hoboken news

Another appeal
School board to continue fighting charter school expansion, with private money
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 5 5 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Yasmine Petrocelli hopes to continue her education at one of Hoboken’s three charter schools, the Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoLa), when she enters seventh grade this August. But if the ...
Scene change
Local artist opens his own gallery; Stevens exhibition in new home
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
After braving the long winter, Hoboken-based artists are enjoying a change of scenery in more ways than one. On Saturday, April 18, local painter and printmaker Ricardo Roig opens the first new art...
Unusual week for police
A bomb threat, a shooting, and an intoxicated man in river
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken police and cooperating agencies spent the last week searching for the individual who called in a bomb threat that led to the evacuation of the Neumann Leathers building and the closing of r...
First female Hoboken superintendent of schools
Also: Ethics complaint against school board member discussed
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
From a field of nine interviewed candidates, the Hoboken Board of Education appointed its first-ever female superintendent of schools this past Tuesday. With eight votes in favor and one abstention...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Fired Hoboken cop loses appeal before Civil Service Commission The New Jersey Civil Service Commission upheld Hoboken’s termination of Police Lt. Angelo Andriani in a ruling issued February 4. Andr...
Six methods of car-sharing in Hoboken
Residential permits are down as drivers find alternatives
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
When she spearheaded the introduction of a citywide car sharing service by Hertz in 2010, Mayor Dawn Zimmer promised a brave new world of decongested streets and freed up parking spots. The effect ...
‘Most disgusting elevator that I have seen’
Board overseeing housing projects addresses persistent issues
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
At its two most recent meetings, the Hoboken Housing Authority Board of Commissioners moved to address some of the largest and most chronic infrastructure issues in Hoboken’s public housing project...
Holdup in Hoboken’s Wild West
City hit with second lawsuit over rejected developments
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
On Feb. 28, Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer posted a photograph of her son scrambling up an indoor rock wall on Twitter and Facebook. “Packed house at Brooklyn Boulders,” read the caption. “A place like ...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Smoke signals A Lodi man aroused the suspicion of Hoboken police when he allegedly cruised down Newark Street with his emergency brake engaged, issuing screeches and plumes of white smoke from his ...
Free tax help, infant care, screenings…
Organization celebrates 50 years of helping low-income Hudson County residents
by Art Schwartz
Reporter staff writer
Apr 12, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
“We’re having a 1965 theme. I want people to dig out their bell bottoms and love beads,” said Joan Quigley, president and CEO of the North Hudson Community Action Corporation (NHCAC), last week. Sh...

past weeks news

Scrambling for eggs
Local Easter event draws almost 3,000
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer

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