Working Out With—Heidi Conlin
by Mario A. Martinez
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“You will never get this day back again!” shouts Heidi Conlin to invigorate those who are daring and dedicated enough to take her grueling one-hour workout, which mixes kickboxing, calisthenics, an...
Made in Hoboken
Two Italian family businesses still do it the old-fashioned way
by Story and Photos by Amanda Staab
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The factories of Hoboken’s industrial past may be a distant memory, but there are still places where products are Hoboken made. Keeping tradition alive, Fiore’s Deli House of Quality has made its c...
Fish Story
What’s swimming in the Hudson?
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This summer, a so-called prehistoric fish washed up in Weehawken near Riva Point. It turned out to be a five-foot sturgeon. According to the New York State Department of Environmental Protection, s...
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Hoboken—1914-1919
Our town played a key role during World War I
by Darian Worden
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As we mark the 100th anniversary of World War I, it is a good time to reflect on Hoboken’s role in that deadly conflict. A port city with large immigrant communities, Hoboken was the port of embark...
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Strong? Athletic? Team Players?
They must be athletes, or firefighters—or both
by Story and Photos by Jim Hague
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Where there’s fire, there’s fire power in the form of athletic prowess: More than 20 current members of the close-knit brotherhood known as the Hoboken Fire Department were once standout athletes i...
Band of Brothers
Bikes are the bond
by Kate Rounds
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I thought I knew Jersey City pretty well, but one morning last summer, I was on my bike, and I found myself in a really cool place that I’d never seen before. Chipper’s instructions were good. I wa...
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How two Hoboken brownstone owners remodeled their homes to accommodate growing families
by Kate Rounds
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BLOOMFIELD STREET Elizabeth and Dean Gels had been living in California for 10 years when Dean’s job situation necessitated a move to the East Coast. A former banker, he and Elizabeth now work full...
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If You are Hungry or Homeless…
The Hoboken Shelter offers food, a roof over your head—and much more
by Kate Rounds
Nov 07, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
For more than 30 years, the Hoboken Shelter has been caring for community members who have fallen on hard times. Jaclyn Cherubini has been executive director for 10 years. Homelessness, she says, i...
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Businesses Make Hoboken Work
by Kate Rounds
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MAID IN HOBOKEN 727 Monroe St. (201) 659-9500 maidinhoboken.com If you’re looking for a twenty-first-century cleaning service, this may be it. The company is less than two years old and is already ...
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Views from Pier C (top) and the 14th Street ferry terminal.