Liberty State Park changes hands
Christie signs controversial bill on Meadowlands Commission
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the objections of environmentalists and defenders of Liberty State Park, Gov. Christopher Christie signed legislation on Feb. 5 that merges the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority with ...
How many homeless in Hudson?
Volunteers conduct point-in-time count on cold day
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
At 5:45 p.m. on Feb. 4, several homeless men and women gathered in the eastern wing of the Journal Square bus and train terminal, seeking a brief respite from the cold. Outside, the temperature was...
A peek behind the shutters
Local window-covering business launches web series
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
After 22 years spent covering windows of others, Stephan Elbaz is ready to open a window into his own world. This January, Elbaz, the founder and proprietor of Interior Motif, a window-covering and...
From the heart of the city
Monthly Art House open mic readings focus on justice and urban life
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
To quote Bruce Springsteen: “The poets down here don’t write nothin’ at all they just stand back and let it all be .” But this isn’t true of the poets who have been featured at Art House Production...
Here’s the difference
Feb 15, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: The following is a letter to the Hoboken City Council regarding Uber and taxi service in Hoboken. To the honorable members of the Hoboken City Council: I understand that the city counc...
GARNES, ELIZABETH V.
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A homecoming service took place Feb. 8 at Monumental Baptist Church, Jersey City, for Elizabeth V. Garnes, 83, best known as “Ski.” She passed away Feb. 1 at Jersey City Medical Center with her fam...
SCOREBOARD
Lifelong dream fulfilled for Hoboken buddies Clifford, Mercado
by Jim Hague
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Josh Mercado and Danny Clifford have been the closest of friends since they were practically toddlers. “We’ve been beyond friends,” Clifford said. “We’ve been brothers.” So when the two started pla...
Going green in West New York
Roseland properties community gets key environmental distinction
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
RiverTrace, Roseland Property’s $120 million luxury project in the Port Imperial development area, has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification from th...
50 shades of fur
Pets get primped to benefit Secaucus Animal Shelter
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson came out to have his nails done. “He was a very good boy, apparently,” said owner Liz Earle. “I got a good report.” But Hudson wasn’t just enjoying a day at the spa. He was connecting with o...
Part of suicide missions in WWII
Local man from ‘Devil’s Brigade’ gets Congressional Gold Medal
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
The enemy gave them the name “The Devil’s Brigade.” They were an elite commando force launched with 1,800 volunteers who took on the most dangerous suicide missions in World War II. In their 251 da...