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Boats, construction, and grids
Hoboken city council explores extended hours for Washington Street construction
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
On Wednesday, Oct. 18 the City Council and public discussed the Washington Street Redesign Project and the possibility of extending construction hours. The council approved the installation of a te...
Profiles: Three of six mayoral candidates
Get to know Bhalla, Giattino, and Bautista
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 22, 2017 | 4 4 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
On Nov. 7, voters will decide Hoboken’s future by electing new representatives for mayor, City Council, and school board. Below are profiles of three of the six candidates running for mayor. Watch ...
City Baptist celebrates its fifth anniversary
Bible-based church congregation began after 9/11
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken’s City Baptist Church recently celebrated its fifth anniversary. The church, begun Oct. 14, 2012 by Pastor Philip Rizzo in a rented storefront on Jefferson Street with a few parishioners, h...
Police Beat
Compiled by Marilyn Baer
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken resident’s alleged self inflicted wounds results in arrest On Oct. 6 police charged Hoboken resident Robert Negron-Soto, 52, with providing a false report to law enforcement authorities. On...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Oct 22, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Watch the debates The six candidates running for mayor met at the Hudson Reporter offices to answer questions about issues from parking to political intimidation. The six running for mayor are Coun...
Tensions flare during Hoboken mayoral debate
Six candidates exchange barbs in Reporter forum
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 4 4 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The six candidates running for mayor exchanged barbs with each other while answering questions about issues from parking to political intimidation at the Hoboken Reporter ’s offices on Tuesday. The...
‘Let’s keep the Hoboken weirdness’
60 residents discuss ideas for city’s master plan, growth
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
At the first public workshop for the city’s master plan reexamination on Tuesday, over 60 residents came to discuss what Hoboken should look like in the future. They broached park and recreation sp...
Are you a match?
Local resident tries to help brother find kidney transplant
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Leslie Rubman, a resident of Hoboken since the 1980s, is on a mission to help her younger brother Marc Rubman find a kidney donor. “We are trying everything to try and help him find a donor,” she s...
All-ages tribute to David Bowie
Weehawken residents team up for album fundraiser
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Weehawken resident and music producer Stephanie Mayers decided to put her experience to good use by creating a David Bowie tribute album with local and national performers, whose proceeds will go t...
Girls can dunk, too
Local author releases children’s book to empower young women
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Oct 15, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In a world where girls may not feel as entitled to play sports as boys are, Weehawken author Theresa Borrelli sees a need to empower young woman to participate. Her latest book, “I Want To Play, To...

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