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Hoboken resident arrested after allegedly hitting man with an umbrella On Monday May, 15 at 9:58 p.m. the Hoboken Police Department arrested Hoboken resident Luis Rivera, age 50. Rivera was charged with aggravated assault, unlawful possession...


Hoboken Zoning Board denies six-story building with affordable housing, charity group Late last month, the Hoboken Zoning Board of Adjustment denied an application that would have created a six-story mixed use building at 1417 Adams...

Come visit Neverland

This weekend, 100 kids from the Hoboken school district will perform the Broadway musical Peter Pan to an expected 800 attendees each night. The 1954 musical follows lovable leader of the lost boy Peter...

‘From a caterpillar to a butterfly’

Ten special needs students from Wallace Elementary School danced among bubbles that floated from a nearby machine, with the pop hit “Happy” playing on a boombox in a third floor room in the Hoboken...

Where there’s (no) smoke

Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer and city councilmen Ravi Bhalla and Ruben Ramos released statements on Monday, May 8 condemning a local business owner who was captured on video tape shouting epithets on Washington Street...


Hoboken Police Department warns residents of PSE&G impersonator Hoboken Police have warned residents to be cautious of an individual impersonating a PSE&G worker who has tried to gain entry into homes.   On Thursday, April 27 at...

Changes introduced for Newark Street

The Hoboken City Council met Wednesday, May 3 to discuss improvements to Newark Street, near the city’s southern border. In the end, they voted to introduce the plan and will need to adopt it...

The price of education

The Board of Education will vote on Tuesday, May 9 on the $72 million budget for the 2017-2018 school year, after hosting a public hearing last week. Business Administrator William Moffitt and Superintendent Dr....

Not the same as a SWAT

The Hoboken Police Department received their Emergency Response Truck for the department’s first-ever Emergency Services Unit (ESU) last week. The ESU acts as the first line of defense in large-scale issues until SWAT teams...

Police Beat

Alleged bike thieves caught West New York resident Herson Ortiz-Argueta, age 22, and Union City resident Darwin Montufar, age 18, were arrested on Wednesday May 3 at 11:27 p.m. Ortiz-Argueta was charged with possession of marijuana,...
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