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Word on Washington St.
Vote coming about redesign; businesses say ‘no’ to bike lanes
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Businesses and residents along Washington Street -- "the most dangerous corridor" of Hoboken according to city officials – have had a mix of responses to a plan to redesign the 17-block-long thorou...
Water problems in the firehouses
During upgrades, a walkthrough with Fire Chief Peskens
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
While water is a blessing to help firefighters fight blazes, water from heavy rains and aging pipes has made life difficult for firefighters in Hoboken. Hoboken’s firemen and women are beginning to...
99 and in his prime
Resident gets Obama portrait as birthday gift
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
A soft-spoken Frank Augustine, who turned 99 on Jan. 5, can tell his story with a collection of photos. Some populate his mantelpiece and others he keeps stowed away in a folder at his Fifth Street...
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Feb 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Shooter still ‘at large’ after 21 year-old man shot Hoboken Police Chief Kenneth Ferrante told The Hoboken Reporter Thursday afternoon that one shooter is still “at large” after a 21-year-old man w...
Snow now? Tow. Plow
City tries new ways to respond to record-setting blizzard
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken moved quickly last week to clear snow from the main streets after a blizzard raged throughout the day Saturday, dumping a surprising 26 inches of snow. Plows pushed the white stuff onto the...
Western edge development continues
‘The Vine’ opens with a public park, is steps from light rail
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
The opening of The Vine at 900 Monroe St. this past week serves as a significant step in realizing Hoboken’s vision for its western edge. The new 11-story, 135-unit rental residence is nestled in a...
Into the blizzard, then gone…
Questions linger after 24-year-old found dead in Hudson River
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Before last Saturday, Jan. 23, Matthew Genovese was just one of the many twentysomething Hoboken residents who could be found heading to catch a bus or meet some friends for dinner. But by the foll...
Little bookworms design library cards
9-year-old rejoices in contest victory
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
9 year-old Miles Hymes couldn’t quite process that close to 10,000 library cards with his design are now available at the Hoboken Public Library. “I’m happy,” he said, with vanilla cake in hand. “I...
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Jan 31, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Washington Street redesign plan redesigned Mile-square residents and business owners have less than three weeks to find out whether a $15 million plan to redesign the city’s main corridor on Washin...
The ‘Power List’
The Reporter’s annual movers and shakers for 2016
by Hudson Reporter staff
Jan 24, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
The status of Hudson County’s most powerful people rises and falls from year to year. Some are more relevant one year and less so the next. Influence can mean different things, not only political p...

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