‘A community center for lifelong learning’
Hoboken celebrates new library space for expanded programs
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
A domino tournament, an Argentinean classical guitar recital, morning art, and meetings of science fiction book and movie discussion groups are some of the first programs that will utilize the Hobo...
Waterfront park, or ferry repair site?
Mayor continues fight to preserve Dry Dock property
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 125 125 recommendations | email to a friend
After two meeting postponements, NJ Transit has officially scheduled a meeting for Monday in which they intend to vote about whether to buy property on Hoboken’s north waterfront for ferry repair. ...
Life in Uganda, and other stories
Three local authors debut popular novels
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 95 95 recommendations | email to a friend
Three authors with a Hoboken connection have released unique books in the past year – a novel, a memoir, and a business how-to. Each book depicts a type of transition, whether a change in location,...
Police Beat
Comprised by Marilyn Baer
Jan 14, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Resident surrenders after brawl at local eatery On Monday, Jan. 1 at 7:02 a.m., officers arrested Hoboken resident Marc Filoramo, 34, for aggravated assault. Police responded to a report of a fight...
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City Council to look into marijuana legislation City Council President Ruben Ramos Jr. said in an interview last week that he and the council will begin to discuss possible local legislation in reg...
Bhalla takes oath as mayor
Designates Hoboken a ‘welcoming city’ same day
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 88 88 recommendations | email to a friend
“What a long way we’ve come,” Mayor Ravi Bhalla said on New Year’s Day as he looked out over the crowd gathered to celebrate a swearing in that included Bhalla as Hoboken’s first Sikh-American mayo...
Ex-housing chair: Public would be ‘shocked’
Outraged that low-income housing board may settle suit for $700K
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 07, 2018 | 4 4 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
The former chairwoman of the board that oversees the city’s low-income housing is outraged that the current board recently agreed to pay a former director $700,000 in a legal settlement, and wrote ...
Under new leadership
Hoboken council and city boards reorganize, considers runoff elections
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 07, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 94 94 recommendations | email to a friend
During its first meeting of the new year, the Hoboken City Council reorganized under new leadership, selecting a new president and vice president and appointing members to the Planning Board, Zonin...
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NJ Transit announces meeting about Union Dry Dock property According to a notice posted on the New Jersey Transit website, its Board of Directors meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday Jan. 10 at...
Biggest stories of the year
Here is the top news in each town and countywide, 2017
by Marilyn Baer, Hannington Dia, and Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writers
Dec 31, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 304 304 recommendations | email to a friend
The year 2017 was fraught with political intrigue and changes in development, business, education, transportation and the arts in Hudson County. Our residents are creative, busy people, which means...