hoboken news

Post office hotel a step closer
Also at meeting: Council authorizes PSE&G land swap
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
At Wednesday night’s whopping six-hour council meeting, The council approved a resolution for a land swap and new combined substation for PSE&G, a “traffic calming” plan in the town’s southwest are...
Hoboken High School’s newest play
‘Fortune’ tells riveting story about a woman you’ve never heard of
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
On Friday April 28 at 7 p.m., lights will dim, the audience will fall silent, and the curtain will go up at the Hoboken High School Auditorium for the staged reading of George Cameron Grant’s play ...
Unique businesses blossom here
Hudson County’s charms lure new companies, big and small
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
Like a boom town in the Old West, Hudson County has seen a slew of big and boutique businesses flock here to take advantage of the location and amenities the area offers. “During the past three and...
Police Beat
Compiled by Marilyn Baer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Man charged with simple assault   On April 14 at 9:38 p.m. Officer Marco Grossman and Special Police Officer Matt Rossi arrested Jersey City resident Julian Villafane, 22, and charged him with terr...
Comedy Festival takes over Hoboken, Secaucus
‘Insult comedian’ to heckle Hoboken pedestrians for reality show
Apr 23, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
Those who appreciate the classic insult comedy of Don Rickles, Rodney Dangerfield, and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog are in for a treat when Jimmie Lee, an offensive dentist and comedian, will take ...
Rising all around
New residences underway throughout Hudson County
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Both along the waterfront and on the western edges of Hudson County, new housing is rising for those who want to take advantage of the area’s beauty, parks, culture, and six forms of public transpo...
Districts expanding and evolving
Local schools change programs, add buildings to grow with county population
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
Education is supposed to be the “great equalizer” among people from different areas and backgrounds, said education reformer Horace Mann in the 18th century. New Jersey’s public schools rely on a c...
Healthcare in Hudson
Amid national health care debate, local hospitals still adding services
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
In the nation’s ongoing struggle over healthcare, 2016 proved to be an unstable period. Donald Trump promised he would immediately repeal and replace “Obamacare,” although that hasn’t quite happene...
Apr 23, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Members of the Hoboken Democratic Committee win suit to keep late-filing candidates off ballot In Hoboken elections, nothing is easy, even trying to get elected to a small Democratic committee seat...
Texting troubles
Board member declines to resign after accidentally sending offensive message
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 16, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
After a member of the Hoboken school board accidentally sent an offensive text to all of her colleagues and the superintendent of schools, she apologized last week and declined to resign. More than...

past weeks news

Hopping down the bunny trail
Hoboken kids find over 30,000 eggs
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer

Tooth or consequences by Dr. Neil Marciano