Could modern bumpers have mitigated the Hoboken train crash?

HOBOKEN — According to the Associated Press, experts said recently that more modern bumpers in the Hoboken train terminal might have lessened the impact in the deadly Sept. 29 commuter train crash. The bumpers with hydraulic shock absorbers and friction shoes are used in Atlantic City, but not in Hoboken, where the same concrete and …

Could modern bumpers have mitigated the Hoboken train crash?

HOBOKEN — According to the Associated Press, experts said recently that more modern bumpers in the Hoboken train terminal might have lessened the impact in the deadly Sept. 29 commuter train crash. The bumpers with hydraulic shock absorbers and friction shoes are used in Atlantic City, but not in Hoboken, where the same concrete and …

Did you miss this story in Hoboken?

HOBOKEN- Last weekend The Hudson Reporter published an article in the Hoboken Reporter on the Sept. 29 train crash and the questions surrounding it. Take a look at this link and comment below. Got a news tip or letter? Email editorial@Hudsonreporter.com and put your town in the subject head.

Did you miss this story in Hoboken?

HOBOKEN- Last weekend The Hudson Reporter published an article in the Hoboken Reporter on the Sept. 29 train crash and the questions surrounding it. Take a look at this link and comment below. Got a news tip or letter? Email editorial@Hudsonreporter.com and put your town in the subject head.

Is it a mistake?
Grand Street redesign could be nightmare

Reducing traffic lanes along Grand Street in Jersey City to provide dedicated bicycle paths may be a mistake, says Rev. Alexander Santora, a long time critic of similar changes recently enacted along Observer Highway in Hoboken. Earlier this month, Bike JC – a group dedicated to promoting safe bicycle-riding in Jersey City – lobbied the …

Grand Street redesign could be nightmare

Is it a mistake?
Grand Street redesign could be nightmare

Reducing traffic lanes along Grand Street in Jersey City to provide dedicated bicycle paths may be a mistake, says Rev. Alexander Santora, a long time critic of similar changes recently enacted along Observer Highway in Hoboken. Earlier this month, Bike JC – a group dedicated to promoting safe bicycle-riding in Jersey City – lobbied the …

Grand Street redesign could be nightmare

Washington Park reborn
Local association takes the lead on park upgrades

With the temperatures dipping into the teens a few days before Christmas this year, it is hard to imagine just how popular an outdoor venue Washington County Park on the Jersey City/Union City border is during other seasons. “People come here from all over,” said Nick Caballero, president of the Washington Park Association (WPA), which …

Local association takes the lead on park upgrades

Washington Park reborn
Local association takes the lead on park upgrades

With the temperatures dipping into the teens a few days before Christmas this year, it is hard to imagine just how popular an outdoor venue Washington County Park on the Jersey City/Union City border is during other seasons. “People come here from all over,” said Nick Caballero, president of the Washington Park Association (WPA), which …

Local association takes the lead on park upgrades

Immigrants worried about Trump
Non-profit raises money to defend local Latin American refugees

An increase in violence and political unrest in Central America over the last decade has sent many women and children escaping on foot to Mexico, and ultimately, into the United States. Some have come legally, and some have not. A Union City-based non-profit advocacy group has been working with local immigrants to educate them, help …

Non-profit raises money to defend local Latin American refugees

Court orders city to turn over documents
Emails and texts between mayor and operatives must be released

In a decision that may affect the upcoming mayoral election in Jersey City, Superior Court Judge Daniel D’Alessandro has ruled that Jersey City wrongfully withheld communications between Mayor Steven Fulop and political operative Tom Bertoli. Jennifer Morrill, spokesperson for Mayor Fulop, called the decision a split judgment. Former corporation counsel and mayoral candidate Bill Matsikoudis …

Emails and texts between mayor and operatives must be released