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Council approves 11th Street flood pump
One resident escorted out of meeting by police; public process criticized
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
From the moment Mayor Dawn Zimmer called a special meeting to vote on a resolution issuing bonds for a wet weather pump station in northeast Hoboken this past Monday, the event appeared destined to...
City going to trial over Southwest Park
No new meters until May at earliest; contracts codified
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Both Hoboken and the former owner of the property slated to become a new southwest park have appealed an assessment of the property value by a panel of county commissioners, setting the stage for a...
Making LaRusso last
Hoboken bard’s works are kept alive with new reading
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Louis LaRusso II was a struggling playwright living in his mother’s old townhouse on Willow Avenue when he realized the secret to his success was right beneath his nose. “My problem as a writer was...
Singing for a reason
Fundraiser for Hoboken fire victims brings out hundreds to watch local bands
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
This past Thursday, over 150 Hobokenites came out to the Elks Club to watch six local bands perform, eat food catered by Dark Side of the Moo, and support the eight families and one business who re...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Two Chabad parties coming up this week in Hoboken Chabad of Hoboken’s annual grand international Purim Party will be held Thursday, March 5, at The Multi-Service Center, 124 Grand St., in Hoboken. ...
Pumping the brakes
Council minority keeps flood relief at bay; resident voices concerns
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 23 23 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
For months, those pushing for a wet weather pump for northwest Hoboken have jumped through hoop after bureaucratic hoop. The pump, along with a water-retaining park in the southwest part of town, a...
Top honors for ads, art, investigative reporting
Reporter chain wins 14 awards in prestigious journalism competition
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
The writers, graphic artists, and advertising account executives for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 14 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey...
Stevens proposes amended complex
Hudson Street plan scaled down after neighbors cite concerns
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 4 4 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
Stevens Institute of Technology is scheduled to present its proposal for a two building, 90,000-square-foot academic complex to the Hoboken Zoning Board of Adjustment this Tuesday. The project’s fi...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
A different kind of crack cocaine A Jersey City man was caught allegedly smuggling a large bag of illegal drugs in his “buttocks area,” according to a report by the Hoboken Police Department. He wa...
Back on the job
Former HHA employee returns as deputy director
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Ravon Anderson was introduced as the new deputy executive director of the Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA) at the Feb. 19 meeting of the agency’s Board of Commissioners. Anderson’s role will be cruc...

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Mountains of mutz
Biancamano, Vito’s win again at 2015 Mutzfest
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer