Hoboken News


Acid leak near Hoboken/Weehawken border caused light rail delays The Hudson-Bergen Light Rail train was temporarily suspended Wednesday morning from Second Street in Hoboken all the way through Weehawken to the Port Imperial stop. The...

107 years of tradition

One of Hoboken’s most popular and most traditional events is back again, running from Saturday, July 22 through Wednesday, July 26. The 107-year-old St. Ann’s Italian Festival -- known colloquially as “The Feast of...

Another leadership change in the projects

Hoboken Housing Authority Commissioner Dana Wefer, who briefly toyed with running for governor earlier this year, is planning to move out of town and said a tearful goodbye Thursday night to the other members...

Black and white frogs

A hundred and one students age 6 through 12 from Wallace Elementary School have had their artwork published in the “101 Wallace School Frogs Coloring Book.” The book, published in May by Jersey City...

A new home for Jewish preschoolers

My Little Gan, a Jewish-inspired preschool, has found a new home in western Hoboken in the Monroe Center at 720 Monroe St. Classes will begin in September for children aged 6 months to four...


Hoboken Vape Van owner arrested for drug possession On July 6, 27-year-old Hoboken resident Joseph Ruggiero, the owner of the Hoboken “Vape Van” who was accused of hate speech in May, was arrested for drug...

Green scene

Hoboken and Jersey City residents who want vegetables fresh from the farm, as well as a variety of baked goods, sauces, and other delicacies, can find a local weekly farmer’s market for almost any...

City exempts certain areas from ‘500-foot rule’ for bars

The City Council voted Wednesday to amend a longstanding ordinance prohibiting liquor license holders from opening within 500 feet of each other. The new amendment allows plenary retail consumption license holders to open closer...

Police Beat

Jersey City resident arrested for DWI On Saturday, June 24, at 4:57 p.m., Jersey City resident Deglis Salgado, 31, was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated, DWI in a school zone, reckless driving, leaving...

A tale of two Hoboken boys

Recently, I heard that Gabe Costa, a professor at West Point, would be among the guests at the school’s graduation this year. I started thinking about how a kid from the Hoboken projects got...
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