Medical marijuana coming to Hudson County
Alternative Treatment Center projected to open this year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Harmony Foundation in Secaucus is one of six Medicinal Marijuana Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs) authorized in March 2011 to grow and dispense the herb in New Jersey – two each in the northern...
Peanut butter beer? Chocolate bacon bark?
International Great Beer Expo brings an explosion of flavors to Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Secaucus residents Ira and Su Ni Morenberg raised their glasses in another in a series of toasts. “We get to taste a variety of international beers that we can’t buy over here. It’s awesome,” said ...
Death Valley, N.J.
Fourth graders hold National Parks Fair
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Fourth grader Isabella Arias brought a piece of Death Valley to class on Friday, Jan. 30. It was the day of the National Park Fair at Franklin School in North Bergen. Isabella, in her park ranger h...
How the parking utility can help residents in a positive way
Feb 08, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: With Hoboken finally receiving its fair share of snow in 2015, once again its residents have been put to the test to combat the wintry conditions. This year has gone quite smoothly as ...
ROTONDI, PAUL CHARLES
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A funeral mass was held Feb. 2 at Epiphany R.C. Church, Cliffside Park, for Paul Charles Rotondi, 90, of Lakewood, and Pompano Beach, Fla. He passed away after a short illness on Jan. 28. He was bo...
Cirillo replaces Vargas as a WNY commissioner
Rift with Mayor Roque appears to be healed
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
In a move that would have seemed impossible only two years ago, Mayor Felix Roque and three other commissioners voted on Feb. 4 to appoint Cosmo Cirillo to replace Rubin Vargas on the town’s five-m...
No more visitor parking permits
Visitors to town will have to use meters as part of new parking plan; city may increase alternate side fines
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 8 8 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
The city of Hoboken moved one step closer to bringing the first major initiative of its comprehensive parking plan to fruition this week. On Tuesday, the City Council approved an ordinance designat...
Taxi drivers cry: Deliver us from Uber!
But mayor may allow local cabs to be hailed via rival app
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
A long winter lies ahead for Hoboken taxi and limousine operators, and it doesn’t take a groundhog to see what is casting the shadow. Fifteen months after the ridesharing service UberX debuted in n...
How many homeless in Hudson?
Volunteers conduct point-in-time count on cold day
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
At 5:45 p.m. on Feb. 4, several homeless men and women gathered in the eastern wing of the Journal Square bus and train terminal, seeking a brief respite from the cold. Outside, the temperature was...
Is it really illegal to take pictures in the train station?
Transit agencies have differing policies for photographers, videographers
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 08, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, local bloggers and journalists have told stories of being stopped by police from taking photographs in train and bus stations, and near bridges a...