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Hoboken brings back car-free Sundays

In an effort to maximize public space for recreation and enjoyment along it’s Hudson River waterfront, Hoboken will close Sinatra Drive to vehicles at two locations on Aug. 11 and Aug. 25. The initiative, also...

City moves toward acquiring Union Dry Dock

The Hoboken City Council has introduced an ordinance 8-0 that would authorize Mayor Ravi Bhalla to use eminent domain to acquire the former Union Dry Dock from New York Waterway for public open space. Should...

Hoboken kicks off Pride Week events with flag raising

The City of Hoboken, Hoboken Pride Group, and Hudson Pride Center raised the Pride flag above city hall to mark the beginning of Hoboken Pride Week on Friday, Aug. 9. For the second consecutive year,...

Jersey City to host veteran open house

Jersey City Mayor and Marine Corps Veteran Steven Fulop and the Office of Veterans Affairs announced a new partnership between Jersey City and American Legion Post 419 this week. To celebrate the centennial anniversary of...

‘One step closer’ to waterfront park

Months of negotiations are expected now that the Hoboken City Council has passed a resolution 7-0 allowing Mayor Ravi Bhalla to enter into a settlement agreement with the developers of the embattled Monarch site,...

Scooting in the right direction

The Hoboken City Council has approved new contracts with the city's two electric-scooter sharing companies, Lime and OjO, that will allow the city to collect more revenue for education, enforcement, and transportation improvements. This comes...

Over half a billion dollars approved in new Jersey City budget

The Jersey City Council approved a nearly $599 million municipal budget in a 7-2 vote at a special council meeting on Monday, Aug. 5. Council President Rolando Lavarro and Ward E Councilman James Solomon voted...

Judge dismisses lawsuit against Jersey City over One Journal Square development

U.S. District Court Judge John Michael Vazquez has dismissed a lawsuit filed against  Jersey City which claimed the city breached agreements related to One Journal Square, and alleged that delays in allowing the project...

Mark Flores is sworn in as West New York Police Director

West New York’s new police director, Mark Flores, was officially sworn in at the Board of Commissioners meeting on Aug. 7. His appointment came with the retirement of former director Robert Antolos, who served...

Neighboring businesses file second suit against Hoboken’s Hilton

The recently approved Hilton Hotel which would be constructed on the Hoboken waterfront behind the River Street post office is again under fire after two neighboring businesses filed a lawsuit in Hudson County Court...
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