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 | 1 1 comments | 54 54 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...
Veterans can get VA healthcare closer to home
CarePoint hospitals in Hudson County will provide services
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since the day World War II ended 80 years ago, soldiers returning to Hudson County have had to go to a Veterans Administration hospital in East Orange to get officially-sanctioned healthcare. ...
Netting more experience
High Tech badminton fans get visit from U.S. national squad
by Joseph Passantino
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
The world got a bit smaller and friendlier for the students and Badminton Club members at High Tech High School – a countywide public school -- last month, when they were visited by the USA and Tha...
No place to land?
Officials unveil new strategy for dealing with tourist helicopters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
With the doors to the Weehawken ferry terminal closed against the cold wind on Feb. 18, you almost couldn’t hear the helicopters buzzing overhead. But you could feel them as their vibrations shook ...
Irish eyes are….what?
Mar 01, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: We all know that the St. Patty's day parade is dangerous. My goodness, all those police officers and firemen, playing the bagpipes, standing straight and proud. That is just a travesty...
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A funeral mass was offered Feb. 23 at St. Francis RC Church, Hoboken, for Anthony Picinich, 81, of Hoboken. He passed away surrounded by his family on Feb. 19 at Hoboken University Medical Center. ...
Jersey City welcomes Cal Ripken Jr.
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Pictured from left to right Jersey City Pershing Field Babe Ruth Cal Ripken League Executive Director Joe Napolitano Sr. and President Joe Napolitano Jr. welcome Cal Ripken Jr. to Jersey City.
‘Save our neighborhood’
Magnolia Avenue residents beg City Council to oppose 42-story building
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Saying that a 42-story residential high-rise proposed just off Journal Square would be out of place in their neighborhood, residents of Magnolia Avenue convinced the City Council at its Feb. 25 mee...
Medical marijuana coming to Hudson County
Alternative Treatment Center projected to open this year
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Harmony Foundation in Secaucus is one of six Medicinal Marijuana Alternative Treatment Centers (ATCs) authorized in March 2011 to grow and dispense the herb in New Jersey – two each in the northern...
Soaring Eagles surprise their way into county semifinals
by Jim Hague
Mar 01, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
When the boys’ high school basketball season was still in its infant stages and the Soaring Eagles of Union City were holding a 5-5 record, veteran head coach Drew Morano didn’t panic one iota. Mor...