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How to apply for new affordable housing
City anticipates 115 more units in spring
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
The city of Hoboken has announced that 115 affordable housing units will soon be available for those who qualify. A 2012 affordable housing ordinance requires new developments in town with certain ...
City and schools honor Black History Month
Mayor recognizes two residents, students learn about prominent African Americans
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
For Black History Month, Hoboken students have been learning about prominent African Americans past and present recently. Also, Mayor Dawn Zimmer presented proclamations honoring two citizens for t...
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Hoboken All Star Music Jam returns for third year
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Four years ago, when musicians thought up the idea of doing a fundraiser to help the Elks Special Needs Fund in Hoboken, some thought about getting members of the old high school band back together...
Safety improvements proposed for Newark Street
Bump outs, bike lanes, flashing signs and more
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The city may undertake construction on Newark Street to make it safer for motorists and pedestrians, according to a public meeting held on Thursday, Feb. 16 at the Multi Service Center. Roughly 40 ...
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Feb 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Housing Authority chair announces gubernatorial run According to a press release, chair of the HHA and founder of New Jersey Awakens, Dana Wefer, has announced her candidacy for governor.  ...
Keeping strangers out
After murder in housing projects, council approves $360K for new doors
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
After a teenager was shot to death in his family’s apartment in the Hoboken Housing Authority projects last month, the City Council approved funding for new doors following much debate. The resolut...
Making Hoboken bars safer
New program trains employees to prevent sexual assault
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Meika Roberson, resident and chief medical officer of Hoboken University Medical Center, saw a local need for sexual assault training, particularly in this city of young bar patrons. “I thought, ‘W...
District obligated to pay legal fees in ethics violation
Also at meeting: Hall of Fame coach, students of month recognized
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Board of Education is obligated to pay the legal expenses of its members facing ethics charges and civil litigation, according to board attorney Vito Gagliardi. The board members and members of...
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Feb 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Funeral arrangements announced for former Hoboken First Lady Michele Russo Michele Russo, 67, mother of 3rd Ward Councilman Michael Russo, wife of former longtime Hoboken Mayor Anthony Russo, and a...
More details in teen’s murder
In community meeting, police, prosecutor, residents discuss crime
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
After the death of Adrian Rivera, the 18-year-old Hoboken Housing Authority resident who was shot to death in his home on Jan. 24, Hoboken officials hosted a public meeting last week to discuss saf...

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More parks, no new taxes
Mayor gives State of the City address
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer