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Tensions flare during Hoboken mayoral debate
Six candidates exchange barbs in Reporter forum
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 4 4 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The six candidates running for mayor exchanged barbs with each other while answering questions about issues from parking to political intimidation at the Hoboken Reporter ’s offices on Tuesday. The...
‘Let’s keep the Hoboken weirdness’
60 residents discuss ideas for city’s master plan, growth
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
At the first public workshop for the city’s master plan reexamination on Tuesday, over 60 residents came to discuss what Hoboken should look like in the future. They broached park and recreation sp...
Are you a match?
Local resident tries to help brother find kidney transplant
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
Leslie Rubman, a resident of Hoboken since the 1980s, is on a mission to help her younger brother Marc Rubman find a kidney donor. “We are trying everything to try and help him find a donor,” she s...
All-ages tribute to David Bowie
Weehawken residents team up for album fundraiser
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken resident and music producer Stephanie Mayers decided to put her experience to good use by creating a David Bowie tribute album with local and national performers, whose proceeds will go t...
Girls can dunk, too
Local author releases children’s book to empower young women
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In a world where girls may not feel as entitled to play sports as boys are, Weehawken author Theresa Borrelli sees a need to empower young woman to participate. Her latest book, “I Want To Play, To...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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Homeless veteran housing underway Mayor Dawn Zimmer, Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise, and other officials joined with members of the American Legion on Tuesday for the ceremonial groundbreaking ...
Many Hobokenites still undecided about mayoral race
As six candidates clash, voters speak out
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 08, 2017 | 21 21 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite the recent bevy of mailers and candidates knocking on doors, many Hoboken residents said last week that they are still deciding whom to support in the Nov. 7 election for mayor and three co...
Final vote on Union Dry Dock property to be held after election
Also: Washington Street work on hold pending safety review
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
On Wednesday, Oct. 4, the Hoboken City Council met to discuss whether to take over waterfront land belonging to a barge-repair company to turn it into a park. They also discussed what to do about o...
What to develop in northwest corner
First meeting held in area that was subject of Christie/Zimmer controversy
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Over 60 people met at the Wallace Primary School gymnasium on Thursday, Sept. 29 to discuss how to develop northwestern Hoboken. The meeting was the first of three to be held regarding the North En...
How will DeFusco pay for all of these ideas?
Oct 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: It keeps things fresh and exciting, especially in the arena of local politics where repairing potholes can often times be the highlight of an infrastructure plan. The Hoboken Mayoral R...

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