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Bhalla wins mayoral election
Will be first Sikh mayor in city history; first African-American councilwoman also elected
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Voters made Hoboken history last week when they elected the state’s first ever Sikh Indian mayor, incumbent councilman and private attorney Ravi Bhalla. But this wasn’t the only first for the mile-...
Local businesses that win
Chamber urges everyone to shop local; Bhalla speaks
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
At its sixth annual Business Awards dinner on Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Elks Lodge, the Hoboken Chamber of Commerce presented awards in 10 categories to local businesses, business people, and local ...
Beer here
Two local breweries to merge, become largest in Hudson County
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Colby Janisch was a recent college graduate in 2007, when he began home brewing from his parents' home in Hillsborough, N.J. for fun. “The first batches weren't too great,” Janisch said. “Definitel...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Ferry company moves to buy Dry Dock; will be discussed at Monday council meeting This week’s City Council meeting will take place on Monday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. The council will consider an ordinance...
Vote Tuesday, 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
This is your last-minute election guide
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
On Tuesday, Nov. 7, Hoboken residents can vote for a mayor, up to three at-large city council representatives, and three Board of Education members. Six people are running for mayor, 14 for council...
Spooky Halloween
Kids and adults go all out for holiday
Nov 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The city of Hoboken held its traditional Ragamuffin Parade on a cold and sunny Tuesday afternoon, stepping off a bit late around 4 p.m. Hoboken motorcycle police and the Hoboken High School band le...
SW park expansion may cost $5.3M
Council accepts higher appraisal for parkland, limits right turns on red
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council at their meeting on Wednesday moved to approve a $5.3 million appraisal for around an acre of property currently owned by Academy Bus, which the city wants to add to the Southwest ...
Police Beat
Compiled by Marilyn Baer
Nov 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Alleged bedtime intruder arrested Jersey City resident Clyde Miller, age 36, was arrested and charged last week with burglary, theft, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of Suboxone, posse...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Nov 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Stevens Institute of Technology student killed in New York terror attack A New Milford man, Darren Drake, 33, was among the eight victims of last Tuesday’s terror attack in lower Manhattan, The Rec...
Still undecided about mayoral race?
Read our guide and profiles to help you decide
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 29, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
On Nov. 7, voters will decide Hoboken’s future by electing new representatives for mayor, City Council, and school board. The Reporter has written several stories about differences among the six ca...

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