$40,000 in fines over a sign
Hair salon owner pledges to fight zoning penalties
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 28, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the last three years, a local hair salon at 80 Park Ave. has been battling City Hall over a cloth sign on a pole outside – and has racked up $40,000 in fines as a result. The 13-year-old estab...
Olympic bronze medalist returns
Homecoming celebration for fencer Damgara Wozniak
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
After winning a bronze medal in the summer Olympics in Rio DeJaniero, Hoboken resident Dagmara Wozniak returned to a celebration on Tuesday at the W Hotel Living Room. Wozniak, who has lived here f...
No kids? Then you can’t come in
Adults, older teens not allowed in county kiddie playgrounds without children
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Aug 28, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Because a “creepy” man reportedly entered the playground area of Lincoln Park in Jersey City and took pictures of children there recently, the Hudson County Board of Freeholders has moved to ban ad...
The dubious evolution of Hoboken
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: Monica Stromwall ( Reporter , Aug. 27) isn’t the only Hobokenite leaving town in tears because she cannot afford to live here. Others are those on a fixed income who cannot afford the ...
Manga!
Residents enjoy annual Spaghetti Dinner
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Despite the drizzle, roughly 400 Hoboken residents and their friends attended the 11th annual Hoboken Spaghetti Dinner Block Party this past Thursday night. City Cultural Affairs Director Geri Fall...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Aug 28, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Police ask to identify alleged burglar The Hoboken Police Department have issued a release seeking information on the whereabouts of Fernando “Bori” Rosario. The 41 year old male is wanted for alle...
Biggie’s Clam Bar to leave 70-year-old location
Flagship restaurant will consolidate with waterfront spot
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 21, 2016 | 10 10 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
The legendary 70-year-old flagship location of Biggie’s Clam Bar at 318 Madison St. in Hoboken will close permanently by Oct. 3. The owners will move their operations to their newer Newark Street l...
Hoboken too pricey for school board member
Tearfully resigns at meeting; new assistant superintendent announced
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 21, 2016 | 5 5 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Board of Education member Monica Stromwall tearfully announced at Tuesday’s monthly school board meeting that after three years on the board, she had to resign. She said later that her fami...
Young Hobokenite beats pneumonia to compete
CrossFit athlete underwent surgery at HUMC
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
“It felt like I was having a heart attack. I thought I was dying,” said Hoboken resident Anthony DiFrancesco, 27, remembering the events that led him to dial 911 in May. DiFrancesco is the head coa...
Florence Pape will star in George Cameron Grant’s one-woman show “Mints”
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Florence Pape, Hoboken resident and actress and Director of Development of Hoboken’s Hudson Theatre Ensemble and its Silly on Sixth Children’s Series, will star in George Cameron Grant’s one-woman ...