Helping needy kids and adults in Hoboken
Local not-for-profit to host third annual fundraising gala
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
After-school programs, transportation for senior citizens, professional development courses, family game night, and income tax assistance for the needy. The Hoboken Organization Against Poverty and...
Council meeting: Law will make it harder to demolish buildings
Also vote to allow police into public housing buildings; hearing on 500-foot bar rule will be Monday
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
At the City Council’s meeting on Wednesday, the council unanimously introduced an amendment to the zoning code making it harder to demolish buildings or change their facades in most of the town. Th...
‘We still have a way to go with acceptance’
Community leaders rally around priest who was suspended for same-sex support
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Over 25 supporters rallied at Stevens Park on Wednesday, Sept. 21, to show support for Father Warren Hall. At the end of August, he was suspended from Sts. Peter and Paul Church on the corner of Fo...
Are you ready for the worst?
FEMA reps discuss how to prepare for floods
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
A handful of residents attended two workshops on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at the Wallace Elementary School gymnasium to hear representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and The Hob...
Radio Personality Puts the Needle on the Record…
… and Her Biological Clock on Pause
by Timothy R. Glynn
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Life in New York City is fast-paced and hectic – even more so if you’re a beloved public figure. That’s the case with Astra, the afternoon radio personality on 92.3 AMP FM, one of the biggest radio...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Sep 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Councilwoman Tiffanie Fisher addresses public with concerns on 500-foot bar rule City Council member Tiffanie Fisher has posted to her Facebook page and emailed a letter to her constituents address...
She is missed
Five years later, friends still light candle for waitress whose life was cut short
by Caren Matzner
Reporter Editor
Sep 18, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
On days when it’s rained so hard the west part of Hoboken was flooded, and on days when the sunlight was so bright it bounced off every car parked at the Malibu Diner, the candle has been lit. In a...
Love the police! And end racism
Father/son team hands out t-shirts to spur more discussion
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
After several highly publicized police shootings of minorities over the last year, the debates surrounding the incidents have become polarized, with some citizens bashing police and others defendin...
School board seat filled
Local dad chosen by majority vote
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Mark McNamara, a Hoboken resident and parent, was sworn in to fill Monica Stromwall’s empty seat on the Hoboken Board of Education on Sept. 13. McNamara was one of four possible replacements interv...
Spyro Gyra, art, and food
23rd annual Fall Arts & Music festival is Sunday, Sept. 25
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken’s Fall Arts & Music Festival will take place Sept. 25 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Washington Street between Observer Highway and Seventh Street. The festival offers fun for people of all ages...