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 | 22 22 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 | 21 21 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 | 24 24 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 | 1 1 comments | 2 2 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...
A city on edge
Tensions continue in Jersey City after killing of rookie cop
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
“In the midst of darkness, there is hope,” said a sign in front of a church on Ocean Avenue in Jersey City. But one week after the ambush and murder of rookie Police Officer Melvin Santiago, hope i...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Jul 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
New state grants will improve roads in Hoboken, Union City Hoboken and Union City will see additional road improvements under a new round of Local Aid Infrastructure Fund (LAIF) grants from the adm...
Council shoots down extended hours for PSE&G work
Former councilwoman joins Zoning Board; sergeant list still invalid
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
The federal government isn’t the only body giving special attention to Hoboken’s flood vulnerability. Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), the public utility for Hudson County, will upg...
Bridge open!
Viaduct from Hoboken to Palisades is back after $54M renovation
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
The 14th Street Viaduct, which links Hoboken to Union City and Jersey City Heights, debuted in 1908 – the same year as the Model T Ford. At the time, it linked Hoboken to West Hoboken, the forerunn...
Ooh, baby, baby!
Tots galore dress up for Hoboken Baby Parade
by Caren Matzner
Reporter Editor
Jul 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
They were dressed as Dorothy from the “Wizard of Oz,” the Flintstones/Rubbles, and BatMan. Scores of Hoboken babies – along with their doting parents – came out on Sunday, June 29 to the Hoboken Hi...
$512M county budget passed
Tax burden mainly hits Jersey City and Hoboken; Weehawken modestly
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 13, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Although not as bad as first anticipated, Hoboken still got hit hardest with the percent of taxes it must pay to fund the newly passed $512 million county budget this year. Jersey City also got hit...