Banks reject Hoboken Housing Authority employee checks; Wefer, Garcia trade charges
Jun 20, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN – The ongoing conflict between Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA) Executive Director Carmelo Garcia and Chairwoman Dana Wefer took a new turn on Friday when HHA employees found that they were ...
Zimmer declines comment on potential indictments of Christie aides
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HOBOKEN – She’s read the Esquire magazine story, based on anonymous sources, saying Bridge-gate related indictments of allies of Gov. Christopher Christie are “near-certain,” but Mayor Dawn Zimmer ...
EDITOR’S LETTER 07030
Old and New
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
In an ever-evolving town like Hoboken, it’s a real challenge to embrace new development, new trends, new businesses, and new neighbors, while maintaining the traditions and charm that have put Hobo...
Schnackies Lives
It was a delicate balance between evocation and restoration
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The layer cakes on the countertop. The vintage milkshake machine. The bow-tied waiters. Yes, this is the legendary Schnackenberg’s—with some subtle changes. To spot them is sort of like spotting th...
Hurling, You Say?
The most famous sport you’ve never heard of
by Dean DeChiaro
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If you were to ask 10 Hobokenites which sport was famously played here for the very first time, nine would tell you that, of course, it’s baseball. But if you put the same question to David Cosgrov...
Heart and Sole
Longtime cobbler heels the town
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So, I buy this cool-looking pair of retro penny loafers. The problem? The leather is so stiff that a year later, I still haven’t been able to break them in. I’m no Emelda Marcos, so when I have a s...
POINT & SHOOT 07030
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Send your Hoboken Photos to 07030@hudsonreporter.com. Be sure to write "Point and Shoot" in the subject line.
ON THE WATERFRONT 07030

More Parks Please!
Fund for a Better Waterfront advocates for open space along the Hudson
by Sean Allocca
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Access to the Hudson can certainly ease the monotony of city dwelling—the honking horns and clanging of passing trucks. The Fund for a Better Waterfront (FBW) was formed around the simple idea that...
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What the Heck is Going on with Sybil’s Cave?
At one time, hordes of tourists swarmed Hoboken to drink… the water?
by Melissa Abernathy
Jun 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Sybil’s Cave, a natural spring carved into the base of the greenish stone bluff known as Castle Point, is one of Hoboken’s best-known landmarks. Anybody who wants to can view its locked entrance on...
HANGING OUT WITH 07030
Hanging out with—Frank Raia
by Amanda Palasciano
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OK, let’s be frank. We should all be so lucky. Noted builder, philanthropist, dual board member, father, husband, rock-and-roll enthusiast, and workaholic, Frank “Pupie” Raia is a born-and-raised H...