hoboken news

Who’s running for the Hoboken Board of Education?
Two opposing tickets seek three seats
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 14 14 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
Six candidates on two tickets are running in the Hoboken Board of Education election on Nov. 8 to fill three seats for three-year terms. Incumbents Jennifer Evans, and Irene Sobolov are seeking ree...
City Council protects historic buildings
But tables expansion of the city’s historic districts; longevity pay to end
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Historic buildings in Hoboken now have legal protection against demolition, but the City Council has tabled an attempt to extend the city’s Historic District. The council also approved a measure to...
Hoboken Public Schools receive final test scores
Improvements made, action plan, and possible missing data
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Superintendent Dr. Christine Johnson believes Hoboken’s schools will be on a par with or above the states average PARCC scores within the next two to three years. Johnson presented the test scores ...
Chamber of Commerce discusses 500 foot rule
Council members, the police department spoke with business owners about possible repeal
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Chamber of Commerce hosted their monthly roundtable breakfast last Wednesday morning featuring City Council members as guest speakers, and the 500 foot rule was the major topic of discu...
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CASA seeking volunteers Learn how to become a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer and help foster children find safe and permanent homes. You may attend an information session at the ...
Two fangs up
Mile Square Theatre’s Production of Dracula is a treat
by Jeff Kreisler
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Everyone thinks they know Dracula. “He’s the funny-voiced vampire dude, right?” There’s a lot more to his story than that, but unless you were one of the few people who made it through 1992’s bad K...
Hilton may rise on post office parking lot
Developer seeks to get process started
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 61 61 recommendations | email to a friend
A development company that is upgrading the city’s old post office on southern Frank Sinatra Drive is hoping to get permission to develop a Hilton hotel on the site of the current loading and parki...
What do you want in southern Hoboken?
City presents four concepts; could have park, hotel, microbrewery
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 16, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
The city is moving forward with its Southwest Area Redevelopment Plan after presenting four alternative concepts to the public on Thursday. The area near the city’s border with Jersey City may some...
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Federal investigators release preliminary report on Hoboken train The National Transportation Safety Board released it preliminary report Thursday on the investigation into the Sept 29 train crash ...
Hoboken mom mourned
Vigil held for lone resident killed in train accident
by Caren Matzner
Reporter staff writer
Oct 09, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Representatives of Smart Start Academy held a vigil Thursday night for Fabiola de Kroon, 34, who passed away when she was hit by debris during the Sept. 29 train crash in Hoboken. On that morning, ...

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An open book
Hoboken library hosts ‘town hall’ to solicit input
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer