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107 years of tradition
90,000 people estimated to attend St. Ann’s Italian Festival
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
One of Hoboken’s most popular and most traditional events is back again, running from Saturday, July 22 through Wednesday, July 26. The 107-year-old St. Ann’s Italian Festival -- known colloquially...
Another leadership change in the projects
Past housing chair says goodbye, suggests successor leave politics out of it
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Housing Authority Commissioner Dana Wefer, who briefly toyed with running for governor earlier this year, is planning to move out of town and said a tearful goodbye Thursday night to the ot...
Black and white frogs
101 Wallace students have artwork published in coloring book
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
A hundred and one students age 6 through 12 from Wallace Elementary School have had their artwork published in the “101 Wallace School Frogs Coloring Book.” The book, published in May by Jersey Cit...
A new home for Jewish preschoolers
Reggio -inspired classes begin in September
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
My Little Gan, a Jewish-inspired preschool, has found a new home in western Hoboken in the Monroe Center at 720 Monroe St. Classes will begin in September for children aged 6 months to four years o...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Jul 16, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Vape Van owner arrested for drug possession On July 6, 27-year-old Hoboken resident Joseph Ruggiero, the owner of the Hoboken “Vape Van” who was accused of hate speech in May, was arrested ...
Green scene
Local farmer’s markets thrive
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken and Jersey City residents who want vegetables fresh from the farm, as well as a variety of baked goods, sauces, and other delicacies, can find a local weekly farmer’s market for almost any ...
City exempts certain areas from ‘500-foot rule’ for bars
Also at council meeting: Residents speak about Dry Dock petition
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council voted Wednesday to amend a longstanding ordinance prohibiting liquor license holders from opening within 500 feet of each other. The new amendment allows plenary retail consumption...
Police Beat
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Jersey City resident arrested for DWI On Saturday, June 24, at 4:57 p.m., Jersey City resident Deglis Salgado, 31, was arrested and charged with Driving While Intoxicated, DWI in a school zone, rec...
A tale of two Hoboken boys
How brothers from the projects became academic scholars
by Dennis Sevano
Jul 09, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently, I heard that Gabe Costa, a professor at West Point, would be among the guests at the school’s graduation this year. I started thinking about how a kid from the Hoboken projects got to be ...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Jul 09, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Housing Authority Commissioner resigns According to council documents, Dana Wefer of the Hoboken Housing Authority’s board of commissioners is resigning from her post. “This letter is to in...

past weeks news

Political fireworks
Seven candidates now running for mayor
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer

Redwings off to new heights
118 graduate from Hoboken High School
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Hoboken Arts & Music Festival moves uptown by Marilyn Baer
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