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Keeping strangers out
After murder in housing projects, council approves $360K for new doors
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
After a teenager was shot to death in his family’s apartment in the Hoboken Housing Authority projects last month, the City Council approved funding for new doors following much debate. The resolut...
Making Hoboken bars safer
New program trains employees to prevent sexual assault
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Meika Roberson, resident and chief medical officer of Hoboken University Medical Center, saw a local need for sexual assault training, particularly in this city of young bar patrons. “I thought, ‘W...
District obligated to pay legal fees in ethics violation
Also at meeting: Hall of Fame coach, students of month recognized
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
The Board of Education is obligated to pay the legal expenses of its members facing ethics charges and civil litigation, according to board attorney Vito Gagliardi. The board members and members of...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral arrangements announced for former Hoboken First Lady Michele Russo Michele Russo, 67, mother of 3rd Ward Councilman Michael Russo, wife of former longtime Hoboken Mayor Anthony Russo, and a...
More details in teen’s murder
In community meeting, police, prosecutor, residents discuss crime
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 87 87 recommendations | email to a friend
After the death of Adrian Rivera, the 18-year-old Hoboken Housing Authority resident who was shot to death in his home on Jan. 24, Hoboken officials hosted a public meeting last week to discuss saf...
Setback in city’s fight against Monarch development
Continued appeal could cost $1 million more in legal fees
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
The Zimmer administration’s long battle against the Monarch development on the north waterfront appears headed to the state Supreme Court after a recent ruling, potentially costing the city an addi...
Snow day
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
A snowstorm started early Thursday morning and dumped more than 8 inches on Hudson County before stopping around noon. The Hoboken public schools were closed for the day, but bravely reopened at th...
A place for homeless veterans
American Legion needs to raise $1.2M for new five-story post
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
In April, there will be an empty space at 308 Second St. where American Legion Post 107 now stands. It’s not disbanding, but rather expanding after demolition. Their new building will contain five ...
You’re a good play, Charlie Brown
Mile Square Theater shines in production that’s not just for kids
by Jeff Kreisler
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
There are some things that just make you feel really, really good, no matter what else is happening in your life or in the world. Mile Square Theatre’s production of You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brow...
Condos celebrate grand opening
801 Palisade Avenue features open design
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
Condo buyers searching for a cosmopolitan lifestyle with NYC views and landscaped outdoor space, at a fraction of the cost of Manhattan, have a new option. According to Coldwell Banker New Homes, a...

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More parks, no new taxes
Mayor gives State of the City address
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer