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‘A step in the right direction’
City introduces redevelopment plan for southwest, with nearly 400 housing units
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council voted 8-0 to introduce ordinances and one resolution pertaining to the redevelopment of southwest Hoboken in a special council meeting last week called by the mayor. (Counc...
Hoboken remembers those who’ve served
Parade is led by first non-veteran grand marshal
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
On Wednesday, May 24, Hoboken residents honored current and departed war veterans at the 119th Annual Memorial Day Parade, the longest running parade in the state. Commander of American Legion Post...
Urban jewels
Annual garden tour features old world charm, contemporary ideas
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Historical Museum will host its summer fundraiser, the Annual Secret Garden Tour, on Sunday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. According to Melissa Abernathy of the Hoboken Historical Museum...
Police Beat
Compiled By Marilyn Baer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Wrong way! On Sunday May 21 at 4:13 a.m., 25-year-old West Windsor resident Pabel Lizardo was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated in a school zone, reckle...
Anti-bullying film premieres
‘Breaking The Silence’ is first step to sustained effort against abuse
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Historical Museum hosted the premier of anti-bullying activist and accredited film maker Frank Gigante’s “Breaking the Silence” on May 11. Gigante’s film was inspired by the deaths of c...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Councilman Michael DeFusco announces Hoboken mayoral run First Ward Councilman Michael DeFusco announced last week via an online video that he will run for mayor of Hoboken in the Nov. 7 municipal ...
‘Vape Van’ will ride again
Council approves settlement after ‘hate speech’ debate, approves $113M budget, discusses flooding
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council has entered into a settlement agreement with 9th Cloud Vape Van owner Joseph Ruggiero at its meeting on Wednesday. Ruggiero and his business entered the spotlight recently ...
A safe space
Hoboken Boys & Girls Club offers ‘Club Saturday Night’ hours for teens
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
After a local teenager was murdered in his apartment in the Hoboken Housing Authority four months ago, the Boys & Girls Club in the southwestern part of town has created a Saturday night haven wher...
Interviewing people on a Ferris wheel
Propelify Innovation Festival encourages entrepreneurs to launch projects
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
Thursday on the waterfront, in Sinatra Park, Hoboken hosted the second Annual Propelify Innovation Festival. The festival, started by Hoboken resident Aaron Price, offered over 80 speakers, live mu...
Fur-ever homes
Local rescue group fosters animals in need of permanent homes
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
May 21, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
Rescuzilla is a Hoboken-based animal rescue group made up of a network of volunteers willing to take care of animals as they wait for adoption. According to Katherine Good, who has run the group fo...

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