Carmelo Garcia returns…briefly
Former public housing director defends self after firing; interim director hired; kids’ trip canceled
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
For the Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA), this past Tuesday’s special board meeting was a moment of many returns, some happier than others. First and foremost, it marked the temporary return of Robe...
Fresh faces, fresh paint
Hoboken kids go back to public school on Sept. 4
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
When the students of Hoboken public schools return for the 2014-2015 year, they will have a new superintendent, new standardized testing regime, new computers, new pre-kindergarten classes, and at ...
Ready, Set, Gown!
Fun run in bridesmaid dresses will raise money for charity
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’ve ever been a bridesmaid, you’ve probably been told you’ll definitely use your tangerine orange chiffon dress again, only to watch it gather dust in the closet for years after. Now there’s ...
Pasta and pals
Spaghetti Dinner Block Party returns for ninth year
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Hundreds came out to the Hoboken waterfront last week for the 9th Annual Hoboken Spaghetti Dinner Block Party. On an ideal August afternoon, they ate ziti, rigatoni, meatballs, and sausage prepared...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Aug 31, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken firemen wear purple to promote Alzheimer’s research Members of the Hoboken Fire Department and Mayor Dawn Zimmer kicked off a month-long event to raise money and awareness about Alzheimer’s...
Caught in between
Debate over home birth continues, minus midwife involved in tragic delivery
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
The midwife charged with practicing medicine illegally after a baby died in a 2012 Hoboken home birth has completed a pretrial intervention program designed for first time offenders, according to H...
Oops! Schools shouldn’t have laid off aides
Interim superintendent introduced at board meeting
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer reading wasn’t just for students this year – the Hoboken Board of Education has had its own assignments to catch up on. After trimming kindergarten teacher’s aides due to an ever tightening ...
The pleading edge
Residents, developers have many hopes for Western Edge redevelopment zone
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
A laundry list of desires for the future of Hoboken’s Western Edge redevelopment zone was on display at the first public meeting introducing a new round of city-led planning this past week. The mee...
Power play
Hoboken resident says PSE&G won’t pay for damage its vehicle caused
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The dirty CARFAX report was just the beginning of Jim Parascandola’s troubles. When Parascandola, a 16-year resident of Hoboken, found out last month that his parked car had been hit by a Public Se...
Chilling in the park
Frozen fans fill Pier A Park for summer’s final Movies Under the Stars
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Aug 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
In one scene from the Disney blockbuster Frozen, a shopkeeper in a snow-clogged forest advertises a “big summer blowout” on swim trunks and sunscreen as a supernatural blizzard envelops the land. N...