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Should the city buy Union Dry Dock & Repair Co. on the waterfront?
Activists start petition, but owner says land is not for sale
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 18, 2017 | 2 2 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
The Fund for a Better Waterfront, a Hoboken-based nonprofit activist group that has protected the waterfront from overdevelopment, launched an online petition two weeks ago to urge the city to buy ...
Singing Sinatras
15 crooners compete in 11th Annual Sinatra Idol contest
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
Jerry Pearce of Clifton, N.J.  was crowned winner last Thursday at the 11th Annual Sinatra Idol contest, in which 15 men from all over the world – from England to Texas—competed in Hoboken’s Sinatr...
A community of support
Hoboken Public Education Foundation provides for new district initiatives
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Public Education Foundation (HPEF) is a local volunteer group that tries to raise awareness about the quality of the Hoboken public schools and raises funds to provide support for new i...
Police Beat
Compiled by Marilyn Baer
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Police need help in sexual assault investigation On Sunday June 4, at approximately 1 a.m., police officers were dispatched to the area of Second and Madison streets on a report of an assault. The ...
HOBOKEN BRIEF
Jun 18, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken and Jersey City school districts could lose some state aid if gov approves proposal Hoboken's public school district, one of the 30 districts in the state that gets special aid, could lose ...
Hoboken Arts & Music Festival moves uptown
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 119 119 recommendations | email to a friend
This year’s spring Hoboken Arts & Music Festival will take place Sunday June 11, in a new location. According to the city, the festival which typically takes place between Seventh Street and Observ...
Community mourns beloved priest
Fr. Michael Guglielmelli and sister pass away in car crash
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
Kind. Compassionate. Humorous. Engaging. Irreplaceable. Members of St. Francis parish used all of those words last week to describe retired Father Michael Guglielmelli, who died in a car crash in M...
School rumor debunked
Superintendent says district isn’t eliminating school choice
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken Superintendent of Schools Dr. Christine Johnson said last week that she heard from at least three families about a possible change in district policy, but it wasn’t true. She said that the ...
Southwest Redevelopment Plan adopted
Council discusses new zoning for Washington Street and approves appraisal for Academy Bus land
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
After years in the making, the Hoboken City Council voted 8-1 to adopt the Southwest Redevelopment Plan, governing how 14 blocks of the land near the border with Jersey City should be developed by ...
Veterans discuss military life with local students
Elysian Charter School fifth graders learn history from the source
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
In preparation for Flag Day, Hoboken veterans from American Legion Post 107 in Hoboken spoke with fifth graders at Elysian Charter School last week. Flag Day, a nationally-recognized holiday celebr...

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