Bayonne warming center open overnight Monday
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
BAYONNE – The Fire House Recreation Center at 597 Broadway (near 27th Street), the city’s warming center, will be open overnight on Monday, Jan. 18, due to the extreme cold, Mayor James Davis annou...
Is Hoboken officially the ‘Mile Square City’?
Delving into the longstanding nickname
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 17, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
The same way New Yorkers call their city The Big Apple, many people refer to Hoboken as the “Mile-Square City” or “Mile Square City”. Despite the fact that the city covers 1.27 square miles on land...
We simply must do something!
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Dear Editor: The word resilience is the key word to impede into our minds before another disaster besiege right through the great City of Hoboken again. Through the efforts of Mayor Dawn Zimmer the...
BEDERKA, JASON S.
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Private funeral services have been held for Jason S. Bederka, 39, of North Bergen. He passed away Jan. 11 at home. He was born in Hoboken. Jason worked for GNG Trucking in Newark. He was the son of...
The top cop speaks
Hoboken Chief Ferrante talks Halloween, scandals, lower crime rates
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 17, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Being a Hoboken police officer has its unique challenges. While the murder rate has dropped to zero, police are faced with the increasing popularity of a mile-square waterfront town that draws part...
Casino compromise
Referendum will go on November ballot for casino expansion to North Jersey (and JC)
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
A feud between northern and southern New Jersey legislators came to an end this week with a compromise that will allow voters to choose if they want to expand casino gambling to the northern part o...
Hoboken is its own worst enemy
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Dear Editor: Has anyone been paying attention and keeping track of all the sporadic development projects all over town? A couple of weeks ago I was walking on Willow at 14th Street and felt claustr...
Having a ball – Snow Ball, that is
Art House to host annual fund raising event on Jan. 23
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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A lot of things have changed since Art House Productions put on its first annual Snow Ball back in 2007. Art House Productions promotes the visual arts, theater, open mic nights, poetry, music, a v...
Town gets a butterfly meadow (and flood control)
Multi-purpose nature park to be built around radio tower
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus is getting a new park, but humans will have to share it. Half the park will be a dedicated Monarch Butterfly Meadow. The other half is a rain garden. “It’s a passive park, without things l...
Building a community
Controversy and war followed opening of Meadowview Village in 1940
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Second in a three-part series Editor’s Note: This story is the second in a three-part series that looks at the time in the 1930s and 1940s when shacks were replaced by federal low-income housing in...