Ready for the snow this time
City has new equipment, plan for winter weather
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Hit hard last winter by a flurry of criticism about not properly cleaning up the snow from various storms, the administration of Mayor Dawn Zimmer says it has adequately prepared for any snow emerg...
Under the overpass
Officials debut park and dog run beneath 14th Street Viaduct
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
County and city officials gathered this past Monday to cut the ribbon on Hoboken’s newest open space, tucked beneath the Fourteenth Street Viaduct in northwest Hoboken. A dog run and children’s pla...
Back on track
Development plan for rail yards approved by City Council
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council has approved a sweeping plan to turn 36 acres of defunct rail yards into a dense mixed-use neighborhood oriented around Hoboken’s public transit hub. Unquestionably the mos...
Letters to Santa
What Hoboken kids are writing to the Hoboken Post Office
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
“Please love me for Christmas! I have tried to be a good girl,” wrote a Hoboken girl named Molly, before presenting an itemized list of approximately 50 items she wanted for Christmas. “Dear Santa,...
Council members approve cost overruns
As contracts and project costs balloon, they want info from Zimmer sooner
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Though they continue to approve the vast majority of her funding requests, City Council members both allied with and against Mayor Dawn Zimmer want earlier warnings and more information when costs ...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Dec 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Reporter holiday ad deadlines, office closings   Due to the Christmas holiday on Thursday, Dec. 25, and New Year’s Day the following week, advertising and editorial deadlines for the Hudson Reporte...
Could Eric Garner situation happen here?
New police chief promises community outreach; openness to body cameras
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
Does the stress and scrutiny currently engulfing the New York Police Department have any bearing across the Hudson River in Hoboken? At first glance, the comparison seems laughable—the NYPD’s 49,52...
950 new residents, 1.4 million square feet of office space
Council members seem ready to approve rail yard redevelopment plan, face public questions
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
It was billed as yet another chance for the public to weigh in on the course of development in Hoboken’s southern rail corridor, but the City Council special meeting on the Hoboken Yards Redevelopm...
A bed, a shower, and a plate of hope
Hoboken Shelter does a lot for homeless in small space
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
Depending on what hour of the day you arrive, the Hoboken Shelter could be a drop-in center, soup kitchen, classroom, or dormitory. Like the city it proudly serves, the shelter strives to satisfy e...
Sweeping up in the projects
Public housing being investigated; budget cut
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Dec 14, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The new head of Hoboken’s federally subsidized low income housing projects said two weeks ago that the federal government recently sent representatives to help investigate the agency’s past spendin...