TIME HONORED ESTABLISHMENT 07030
Good as Gold
Jewelry store coming up on four decades
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J oseph Lenardo was looking for a brighter career. He’d been a taxi owner, who queued up outside the PATH station to pick up his fares but longed to own a store. When a jeweler in town was ready to...
WORKING OUT WITH 07030
Laura Knittel
by Marilyn Baer
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On a rainy spring afternoon the clouds finally parted for Laura Knittel’s inaugural bike ride of the season, her preferred exercise and commute to her job at the Hoboken Public Library. Knittel tac...
ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT 07030
Alex Corrado
Larger than life
by Mario A. Martinez
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F ew people have the street cred that actor Alex Corrado has in his hometown. Corrado had been on the road with the musical The Bodyguard . I caught up with him when he flew in from Atlanta to do a...
EMERGING 07030
A Hilton on the Horizon
And it’s not Paris
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T he city’s redevelopment plan for the Hoboken Post Office Rehabilitation Area includes a 283-room Hilton Hotel that would replace the current parking lot and loading zone of the River Street Post ...
ON THE JOB WITH 07030
The Hudson Reporter
by Tara Ryazansky
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I ’ve been writing for The Hudson Reporter for a few years, but not in the office. I do my part over email and telephone by pitching stories and doing interviews with notable locals for Bayonne: Li...
EDUCATION 07030
And Then There Was One
Hoboken Catholic Academy is alive and well
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On a Thursday morning in late March, Hoboken Catholic is hopping. A couple of kids come into the office for their late passes, but most of the school is settling in for the 8:20 bell. Principal Mat...
How We Work 07030
Businesses make Hoboken work
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Lucas Dental Associates 232 Bloomfield 200 Bloomfield (201) 798-8899 lucasdental.com Dr. Robin Lucas opened Lucas Dental Associates at 232 Bloomfield St. in 2000 and now has been putting beautiful ...
SPORTS AND FITNESS 07030
Kick Starter
Soccer scores big with Hoboken kids
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Leo Pellegrini has been running the Hoboken City Futbol Club for 15 years. Here are the numbers: The club boasts 34 teams with 476 players, boys and girls, ages 8 to 18, on separate teams. Ninety p...
Knock, Knock, Knockin’
Heaven’s Door Still Open for World Record
by Marilyn Baer
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T he Guitar Bar-All Stars Attempt at The World Record for World’s Largest Band will take place Thursday, July 20, 7 p.m. at Sinatra Park. Hoboken’s venerable music store has been rocking along the ...
PEOPLE POWER 07030
Tony Soares
From Mad Men to Main Street
by Al Sullivan
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L ong before Tony Soares became a local businessperson, his father gave him sound advice. “He looked around Hoboken and saw large areas of vacant lots and told me: ‘Nobody leaves this much empty sp...