The bounds of free speech
Court dismisses defamation case against political bloggers; 50,000 emails appear as evidence
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 6 6 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
A Hudson County Superior Court judge dismissed a Hoboken political activist’s $2 million defamation lawsuit against two local political bloggers this past Tuesday, ruling that the alleged victim ha...
Free tax help, infant care, screenings…
Organization celebrates 50 years of helping low-income Hudson County residents
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
“We’re having a 1965 theme. I want people to dig out their bell bottoms and love beads,” said Joan Quigley, president and CEO of the North Hudson Community Action Corporation (NHCAC), last week. Sh...
Liberty State Park changes hands
Christie signs controversial bill on Meadowlands Commission
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the objections of environmentalists and defenders of Liberty State Park, Gov. Christopher Christie signed legislation on Feb. 5 that merges the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority with ...
Liberty State Park changes hands
Christie signs controversial bill on Meadowlands Commission
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the objections of environmentalists and defenders of Liberty State Park, Gov. Christopher Christie signed legislation on Feb. 5 that merges the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority with ...
SCOREBOARD
Lifelong dream fulfilled for Hoboken buddies Clifford, Mercado
by Jim Hague
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Josh Mercado and Danny Clifford have been the closest of friends since they were practically toddlers. “We’ve been beyond friends,” Clifford said. “We’ve been brothers.” So when the two started pla...
A peek behind the shutters
Local window-covering business launches web series
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
After 22 years spent covering windows of others, Stephan Elbaz is ready to open a window into his own world. This January, Elbaz, the founder and proprietor of Interior Motif, a window-covering and...
From the heart of the city
Monthly Art House open mic readings focus on justice and urban life
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
To quote Bruce Springsteen: “The poets down here don’t write nothin’ at all they just stand back and let it all be .” But this isn’t true of the poets who have been featured at Art House Production...
Here’s the difference
Feb 15, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The following is a letter to the Hoboken City Council regarding Uber and taxi service in Hoboken. To the honorable members of the Hoboken City Council: I understand that the city counc...
GARNES, ELIZABETH V.
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
A homecoming service took place Feb. 8 at Monumental Baptist Church, Jersey City, for Elizabeth V. Garnes, 83, best known as “Ski.” She passed away Feb. 1 at Jersey City Medical Center with her fam...
50 shades of fur
Pets get primped to benefit Secaucus Animal Shelter
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson came out to have his nails done. “He was a very good boy, apparently,” said owner Liz Earle. “I got a good report.” But Hudson wasn’t just enjoying a day at the spa. He was connecting with o...