Homeless? Call 1-800-624-0287
After some confusion, county offices told to keep hotline number handy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
After questions from the Hudson Reporter staff two weeks ago, Hudson County Administrator Abe Antun has notified all county offices that they are required to keep a countywide homeless hotline numb...
New high tech school advances
Freeholders push ahead with setting criteria for construction bids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Anticipating that the new Hudson County Schools of Technology (HCST) complex will break ground in Secaucus this spring, the Board of Freeholders have set criteria that would require contractors to ...
Highest protection
Feb 28, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: We are one fortunate city, to be the lucky recipients of federal largesse in the form of the Rebuild By Design grant money awarded because a Dutch design firm chose Hoboken as their ca...
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass took place Feb. 18 at Our Lady of Mercy Church, Jersey City, for Jennie Trumble, 90, a lifelong Jersey City resident. She died Feb. 15 at Alaris Health Care Center, Jersey City. Born...
Parking is an issue the mayor does not take seriously
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: When Steven Fulop ran for mayor he talked about an open and transparent government yet government will be less open if city ordinance 16.044 is passed. This ordinance extends permit pa...
‘Charlie’s Turtles’ take off
Hoboken woman to climb landmark in honor of father who died of lung cancer
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Jen Dockendorf had been living in Hoboken for seven years in 2008 when her father, Chuck, was diagnosed with lung cancer. She preferred not to go into much detail about his condition, but chemother...
North Bergen native Rodriguez ready for next boxing challenge
O’Donnell mourned; HCTCA champions; county tourney finalists; top fives
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s been five long months since Julian Rodriguez entered a boxing ring, but he’s more than ready for his return. The North Bergen native and rising professional super lightweight showed to a thron...
The first day of her real life
Local transgender woman talks about making the transition
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Clara went back to her workplace this week for the first time – as a woman. For the 31-year-old, having lived her whole life as a man, this was a transformative moment. Because when she handles sal...
Welcoming the fire monkey
Tips to enhance your luck and life this Chinese New Year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
The Year of the Monkey is upon us, beginning Monday, Feb. 8. Across the globe, in Asia, in urban Chinatowns, and in countless homes internationally, celebrations will take place with families gathe...
The business of making smiles
Menchie’s frozen yogurt comes to Secaucus
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
When Atul Khanna got laid off from his job in corporate finance in the midst of the recession, he had a choice to make. “I worked for AT&T for 18-plus years, and for Merck,” he said. But a new job ...