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Book hits the big screen Movie based on Hoboken author’s novel premieres in theaters...

“Carrie Pilby,” a movie based on the offbeat first novel by Hoboken author Caren Lissner, opens the weekend of March 31-April 1 in theaters in New York City, Los Angeles, San Diego, Bethesda, Md.,...

City introduces $113M budget Plan has small tax reduction; council also discusses new hotel...

The City Council will host three workshops on March 27, March 29, and April 3 to discuss the proposed $113.2 million municipal budget, which the nine-member council introduced at this past Wednesday’s council meeting....

Snow business Does the city need legislation to deal with unshoveled properties?

As the city digs out after Tuesday’s snowstorm, Mayor Dawn Zimmer has told the City Council that Hoboken may need stiffer penalties for property owners who ignore local ordinances requiring them to shovel their...

$72.3M school district budget proposed School board discusses spending, ethics violations, award-winning students and...

During a special meeting on Thursday, March 16, the Board of Education was presented with a preliminary budget for the 2017-2018 school year, approved indemnification for members accused of ethics violations, and recognized the...

The takeaway, glug glug glug Local students try to learn from water main woes

Two local schools have been turning Hoboken’s water infrastructure headache into a learning experience. Hoboken suffered its fourth water main break this year in the wee hours of Tuesday, Feb. 28 at Fifth Street...

HOBOKEN BRIEFS

Comedian, former Howard Stern regular Artie Lange arrested for drug possession Arthur “Artie” Lange of Hoboken, a comedian and TV/film star who used to be a regular on the Howard Stern radio show, was arrested...

Hey, kids! Concepts presented for new toddler playground on waterfront

After residents gave feedback at a meeting last August on a proposed toddler playground at the public Maxwell Park on the waterfront, the designers returned March 2 to present three concepts. There’s already a playground...

On top of the news Reporter papers win 10 awards in statewide contest

The reporters, graphic artists, and advertising executives for the Hudson Reporter chain of newspapers recently won 10 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jersey Press Association. Members of the...

‘Five Finger Discount’ documentary wins raves Local author’s novel hits the screen

For most people with a living memory of Jersey City Mayor Frank Hague, it is either one of love or hate. But the new PBS documentary based on the memoir “Five-Finger Discount: A Crooked Family...

Does your organization need funding? The city accepting applications for federal grants

The Hoboken Homeless Shelter provides over 530 meals a day and shelter to 50 people every night, in part due to funding received from federal Community Development Block Grants. The shelter is just...
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