UPDATED: Your legislators may vote today on bill to weaken public notice of liquor licenses, govt meetings
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
STATEWIDE -- The state's legislature may vote Monday on a bill supported by Gov. Christopher Christie to take away the longstanding mandate that local governments must advertise their actions and m...
Parking meters roll out on Washington, Hudson streets in Hoboken
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HOBOKEN -- Parking meter machines have just begun to be installed in uptown Hoboken on Washington and Hudson Streets. The City Council approved the project last June. The machines will be operation...
‘Road of death’
Bike JC pushes for changes on Grand Street
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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Even though downtown Grand Street is four lanes wide in some places, it’s still not safe enough for bicyclists, considering the large volume of cars traveling at high speed. At least, that’s accord...
Where are answers in Hoboken train crash?
Questions remain in wake of accident that took life of local mom
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly two months after a commuter train crashed into a platform at the Hoboken terminal, killing a young mother who had just dropped her daughter at day care, the events leading up to the accident...
First step toward a waterfront business district
Council approves Exchange Place SID over objections of Colgate
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
Even though the action could trigger a lawsuit, the City Council adopted an ordinance at its Dec. 14 meeting establishing a new Special Improvement District for Exchange Place. The Exchange Place S...
‘How are you doing at the North Pole?’
Post office responds to Hoboken kids’ letters to Santa
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
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“Santa Claws 1 reindeer-Lane north pole Alaska,” reads an envelope in a child’s handwriting, sitting on top of several others like it in the Hoboken Post Office. “Dear Santa, I have been very good....
Fraud alert!
Seniors learn how to avoid everyday scams
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
Internet, mail, phone, and door-to-door scammers are all around, trying to con people out of their money. They may tell a victim that they have their family members in custody, or say that if the v...
Drones, bikes, and dolls
Five hundred kids get gifts at town party
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 500 children received gifts like dolls, bikes, tablets, guitars, drones and more at a party Saturday, Dec. 3 in the North Bergen Recreation Center. The money for the gifts and party came ...
BENNETT, LORRAINE
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Funeral services took place Dec. 16 for Lorraine Bennett of Jersey City. She died peacefully on Dec. 9. Lorraine was born and raised in Jersey City, had the opportunity to live in several regions o...
We’ll be watching you
City revamps its security camera system
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Dec 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
A three-phase, multi-year program will entirely revamp the city’s public safety camera system, according to Public Safety Director James Shea, who is seeking approval from the City Council for thre...