Bird droppings under Park Ave. are a health hazard
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: WARNING! Health Hazard Histoplasmosis is an often-fatal respiratory disease resulting from inhaling even small amounts of a fungus which grows in dried bird droppings and can be spread...
Winding back the clock
Mixed-income building gets six month tax reprieve; zoning code polished
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council has given Mayor Dawn Zimmer six more months to determine whether extending a 40-year old tax abatement is necessary to keep one of Hoboken’s longstanding mixed-income buildings aff...
Bike tour a great success
More than 2,000 riders wheel through Jersey City
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
The 6th annual Jersey City Ward Tour was a tour de force as more than 2,000 bicyclists wheeled their way through the streets of Jersey City on June 7. Sponsored by Bike JC, the 15-mile trek kicked ...
Summer concerts open this week
Wednesday begins HRPAC’s free evenings of music by the river
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
An outstanding program of summer concerts returns to the Weehawken waterfront as the Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center, Inc. (HRPAC) presents Summer Concerts on the Hudson 2015 beginning thi...
Dog day afternoons
Local family opens hot dog stand in Buchmuller Park
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 90 90 recommendations | email to a friend
“I always wanted to own a hot dog stand, every since I was really young,” said Tony Gerbasio. Recently retired after 31 years at UPS, he leased the concession stand in the building adjacent to the ...
Fear and abuse in the Department of Public Works
Testimony concludes in misconduct trial of two supervisors
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
The corruption trial of two North Bergen public works supervisors has revealed a clear pattern of abuse of power in the department. Attorneys called the last witness on Tuesday in the trial of Troy...
Hoboken's first ever STEM-a-thon at Stevens Institute of Technology
Jun 21, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Last week we had the privilege of volunteering at Hoboken's first ever STEM-a-thon at Stevens Institute of Technology, an event organized for 6th grade students citywide. The event gav...
PETTWAY, JOY LYNN
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated June 15 at Christ the King Church, Jersey City, for Joy Lynn Pettway, 46. She passed away, surrounded by her family, on June 6. Joy was born in Jersey ...
City of Hoboken - deplorable conditions for seniors and disabled
Jun 21, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It is reprehensible that the seniors and disabled members of the Hoboken community are treated as nonexistent or better yet, leftover - taking up space that a seemingly "better" - high...
Cool off with high culture
Local artists, performers featured in shows galore this summer
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
For many Hobokenites, summer means fleeing to the shore as fast as possible for sandcastles, sno-cones and suntan oil, but for those who stay in town, there are a wealth of activities to take in, m...