The Hudson River Waterfront Conservancy is gearing up again to offer its free annual tours along the Hudson River.

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Related Topix: Bayonne, NJ, Fort Lee, NJ, Weehawken, NJ, Hoboken, NJ, Edgewater, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Fulop backs Bayonne mayor's re-election bid

Bayonne Mayor Mark Smith, who is seeking a second full term on May 13, received the endorsement of Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop last night.

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Related Topix: Bayonne, NJ, Jersey City, NJ

NJ.com

Way of the Cross processions today in Hudson County

Also, St. Joseph's and Michael's Church in Union City will hold a veneration of The True Cross of Jesus Christ at 2 p.m. The church is located at 1314 Central Ave., Union City.

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Related Topix: Union City, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, West New York, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Bayonne changes its mind, moves meeting to adopt 2014 budget up a month

The Bayonne City Council has changed its mind and has set a special meeting to adopt the 2014 budget on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. at City Hall, officials said.

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Related Topix: Bayonne, NJ

The Jersey Journal

State Supreme Court justice to speak at annual Hudson Law Day celebration

New Jersey Supreme Court Associate Justice Jaynee LaVecchia will give the keynote address at the annual Hudson Vicinage Law Day celebration at the Justice William J. Brennan Jr. Courthouse in Jersey City on May 1, officials said.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Rutgers University

Thu Apr 17, 2014

NJ.com

Jersey City mayor declines to take stance on renewal of NJ property tax law

Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop, shown in this file photo, declined to take a stance on the renewal of a law to cap interest arbitration awards to police and firefighters JERSEY CITY - The mayor of New Jersey's second largest city is taking a neutral stance on a heavily debated bill to renew a law that mayors say has helped them cull the growth of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Trenton, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Prisoner Reentry Conference in Jersey City on April 17, 2014

Hudson County Department of Corrections Director Oscar Aviles, left, speaks during the second panel discussion on the topic, "The Hudson County, Jersey City Model: A Partnership of Collaboration" during the Prisoner Reentry Conference at St. Peter's University in Jersey City on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ

NJ.com

Body found in Hudson River off Jersey City is a woman: eyewitness

The body found in the Hudson River near 14th Street and Newport Green Park in Jersey City this morning is a woman, according to a hotel concierge who saw the body and reported it to police.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Opinion: Conservatism for Hudson now

On April 6, the Hudson County Republican Club held its first "Commitment to Conservatism " dinner at The Merchant in Jersey City.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Bayonne, NJ, Hoboken, NJ, Opinion

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