Watch for Hoboken, Jersey City mayoral debates!

first_imgWho will run #Hoboken and #JerseyCity for the next four years? Watch for mayoral debates. The election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 7. HOBOKEN AND JERSEY CITY — The Hudson Reporter newspaper staff held a lively debate on Tuesday in their Bayonne headquarters. There, all six Hoboken mayoral candidates shared their views on parking, traffic, the school system, development, the business climate, and other big issues in the mile-square city. The atmosphere became more and more heated as candidates accused each other of hypocrisy. A question about potential intimidation in government provoked contentious debate.While no fists flew, there was off-color language toward the end (send the kids elsewhere during the final question). ×Who will run #Hoboken and #JerseyCity for the next four years? Watch for mayoral debates. The election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 7.center_img The Jersey City mayoral debate was filmed Wednesday and also brought out some good discussion.Watch in a few days for updates and video of the debates! And check out this weekend’s print edition for a writeup.Then cast your vote on Nov. 7.It’s not too late to register to vote. Call your city clerk’s office to find out when you can fill out your form. Most clerk’s offices stay open until later hours on the final days to register.last_img read more

Mourinho wants Chelsea target, Mkhitaryan confidence and more Man United gossip

first_imgJose Mourinho is planning for his first season at Manchester United and will be excitedly eyeing the summer transfer window.Louis van Gaal’s side, despite the number of pricey signings, failed to live up to expectations, looking tired under the tactics of the Dutchman.Mourinho, therefore, will know changes must be made – and money will need to be spent.The weekend saw the Red Devils being linked with a £157m bid for Barcelona forward Neymar, but which players are now said to be on the club’s radar?Catch up on the latest Manchester United transfer news by viewing the slideshow above. 6 5. Real Madrid uninterested in signing David De Gea? – Los Blancos president Florentino Perez has, according to reports in the Express, ruled out a move for De Gea. Zinedine Zidane is said to have informed the club of his satisfaction with current goalkeeper Keylor Navas and doesn’t view the signing of the Manchester United stopper as necessary. 4. Paul Pogba to be granted Juventus exit if valuation is met? – The France international, according to Marca, is free to leave Juventus at his choosing, provided his valuation is met. Real Madrid are reportedly leading Manchester United in the race for his signature, but if they are to pull off a deal, the fee will have to be world record. 6 6 3. Zlatan Ibrahimovic to make official announcement after Euro 2016? – Ibrahimovic, according to his agent Mino Raiola, is yet to make a decision on his future, despite reports claiming the centre forward has already agreed a deal with the Red Devils. Raiola told French broadcaster Telefoot: “Manchester United are a great team with a great coach. It’s fascinating. I’ve made my decision, but he hasn’t made his. He’s really busy with the Euros.” It looks likely therefore that no official announcement will be made until after the Euro 2016 finals. 6 6 2. Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s agent confident Manchester United transfer will be completed? – Mkhitaryan’s agent Mino Raiola recently claimed his client has his heart set on a move to Old Trafford. He has since spoken of his confidence that a deal will soon be finalised, but admits Borussia Dortmund are currently standing firm on blocking his exit. Raiola said, “It would be a sin to stop talking. I am a positive guy. If I wasn’t confident of reaching some kind of conclusion, I wouldn’t try. I am very proud Manchester United want him and the talks are being held in a good atmosphere but at the moment Dortmund are still saying no.” 1. Jose Mourinho wants to sign Chelsea target Leonardo Bonucci? Read all about it below, then click the arrow above, right, to catch up on the latest United transfer gossip – Bonucci has been heavily linked with following Antonio Conte to Stamford Bridge this summer, but the incoming Chelsea manager could face competition from Mourinho. The Portuguese coach, according to the Daily Star, is after an experienced defender and has earmarked the Italy international as the player wanted. 6 6. Ryan Giggs expected to quit Old Trafford this week? – Manchester United chiefs believe Giggs will walk away from the club soon to go solo in management and could take on his first managerial role with Nottingham Forest, the Mirror reports. Newly-appointed manager Mourinho will bring in his own coaching staff, and it’s claimed the Portuguese has only offered Giggs a position as manager of the youth team.last_img read more