Month: January 2018

Reena Rose Sibayan | The Jersey Journal

Man kept accelerating after driving stolen cop car into train station: court docs

HOBOKEN — The New York man who drove a stolen police car into the Hoboken Train Terminal earlier this month never took his foot off the accelerator after crashing into the building, court records indicate. Santiago Brito-Avalos, 46, is charged with two counts of burglary, theft, impersonating a law enforcement officer, and causing widespread damage for… (more…)

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Jersey City rockers Black Wail will bring their patented mix of blues, psychedelia, and doom-metal to White Eagle Hall as part of "Jersey City Rocks."

Jersey City Rocks — and this will be the show to prove it

Hoboken had its shot last month, and now a slew of Jersey City’s most promising bands will share the stage at White Eagle Hall, the city’s new gala concert venue, on Friday, Jan. 19. The diverse line-up includes accomplished blues guitarist/singer/songwriter Debra Devi, doom-metal rockers Black Wail, female-fronted indie-popsters Hey Anna, the multi-racial reggae collective Universal… (more…)

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Patti Sapone | NJ Advance Media

Murphy: ‘Irresponsible’ ferry vote is proof NJ Transit needs overhaul

Governor-elect Phil Murphy has demanded that NJ Transit postpone a vote scheduled for Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday on the controversial purchase of Hoboken waterfront property for use as a ferry maintenance yard. Murphy, who due to be sworn-in Tuesday to replace Gov. Chris Christie, issued a statement blasting the proposed purchase as “irresponsible”… (more…)

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