What’s next in Hoboken?
Nov 23, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
On the last warm Friday before November settled into a deep freeze, Mayor Dawn Zimmer was seen near First and Garden streets, apparently taking care of city business downtown. At the same time, Cou...
The next stage in Hoboken politics
Nov 16, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
With the Board of Education election out of the way for another year, Hoboken politicos can focus their attention on the upcoming mid-term municipal elections. Six of nine City Council seats will b...
Confusing election
Nov 09, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Nearly 86,000 people went to the polls this week in Hudson County to vote in municipal, county and federal elections, the results of which will become tea leaves to read for future elections. Next ...
The unsaid issue in Jersey City school board race
Nov 02, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Just in time for the Jersey City school board election on Tuesday, the school district has come up with a positive report on the progress of the schools. In the last meeting before voters get to se...
Trouble in Fulop’s paradise
Oct 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Speculation has raged over who leaked the damaging information that led to the resignation of Muhammed Akil as chief of staff to Mayor Steven Fulop . Most agree it was an inside job, someone who ha...
Fulop trashes garbage plan
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop has backed off a controversial plan that would have allowed New York City garbage to pass through the Greenville Yards at the south end of the city. At the height of ...
The problem with being happy
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Some people can never escape their past. What you say in the past, no matter how distant or how much you’ve changed since, comes back to haunt you. This is a lesson that Muhammed Akil learned this ...
Battle for the Fourth Ward in Hoboken
Oct 05, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Looking ahead, the mid-term 2015 municipal elections in Hoboken may seem a bit like déjà vu all over again if reports are to be believed that former Assemblyman Ruben Ramos will seek to unseat incu...
Singing the Port Authority blues
Sep 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey picked a fine time to raise PATH fares. Problems on the Hoboken and Jersey City lines to 33rd Street left people scrambling for two days last week to g...
Talking trash on Bostwick Avenue
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Not long ago, while driving south on Route 440, I saw the window open on the driver’s side of the car in front of me. The hand that emerged held the kind of cardboard food tray that often comes wit...