School, city taxes to jump again
Increases blamed on state cuts, charters, health costs
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken property owners are set to pay more in taxes to both the city and the public schools under proposed budgets for the two entities introduced this past week. If maintained in the final budget...
Dreaming of swimming in the Hudson River?
Local sewerage authority must start action plan for cleaner waterways
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Don’t look now, but the Hudson River is on the mend. Marine biologists have reported resurgent oyster populations on the piers of western Manhattan, and humpback whales are returning to New York Ba...
Not just on the waterfront
Residential buildings rising in all parts of Hudson County
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
The real estate market in Hudson County has withstood the economic recession and rough weather and appears stronger than ever now. Many developers, though wary, see no sign of a price bubble formin...
Spinning for a cause
Charity event supports autism program at local school
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
For the second year in a row, Work It Out Fitness Studios is teaming up with Wallace Elementary School to host a fundraiser for the Global Autism Project and Wallace’s Applied Behavior Analysis pro...
Healthy competition
Local hospitals, facilities took leaps during first year of Obamacare
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
The start of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “ObamaCare” early in 2014 changed the medical landscape throughout the nation. But in Hudson County, where for-profit hospitals compete directl...
Businesses, offices, and hotels growing
Commercial development continues to rise in Hudson
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Residential buildings aren’t the only types of developments sprouting around Hudson County. A fair number of office buildings, businesses, and stores are rising to service and employ the new reside...
How are the schools?
New technology, programs, buildings add to local choices
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
If you were to describe the year in education in Hudson County, the best word to use would be “new.” New methods of teaching, new technologies, new facilities, new grade levels for charter schools ...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Mar 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City man allegedly grabs woman’s groin on Hoboken dance floor A dance floor encounter at a downtown bar this past weekend resulted in a criminal sexual contact charge for a Jersey City man, ...
‘Pothole Killer’ loose on Hoboken streets
City says new machine fills holes better, faster, cheaper
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 15, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Hardened winter has finally given way to spring in Hoboken, and as always, the city’s streets have no choice but to follow suit. Thousands of cracks and hidden cavities in the asphalt, gradually we...
School taxes likely to rise
Few opt out of new test; teachers recognized at meeting
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 15, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
School officials honored exemplary teachers and talked about the state PARCC test and the likelihood of a new tax increase at a Board of Education meeting on Tuesday. New Jersey’s new standardized ...