Housing board to vote on terminating the contract of Executive Director Garcia on Monday
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HOBOKEN -- The Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA) Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting on Monday, August 4 to vote on terminating the contract of Executive Director Carmelo Garcia, accor...
Bayonne Bridge to close this weekend all of Saturday, and Sunday until 4 p.m.
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BAYONNE – The Bayonne Bridge will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, as work proceeds on the "Raise the Roadway" project, the Port Authority of New York and New Jer...
NPR: Hoboken High School scraps laptop program, citing persistent issues
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HOBOKEN—Hoboken Junior Senior High School plans to destroy its stock of laptops this summer, the final coup de grace of an issue-plagued program to provide a computer to each of its students. Accor...
Jersey City holds public meeting on coastal flooding
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JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop and the Division of Planning, in partnership with the Stevens Institute of Technology and Baker Engineering, will hold a public meeting on coastal flooding solut...
Jersey City family rescued from sinking boat
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JERSEY CITY -- Eight people were reportedly rescued from a sinking fishing boat by the Jersey City Fire Marine Unit near Liberty State Park on Monday. The craft apparently hit rocks that are preval...
“It doesn’t matter how many Americans obtain insurance under the ACA. Most will have difficulty finding a physician.”
by by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
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A recent City Journal article http://www.city-journal.org * noted “… having health insurance is not the same thing as getting good health care, or any health care. Many Americans could lose their e...
Change of rules forces Caribbean festival to close early
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JERSEY CITY – An ordinance change voted on by the City Council earlier this year brought about some confusion and anger when police shut down the West Indian and Caribbean festival an hour early on...
Power play against violent crime
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JERSEY CITY – Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka, Jersey City Mayor Steven M. Fulop, and Paterson Mayor Jose Torres announced today the launching of a strategic partnership between the three cities to help...
Reader sends in amusing photo
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HOBOKEN -- A reader of the Hoboken Reporter sent in this photo. She wrote, "saw these two books for free on a stoop on Garden Street and just smiled at the dichotomy of the two. Thought you might w...
Will your employer stop providing health insurance directly and switch to a “private exchange”?
by JONATHAN M. METSCH, DR.P.H., LLC
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We are getting familiar with “public exchanges” under Obamacare. Recently a Wall Street Journal article http://blogs.wsj.com * noted “Most U.S. employers will continue to sponsor health benefits fo...