Thursday, January 10, 2013
The Port Authority announced the restoration of 24/7 service. The Hoboken-WTC line remains suspended for now.
For the first time since Hurricane Sandy last fall, PATH service will be 24/7, according to an announcement from the Port Authority on Wednesday morning. As of Wednesday night, PATH trains will again be running between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. The round the clock service has been restored on the Hoboken to 33rd Street line, Newark to World Trade Center Line and the Journal Square to 33rd Street line. Service between Hoboken and the World Trade Center remains suspended for now and could take at least another month. "Currently, the Port Authority is awaiting delivery of key switch and signal parts from a third-party manufacturer," the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey stated in its press release on Wednesday. The Hoboken PATH…
Sunday, November 11, 2012
New ferry service also set to begin from Hoboken to New York City, officials said Sunday.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
PATH train service at Newark Penn and Harrison stations to Manhattan will resume Monday morning, Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday. Service will begin at 5 a.m., according to a news release. Trains will run in both directions until 10 p.m. between Newark Penn and 33rd Street in New York City. The temporary line will include stops at Journal Square, Grove Street and Newport Stations in Jersey City and 14th, 23rd, and 33rd street stations in New York City, the release said. Trains will skip Christopher and 9th Streets in New York. Disabled passengers will only be able to access platforms at Newark, Journal Square and 33rd Street. PATH service remains suspended at Hoboken, Exchange Place and the World Trade …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Governor Chris Christie and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano visited Hoboken on Sunday, urging residents to get their lives back to close to normal.
The state should be as good as back to normal by the end of next week, Gov. Chris Christie said during a press conference in Hoboken on Sunday afternoon. "A week ago today we were prepping for the storm to come tomorrow," Christie said. "It's going to be a long and difficult process to get us back to normal." Christie urged school districts to open on Monday if possible and people to go to work. New Jersey Transit has increased buses — about 200 more between New York and New Jersey — for the Monday morning commute. New Jersey Transit restored 90 percent of its bus service as of Sunday afternoon and four of its rail lines had begun running again. "People should go back to work tomorrow," he said. All roads — except four by the barrier …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
Hoboken's come a long way from "On the Waterfront" but underneath all that new construction lies the heart of the old girl.
This week we're taking a trip to Hoboken--the hometown of Frank Sinatra, The (old) Clam Broth House, On The Waterfront and Stevens Institute of Technology. Despite the fact that the old girl has undergone some reconstructive surgery in the last 25 years with all the new construction and rehabilitation, beneath it all beats the same old heart with the same old soul. For those of you who came of age in the late '70's and '80's you'll remember well the charm in the decay of the vacant warehouses and empty lots. Most of all, you'll remember well how easy it used to be to park your car. A lot easier than it is now. Most of all, when you see all the rehabilitation, you'll kick yourself for laughing at the suggestion of investing $70,000 in a …