hoboken news

City officials battle ethics allegations
Also at meeting: Council opposes ICE contract, talks dog park
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 89 89 recommendations | email to a friend
Ethics complaints against town officials were a hot topic at a five-hour Hoboken City Council meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 1. At the meeting, a resident who has already lodged a local complaint again...
Runnin’ Down a Dream
Locals attempt world record
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 72 72 recommendations | email to a friend
More than 500 hundred residents helped Hoboken try to break an international record for the world’s largest band on July 26 – but to no avail. For the past six years, Hoboken’s music store, Guitar ...
Memories of My-T-Fine, Maxwell House, Mighty Mites, and more
by Dennis Sevano
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 12, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 180 180 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken has an industrial history, a sports history, and a history of solid relationships that lingered long after the factories closed or the teams broke up. Here are just a few memories of the th...
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Five people file for November school board election Five residents, including two school board incumbents, filed nominating petitions by the July 30 deadline to run for the Hoboken Board of Educati...
Two new school principals
School board discusses shifts
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 254 254 recommendations | email to a friend
Sandra Rodriguez-Gomez, who has been serving as the principal of Brandt Primary School on Ninth Street and director of Early Childhood Education, was promoted to superintendent of schools at the mo...
Career change at 72
Hoboken’s ‘Gene D. Plumber’ puts down the pipes, picks up microphone
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 250 250 recommendations | email to a friend
Gene Turonis, a Hoboken resident since 1970 who has sung at many town fairs and concerts as “Gene D. Plumber,” announced that he has decided to retire from his plumbing profession to pursue music f...
Themes of diversity in kids’ summer reading
Schools assign books so their brains won’t take a break
by Marilyn Baer and Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writers
Aug 05, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 357 357 recommendations | email to a friend
Summer vacation isn’t necessarily a vacation from learning. School districts such as Hoboken, Weehawken, North Bergen, West New York, and Union City have given out either mandatory or suggested rea...
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Teen convicted in Hoboken Housing Authority fatal shooting 19-year-old Keyshawn Wiggins of Jersey City was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to aggravated manslaughter for the f...
Large turnout for ferry hearing
Residents protest NY Waterway plan to refuel on waterfront
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 80 80 recommendations | email to a friend
Hundreds of residents attended a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hearing on July 18 concerning NY Waterway’s application to turn the former Union Dry Dock site on the waterfront into a homeport for fe...
What’s happening with immigration?
Rabbi visits Texas to get a clearer sense
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 29, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 70 70 recommendations | email to a friend
Rabbi Robert Scheinberg returned to Hoboken last week after a three-day trip to the country’s border with Mexico to get a better understanding of the nation’s immigration situation. Immigration has...

past weeks news

The final curtain
After 21 years, Hudson Theater Ensemble disbands
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer

Movin’ on up
93 graduate from Hoboken High School
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer

2018 Little League champs
Stan’s takes home sixth win in league
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer