Helping the homeless
City launches initiatives to help the homeless
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Ravi Bhalla announced last that after nine months of work with the local Homeless Task Force, government agencies, private companies, and non-profits, several new programs will be launched in...
Don’t ‘dis’ disabilities
Hoboken resident to host conversation about disability awareness
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken resident Jack Silbert – who went into a hospital in 2016 for gastrointestinal problems and ended up having both of his legs amputated below the knee – has gotten a wide range of reactions f...
Italian Festival fun
Hoboken’s 92nd Italian Festival honors Madonna Dei Martiri
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken’s four-day Hoboken Italian Festival drew to a close on Sunday, Sept. 9, along Sinatra Drive from Pier A Park to Third Street. People from all over the county came to enjoy the live music, f...
Tackling Homelessness Is A Community Effort
by Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla
Sep 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
One of Hoboken’s greatest strengths is that in times of need, we come together as a community. This year has been no exception, as my administration has been working quietly, without fanfare, over ...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Sep 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
'Lewd activity' in Hoboken bar makes national news Hoboken has more than 130 liquor licenses in its square mile, distributed among restaurants, bars, and liquor stores. It's known as a fun place to...
Controversy after Planning Board member recommends connected firms
Also: City seeks new water management; restaurant wants 500-foot rule waiver
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 139 139 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council is scheduled to hold a hearing when they meet on Monday, Sept. 17, to decide whether a Planning Board official should be removed from his seat because he sent out an email ...
Writing Without Rules
JC/Hoboken author’s new book gives publication tips
by Caren Lissner
Reporter Editor
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 124 124 recommendations | email to a friend
There are some who treat writing like an exclusive fraternity or sorority that not just anyone should be allowed to join – and perhaps it’s because they work so hard at it. What some people see as ...
Singing a new, personal tune
Hoboken musician puts the city into his work
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken resident Brett Altman’s first official single and music video, “Come Find Me,” released this summer, tells a vivid story originally inspired by a conversation he had with his younger sister...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Sep 16, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
County worker files lawsuit against Hoboken McDonald’s, alleging discrimination According to news reports, Hoboken resident Quan Dunlap, 47, has filed a lawsuit against McDonald’s alleging the Hobo...
No ark in sight
City takes legal action after 15 water main breaks in 6 weeks
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 09, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
Even in the sweltering August heat, Hoboken residents looked like they were dealing with April showers as they donned rain boots to battle flooding as a result of five water main breaks in one week...