Pumping the brakes
Council minority keeps flood relief at bay; resident voices concerns
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 23 23 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
For months, those pushing for a wet weather pump for northwest Hoboken have jumped through hoop after bureaucratic hoop. The pump, along with a water-retaining park in the southwest part of town, a...
Top honors for ads, art, investigative reporting
Reporter chain wins 14 awards in prestigious journalism competition
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
The writers, graphic artists, and advertising account executives for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 14 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey...
Stevens proposes amended complex
Hudson Street plan scaled down after neighbors cite concerns
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Stevens Institute of Technology is scheduled to present its proposal for a two building, 90,000-square-foot academic complex to the Hoboken Zoning Board of Adjustment this Tuesday. The project’s fi...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
A different kind of crack cocaine A Jersey City man was caught allegedly smuggling a large bag of illegal drugs in his “buttocks area,” according to a report by the Hoboken Police Department. He wa...
Back on the job
Former HHA employee returns as deputy director
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Ravon Anderson was introduced as the new deputy executive director of the Hoboken Housing Authority (HHA) at the Feb. 19 meeting of the agency’s Board of Commissioners. Anderson’s role will be cruc...
Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!
Feb 22, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The Friends of the Hoboken Public Library is a volunteer group dedicated to helping the library provide a wide range of services and programs to the Hoboken community. For several years the Friends...
No place to land?
Officials unveil new strategy for dealing with tourist helicopters
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 22, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
With the doors to the Weehawken ferry terminal closed against the cold wind on Feb. 18, you almost couldn’t hear the helicopters buzzing overhead. But you could feel them as their vibrations shook ...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Feb 22, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken’s next-gen smart bikes approved; should start in spring The last major roadblock in the path of the Hoboken-Weehawken bike share has fallen, and the program is expected to roll out in the n...
Zimmer addresses affordable housing in State of City
Speech touts flood prevention, repaved roads, parks
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 20 20 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
In her 2015 State of the City address, Mayor Dawn Zimmer alluded to controversial local issues like charter schools and affordable housing, but focused largely on her ongoing program to address flo...
City awards $700K wrongful termination settlement
Former director to withdraw remaining claims
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Feb 15, 2015 | 3 3 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
The city of Hoboken will pay its former public safety director a $700,000 settlement, ending a four-year court battle over his alleged wrongful termination. On Feb. 3, the City Council approved the...