Washington slept here
Annual gathering at historic Apple Tree house
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Legend has it that General George Washington met with French Major Gen. Marquis de Lafayette in 1779 in the midst of the American Revolution to discuss war plans under an apple tree in Jersey City....
Washington St. redesign gets ‘green light’
Council votes on amended plan with fewer bike lanes; still narrows thoroughfare
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
The heated debate over whether Hoboken’s Washington Street has enough room for both drivers and cyclists ended in a compromise plan last week. On Wednesday, Feb. 17, the City Council adopted a rede...
BABOT, MARTHA
Feb 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
A memorial mass took place Feb. 13 at Sts. Joseph and Michael Church in Union City for Martha Babot, 81, of Union City. She passed away Feb. 8. She was born in Havana, Cuba and lived for much of he...
SoHo west?
Cast Iron Lofts continues to build new community
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Lou Mont walks around the unfinished lobby of Cast Iron Lofts II like an expectant father. Having constructed residential buildings in the Hoboken/Jersey City area since 1978, Mont and his developm...
Sad eyes
County pulls $12K funding from blind seniors’ group
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
Ivis Alverez has been facilitating the Hudson County Visually Impaired Program (VIP) since its inception in 2008 with $12,000 in annual funding from the Hudson County Office on Aging. This year tha...
The robot in the classroom
High Tech students display their handiwork on STEM Day
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Inching around assorted debris, the robot crept forward to rescue the pair of climbers caught in the avalanche. Built of exposed metal beams, gears, motors, wires, and a hydraulic arm, the two-foot...
Homeless? Call 1-800-624-0287
After some confusion, county offices told to keep hotline number handy
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 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...
Once notorious, now home sweet home
Senior and affordable housing replaces site of crime, murder
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
A new 28-unit, $7.4 million affordable housing complex has opened for senior citizens and disabled residents in Weehawken. Located at 4800 Park Ave., it replaces the infamous Park Avenue Hotel (als...
From fire to freeze to fund-raiser
Neighbors unite to help victims of Hoboken blaze
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
This past Wednesday morning, as Hoboken Fire Chief Anton Peskens walked through the six residential units at 505 and 507 Washington St. that were walloped by a fire last weekend, he was nearly spee...
CAIRO, JOSEPHINE
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Funeral services were held Feb. 15 for Josephine Cairo. She passed away Feb. 12. She was born in East Pittsburgh, Pa. She was a longtime resident of North Bergen. Josephine was a sewing machine ope...