Towing troubles
More cars hauled away than last year; signs raised $2M for city
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken towed more cars from its streets during the first quarter of 2018 than the same time in 2017, Hoboken Parking Director Ryan Sharp said this month. He believes it’s most likely due to needin...
Girl, 14, narrowly escapes fire
North Bergen student sustains minor injuries
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 322 322 recommendations | email to a friend
Samara Lee, 14, didn't expect her recent dance class to end with potentially deadly flames. But the Lincoln Elementary School eighth grader is alive with minor injuries after escaping from a blaze ...
Proposal floated for northwest park
Residents say they’re disappointed with lack of court space
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 3 3 comments | 538 538 recommendations | email to a friend
On Monday, residents met in the cafeteria of the Wallace Elementary School for the unveiling of the new Northwest Resiliency Park’s final concept design. To the disappointment of many, the design i...
Becoming a star
Local dance instructor branches into music with YouTube single
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 274 274 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1980, then-amateur dancer Mathy Pilal told her dancing instructor that she'd be a famous dancer and singer one day. She has already achieved success in the former, having danced around the world...
Eat up!
Taste of Weehawken event to be held at new hotel
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 670 670 recommendations | email to a friend
Thirty-two local restaurants, eateries, and caterers will provide samples of their delectable dishes at the 18th annual Taste of Weehawken fundraiser on April 24, taking place at the not-yet-open M...
Responding to people with special needs
Firefighters to undergo Autism Shield Training
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 543 543 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Fire Department will undergo training to better respond to emergency situations involving Hoboken residents living on the autism spectrum. Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder refers to a...
The future of ‘American Dream’
Delayed Route 3 retail/recreation complex to debut in March, 2019
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 596 596 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County residents are accustomed to driving past the partly completed American Dream (formerly Xanadu) project off Route 3, and to wondering if the recreation/retail complex will ever be fini...
DUNKIN, RICHARD J.
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
A funeral mass for was offered at St. Francis Church, Hoboken, for Richard (Richie) J. Dunkin, 83. He passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family after a short illness. Richie was a...
County files lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies
Cites the financial and social cost of the opioid crisis
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County has filed a lawsuit in state Superior Court against the makers and distributors of synthetic opioids like Oxycontin and Subsys. In 2016, the most recent year in which data is availabl...
HAMMILL, RAYMOND J.
Apr 15, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral services were held April 12 for Raymond J. Hammill, 73, of Jackson, formerly of Union Beach. He passed away April 7 surrounded by his family. He was born in Jersey City. Raymond served in t...