Sad eyes
County pulls $12K funding from blind seniors’ group
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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 Aging. This year tha...
The ‘Power List’
The Reporter’s annual movers and shakers for 2016
by Hudson Reporter staff
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
The status of Hudson County’s most powerful people rises and falls from year to year. Some are more relevant one year and less so the next. Influence can mean different things, not only political p...
‘The community does not want it’
Feb 14, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It is abundantly clear after Monday’s city council meeting that the people of Hoboken are overwhelmingly against the proposed bike lanes on Washington Street. Even the mayor’s own supp...
The lives and loves of Hoboken residents
For Valentine’s Day, singles share trials and triumphs
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Walking from Maxwell’s Tavern to Eighth Street Tavern as part of her Saturday night out, 29-year-old Jennifer Lynn Pryor of Hoboken shared a quirky and romantic love story. She has been living with...
O’CONNOR, LENA
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral liturgy was celebrated Feb. 12 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Lena O’Connor, 92. She passed away Feb. 6. Lena was born in Hoboken to Nunzio and Rose Cusimano and resided i...
‘No bike lanes on Washington Street’
Dozens decry plan to narrow Hoboken’s main corridor for drivers
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
A palpable fervor filled the air of the city council chambers on Monday, Feb. 8 as more than a dozen residents took to the mic to condemn the city’s plan to narrow Washington Street for drivers, ma...
Seeing the beauty in the beast
JCTC putting on children’s classic through May
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Classic stories do not have to beat you over the head with their message, says Mike Leach, chief puppeteer and executive of Puppetworks, a Brooklyn-based production company putting on a show in Jer...
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 | 14 14 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...
Important Hoboken infrastructure and design decisions
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Hoboken Quality of Life Coalition, a non-partisan, nonprofit citizen organization that has been active in Hoboken for over a decade wants to alert you to two important meetings you...
Protect Liberty State Park, your park, your community
Feb 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Jersey City Parks Coalition (JCPC) is a collection of 23 neighborhood and park groups throughout every ward working together to grow and improve Jersey City's park system. The Coal...