Hoboken announces its AA+ credit rating
Mar 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN-- Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings recently reaffirmed Hoboken’s AA+ bond credit rating, the second highest rating it issues. According to the press release from the city, S&P noted Hoboken...
Mosque is voted down
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BAYONNE – The Bayonne Zoning Board held its final meeting and public hearing on Monday, March 6, at which it rejected an application for bulk by Bayonne Muslims, a local religious organization. Fou...
Secaucus rejects Sanctuary City idea
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In a county full of immigrants – and near two cities that have declared themselves “Sanctuary Cities” – the town of Secaucus will not be declaring itself a sanctuary city any time soon, said Mayor ...
Did you miss these stories over the weekend?
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During a three-hour Hoboken City Council meeting on Wednesday night, the council argued over a resolution for the city to negotiate with the owners of a historic church to keep them from turning it...
‘Brave the Shave’ and fight kids' cancer
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The St. Baldrick’s Foundation will host fundraising event “Brave the Shave” to fight kids' cancer on Saturday, March 11 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Mulligan’s Pub, 159 First St. Hoboken barber-coordi...
Arrests were back down during a chilly Hoboken LepreCon
Mar 05, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- The annual bar crawl held the first Saturday in March in Hoboken was still busy despite 22 degree temperatures, but things calmed down by nightfall as the wind picked up. Sunday morning,...
‘Five Finger Discount’ comes to TV
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JERSEY CITY -- Based on Helene Stapinski’s blockbuster memoir “Five-Finger Discount: A Crooked Family History,” the long-form documentary “Five Finger Discount” airs on Channel Thirteen PBS at 9 p....
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Hudson County CASA seeks volunteers The Hudson County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program is seeking new advocates to help local foster children find safe, permanent homes. There will ...
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North Bergen library hosts Dr. Seuss event encouraging bookworms
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
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The North Bergen Public Library’s Kennedy Branch held its annual Dr. Seuss celebration Feb. 28, the time when Dr. Seuss’s birthday spurs the national Read Across America reading motivation program ...
State of the City (part two)
Fulop gives second address, this time focusing on Ward C/Journal Square
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
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New York Yankee legend Yogi Berra could have described Mayor Steven Fulop’s second 2017 State of the City address as “Déjà vu all over again” – only not quite. After delivering his first speech in ...