Back to the future
Activists press NJ Transit to replace diesel buses with electric
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Electrified public transportation went out of fashion late in the 20th century as gasoline-powered vehicles became prevalent. But activists on Feb. 6 held what they called a “Transit Equity Rally” ...
Cruise Control
Ongoing Driving Miss Daisy a theatrical feat
by Jeff Kreisler
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There’s no more twisting our finger into our cheek and declaring, “Hey, golly gee, Hoboken’s actually got a great theatre. Who’d’a thunk it?” It should no longer be a surprise. Great theatre is her...
Town introduces $3.5M public improvement ordinance
Winners of Christmas decoration contest earn $1,000 each
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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The North Bergen Board of Commissioners introduced a $3.5 million bond ordinance at their Feb. 7 meeting to authorize the town to acquire properties, make various public improvements, and replace e...
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A funeral mass was offered Feb. 3 at St. Ann’s RC Church in Hoboken for Anthony C. Rotondi, 83. He passed away at Hackensack University Medical Center on Jan. 29. Born in Jersey City, Anthony was a...
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Tax collector extends hours on Feb. 12 The tax collector’s office will have extended hours on Monday, Feb. 12. The office will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Note that Feb. 12 is the last day to pay...
What is a Republican?
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The Hudson County Board of Freeholders this month renewed its contract for DNA services when there’s a question about paternity as it relates to welfare recipients. But considering current events, ...
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Fulop issues executive order to study traffic fatalities Mayor Steven Fulop has signed an executive order adopting the “Vision Zero” initiative in Jersey City and creating a multi-disciplinary “Vis...
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Probable cause identified in Hoboken train crash According to a press release from the National Transit Safety Board (NTSB), the fatal Sept. 29, 2016 Hoboken train crash as well as a Jan. 4, 2017 B...
Helping the homeless in the cold
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Dear Editor: I would like to thank Hudson County leadership team: Freeholder O'Dea, Administrator Abe Antun, Director of Division of Correction Ronald Edwards, Director of Health & Humane Services ...
Enlivening Ourselves
by Dr. Sallie Norquist
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Dear Dr. Norquist: I have food cravings all the time – for chocolate, for burgers at my favorite restaurant, for chips, for wine – the list goes on and on. It happens mostly in the evening, after a...