Hoboken News

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...

How should Hoboken be developed?

The Hoboken Chamber of Commerce hosted a roundtable breakfast June 21 to introduce members and residents to professional planner Paul Grygiel of the firm Phillips Preiss Grygiel. The chamber has retained Grygiel to prepare...


HoLa charter school gets to keep its eighth grade The HoLa charter school can keep its eighth grade class, the state Superior Court has ruled. The appellate division ruled in favor of the New Jersey...

Hoboken election shakeup

Hoboken residents will have several more mayoral candidates to consider this November after Mayor Dawn Zimmer made a surprise announcement Tuesday that she will not run for re-election in November. At a press conference...

Redwings off to new heights

A hundred and eighteen Hoboken High School seniors were together for one last time for their graduation ceremony Thursday evening at JFK Stadium. Caps with quotes like “just did it “ “stay gold” and “thank...
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