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Christie's lawyers bill NJ taxpayers $6.52 million for Bridgegate so far

The governor retained Gibson Dunn, which is based in Los Angeles and has offices in New York, to investigate claims that his top aides and associates closed down two of New Jersey's local-access lanes to the George Washington Bridge last year, snarling ...

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Love of baseball turns into thriving vintage card business in Hoboken

“I played sports growing up but I would've been fooling myself if I thought I would go on to play professionally,” Sheldon said. “I decided to do, in my estimation, what I thought was the next best thing at the time which was getting into the baseball ...

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Sen. Menendez, Hudson County politicians call for ban on 'joyrides in the sky'

Menendez was also joined by Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer, Weehawken Mayor Richard Turner, Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis, North Bergen Mayor and State Senator Nicholas Sacco, West New York Mayor Felix Roque, Guttenberg Mayor Gerald Dracheff, and Mark Albeiz ...

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Brooklyn-based online farmer's market expanding to Hoboken, Jersey City

A kick-off event will be hosted at the Hoboken Hot House, located at 200 Monroe St., tomorrow, Aug. 6. Locals can stop by the Hot House for a night of jazz, local food and drinks -- and at the same time learn how to purchase food online that was ...

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BREAKING: Carmelo Garcia fired by Hoboken Housing Authority

Pandemonium escalated in the Hoboken City Hall Chambers Monday night during a special meeting to terminate the contract of Hoboken Housing Authority Executive Director Carmelo Garcia. Nearly two and a half hours after the meeting was supposed to begin ...

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Jersey City artist Darin DeField, 49, remembered for his work and spirit

When an artist leaves this world, they leave behind two ghosts--one in the memories of those they've touched and the other, on the canvas. Jersey City artist Darin DeField's twin ghosts are tightly conjoined, with the local arts community mourning the ...

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Three Hoboken businesses revolutionize local bar experience

"Hoboken is a different animal in the summer," Bailey said. He's been toying with the idea of expanding to other kitchen-less bars in the area, "but it depends on sports season," he said. The app was specifically created to be staff-operated, unlike ...

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Yoga crowd sets a record at Hoboken park

Jersey City resident Christi Tempesta, a new master's student in the Global Field Program (GFP) from Miami University's Project Dragonfly, was to travel to Baja this month to study field methods in desert and marine ecosystems. Hoboken resident Carrie ...

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NYC man argues with, assaults teen with tool bag inside PATH station: police

Rondon was charged with aggravated assault and possession of a weapon. He posted the $7,500 bail, police said. The 18-year-old was transported to Carepoint Health Hoboken University Medical Center, where he received several stitches for a laceration, ...

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Hudson County Jewish community rallies, supports Israel

The "Stop the Sirens" rally and prayer vigil will take place at the United Synagogue of Hoboken, located at 115 Park Ave., at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. "The community decided to have this rally because enough is enough," Hudson Jewish ... CNN reported that ...

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Byers: NJ firsts, from sports to trains, submarines and balloons

Thanks to Edison, the first town in the world to be lighted with overhead wires was Roselle. Our modern life is scarcely imaginable without Edison's inventions. The first cultivated blueberries were ... The first organized baseball game was played in ...

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Hoboken's Guitar Bar goes for another record at Thursday's strum-a-long jamboree

Last year, 250 people played along to Bob Dylan's "Knockin' On Heaven's Door" and this year, owner Jim Mastro and his staff are hoping to bring even more local musicians out for the event, whether they're seasoned professionals or rank amateurs.

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Cranford Community Farmers Market opens with widespread enthsiasm

Specialty food vendors included Hoboken Farms, Patricia and Paul's Artisan Oils, The Juice House, Bakiel's Lithuanian Bakery and PickleLicious. Additional vendors will join the Market throughout the summer on a rotating basis. Market organizers ...

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Religion notes

Breakfast will be served from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., and lunch will be served from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. The Summer Free Meals Program is sponsored by the Jersey City Department of Health and Human Services. The church is located at 92 Monticello Ave ...

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Coldwell Banker Brokerage leads 'Best Agents in New Jersey' list for closed sales

Sales associates affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in New Jersey and Rockland County, N.Y., obtained the most spots (38) in the 2014 REAL Trends Best Real Estate Agents in America list of New Jersey's top 100+ sales professionals ...

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TCNJ and other NJ colleges see spike in Brazilian students thanks to new program

"The numbers are getting quite high," said Jon Stauff, director of TCNJ's Center for Global Engagement. "This is really the first cohort of students we've had of this size from one country." Rutgers University in New Brunswick and Stevens Institute of ...

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Santora: Zimmer's new garbage schedule just stinks

It's bad enough that the blue laws have faded, sporting events compete with Sunday services and more people work. The garbage plan just adds one more chore to make the Sabbath busier and less restful. This move by Hoboken simply smells to the high ...

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Hoboken Health Center, KO'd by Sandy, reopens for patient care

HOBOKEN — For the first time since Hurricane Sandy forced its shutdown 20 months ago, the renovated Hoboken Health Center on Grand Street reopened last week. The center, which is located on a second floor, was not damaged by the storm, but the first ...

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Postpartum depression: One mom's mission becomes a movement

It has become the largest event in the world raising awareness of maternal mental illness, according to Postpartum Progress. "For many of these women ... Lesley Neadel of Hoboken, New Jersey, climbed for the second time this year. She suffered from ...

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Frank Sinatra's first NJ license up for sale

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Frank Sinatra's first New Jersey driver's license is on the auction block. The Star-Ledger reports (http://bit.ly/TsSE8T ) that the yellowed, text-only 1934 license was issued, typo and all, to Francis Sintra, 841 Garden St ...

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