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Giving thanks
Where to donate food, volunteer, or get a free Thanksgiving meal or turkey
by Marilyn Baer and Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
Although people go undernourished every day of the year, hunger around Thanksgiving and the holidays has always been a rallying call for some people to serve those in need. On Sundays all year, Jer...
Who created the anonymous flyers?
After illicit campaign literature goes viral, politicians fight, offer reward
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Police Department is still investigating an anonymous campaign flyer distributed around town a few days before the mayoral election, looking at the matter as a bias incident. Whoever cr...
City and ferry company in tug-of-war over land
Council approves eminent domain for Dry Dock repair site
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken City Council approved, in an 8-0-1 vote on Wednesday, the use of eminent domain to try to acquire northern waterfront property that was recently purchased by NY Waterway from Union Dry ...
Public school population rising
Board of Education discusses various stats
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Board of Education, at their meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14, discussed the annual Electronic Violence and Vandalism Reporting System (EVVRS). The report breaks down incidents of violence i...
Nov 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
Menendez speaks out after mistrial declared The 11-week trial of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) ended Thursday when Judge William Walls declared a mistrial after the jury said they could not come...
Bhalla wins mayoral election
Will be first Sikh mayor in city history; first African-American councilwoman also elected
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
Voters made Hoboken history last week when they elected the state’s first ever Sikh Indian mayor, incumbent councilman and private attorney Ravi Bhalla. But this wasn’t the only first for the mile-...
Local businesses that win
Chamber urges everyone to shop local; Bhalla speaks
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
At its sixth annual Business Awards dinner on Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Elks Lodge, the Hoboken Chamber of Commerce presented awards in 10 categories to local businesses, business people, and local ...
Beer here
Two local breweries to merge, become largest in Hudson County
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 71 71 recommendations | email to a friend
Colby Janisch was a recent college graduate in 2007, when he began home brewing from his parents' home in Hillsborough, N.J. for fun. “The first batches weren't too great,” Janisch said. “Definitel...
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Ferry company moves to buy Dry Dock; will be discussed at Monday council meeting This week’s City Council meeting will take place on Monday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. The council will consider an ordinance...
Vote Tuesday, 6 a.m.-8 p.m.
This is your last-minute election guide
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
On Tuesday, Nov. 7, Hoboken residents can vote for a mayor, up to three at-large city council representatives, and three Board of Education members. Six people are running for mayor, 14 for council...

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