hoboken news

Council approves $5 million bond for smart meters
Neumann Leathers redesignated; green condo project approved
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council has taken its boldest step yet to overhaul the city’s confusing and much-maligned parking regime, approving a $5 million bond to install automated meters throughout the city, inclu...
Your move!
Modern dance festival relocates from JC to Hoboken
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Your Move Dance Festival is New Jersey’s longest-running annual modern dance event, designed to support choreographers from New Jersey, New York and beyond. Now in its fifth season, Your Move annou...
Running without the rancor
Parents for Progress school board slate rejects political division
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Over the next two weeks, the Hoboken Reporter will be individually profiling all three slates running for the Hoboken Board of Education in the upcoming general election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. The fol...
Stevens Gateway hearing postponed – for now
Two-building academic complex could go before Zoning Board in January
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 4 4 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Stevens Institute of Technology remains convinced that a proposed two-building academic complex at Sixth and Hudson streets can and will become the crown jewel of its ambitious plan to grow, modern...
From the basement to head of the class
Woman hired to teach science at Hoboken school she cleaned up after flood
by Carlo Davis
Reporter Staff writer
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
The first time Erin Esteves worked at Hoboken Catholic Academy, she hardly ever made it out of the basement. After the Hurricane Sandy storm surge triggered an oil contamination in the crawl space ...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Oct 19, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
Union deal triggers changes to public school calendar; half-day scheduled for Wed. A move by the Hoboken Board of Education to create a half day of classes with only eight days notice at last Tuesd...
United in opposition
Absence of slate turns school board forum into chance to bash majority
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Oct 12, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
Five of the eight candidates running for the Hoboken Board of Education this fall appeared at a forum this past Wednesday to debate how best to address charter school expansion, budget challenges, ...
Little room, big nose
Mile Square Theatre back with cozy rendition of ‘Cyrano’
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
All the world may be a stage, but in cramped Hoboken, the space for art seems smaller than ever. Yet, one professional theater company has found a cozy part of town to keep hosting its productions....
Judge: Councilman Bhalla innocent of ethics violation
2010 contract for office co-tenant led to twists and turns
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
Oct 12, 2014 | 3 3 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
A New Jersey administrative law judge has reversed a 2013 Local Finance Board ruling that Hoboken City Councilman-at-Large Ravinder Bhalla violated state ethics law by voting to award a contract to...
20 years of ‘Clerks’!
Famous Jersey-based indie film has Hudson County connection
by Caren Lissner
Reporter staff writer
Oct 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
In 1993, actor Scott Schiaffo was 28, living with his mother in Garfield, N.J., earning a living at two or three retail jobs, and on-and-off binge drinking. He was also working with a Hoboken-based...

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Which direction?
Debate over street redesign plans
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer