Hoboken News


Council members issue statement on Suez contract; mayor urges council to approve it A joint statement concerning the city’s proposed new contract with Suez Water, which the council is scheduled to vote on this Wednesday,...

Breaking bread

Hobokenites young and old gathered to break bread and share a meal outdoors at the 12th annual Spaghetti Dinner Block Party last Thursday, Aug. 24. Four hundred fifty people attended this year’s community meal,...

Where’s the Lorax?

To the surprise of many –including residents, business owners, and council people—the city plans to remove 19 trees on Washington Street as part of the avenue’s ongoing design. The $17.5 million project, approved by an...

District may soon need more space

At this month’s Board of Education meeting, Board President Thomas Kluepfel said that if enrollment in the public schools continues to grow at the present rate, the district will need more space for students...

Police Beat

Suspicions lead to drug charges Paterson resident David Barretto, 33, was arrested in Hoboken on Thursday Aug. 10 at 7:01 p.m. and charged with hindering apprehension, possession of heroin, possession of a hypodermic syringe, possession...


Teen whose vehicle struck and killed Hoboken priest passes away According to an obituary in the Asbury Park Press, Austin Janowski, 19, of Howell, died on Saturday, Aug. 19. Janowski drove the Honda Ridgeline that...

14 council candidates sound off

Along with the six people running for mayor of Hoboken in November, 14 people have announced they will run for three at-large Hoboken City Council seats. Eleven of those people are spread among four...

Art from local shelter

A hundred and forty-eight works of art by Hoboken residents in transitional housing are on display in the Hoboken Historical Museum’s Upper Gallery. The art in the exhibit, titled “In Transition: Works by Artists...

Paid parking spaces sit empty

The Hoboken Zoning Board of Adjustment met on Tuesday Aug. 15 for an hour and a half to discuss whether an existing office building near the train station can earmark fewer parking spots for...

The toll of the Hudson Tunnel

Residents of Hudson County have raised a number of concerns about the possible impact of the Hudson Tunnel Project, a proposed new passenger train tunnel connecting New Jersey and New York. The $13 billion...
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