What’s happening on the Hoboken waterfront?
Still no sign of missing jogger, two boys drown off Pier C, police skeptical about man who said he was thrown in river
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
In early March, a man who participated in Hoboken’s annual LepreCon pub crawl was found clinging to a pylon in the Hudson River, screaming for help. He claimed to have been thrown into the river by...
Battle over charter’s expansion goes to court
Board of Ed. sues state over HoLa decision, includes school in suit
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Board of Education has filed a lawsuit against the N.J. Department of Education and the Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoLa) over the school’s recently-approved state expansion t...
Southside Johnny to headline Arts & Music Fest
300 artists, 30 musicians to participate on Washington Street
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken’s premier cultural event, the Arts and Music Festival, happens twice per year. Last September’s event, which drew thousands, was one of the most successful and widely attended in the event’...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Woman’s body found off Jersey City waterfront The body of a Caucasian woman in her late 40s to early 50s was taken out of the Hudson River on the 14th Street side of the Holland Tunnel air vent nea...
Mumps outbreak on Stevens campus confirmed
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Eight cases of mumps have been confirmed at the Stevens Institute of Technology, according to a press release from the city issued Thursday evening. The students affected have been vaccinated, the ...
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Hudson Reporter wins eight awards in statewide contest
by Reporter Staff
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Writers and graphic artists for The Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won eight awards in the competitive statewide annual Better Newspaper Contest run by the New Jersey Press Association. The we...
Brand new two-bedroom model debuts at Twenty50 in Fort Lee
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Twenty50, the luxury rental community located just steps from the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, recently introduced its brand new furnished, two-bedroom model apartment. The new model is on...
Boys of Summer turn out on Little League opening day
Apr 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
Warm weather means it’s time for baseball! Hoboken recently enjoyed another Little League opening day. Here are some scores and photos. Mario’s Pizza defeats Chirachella Boys 8-4 Hudson Porada led ...
135-unit apt. building to rise on west side
Mayor and two development companies tout environment-friendly 11-story structure
by Caren Matzner
Reporter Editor
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the remaining patches of vacant land in the city is about to become the home of an environmentally-friendly residential tower. Two developers held a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday to kic...
The secret story of ‘Polka Dot’
Popular local children’s entertainer went from reporting about them to becoming one
by Katherine Desimine
Reporter Correspondent
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the most popular local children’s entertainers ended up in his career nearly by happenstance. “Polka Dot,” otherwise known as Ron Albanese, can be seen donning outrageous costumes and polka-...