hoboken news

Paving the way for girls to play Little League
Hoboken names batting cages after heroic hometown slugger
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Both boys and girls can play Little League today. But it was not that way in 1972 when Hoboken native Maria Pepe took the mound and pitched in three games for the Hoboken Young Democrats Club Littl...
Consent and sex on campus
City ‘takes back the night’ as state weighs ‘yes means yes’ bill
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
She arrived late to the party, and most of the people there were already drunk. This past Tuesday, April 19, Dr Meika Roberson, the chief medical officer for CarePoint Health at Hoboken University ...
$107M budget hearing held
City to fill new zoning post, and hire for IT job left open by felon
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
Only one person spoke at the public hearing on Hoboken’s proposed 2016 $107 million budget this past Wednesday, April 20. The budget itself will likely be voted on at the May 4 council meeting. “I ...
Recap of Hoboken Little League action
Here’s a rundown of recent Little League play:
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
April 7   Mario’s Pizza get on top of Mas Demo early but can’t hang on in 4-2 loss   Mario’s Pizza jumped out to an early lead, but was unable to hold on and lost 4-2 to MAS DEMO on Thursday. A ste...
Apr 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Woman says she experienced broad daylight 'punch and run' A woman said she was simply walking down Washington Street on a sunny Sunday afternoon this past weekend when she suddenly got punched on t...
Fixing problems in the public housing projects
858 people remain on closed wait list while new director sorts out work ahead
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 3 3 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
In a town where many working-class residents and artists can no longer afford to live, and with a waiting list 858-people long to get into public housing, even the new director of the publicly fund...
Opening night for the Mile Square Theatre
New 130-seat space has been more than a decade in the making
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
Sitting in the audience at the new Mile Square Theatre at the north end of Clinton Street in Hoboken, 9-year-old Maria Carla Bettocchi relishes the set before her. She admires the furniture and pai...
Get your mind onto the gutter
Mural competition brightens up storm drains for Earth Day
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
It’s too easy for some people to walk down the street and toss their trash into a storm drain without remembering that they empty into the Hudson River. But what if that gutter was decorated with s...
Put a wing on it
St. Francis will host competition to benefit the hungry
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Modest though he may be, Chef Marcelo Aparicio of Hoboken’s Carpe Diem restaurant is a strong contender to retain his crown in the “Best Wings in Hoboken” at St. Francis’ annual “A Wing & A Prayer”...
Taking the lead
Hoboken man is named president of the NYC Council of Boy Scouts
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
While he can’t remember how to tie some of the knots he could as a kid, and doesn’t camp out the way he used to when he was a young Boy Scout, Richard Mason of Hoboken still retains some of the bas...

past weeks news

Let the scavenging begin!
Kids ‘spring’ into city egg hunts
by Steven Rodas
Reporter Staff Writer

Bike wars
Ordinance would penalize Hoboken’s bike program from filling Jersey City racks
by Steven Rodas and Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writers