Fighting against flooding
City working quickly to start ‘Rebuild by Design,’ but steps remain
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
No one needs to remind Mayor Dawn Zimmer how important it is to move quickly on Hoboken’s flooding problem — her residents tell her after every storm. “I’m advocating as strongly as I can that we m...
Bumpy ride for Hudson County bike share
After five months, cities still lack funding to begin program
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Almost half a year after Hoboken, Jersey City, and Weehawken announced plans to launch a regional bike share program, the cities still have not received enough funding to launch the project. Origin...
Art awakenings
New exhibits at galleries in Hoboken, Jersey City
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
When French photographer Fabrice Silly came to Hoboken, he only managed to take three pictures. It wasn’t for lack of subject matter. Silly’s photographs of Hoboken’s train terminal and waterfront,...
Blessed are the cheesesteakers
St. Ann’s Festival returns in its solemn, gut-busting glory
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Dave Arellano may have regaled visitors to the opening night of the 2014 St. Ann’s Italian Festival with a rendition of “New York, New York,” but there were no “little town blues” on display. Despi...
Fighting for her art
Hoboken-based writer/actor seeks crowdfunding to finish first feature
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
A new comedy that showcases Hoboken’s talented actors and charming landscape could be coming to theaters and film festivals nationwide soon—if it can earn almost $57,000 in pledges before Aug. 6. “...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Jul 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
City seeks input for Western Edge Redevelopment Area Hobokenites concerned with the future of the city’s northwestern neighborhood have yet another chance to make their opinions known. The city of ...
Automatic car booting ends in Hoboken
North End redevelopment advances; three get interviews for police chief
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
The city of Hoboken no longer boots cars that are parked illegally in a permit zone for the first time – at least, not without warning them beforehand. On Tuesday, Mayor Dawn Zimmer said the Hoboke...
Zeppoles, live music, and tradition
St. Ann’s Italian ‘Feast’ is back for the 104th time
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
For almost as long as Italians have lived in Hoboken, they have been coming to the feast of St. Ann at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. The annual celebration began 104 years ago, when a statue of St. An...
‘Gay American’ speech was 10 years ago
Former Gov. McGreevey and others look back at his famous resignation
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Born in Margaret Hague Hospital in Jersey City, baptized in St. Patrick’s Church, former Gov. Jim McGreevey looked back this week, with some sense of disbelief, at his resignation as governor 10 ye...
Feds are watching
HUD steps in to review Housing Authority contracts
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
As the Hoboken Housing Authority board attempts to mount a legal investigation into $3.5 million in no-bid contracts that were awarded by the agency since 2010 – including a few that went to contra...