Fear and abuse in the Department of Public Works
Testimony concludes in misconduct trial of two supervisors
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
The corruption trial of two North Bergen public works supervisors has revealed a clear pattern of abuse of power in the department. Attorneys called the last witness on Tuesday in the trial of Troy...
Hoboken's first ever STEM-a-thon at Stevens Institute of Technology
Jun 21, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Last week we had the privilege of volunteering at Hoboken's first ever STEM-a-thon at Stevens Institute of Technology, an event organized for 6th grade students citywide. The event gav...
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated June 15 at Christ the King Church, Jersey City, for Joy Lynn Pettway, 46. She passed away, surrounded by her family, on June 6. Joy was born in Jersey ...
City of Hoboken - deplorable conditions for seniors and disabled
Jun 21, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It is reprehensible that the seniors and disabled members of the Hoboken community are treated as nonexistent or better yet, leftover - taking up space that a seemingly "better" - high...
Cool off with high culture
Local artists, performers featured in shows galore this summer
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
For many Hobokenites, summer means fleeing to the shore as fast as possible for sandcastles, sno-cones and suntan oil, but for those who stay in town, there are a wealth of activities to take in, m...
‘Bill Gaughan Way’ dedicated
Restored 100 Steps renamed after former Ward D councilman
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
From the top of the “100 Steps” connecting Hoboken with Jersey City Heights, you can see for miles. You can also see a newly installed monument to former Councilman Bill Gaughan, who is credited wi...
Lobbying for clean air
Weehawken Citizens’ Climate Change advocate goes to Washington
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
Following the release of Pope Francis’ much-anticipated encyclical dealing with climate change, a volunteer from the Weehawken chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby will meet in Washington, DC with re...
Why do hospitals go broke?
CarePoint asks for a fair rate of insurance reimbursement
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
If you own or operate an urban hospital, you aren’t likely to survive long under the system of insurance reimbursement that currently exists. This is one of the main reasons that hospitals, particu...
Art attack!
International artists converge on Braddock Park for interactive festival
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Everyone was an artist on Sunday, June 14. The lawn in James J. Braddock North Hudson Park was turned into a sprawling outdoor workshop and gallery for the first Braddock Park Art Festival, with hu...
Come and serve
Jun 21, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: I write this letter seeking Union City residents who would like to serve on a Municipal Board in The City of Union City. If you are a resident and are willing to serve on a board such ...