‘Vape Van’ will ride again
Council approves settlement after ‘hate speech’ debate, approves $113M budget, discusses flooding
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council has entered into a settlement agreement with 9th Cloud Vape Van owner Joseph Ruggiero at its meeting on Wednesday. Ruggiero and his business entered the spotlight recently ...
A safe space
Hoboken Boys & Girls Club offers ‘Club Saturday Night’ hours for teens
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
After a local teenager was murdered in his apartment in the Hoboken Housing Authority four months ago, the Boys & Girls Club in the southwestern part of town has created a Saturday night haven wher...
Interviewing people on a Ferris wheel
Propelify Innovation Festival encourages entrepreneurs to launch projects
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
Thursday on the waterfront, in Sinatra Park, Hoboken hosted the second Annual Propelify Innovation Festival. The festival, started by Hoboken resident Aaron Price, offered over 80 speakers, live mu...
Fur-ever homes
Local rescue group fosters animals in need of permanent homes
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Rescuzilla is a Hoboken-based animal rescue group made up of a network of volunteers willing to take care of animals as they wait for adoption. According to Katherine Good, who has run the group fo...
Police Beat
Compiled by Marilyn Baer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken resident arrested after allegedly hitting man with an umbrella On Monday May, 15 at 9:58 p.m. the Hoboken Police Department arrested Hoboken resident Luis Rivera, age 50. Rivera was charged...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Zoning Board denies six-story building with affordable housing, charity group Late last month, the Hoboken Zoning Board of Adjustment denied an application that would have created a six-sto...
Come visit Neverland
Hoboken district to perform Peter Pan this week
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
This weekend, 100 kids from the Hoboken school district will perform the Broadway musical Peter Pan to an expected 800 attendees each night. The 1954 musical follows lovable leader of the lost boy ...
‘From a caterpillar to a butterfly’
Library holds kids’ event for Autism Awareness Month
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
Ten special needs students from Wallace Elementary School danced among bubbles that floated from a nearby machine, with the pop hit “Happy” playing on a boombox in a third floor room in the Hoboken...
Where there’s (no) smoke
City goes after Vape Van after owner mouths off in viral ‘hate speech’ video
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 91 91 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer and city councilmen Ravi Bhalla and Ruben Ramos released statements on Monday, May 8 condemning a local business owner who was captured on video tape shouting epithets on ...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
May 14, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 38 38 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Police Department warns residents of PSE&G impersonator Hoboken Police have warned residents to be cautious of an individual impersonating a PSE&G worker who has tried to gain entry into ho...