Railyard plan is a radical departure from Hoboken’s scale and character
Nov 30, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Rail Yard Redevelopment Plan at the southern gateway to Hoboken will have a profound impact on our community. With over 10 acres of new development, it will be one of Hoboken’s lar...
Don’t miss ‘Lost Bohemia’ screening Dec. 5
Nov 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The Hoboken Fair Housing Association is pleased to announce a film screening of Josef Astor’s documentary “Lost Bohemia” on Friday, Dec. 5 and we’d like to invite everyone to join us. ...
Remember Pearl Habor
Nov 30, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: On Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, our naval base was bombed without provocation, three weeks before Christmas 1941. Some service personnel were at early mass, others preparing for breakfast. So...
The Trouble with Washington Street – Part 4
Nov 30, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The business district of Hoboken is Washington Street. For pedestrians who walk and/or use the bus, shopping is easy. Although many useful retailers have closed along the main drag, we...
A demand side approach to our parking problems
Nov 30, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The most effective way to address the parking problem in Hoboken is not necessarily to increase parking supply but rather to decrease parking demand. The City of Hoboken currently issu...
Rebuild our local Family Planning Clinic
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: To the community, I ask that you please join friends and neighbors, Thursday evening, Dec. 4, from 7 to 9 p.m. for a festive holiday fundraiser hosted by the Friends of the Hoboken Fam...
Assemblyman Garcia criticizes rolling reassessments
Nov 23, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I attended the city sponsored “rolling reval” community forum at the Elks Club last Wednesday night. Several issues were raised by the community about the process and impact of the pri...
Call for referendum to stop ‘rolling reassessments’
Nov 23, 2014 | 5 5 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I am submitting this letter to raise public awareness about the upcoming rolling reassessment program that was passed by Mayor Zimmer and the City Council in September and to build con...
Phil Cohen updates the community on efforts to control Hudson County taxes
Nov 23, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The centerpiece of my Freeholder campaign earlier this year was to push for an independent performance audit of county operations, so that we can get a road map for achieving cost savi...
There are alternatives to the ‘rolling reassessment’
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: As a concerned long-time homeowner in Hoboken, I’ve been researching alternatives to what is happening in our city with the proposed reassessment following our recent reval. While I do...