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Block grant cuts could impact Hoboken’s neediest
HUD program would be eliminated under Trump proposal
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget would cut $6 billion in funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, eliminating one of the department’s longest running programs, the C...
Hoboken will welcome new middle school principal
High school lockdown explained; Board of Ed approves calendar
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Schools Superintendent Dr. Christine Johnson announced last week that the Hoboken Middle School’s new principal will be Dr. Sharon Davis. Currently, the middle school is adjoining the high school a...
Book hits the big screen
Movie based on local author’s novel – and starring JC native Nathan Lane -- premieres March 31
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
“Carrie Pilby,” a movie based on the offbeat first novel by Hoboken author Caren Lissner, and starring Jersey City native Nathan Lane, opens the weekend of March 31-April 1 in theaters in New York ...
POLICE BEAT
by Compiled by Marilyn Baer
Mar 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Man arrested after allegedly assaulting an officer Jersey City resident Sammy Navarro, 36, was arrested on Wednesday, March 22 at 11:24 p.m. for alleged drug possession and allegedly assaulting an ...
HOBOKEN BRIEF
Mar 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Was Artie Lange fired from HBO show after Hoboken arrest? Comedian and former Howard Stern sidekick Artie Lange told the press last week that he had been fired from his HBO series “Crashing” after ...
Book hits the big screen
Movie based on Hoboken author’s novel premieres in theaters 3/31-4/1
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 24, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
“Carrie Pilby,” a movie based on the offbeat first novel by Hoboken author Caren Lissner, opens the weekend of March 31-April 1 in theaters in New York City, Los Angeles, San Diego, Bethesda, Md., ...
City introduces $113M budget
Plan has small tax reduction; council also discusses new hotel and Pier A
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 79 79 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council will host three workshops on March 27, March 29, and April 3 to discuss the proposed $113.2 million municipal budget, which the nine-member council introduced at this past Wednesda...
Snow business
Does the city need legislation to deal with unshoveled properties?
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 77 77 recommendations | email to a friend
As the city digs out after Tuesday’s snowstorm, Mayor Dawn Zimmer has told the City Council that Hoboken may need stiffer penalties for property owners who ignore local ordinances requiring them to...
$72.3M school district budget proposed
School board discusses spending, ethics violations, award-winning students and educators
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
During a special meeting on Thursday, March 16, the Board of Education was presented with a preliminary budget for the 2017-2018 school year, approved indemnification for members accused of ethics ...
The takeaway, glug glug glug
Local students try to learn from water main woes
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
Two local schools have been turning Hoboken’s water infrastructure headache into a learning experience. Hoboken suffered its fourth water main break this year in the wee hours of Tuesday, Feb. 28 a...

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Hoboken All Star Music Jam returns for third year
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer