hoboken news

Hoboken crime rate holds steady
Police chief discusses his priorities for the coming year
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken’s crime rates have held relatively steady for the past year, according to data released by the Police Department, which shows only slight increases and decreases in certain areas. Every yea...
Charter schools complete enrollment lotteries
If you applied, you know the outcome this week
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
Students who applied for entry into the Hoboken charter schools will be notified if they were successful by next week. The three Hoboken charter schools – Elysian Charter School, Hoboken Charter Sc...
Hearing scheduled for Southwest Park expansion
Council approves 9/11 memorial contract, receives updates on Washington Street construction
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 3 3 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council will conduct a public hearing on Feb. 1 for an ordinance to allow the city to use eminent domain to acquire an acre of land owned by Academy Bus to expand the Southwest Park under ...
Ethics complaint divides school board
Superintendent reports an increase in academic scholarship; students honored
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Board of Education remains divided over whether to agree to pay the legal fees for three members and a former member who are targets of an ethics charge which the board has declined to discuss ...
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Jan 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken State of the City address Jan. 30. Mayor Dawn Zimmer invites all members of the community to attend her seventh State of the City address on Monday Jan. 30. It will take place at 7 p.m. at ...
What’s happening at the YMCA?
Seven years since facility closed suddenly, board seeks suggestions
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
At the corner of 13th and Washington streets, the city’s former YMCA, once humming with tenants of the building and with city residents working exercising, waits silently as members of its board de...
Rockin’ Redwings to head to DC
Marching band invited to Memorial Day Parade; needs 10K
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 59 59 recommendations | email to a friend
This May 29, roughly 50 Hoboken students will march in the nation’s capital for the National Memorial Day Parade, as long as they raise the money for the invitation-only event. The televised parade...
Local theater company nominated for award
The musical, the company, and the woman behind the scenes
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Children’s Theater company is up for an award for Best Children’s Theater/Family Theater Production in New Jersey from BroadwayWorld.com for their musical “The Ballad Of Janis Matthews ...
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Jan 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken man dies after being struck on Observer Highway According to a release sent out by the Hudson County Sheriff on Thursday morning, a man died  on Tuesday, Jan. 10 after being hit by a car wh...
Fight over demotion of Zoning Board member
Hoboken City Council reorganizes
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jan 08, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
At the Hoboken City Council meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 4, the body reorganized its members and saw debate over Zoning Board appointments by the council. In the last two years, some members of the p...

past weeks news

Skating away
Hoboken’s synthetic rink opens under the Viaduct
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer

Expecting the unexpected
Politics in 2016 had some strange twists
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer