135-unit apt. building to rise on west side
Mayor and two development companies tout environment-friendly 11-story structure
by Caren Matzner
Reporter Editor
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the remaining patches of vacant land in the city is about to become the home of an environmentally-friendly residential tower. Two developers held a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday to kic...
The secret story of ‘Polka Dot’
Popular local children’s entertainer went from reporting about them to becoming one
by Katherine Desimine
Reporter Correspondent
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 42 42 recommendations | email to a friend
One of the most popular local children’s entertainers ended up in his career nearly by happenstance. “Polka Dot,” otherwise known as Ron Albanese, can be seen donning outrageous costumes and polka-...
Verses
NJ’s biggest poets headline packed event in Hoboken
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
One doesn’t think “New Jersey” and immediately conjure images of poets hunched over typewriters feverishly pecking away. But they do think of rock n’ roll and the iconically poetic Springsteen lyri...
A sandwich of their own
Blimpie founder talks about struggle as an entrepreneur
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
Fifty years ago, Tony Conza, living in Jersey City at the time, and two buddies from Hoboken High School got the idea to go into business. Like many urban kids from North Jersey, they liked going t...
‘These stories belong to Hoboken’
Local author to discuss new book at Museum event Sunday
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Apr 13, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
Everyone knows that Hoboken is the birthplace of Frank Sinatra and baseball. But what about Blind Tom, the former slave who rose to international notoriety as a pianist and died in Hoboken in 1908?...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Apr 13, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
Southside Johnny to perform at Hoboken Spring Arts & Music Festival Featuring over 300 artists, sculptors, photographers and local crafters, as well as rides, games, face painting, local businesses...
Week-long search for missing 27-year-old
Family, friends frantic after resident disappears near waterfront
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Apr 06, 2014 | 2 2 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
He was among legions of young, professional Hoboken residents who work in financial services, jog on the waterfront to stay in shape, and relax on Saturday night drinking with their friends in one ...
City’s redevelopment lawyer subpoenaed by U.S. Attorney
Council votes to allow him to share info on mayor’s conversation with Christie official
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Apr 06, 2014 | 1 1 comments | 58 58 recommendations | email to a friend
Attorney Joseph Maraziti, who represents the city of Hoboken on various matters related to redevelopment and land use, was subpoenaed by the U.S. Attorney in early March as part of an ongoing inves...
Deadline to file post-reval tax appeals is May 1
New assessments could be a shock…but read the fine print
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
A team contracted by the city has spent the winter updating the assessed market value of properties all around Hoboken, meaning some landowners will now pay higher taxes based on how their home wou...
Hoboken students win big at statewide theater competition
Seniors, sophomores take home prizes for monologues, backstage skills
by Dean DeChiaro
Reporter staff writer
Apr 06, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
A group of Hoboken High School students set a new school record recently when they took home 10 awards from the New Jersey Thespian Festival, a theater competition that pits around 630 young actors...