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Washington Street to be completed in August
Officials give update on redesign project
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken is one year into its reconstruction of its main street, Washington Street, and officials say the project will end in August. The project, approved by an 8-1 council vote in 2016, will repla...
Meet Peter, formerly Rose
Pastor at local Lutheran church transitions from female to male
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 264 264 recommendations | email to a friend
Last Sunday, a church congregation on Hudson Street celebrated Pastor Rose Beeson as he transitioned from female to male and took on the name Peter in a renaming ceremony. “I feel incredibly blesse...
Non-residents banned from Weehawken streets
Mayor restricts drivers on 495 alt-route at evening rush hour
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Due to traffic congestion in Weehawken during 3 to 7 p.m., the Town Council adopted an ordinance in January restricting all but Weehawken, Union City, and Hoboken residents from making right turns ...
Girl dies from flu-like symptoms
Death is second influenza-related one in NJ this season
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
A North Bergen student passed away Monday, Feb. 12 from "flu-like" symptoms, according to a statement from Superintendent of Schools Dr. George Solter. A press release from the NJ Department of Hea...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Feb 18, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
More kindergarteners for Hoboken schools According to Superintendent of Schools Christine Johnson, kindergarten enrollment has climbed from 288 students last year to about 331 this year. Of the 441...
The Power List
Who will be most influential in Hudson County in 2018?
by Al Sullivan, Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, Rory Pasquariello, and Kate Rounds
Reporter staff writers
Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 405 405 recommendations | email to a friend
Who will be the main influencers in Hudson County during 2018? The Reporter ’s annual rankings are below. Influence and power aren’t just confined to the political arena, of course. Think there are...
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Hoboken business community issues recommendations for master plan
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 412 412 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Chamber of Commerce last week published a white paper with the business community’s recommendations for the city’s next Master Plan -- a set of guidelines and goals for development and ...
Election question back in the public’s hands
Council overrides mayor’s veto, so runoffs will be on ballot
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 11, 2018 | 2 2 comments | 116 116 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council has passed a resolution to allow voters to determine next November how they will hold future elections. The majority of the council voted (7-2) to let the public determine later th...
Cruise Control
Ongoing Driving Miss Daisy a theatrical feat
by Jeff Kreisler
Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
There’s no more twisting our finger into our cheek and declaring, “Hey, golly gee, Hoboken’s actually got a great theatre. Who’d’a thunk it?” It should no longer be a surprise. Great theatre is her...
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Feb 11, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Probable cause identified in Hoboken train crash According to a press release from the National Transit Safety Board (NTSB), the fatal Sept. 29, 2016 Hoboken train crash as well as a Jan. 4, 2017 B...

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