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Under new leadership Council selects new president, fails to override Bhalla's veto, and questions...

At the City Council's first scheduled meeting of the year they elected a new president and vice president of the council and appointed a representative to the Planning Board and commissioners to the Zoning...

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Newspaper Media Group taps veteran editor for Hudson County papers As part of Newspaper Media Group’s ongoing commitment to serving Hudson County’s thriving communities, NMG has tapped Bruce Moran as Department Editor. Moran, a veteran...

Former Hoboken police officer sentenced to 5 years in prison

According to a Jan. 7 press release from New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal's office, a former Hoboken police officer was sentenced to prison on Jan. 7 after being convicted in October of stealing...

Hoboken becomes more energy efficient

Hoboken has completed the installation of energy efficient equipment at 11 municipal buildings.  The project, which used incentives from New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program, saved taxpayers more than $200,000 on the capital costs of...

Hoboken school board members sworn in

On Wednesday, Jan. 2 at 7 p.m. the newly elected trustees of the Hoboken Board of Education were sworn in. In November, Hoboken residents elected incumbent board member Thomas Kluepfel as well as new board...

Devils play Santa Claus Hockey stars pay visit to Jersey City Medical Center

Perhaps the last thing you want to see if you’re a lying in a hospital bed recovering is a visit from a devil. But for John Stewart, a lifelong resident of Hoboken, the appearance of...

Combating bullying Raising awareness about the effects of bullying

On a Wednesday evening in December, Hoboken residents gathered at the Historical Museum for an evening of education at a special anti-bullying event. The night included screenings of two short anti-bullying films and a moderated...

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PSE&G upgrades to city grid continue PSE&G is continuing with its $175 million project to upgrade and modernize Hoboken’s power grid. The current work will consolidate the Marshall Street and Madison Street substations into one station...

Marijuana, redevelopment, and parking Council ends the year with new enacted legislation

At its last meeting of the year, the City Council adopted zoning changes to permit medical marijuana dispensaries in the city, amended the Western Edge Redevelopment Plan, and listened as residents discussed parking problems. Medical marijuana...

Hoboken mayor vetoes ordinance

Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla vetoed a council ordinance on Friday, Dec. 28, which would have limited the personnel in his office. The ordinance, passed by the city council during the Dec. 19 council meeting, would...
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