New Gutt councilman is Wayne Zitt, chief of staff to Assemblywoman Jimenez
Dec 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
GUTTENBERG – After interviewing three candidates, the mayor and Town Council of Guttenberg unanimously selected Wayne D. Zitt Jr. to serve as the new council member. Former Councilman Efrain Velez ...
Assembly Speaker Prieto Named 2015 BAYADA ‘Champion’
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HUDSON COUNTY – State Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto was one of three New Jersey leaders recognized for their unwavering dedication to home health care advocacy. The BAYADA Home Health Care Champi...
EDITOR 07030
Sight Lines
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We have a lot of visuals in this issue, and maybe that’s appropriate for a season that flaunts its flamboyant colors. Norm Kirby uses strips of canvas to make art on chain-link fences. Caren Lissne...
ON THE WATERFRONT 07030
Flames Afloat
The little fireboat that could
by Anna Will
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You may have seen them. They ply the Hudson River, are painted red and white, and throw large arcs of water from their decks. Fireboats are specialized watercraft designed to fight fires on boats a...
Fifty Shades of… Well, Shades
Window treatments make reality-show magic
by Amanda Palasciano
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We’ve all seen him in the movies: the handsome, wealthy bachelor who clicks a button to control the blinds in his modern penthouse. Admit it. You’ve wondered how you could be that cool with motoriz...
City Critters
Dec 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite all the development going on in Hoboken—high rises along the waterfront, and new condos on the west side—you can still find vestiges of our rural past in ragged lots left vacant by demolish...
Signs and the city
by Caren Lissner
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Throughout my time in Hoboken, both as a newspaper reporter and a resident, I’ve enjoyed watching how neighbors communicate. And even with the advent of social media, sometimes there’s no better wa...
Fantasy Fences
Chain links get whimsical facelifts
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Folks wandering around Hudson County have probably noticed them—a curious kind of artwork on fences around our towns. “Is that toilet paper?” asked one incredulous onlooker. Hardly. That métier wou...
STUDIO 07030
The Gorgeous Hoarder
Issa Sow’s composed chaos
by Kate Rounds
Dec 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Don’t turn down an invitation to visit Issa Sow’s work space. You may think you’ve seen studios or galleries or artists’ lofts or museums, but you haven’t seen anything until you’ve experienced the...
Working Out With—Dawn Zimmer 07030
by Carlo Davis
Dec 18, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
You don’t have to ask Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer how she stays active in Hoboken—just follow her on Twitter or Facebook. Zimmer’s social media feed is a virtual smorgasbord of athletic activities. O...