Dawn Zimmer

Nearly 50 homeless people are living in a shantytown in the hills above Hoboken. (credit: CBS2)

Who’s Responsible For Cleaning Up NJ Shantytown?

Nearly 50 homeless people are living there in shanties made of wood, mattresses and tree branches.

04/02/2015

Helicopter (file / credit: clipart.com)

New Jersey Officials Call For Ban On Tourism Helicopters

The ban would not effect private or corporate choppers, but supporters say it would greatly reduce helicopter traffic over the Hudson River.

02/18/2015

A man waits for a PATH train to depart at the World Trade Center.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NJ Lawmakers: Proposal To Eliminate Overnight PATH Service Put On Hold

Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto said Port Authority Chairman John Degnan agreed to put the proposal on hold.

01/14/2015

A man waits for a PATH train to depart at the World Trade Center.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

PATH Train Riders Oppose Proposal To End Overnight Service

The suggestion to eliminate PATH service between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. on weeknights was part of a report from a special panel formed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to reform the Port Authority.

12/29/2014

PATH trains pulls into the WTC station. (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Officials Rip Proposal To End Overnight PATH Service

The suggestion to eliminate the service is buried on page 81 of a 100-page report from a special panel formed by Govs. Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo to reform the Port Authority.

12/28/2014

FILE -- Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer (credit: Getty Images)

Hoboken Eyes $50M Plan To Make Critical Buildings Blackout-Proof

Among the 55 or so buildings that would remain powered up by a “microgrid” are senior homes, the hospital, the police station, supermarkets and pharmacies.

11/06/2014

Sen. Robert Menendez speaks at a news conference on Aug. 8, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NY, NJ Lawmakers Call For Eliminating Tourist Helicopter Flights Along Hudson River

Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) were among many who called for a ban on tourist helicopters along the waterway, saying they create an unacceptable racket and cause safety concerns.

08/08/2014

The report by a lawyer hired by Gov. Chris Christie is released on March 27, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Richard Drew-Pool/Getty Images)

Christie-Appointed Lawyer: Governor Not Involved In George Washington Bridge Plot

The report finds former Port Authority official David Wildstein and ex-Christie aide Bridget Kelly were behind the closures.

03/27/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Poll: Christie’s Sandy Recovery Approval Ratings Drop

The Rutgers-Eagleton poll released Wednesday finds more New Jersey residents disapprove of the way Gov. Chris Christie has handled recovery from Sandy.

03/05/2014

NJ Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting in Monmouth County on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Christie Talks Sandy, Not Bridge Scandal, At Town Hall

Thursday’s town hall meeting in Monmouth County was the first since a political payback scandal engulfed his administration.

02/20/2014

George Washington Bridge (credit: Getty Images)

Former Christie Aides Refuse To Turn Over Documents To Investigators Looking Into ‘Bridgegate’

Sokolich also was asked to provide documents. The Bergen County Record reported t hat Sokolich sent a letter back to attorney Randy Mastro on Monday declining the request.

02/18/2014

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Panel Issues 18 More Subpoenas In George Washington Bridge Probe

A legislative committee investigating the role of Gov. Chris Christie’s administration in September’s lane closures at the George Washington Bridge issued 12 more subpoenas during a meeting Monday.

02/10/2014

FILE -- Gov. Chris Christie holds news conference on GWB lane closure scandal, Jan. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Star-Ledger: Chris Christie Endorsement Was A Mistake

New Jersey’s largest newspaper says it now regrets endorsing the Republican governor for re-election last year.

02/09/2014

Mark Sokolich

Report: Fort Lee Mayor Claims He Was Courted By Christie Camp For Years

Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich has launched more claims against Governor Chris Christie’s administration.

02/08/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks about his knowledge of a traffic study that snarled traffic at the George Washington Bridge during a news conference on Jan. 9, 2014 at the Statehouse in Trenton. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Committees Investigating Christie Administration, George Washington Bridge Lane Closures Merge

New Jersey lawmakers have merged the committees investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures.

01/21/2014

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