Stevens proposes amended complex
Hudson Street plan scaled down after neighbors cite concerns
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
Stevens Institute of Technology is scheduled to present its proposal for a two building, 90,000-square-foot academic complex to the Hoboken Zoning Board of Adjustment this Tuesday. The project’s fi...
Dirty business
Federal investigation of alleged extortion scheme results in two arrests – so far
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
A federal investigation begun more than three years ago has led to the arrest of two Jersey Shore men in connection with what authorities say was an alleged scheme to extort payments from suppliers...
Ready to serve the city
Firefighters sworn in, others promoted to captain
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
In a gathering that filled the City Hall council chambers on Feb. 18 with family and friends, 18 new firefighters were sworn in, and 12 current firefighters were promoted to captain. With the halls...
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A mass of Christian burial was celebrated Feb. 13 at St. Dominic’s RC Church, Brick Township, for John Joseph Cronin, 78, of Brick Township, formerly of Jersey City. He passed away Feb. 10 at the O...
Uber in the city
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Carlo Davis’ column raises more interesting questions than whether the city should create their own taxi-hailing app. The bigger question is what do you do when Uber crushes local taxi...
No place to land?
Officials unveil new strategy for dealing with tourist helicopters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
With the doors to the Weehawken ferry terminal closed against the cold wind on Feb. 18, you almost couldn’t hear the helicopters buzzing overhead. But you could feel them as their vibrations shook ...
Top honors for ads, art, investigative reporting
Reporter chain wins 14 awards in prestigious journalism competition
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
The writers, graphic artists, and advertising account executives for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 14 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
A different kind of crack cocaine A Jersey City man was caught allegedly smuggling a large bag of illegal drugs in his “buttocks area,” according to a report by the Hoboken Police Department. He wa...
Back on the job
Former HHA employee returns as deputy director
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
Ravon Anderson was introduced as the new deputy executive director of the Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA) at the Feb. 19 meeting of the agency’s Board of Commissioners. Anderson’s role will be cruc...
Going green on the WNY/Wee waterfront
Roseland properties community gets key environmental distinction
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
RiverTrace, Roseland Property’s $120 million luxury project in the Port Imperial development area, has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification from th...