Lobbying is intense for a new county prosecutor
Freeholders ask Gov. Christie to make an appointment
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
Informed sources said last week that Superior Court Judge Esther Suarez will be named as the new Hudson County prosecutor as part of a compromise agreement, provided Gov. Christopher Christie signs...
Exciting things are happening in ‘Novho’ area of Hoboken
Feb 15, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: We were happy to read Caren Matzner’s February 1 article “Welcome to Novho!,” where she describes the exciting transformation of the Hoboken neighborhood that sits north of the viaduct...
FERRINO, ANTHONY R.
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A funeral mass was celebrated Feb. 13 at St. Johns R.C. Church, Lakehurst, for Anthony R. Ferrino, 94, of Toms River. He died Feb. 6 at Community Medical Center, Toms River. Anthony was a Jersey Ci...
Contract renewal questioned
Politically-connected firm gets grant-writing contract again
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council has awarded a $271,000 one-year contract for grant writing and other services to Millennium Strategies over the objections of members Michael Yun and Richard Boggiano. The firm, wh...
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...