Snow now? Tow. Plow
City tries new ways to respond to record-setting blizzard
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken moved quickly last week to clear snow from the main streets after a blizzard raged throughout the day Saturday, dumping a surprising 26 inches of snow. Plows pushed the white stuff onto the...
Turn it into park, or railroad?
Council again seeks to take over Sixth Street Embankment
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Following a legal challenge, the Jersey City Council voted for a second time on Jan. 13 to adopt an ordinance to fund the purchase of an old railroad embankment to run a new rail line there. The is...
Weathering the storm
Secaucus gets through Jonas with flying colors
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
“I couldn’t have been more happy,” said Mayor Michael Gonnelli about how Secaucus fared after Winter Storm Jonas dumped an estimated 27-plus inches of snow on the town. “We had an awesome plan in p...
‘Four trillion tons of snow’
North Bergen DPW clears streets after record-breaking blizzard
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
By 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sarai Colon had already put in more than 12 hours straight, working more than 42 hours in three days – and her crew still had half a dozen blocks to clear before calling it qu...
Western edge development continues
‘The Vine’ opens with a public park, is steps from light rail
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The opening of The Vine at 900 Monroe St. this past week serves as a significant step in realizing Hoboken’s vision for its western edge. The new 11-story, 135-unit rental residence is nestled in a...
Snowed in
Blizzard dumps a surprising amount of white stuff
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Throughout the weekend of Saturday’s blizzard, residents in Jersey City got robocall updates from Mayor Steven Fulop’s administration on the progress city workers were making in dealing with the he...
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Private funeral services have been held for Kenneth J. Carey, 59, of Jersey City. He passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 20. Born in Jersey City, a graduate of Dickinson High School, Ken was emp...
NJCU’s Wosu a model of perseverance and persistence
by Jim Hague
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Chinwe Wosu’s now burgeoning basketball career didn’t exactly come easy. Born and raised in Jersey City, Wosu first started to play around with a basketball at age 5. He played at Liberty Charter A...
Doesn’t make sense
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Dear Editor: For seven years now I’ve been conducting a weekly meeting for a vibrant group of visually impaired Hudson County seniors. The group had been funded by the North Hudson Area Agency on A...
A letter from Assemblywoman Annette Chaparro
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I was proud to be sworn in as a member of the General Assembly to represent my hometown and home county as a representative for the 33rd District of New Jersey in January. But now, the...