Seventeen take petitions for November race
Aug. 31 deadline to run for City Council
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 6 6 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
It may not feel like it in the summer heat, but Hoboken’s November municipal elections are just 72 days away. Though three school board positions and two state Assembly seats are up for grabs, the ...
Getting in gear
Zimmer announces Sept. start for bike share
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
After two and a half years of planning and fundraising, the finish line is in sight for Hoboken’s bike share program. Thanks to sponsorships from six local companies, the city and its private partn...
Façade of the future
Residential/restaurant building on Grand demonstrates storm-proof development
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
If you want to see the future of retail space in Hoboken’s low-lying perimeter, take a walk to 1414 Grand St. and look up. From street level, the ground floor of the new mixed-use residential build...
Worlds away from Wallace
Hoboken teacher brings autism education to Indonesia
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Many travelers feel culture shock when visiting another country for the first time, but few have an experience like Michelle Zube’s. On a recent trip to Indonesia, the most striking thing for Zube ...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Aug 23, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken mayor named to national EPA advisory committee The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the addition of Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer to its Local Government Advisory Committee, a...
The strange little house on the waterfront
Stevens solar building ready for spotlight
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Even among ongoing construction in Hoboken, the little house on Frank Sinatra Drive stands out like a sore thumb. For one thing, the structure sits in an empty lot at the tip of Castle Point, its o...
Seeing the city through new eyes
Born-and-raised Hobokenite returns with her foster children
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken has changed a lot since Maritza Figueroa left in 2001, but so has she. As a teenage mother living in the Andrew Jackson Gardens public housing project, Figueroa looked out at an uncertain f...
Exemplary exploits
Hoboken police honored for heroic moments
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
In the line of duty, the ultimate test of an officer’s abilities can arise at a moment’s notice. For Hoboken Police Officer Keith Rotondi, it took less than five minutes on a spring evening to go f...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
Aug 16, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Naked gun: from the files of police squad An allegedly naked man ran past police headquarters and allegedly tried to take three officers’ guns in an early morning scuffle late last month, according...
DiVincent out as director of city’s public housing
CFO Emil Kotherithara appointed in interim
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 16, 2015 | 9 9 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Housing Authority Chief Financial Officer Emil Kotherithara will serve as the agency’s acting executive director until the search for a permanent replacement is complete. At its monthly mee...