Hoboken News

‘Hoboken is a microcosm of the world’

Hoboken’s schools were the only district in Hudson County to receive the bronze award from Sustainable Jersey for Schools recently. The certification is good for three years. “Sustainabilty” in terms of the schools means not...

Half of Puerto Rico still without power

Hurricane Maria plowed through Puerto Rico back in September, but 46 percent of the island is still without generated power, according to the government website status.pr. Even though the territory of the United States...

Police Beat

Man robbed at knifepoint near Court Street; suspect sought The Hoboken Police Department seeks the public’s help in locating an alleged armed robber, according to a press release from the department. On Friday, Nov. 3,...


City may have to fight with NJ Transit to get waterfront shipping repair property Mayor Dawn Zimmer and Mayor-Elect Ravi Bhalla have sent a joint letter to NJ Transit and its board members urging them...

Giving thanks

Although people go undernourished every day of the year, hunger around Thanksgiving and the holidays has always been a rallying call for some people to serve those in need. On Sundays all year, Jersey...

Who created the anonymous flyers?

The Hoboken Police Department is still investigating an anonymous campaign flyer distributed around town a few days before the mayoral election, looking at the matter as a bias incident. Whoever created the flyer –...

City and ferry company in tug-of-war over land

The Hoboken City Council approved, in an 8-0-1 vote on Wednesday, the use of eminent domain to try to acquire northern waterfront property that was recently purchased by NY Waterway from Union Dry Dock...

Public school population rising

The Hoboken Board of Education, at their meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14, discussed the annual Electronic Violence and Vandalism Reporting System (EVVRS). The report breaks down incidents of violence in each public school district,...


Menendez speaks out after mistrial declared The 11-week trial of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) ended Thursday when Judge William Walls declared a mistrial after the jury said they could not come to a verdict....

Bhalla wins mayoral election

Voters made Hoboken history last week when they elected the state’s first ever Sikh Indian mayor, incumbent councilman and private attorney Ravi Bhalla. But this wasn’t the only first for the mile-square city, which...
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