Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
A different kind of crack cocaine A Jersey City man was caught allegedly smuggling a large bag of illegal drugs in his “buttocks area,” according to a report by the Hoboken Police Department. He wa...
Back on the job
Former HHA employee returns as deputy director
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Ravon Anderson was introduced as the new deputy executive director of the Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA) at the Feb. 19 meeting of the agency’s Board of Commissioners. Anderson’s role will be cruc...
Going green on the WNY/Wee waterfront
Roseland properties community gets key environmental distinction
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
RiverTrace, Roseland Property’s $120 million luxury project in the Port Imperial development area, has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification from th...
‘Casino Night’ to raise funds for sick children
Local family has run charity for 24 years
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
It began in response to a pair of deaths and has gone on to celebrate courage and achievement. The Guma Foundation was created in 1991 after Ralph Guma Sr. died suddenly at age 56, leaving behind h...
D’ARRIGO, JAMES G.
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services took place Feb. 16 for James G. D’Arrigo, 82, of Jersey City. He passed away surrounded by his family at Cusack Care Center on Feb. 13. Born in Messina, Italy, James came to the Un...
Taxi's and technology
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: A few years ago, Tom Glavine got off a plane, at Kennedy Airport, and climbed into a yellow cab. What’s that they say about “Life being like a box of chocolate”? Minutes later he was l...
Top honors for ads, art, investigative reporting
Reporter chain wins 14 awards in prestigious journalism competition
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The writers, graphic artists, and advertising account executives for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 14 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey...
Lobbying is intense for a new county prosecutor
Freeholders ask Gov. Christie to make an appointment
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 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...
Prieto broke promise
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Thanks to Al Sullivan for his excellent stories on the ongoing privatization threat to Liberty State Park from wrong-headed legislation. Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto should be asham...
No place to land?
Officials unveil new strategy for dealing with tourist helicopters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
With the doors to the Weehawken ferry terminal closed against the cold wind on Feb. 18, you almost couldn’t hear the helicopters buzzing overhead. But you could feel them as their vibrations shook ...