Hoboken News

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...


Hoboken Housing Authority Commissioner resigns According to council documents, Dana Wefer of the Hoboken Housing Authority’s board of commissioners is resigning from her post. “This letter is to inform you that I am resigning from...

Political fireworks

After Mayor Dawn Zimmer made a surprise announcement a week ago Tuesday that she would not run for re-election in November, her closest supporters were perplexed, and some decided last week to back a...

Not enough kindergartens downtown?

Parents in the Hoboken schools attended Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting to discuss the distribution of kindergarten classes in the district next year. With more families staying in town rather than moving to the...
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