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Crime holds steady in Hoboken
Larcenies jump for third straight year; violent crime down
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
Continuing a decade-long trend, major crime remained nearly flat in Hoboken and fell in many categories last year, according to data provided by the Hoboken Police Department to state police and th...
Hoboken’s Arts & Music Fest turns 21
J. Geils Band frontman Peter Wolf to headline
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Peter Wolf has seen and done more than most in his day. As the lead singer of J. Geils Band, he scored genre-defining rock hits like “Love Stinks” and “Centerfold.” He has married (and divorced) Fa...
Throwing shade on First Street
Street trees among proposed improvements for commercial corridor
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
They aren’t as high profile as the Southwest Park or as complex as the Washington Street redesign, but the pedestrian improvements city contractors have developed for First Street’s busiest corrido...
Police Beat
by Compiled by Carlo Davis
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Everything but the kitchen sink A Hoboken man allegedly threw knives and other kitchen utensils from his third floor window at the bouncer of a bar across the street and other passing pedestrians t...
More than just a girls’ tale
Local writer publishes and promotes new book
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 26, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
After living up to the adage that writers should write what they know, former West New York resident and Secaucus native Amanda Palasciano has published and is promoting the first book in a series ...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Apr 26, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
WSJ says investigation of Zimmer’s Christie claims has 'fizzled' Most New Jersey political watchers expect imminent indictments from the U.S. Attorney’s office in its year-plus investigation of the...
Another appeal
School board to continue fighting charter school expansion, with private money
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 9 9 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Yasmine Petrocelli hopes to continue her education at one of Hoboken’s three charter schools, the Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoLa), when she enters seventh grade this August. But if the ...
Scene change
Local artist opens his own gallery; Stevens exhibition in new home
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
After braving the long winter, Hoboken-based artists are enjoying a change of scenery in more ways than one. On Saturday, April 18, local painter and printmaker Ricardo Roig opens the first new art...
Unusual week for police
A bomb threat, a shooting, and an intoxicated man in river
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken police and cooperating agencies spent the last week searching for the individual who called in a bomb threat that led to the evacuation of the Neumann Leathers building and the closing of r...
First female Hoboken superintendent of schools
Also: Ethics complaint against school board member discussed
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Apr 19, 2015 | 2 2 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
From a field of nine interviewed candidates, the Hoboken Board of Education appointed its first-ever female superintendent of schools this past Tuesday. With eight votes in favor and one abstention...

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Scrambling for eggs
Local Easter event draws almost 3,000
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer