In ‘plane’ sight? Feds reportedly subpoenaed records regarding former Port Authority chair David Samson’s travel

NORTH JERSEY — The Record of Hackensack reported late on Thursday that sources say the federal government issued a subpoena last month related to former Port Authority Chariman David Samson’s plane travel. Samson was a close friend of Gov. Christopher Christie and is tied to questions about the strange closing of several lanes of the …

Integrating telemedicine into your practice

Recently a Medical Economics article http://medicaleconomics.modernmedicine.com * noted: “Many primary care physicians worry that the rapidly-growing field of telemedicine is just too complicated and time-consuming to implement in their already busy practices. But physicians who have started offering telemedicine in their practices say there is no need to reinvent the wheel or spend a fortune …

Christie signs legislation merging Meadowlands Commission and NJ Sports Authority

In a development expected to reap a tax savings for municipalities including Secaucus and North Bergen, the New Jersey Meadowlands Authority will merge with the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority as a result of new legislation signed by Gov. Christopher Christie on Thursday, Feb. 5. The bill will eliminate the current tax sharing program …

Macquarie to purchase Bayonne Energy Center

BAYONNE AND BEYOND – Macquarie Infrastructure Company has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the Bayonne Energy Center, Business Wire reported. Macquarie will purchase the BEC from an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners LLC for approximately $210 million in cash plus the assumption of approximately $510 million of debt (maturing in …

Municipal prosecutor allegedly maintained illegal apartment

BAYONNE – The city’s main municipal prosecutor has been issued summonses accusing her of maintaining an illegal apartment in a building she co-owns, according to a published report. Maggie Khalil, appointed last fall to her post, was issued two summonses which charge her with allegedly having an illegal basement apartment in a two-family house that …

Vijay Chaudhuri named Zimmer’s new chief of staff

HOBOKEN–Vijay Chaudhuri will replace Daniel Bryan as the chief of staff to Mayor Dawn Zimmer, according to a statement released Thursday by the mayor’s office. Chaudhuri lives in Hoboken. He most recently worked as director of community relations for U.S. Representative Joseph Crowley, who represents New York’s 14th Congressional District, which includes parts of Queens …

UPDATE: As expected, Accuweather has doubled snowfall estimation for Sunday/Monday nor’easter

HUDSON COUNTY — These things tend to snowball. For several days now, forecasters have warned of some snow Sunday into Monday. The predictions are already getting more dire. On Wednesday, Accuweather predicted 2 to 4 inches of snow on Sunday night into Monday afternoon. Thursday morning, the estimate doubled, to 4 to 8 inches. What …