Drenching rains cause some flooding
Feb 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Drenching rains all day Tuesday caused some flooding in low-lying areas of Hudson County. Tammy Freeman took this photo of flooding on Ninth and Madison streets in Hoboken. The flooding ...
FD kept busy in Secaucus with weather emergencies, fire
Feb 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
SECAUCUS – With the cold snap over the past Presidents Day and Valentine’s Day extended weekend, the Secaucus Fire Department was kept busy with weather related emergencies. Firefighters responded ...
Following outcry, bike lanes no longer mandatory as part of Washington Street redesign plan
Feb 16, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – Up in arms last week, residents criticized aspects of the Washington Street redesign plan which the city says is designed to improve safety and boost business on Hoboken’s “most dangerous...
Blood drive at Jersey City Medical Center this Friday
Feb 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
JERSEY CITY -- Jersey City Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, and The American Red Cross will sponsor a blood drive all day on Friday, February 19, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the donor bu...
County pulls $12K funding from blind seniors’ group
Feb 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY -- Ivis Alverez has been facilitating the Hudson County Visually Impaired Program (VIP) since its inception in 2008 with $12,000 in annual funding from the Hudson County Office on Agi...
Frozen Hoboken: What buildings look like day after firefighters fought blaze
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- Some of Hoboken's 500 block of Washington Street, on the side near the river, looked frozen on Sunday morning after firefighters fought a top-floor blaze. A dozen firefighters were treat...
NEWS UPDATE: How to help after Hoboken blaze; 'Frankie' the cat saved
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN - The fire that tore through the top of a building at 505 Washington St. around 10 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13 was put out at approximately 2 a.m. resulting in the injuries of 14 firefighters...
Doesn’t make sense
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: For seven years now I’ve been conducting a weekly meeting for a vibrant group of visually impaired Hudson County seniors. The group had been funded by the North Hudson Area Agency on A...
Fire rips through top floor of Washington Street building, Hoboken
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HOBOKEN -- A fire tore through the top of a building at 505 Washington St. in Hoboken after 10 p.m. on Saturday night and was still blazing after midnight. Firefighters were streaming water onto th...
Zika virus a danger to pregnant women
Local health officials keeping an eye out
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
With Hudson County still in the grip of winter’s cold, health officials are not yet concerned about the potential spread of the zika virus through local mosquitoes. But officials in hospitals and g...