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Testing the workforce

Employees of local Hoboken businesses will now be eligible for rapid COVID-19 testing through the Riverside testing location, according to Mayor Ravi Bhalla and Council President Jen Giattino. “Hoboken is committed to providing businesses with...

Hudson County pizzerias charged with violating emergency orders

To curtail the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy restricted restaurants to takeout only and implemented sanitation guidelines. However, some Hudson County pizzerias are not keeping with the program. Attorney General Gurbir S....

Elective surgeries resume at some Hudson County hospitals

After a significant reduction in coronavirus-related cases in the past couple of weeks, all three hospitals in the CarePoint Health network resumed elective surgical procedures beginning May 26. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, federal...

Hoboken open streets returns this Sunday

Due to the popularity of the program, Hoboken will expand its open street program to offer residents room to socially distance on Sunday May 24, according to City spokesperson Vijay Chaudhuri. Park Avenue will be...

Hoboken expands composting

Hoboken’s free residential composting options for residents will expand. As of June 15, the city and Community Compost Company will offer residential compost drop off at four locations: City Hall, 94 Washington St. near the...

Constituent Services in the cross-hairs

Mayor Ravi Bhalla said he will veto a newly adopted ordinance which aims to eliminate the Office of Constituent Affairs, calling the office and the work they do “vital.” The council adopted the ordinance with...

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West Side Ave. light rail restored NJ Transit has resumed service at the West Side Avenue Station on the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) along the West Side Avenue Branch following the completion of required utility work...

‘Don’t call me a hero’

Jeannie Shao’s day starts at 6 a.m. when she reports to work at the main postal office at 82 River St. in Hoboken to begin sorting and distributing mail to various mail carriers. “People are...

Two farmers markets to reopen in Hoboken

Mayor Ravi Bhalla, the City of Hoboken, and Bijou Properties will move the uptown farmers market to under the 14th Street Viaduct on Saturdays beginning on May 30. The uptown market is a temporary relocation...

Hoboken school board adopts $83.2 million budget

The Hoboken Board of Education adopted a 2020-2021 budget of roughly $83.2 million this month, an increase of roughly $4.7 million compared to last years $78.5 million budget. The increase affects residents’ school portion of...
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