Sharing the holiday spirit
Where to get a free meal or volunteer for Thanksgiving
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
‘Tis the season not only of giving thanks, but of sharing. This is the time of year when many of our communities and businesses reach out to ensure that everyone, no matter their financial or famil...
City to offer $9.7M for park land
Also: Council members rip rolling reval, call for end of program
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
The city of Hoboken will offer chemical giant BASF Corporation $9.7 million for three empty lots it hopes to eventually turn into a signature park for northwest Hoboken that would also be a corners...
Waterfront wishes
Architect behind South Waterfront says more open space can be preserved
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Spend any amount of time talking urban design with Craig Whitaker, and he will tell you that the numbers people think matter don’t really matter. “A lot of the arguments [about future development] ...
$6.2M house sells in Weehawken
Historic mansion was most expensive sale in county history
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
At the turn of the nineteenth century, Weehawken’s wooded bluffs were home to a secluded ledge accessible only via the Hudson River, where gentlemanly duels continued long after they had become ill...
Big day for small business
American Express offering special deals at local shops on Nov. 29
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Peek at the wish list of any Hudson County small business owner this holiday season, and you’ll invariably find one item at the top: more customers. For the fifth straight year, American Express is...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Nov 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken named a Top City to Shop Local for the Holidays New York City may have Fifth Avenue and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, but when it comes to small local businesses with great holiday gi...
Candidates still carping
Some debate at Board of Education meeting
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 10 10 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
With little in the way of controversial agenda items, the first meeting of the Hoboken Board of Education following the 2014 election was colored by battles won, battles lost, and battles still bei...
State assemblyman files new suit against Zimmer, Hoboken
Garcia claims he was illegally fired as Housing Authority director
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 6 6 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
In a new lawsuit against Mayor Dawn Zimmer, the city of Hoboken, the Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA), and members of its oversight board, state Assemblyman Carmelo Garcia (D-33) alleges that his fi...
Big night for Hoboken’s small businesses
Newspapers, restaurants, others take honors 2014 Chamber of Commerce awards
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson Reporter newspapers, Cucharamama, HOPES Community Action Partnership, and a handful of other Hoboken businesses and agencies won honors Thursday night at the Hoboken Chamber of Commerce’...
Reval rejection
Homeowners speak out against property value reassessment
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Nov 16, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
At a community meeting held Wednesday to provide information on Hoboken’s upcoming “rolling reassessment” of property values, city officials and the company hired to conduct the program faced a lar...