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Council passes $108.4M budget
City tax rate stays flat, but county taxes set to jump; SW Park pushed back
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council approved a $108.4 million budget with no city tax rate increase for the 2015 calendar year at its Wednesday, May 20 meeting. The total budget is down almost 2 percent from ...
Can city make it easier to start and run a business?
Zimmer addresses concerns from local professionals about zoning holdup, traffic
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 7 7 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
In a wide-ranging talk with members of the city’s business community at a Hoboken Chamber of Commerce breakfast this past Tuesday, Mayor Dawn Zimmer addressed a number of concerns and cited initiat...
Chapter one
Hoboken welcomes new indie book store
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
It still takes a dreamer to open a bookstore—or in the case of Little City Books, Hoboken’s first independent first-run bookstore since 1995, three dreamers. Even in a city made up of 74 percent co...
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May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Flies followed to antique gun haul What began as concern over a possible dead or diseased occupant in a Park Avenue townhouse this past Monday ended with the discovery of a cache of antique guns an...
Hoboken officials shocked by PATH service cuts
Port Authority says it can’t just buy more trains
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken officials last week strongly criticized a recent PATH train schedule change that reduced rush hour service on the Hoboken-33rd Street route by 14 percent. The service adjustments, unannounc...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
May 24, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Housing Authority board awards contract to lock doors In a major step towards fixing some of the worst and most persistent damage wrought on Hoboken’s public housing projects by Superstorm ...
More on the mini-mall drug bust
One had been arrested for murder; six families may be kicked out of public housing
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Police Department broke up an alleged open air market for marijuana, heroin, and crack cocaine operating in front of a strip mall near the city’s public housing two weeks ago and made 1...
A star is reborn
Local Jews celebrate 100th anniversary of refurbished, revived synagogue
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
The United Synagogue of Hoboken will mark the hundredth anniversary of the Star of Israel Synagogue at 115 Park Ave. this Sunday, May 17 with a day-long block party. More specifically, they’ll be c...
Moms make lunch for the homeless
A visit to an area shelter with ‘Councilwoman Jen’
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
With the assistance of a friend from the local charter school, Jen Giattino, councilwoman for the 6th Ward in Hoboken, struggled up Second Street carrying three shopping bags filled with pre-made m...
Artists, journalists at Hudson Reporter win slew of state awards
Investigative reporting, layout, photography recognized in industry contest
May 17, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Writers and graphic artists for The Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won a total of 17 awards in the competitive statewide annual Memorial Journalism Contest run by the Garden State Journalists ...

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