Using trash to keeping out storm surges
UC architect designs a way to flood-proof cities
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
For Union City resident David Sepulveda, finding a new, perhaps permanent solution to flooding due to storm surges like those in Hurricane Sandy led to he and his companions from New York Schools o...
Red Cross responds to Hackensack Road fire
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
On Wednesday, five families were affected by a fire at 217 Hackensack Plank Road in Weehawken. The American Red Cross Disaster Action Team responders said on Thursday that they were meeting with th...
Jersey diner served GI’s when things were ‘wild’
Coach House restaurant open non-stop since WWII
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’ve ever visited the Coach House Diner, located in North Bergen near the Union City border, you can be assured of one thing: it wasn’t closed. That’s because the restaurant has been open cons...
Keep ’em guessing
Trivia nights at local bars, restaurants are entertaining, educational
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Passengers 1) Do you know what summer the movie “Dirty Dancing” took place? 2) Which musical group sang the one-hit wonder “Brandy”? 3) Who won the 1963 National League Rookie of the Year Award? If...
VELTRI, DIANE M.
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass was held Feb. 17 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Diane M. Veltri, 56, of Secaucus, formerly of Providence, R.I. She passed away Feb. 11. She was the wife of William C....
HUD: Installation of generators in public housing slated for spring
Powerful post-Sandy machines currently sitting in parking lot
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
After several backup generators failed in the low-income Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA) buildings during the power outages of Hurricane Sandy, the agency was able to order 14 new ones this past fa...
Harvard doctor heads the team
CarePoint introduces robotic surgery to Hudson County
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Daniel H. Smith didn’t need to be convinced to come to Hudson County to work in CarePoint’s new program for robotic surgery – he was thrilled to do it. CarePoint Health is the company that runs...
Leave Tom Newman where he is!
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I recently learned that Tom Newman, a long time Hoboken resident, former city councilman, and leader and spokesman for the tenants at the Neumann Leather Building has been given an evi...
Anne Frank, art, and pre-teens
Pair of teachers uses visuals to teach literature in eighth grade
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Eighth grade teacher Kelly Waters is conducting a literature class in a dimly lit, crowded brick attic. That’s the way it seems, anyway. In truth, the bricks are painted on boards and the dimness i...
Keep ’em guessing
Trivia nights at local bars, restaurants are entertaining, educational
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Passengers 1) Do you know what summer the movie “Dirty Dancing” took place? 2) Which musical group sang the one-hit wonder “Brandy”? 3) Who won the 1963 National League Rookie of the Year Award? If...