Fulop trashes garbage plan
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop has backed off a controversial plan that would have allowed New York City garbage to pass through the Greenville Yards at the south end of the city. At the height of ...
The problem with being happy
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Some people can never escape their past. What you say in the past, no matter how distant or how much you’ve changed since, comes back to haunt you. This is a lesson that Muhammed Akil learned this ...
Battle for the Fourth Ward in Hoboken
Oct 05, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Looking ahead, the mid-term 2015 municipal elections in Hoboken may seem a bit like déjà vu all over again if reports are to be believed that former Assemblyman Ruben Ramos will seek to unseat incu...
Singing the Port Authority blues
Sep 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey picked a fine time to raise PATH fares. Problems on the Hoboken and Jersey City lines to 33rd Street left people scrambling for two days last week to g...
Talking trash on Bostwick Avenue
Sep 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Not long ago, while driving south on Route 440, I saw the window open on the driver’s side of the car in front of me. The hand that emerged held the kind of cardboard food tray that often comes wit...
End of an era?
Sep 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The resignation of Steve Gallo from the Bayonne Municipal Utilities Authority appears to the last chapter in what was the administration of Mayor Mark Smith . Although supporters of Mayor James Dav...
Prieto’s dilemma
Sep 07, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto will face a serious choice if and when Gov. Christopher Christie steps down to run for president at some point prior to 2016. Prieto will have to choose between feud...
Camelot no more?
Aug 31, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
The shine is coming off the newly-minted Bayonne administration as insiders begin to bicker. While supporters of former Mayor Mark Smith might be rubbing their hands in glee over the political turm...
Stack sticks with DeGise
Aug 24, 2014 | 7 7 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
State Sen. and Union City Mayor Brian Stack has flatly refuted suggestions that he might “take back” his endorsement of Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise for reelection if State Sen. Sandra Cunnin...
Whose side is he on?
Aug 17, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto admits that he is padding his wallet as a consultant for South Jersey Democratic warlords while serving as Hudson County Democratic chairman. Nothing wrong with hold...