American Idol issues cease-and-desist letter over Hoboken's popular 'Sinatra Idol' contest
Sep 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
According to a press release from the city of Hoboken, the producers of American Idol, the hit TV show that has launched many singing careers, have threatened the city with a lawsuit for copyright ...
Hoboken resident to perform acclaimed solo show
Sep 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
On Sept. 28 and 29, Hoboken resident Douglas Taurel, actor and creator of the acclaimed solo show The American Soldier , will perform both of his solo shows, The American Soldier and An American So...
Hoboken to host public workshop to improve street designs
Sep 25, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken and the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority will host a public workshop to gather feedback on the creation of a Street Design Guide on Thursday, Sept. 27, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. a...
Hoboken fire department extinguishes 2-alarm fire
Sep 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Fire Department extinguished a 2-alarm fire at 166 Sixth St. on Monday, Sept. 24. According to Chief Brian Crimmins, a neighbor of the three-family house called in the fire, which was i...
Police seek information on Jersey City homicide
Sep 24, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
According to a press release from the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office, officers are investigating a homicide which took place on Sunday, Sept. 23 in Jersey City. At approximately 2:10 a.m., the J...
Join the fight against suicide in Hoboken walkathon
Sep 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will host their annual Out of Darkness Walk on Oct. 28 at 9 a.m. at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken to help prevent suicide. According to a...
Helping the homeless
City launches initiatives to help the homeless
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor Ravi Bhalla announced last that after nine months of work with the local Homeless Task Force, government agencies, private companies, and non-profits, several new programs will be launched in...
No pot brownies for purchase here
Mayor and Town Council adopt ordinance banning recreational marijuana sales
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 67 67 recommendations | email to a friend
Whether Gov. Phil Murphy makes good on his promise to have the state legislature legalize recreational marijuana, it won’t matter much in Secaucus. The mayor and Town Council adopted a zoning ordin...
Remembering, 17 years later
JC holds ceremony on date of 9/11 attacks
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Sep 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
An eerie fog hug over Lower Manhattan and the waterfront on Sept. 11 as people gathered across the river -- at the foot of Grand Street in Jersey City -- to commemorate the horrific and yet heroic ...
Don’t ‘dis’ disabilities
Hoboken resident to host conversation about disability awareness
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 23, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 68 68 recommendations | email to a friend
Hoboken resident Jack Silbert – who went into a hospital in 2016 for gastrointestinal problems and ended up having both of his legs amputated below the knee – has gotten a wide range of reactions f...