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Hoboken election shakeup
After Mayor Zimmer bows out of re-election bid, others pledge to run
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken residents will have several more mayoral candidates to consider this November after Mayor Dawn Zimmer made a surprise announcement Tuesday that she will not run for re-election in November....
Redwings off to new heights
118 graduate from Hoboken High School
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
A hundred and eighteen Hoboken High School seniors were together for one last time for their graduation ceremony Thursday evening at JFK Stadium. Caps with quotes like “just did it “ “stay gold” an...
How to develop residential units at Neumann Leathers factory
Council listens to alternatives, introduces 500-foot liquor license rule change
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
During a five-hour City Council meeting on Wednesday, officials and residents listened to a long presentation by a city planner on several development options for the Neumann Leathers factory compl...
A book publisher, author, and new Hobokenite
Jason Pinter releases his political thriller novel this Monday
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Jason Pinter, a novelist and new Hoboken resident who runs an independent publishing company, will release his sixth thriller novel this Monday, June 26, entitled The Castle. The book – which he sa...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Jun 25, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Former Council President Campos found guilty of fraud Thursday Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced in a press release that a federal jury...
Should the city buy Union Dry Dock & Repair Co. on the waterfront?
Activists start petition, but owner says land is not for sale
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 18, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
The Fund for a Better Waterfront, a Hoboken-based nonprofit activist group that has protected the waterfront from overdevelopment, launched an online petition two weeks ago to urge the city to buy ...
Singing Sinatras
15 crooners compete in 11th Annual Sinatra Idol contest
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
Jerry Pearce of Clifton, N.J.  was crowned winner last Thursday at the 11th Annual Sinatra Idol contest, in which 15 men from all over the world – from England to Texas—competed in Hoboken’s Sinatr...
A community of support
Hoboken Public Education Foundation provides for new district initiatives
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Public Education Foundation (HPEF) is a local volunteer group that tries to raise awareness about the quality of the Hoboken public schools and raises funds to provide support for new i...
Police Beat
Compiled by Marilyn Baer
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Police need help in sexual assault investigation On Sunday June 4, at approximately 1 a.m., police officers were dispatched to the area of Second and Madison streets on a report of an assault. The ...
HOBOKEN BRIEF
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken and Jersey City school districts could lose some state aid if gov approves proposal Hoboken's public school district, one of the 30 districts in the state that gets special aid, could lose ...

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Hoboken Arts & Music Festival moves uptown by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer