Calling all cars
JCMC upgrades 911 communication center
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2014 | 5 5 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
When Barbara Allen, a 9-1-1 dispatcher at Jersey City Medical Center, picked up the phone on Feb. 18, the woman on the other end said her husband wasn’t breathing. Up on the screen in front of her ...
Year of the Horse
Library runs series of multicultural events
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
Chinese New Year is determined by the lunar calendar, so the date varies from year to year. Celebrations can last for weeks, with the occasion marked by many festive activities, including tradition...
Using trash to keeping out storm surges
UC architect designs a way to flood-proof cities
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
For Union City resident David Sepulveda, finding a new, perhaps permanent solution to flooding due to storm surges like those in Hurricane Sandy led to he and his companions from New York Schools o...
Red Cross responds to Hackensack Road fire
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
On Wednesday, five families were affected by a fire at 217 Hackensack Plank Road in Weehawken. The American Red Cross Disaster Action Team responders said on Thursday that they were meeting with th...
Jersey diner served GI’s when things were ‘wild’
Coach House restaurant open non-stop since WWII
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’ve ever visited the Coach House Diner, located in North Bergen near the Union City border, you can be assured of one thing: it wasn’t closed. That’s because the restaurant has been open cons...
Keep ’em guessing
Trivia nights at local bars, restaurants are entertaining, educational
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Passengers 1) Do you know what summer the movie “Dirty Dancing” took place? 2) Which musical group sang the one-hit wonder “Brandy”? 3) Who won the 1963 National League Rookie of the Year Award? If...
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A funeral mass was held Feb. 17 at Immaculate Conception Church, Secaucus, for Diane M. Veltri, 56, of Secaucus, formerly of Providence, R.I. She passed away Feb. 11. She was the wife of William C....
HUD: Installation of generators in public housing slated for spring
Powerful post-Sandy machines currently sitting in parking lot
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
After several backup generators failed in the low-income Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA) buildings during the power outages of Hurricane Sandy, the agency was able to order 14 new ones this past fa...
Harvard doctor heads the team
CarePoint introduces robotic surgery to Hudson County
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Dr. Daniel H. Smith didn’t need to be convinced to come to Hudson County to work in CarePoint’s new program for robotic surgery – he was thrilled to do it. CarePoint Health is the company that runs...
Leave Tom Newman where he is!
Feb 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I recently learned that Tom Newman, a long time Hoboken resident, former city councilman, and leader and spokesman for the tenants at the Neumann Leather Building has been given an evi...