hoboken news

Biggie’s Clam Bar to leave 70-year-old location
Flagship restaurant will consolidate with waterfront spot
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 21, 2016 | 10 10 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
The legendary 70-year-old flagship location of Biggie’s Clam Bar at 318 Madison St. in Hoboken will close permanently by Oct. 3. The owners will move their operations to their newer Newark Street l...
Hoboken too pricey for school board member
Tearfully resigns at meeting; new assistant superintendent announced
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 21, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Board of Education member Monica Stromwall tearfully announced at Tuesday’s monthly school board meeting that after three years on the board, she had to resign. She said later that her fami...
Young Hobokenite beats pneumonia to compete
CrossFit athlete underwent surgery at HUMC
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
“It felt like I was having a heart attack. I thought I was dying,” said Hoboken resident Anthony DiFrancesco, 27, remembering the events that led him to dial 911 in May. DiFrancesco is the head coa...
Florence Pape will star in George Cameron Grant’s one-woman show “Mints”
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Florence Pape, Hoboken resident and actress and Director of Development of Hoboken’s Hudson Theatre Ensemble and its Silly on Sixth Children’s Series, will star in George Cameron Grant’s one-woman ...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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Local business owner helps falcon On Tuesday, Aug 16, Mario Albunia, owner of Mario's Pizzeria, gave assistance to a rarely seen resident of Hoboken. He found an American Kestrel, a falcon, on the ...
Craft beers, kids’ books, and cookies
Many new businesses on the way; Trader Joe’s gives update
Aug 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
From the signs and construction vehicles around town, many new offices and restaurants are gearing up to open in Hoboken in the second half of the year, including an eatery near the Viaduct serving...
Signs of the city
Part 8: Hobokenites communicate through old-fashioned missives
by Caren Lissner
Reporter Editor
Aug 14, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
Note: This is part 8 in an ongoing photo series on handwritten signs around town in Hoboken. For the previous articles and photos, use the search engine at hudsonreporter.com.   They’re signs o’ th...
Motivation from a gold medalist
Track champ Diane Dixon speaks at Hoboken Library
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
Olympic gold medalist Diane Dixon spoke to roughly 30 attendees at an event hosted by the Hoboken Public Library Thursday, Aug 11. Dixon won a gold medal in the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles by runn...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
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Marsh & McLennan renews 138,000 square foot lease on waterfront SJP Properties announced Aug 9 that Marsh & McLennan has renewed its long-term lease at Waterfront Corporate Center II, one of three ...
City funds $5.2M water main upgrades
Council also discusses historic preservation, and Jackson Street traffic
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council unanimously voted at its meeting on Wednesday to approve a $5.25 million bond ordinance to fund water main upgrades, an attempt to combat the water main breaks and flooding...

past weeks news

A place to toddle
Parents discuss playground for Maxwell Park
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer

Watery views
Residents can take Meadowlands pontoon boat, canoe tours
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer