hoboken news

How should Hoboken be developed?
Residents give suggestions for zoning changes
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 159 159 recommendations | email to a friend
Thirty-five residents attended a hearing on Monday to determine how the city should be developed over the next decade or so, including zoning laws changes and capital improvements. Twelve of those ...
A sight for Blue Eyes
Twelfth annual Sinatra Idol competition takes over waterfront
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 185 185 recommendations | email to a friend
Seven years ago, Dan Lauzon had what he calls the best “accident” of his life. His friend asked him to sing at a showcase as legendary singer Frank Sinatra; the friend would portray Dean Martin, as...
County Democrats have a new leader
First woman wins chairmanship of political machine; beats Stack
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 122 122 recommendations | email to a friend
In a stunning reversal of political fortune, powerful state Sen. and Union City Mayor Brian Stack lost his bid to become chairman of the Hudson County Democratic Organization – a longtime political...
Police Beat
Compiled by Marilyn Baer
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
Alleged public masturbator apprehended On June 8 at 5:17 p.m., Lee Albert, 68, was arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child and sexual assault. Officers Nick Valerius and Roary ...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Jun 17, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Yorkie allegedly killed by pit bull in Hoboken dog park According to media reports, a Hoboken resident lost her 9-year-old Yorkshire Terrier this month when it was mauled on June 3 in Church Square...
Will Hoboken DNA test dog-do?
City doubles fines for Fido’s feces
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
Your poodle is going to have to be more careful about leaving poo on city property, now that the Hoboken City Council, at its meeting Wednesday, adopted a measure to double dog-do fines to as much ...
School spirit
Hoboken non-profit raises $200K for district
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 189 189 recommendations | email to a friend
Drawing more than 250 attendees, the Hoboken Public Education Foundation’s Annual Gala on May 17 raised over $200,000 last month. A hundred percent of the gala’s proceeds go to school programs for ...
The living is easy
Thousands of residential units being built around Hudson County
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 333 333 recommendations | email to a friend
With dozens of new condo and apartment buildings rising or recent completed all over the county, it’s clear that residents want to take advantage of the area’s transportation, activities, parks, wa...
A whole new medical world
Hudson County hospitals reinvent themselves for the new reality
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 214 214 recommendations | email to a friend
Hospitals in Hudson County and elsewhere in New Jersey have faced serious challenges over the last decade, needing to reinvent themselves in order to survive in a new medical climate. Faced with in...
Business and commercial development
Companies plant their headquarters in Hudson County
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 10, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 264 264 recommendations | email to a friend
Hudson County has become the home for businesses large and small who take advantage of the area’s numerous transit options, river views, local housing, and amenities. Transportation doesn’t just mo...

past weeks news

Heroes honored
Hoboken hosts annual Memorial Day Parade
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer

Find an urban oasis
June 3 Garden Tour will be self-guided
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer

Their winning ways
The Wendelkens, in academics and athletics
by Dennis Sevano
Reporter Correspondent