Christie veto could hurt police
Jul 27, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Gov. Christopher Christie might not have felt very comfortable coming to Jersey City last week to attend the funeral of Melvin Santiago , the police officer shot on July 13. Part of the reason is t...
Zimmer’s choice?
Jul 20, 2014 | 6 6 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
If anyone thinks the next police chief of Hoboken won’t be a person very close to Mayor Dawn Zimmer , then I have a bridge to sell them. The Zimmer administration has changed the rules, allowing li...
A friend in deed
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A woman from one of the three senior citizen buildings in Secaucus called the Hudson Reporter last week to thank “Mayor Mike,” as Mayor Michael Gonnelli is best known, for the great time she had at...
War of nerves
Jul 06, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The conflict between Hoboken Housing Authority Chairwoman Dana Wefer and Hoboken Housing Authority Executive Director Carmelo Garcia has taken yet another turn. (The HHA is the agency that oversees...
A not so secret message
Jun 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Freeholder Bill O’Dea , who hopes to run for Hudson County Executive next year, got the message: everybody who is anybody politically in Hudson County politics is lining up behind the reelection bi...
After the smoke has cleared
Jun 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Politics, like rust, never sleeps. So just when you think the shouting is over, the whole election cycle starts up again. Most immediately on the agenda will be November school board races in Jerse...
Don’t sweat the small stuff?
Jun 15, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
In a runoff election that may have had candidates on both sides biting their nails for more than an hour after the polls closed on June 10, James Davis upset Mark Smith to become the new mayor of B...
Winners and losers in Democratic primary
Jun 08, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
“Down here it’s just winners and losers, and don’t get caught on the wrong side of the line,” Bruce Springsteen once sang. But in the primary elections for freeholder in Hudson County, the conflict...
Mixed messages from the HCDO
Jun 01, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Some supporters of Bayonne mayoral candidate James Davis , who is challenging Mayor Mark Smith in the June 10 runoff, believe the Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO) sent out secret messag...
Fulop is faced with an uncomfortable choice
May 25, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Tom DeGise announced his run for reelection as county executive last week. This will once more divide the county, forcing members of the Hudson County Democratic Organization to decide between the ...