hoboken news

Fair heads uptown again
Music, food, and fun at Hoboken Arts & Music Festival
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 86 86 recommendations | email to a friend
On Sunday, Sept. 24, thousands of people will flood the city’s main drag from Eighth Street to Fourteenth Street for the fall Hoboken Arts & Music Festival, which is celebrating its 24th year of ex...
Hoboken honeymooners
Local couple chronicles five-year journey in National Geographic book
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
In January 2012, Hoboken residents Anne and Mike Howard set off on a honeymoon that was supposed to last a year. Instead, it has no end in sight. The couple intended to take a year off from their j...
School board ruling announced
Ethics Commission finds no violations of School Ethics Act
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
During last week’s Board of Education meeting, Board President Thomas Kluepfel announced that he and other board members were exonerated on ethics charges brought against them last year regarding f...
Meet Hoboken’s Jacobson brothers
Their family history is entwined with the city’s
by Dennis Sevano
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
It would be a daunting task to catalog the impact the Jacobson Brothers have had on Hoboken. But let’s start with Jim (Jake) and Michael, born and raised at 1140 Garden St. From a sports perspectiv...
Police Beat
Compiled by Marilyn Baer
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Parking ‘crunch’ leads to capture of alleged drunk driver Carteret resident Albert Vallejos, 32, was arrested on Sunday Sept. 10 at 1:30 a.m. He was charged with driving while intoxicated, reckless...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Sep 17, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Romano survives challenge to running for two positions Anthony Romano, candidate for Hoboken mayor and Hudson County freeholder, will be able to appear on the ballot twice according to reports. Hud...
Suez smackdown!
Council concerned with $8.3 million liability
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 10, 2017 | 3 3 comments | 121 121 recommendations | email to a friend
For eight years, Mayor Dawn Zimmer and her allies on the City Council publicly supported each other’s agendas – but with a contentious election less than two months away, it’s not just the local wa...
9/11 memorial completed
Glass-paneled structure memorializes 56 who died
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 10, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
On Pier A Park, across the river from the new World Trade Center, stands the city’s new glass-paneled Sept. 11 memorial. The structure is 90 feet long and just over six feet tall. It features forti...
Educating kids early
HOPES opens new annex to serve 45 Head Start children
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
A federally funded organization that provides early education to Hoboken kids held a ribbon cutting for a new four-story annex on Garden Street last week. The building, in what used to be the court...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Sep 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken and Stevens professor watching hurricanes Irma and Jose “We are monitoring weather forecasts and will make preparations accordingly,” said Hoboken’s Spokesman Juan Melli, when asked about p...

past weeks news

Back in session
District prepared for new school year
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer

Bike share burdens
Residents express problems with service
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer

14 council candidates sound off
Discuss Trump and local issues
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer