More on the mini-mall drug bust
One had been arrested for murder; six families may be kicked out of public housing
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 49 49 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Police Department broke up an alleged open air market for marijuana, heroin, and crack cocaine operating in front of a strip mall near the city’s public housing two weeks ago and made 1...
A star is reborn
Local Jews celebrate 100th anniversary of refurbished, revived synagogue
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
The United Synagogue of Hoboken will mark the hundredth anniversary of the Star of Israel Synagogue at 115 Park Ave. this Sunday, May 17 with a day-long block party. More specifically, they’ll be c...
Moms make lunch for the homeless
A visit to an area shelter with ‘Councilwoman Jen’
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
With the assistance of a friend from the local charter school, Jen Giattino, councilwoman for the 6th Ward in Hoboken, struggled up Second Street carrying three shopping bags filled with pre-made m...
Artists, journalists at Hudson Reporter win slew of state awards
Investigative reporting, layout, photography recognized in industry contest
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Writers and graphic artists for The Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won a total of 17 awards in the competitive statewide annual Memorial Journalism Contest run by the Garden State Journalists ...
Gold warns: May need public vote on school tax levy next year
Also: Teacher’s union head asks members to donate to legal fight against charter school expansion
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 17, 2015 | 1 1 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
When the administration of interim Hoboken Schools Superintendent Dr. Richard Brockel presented its final budget for the 2015-2016 school year two weeks ago, it only needed to convince a majority o...
Recap of Hoboken Little League action
Here’s a rundown of recent Little League play:
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Justin Brown leads Young Dems to 8-4 victory On Monday May 4, Justin Brown came up big at the dish and on the mound, leading Young Dems to a 8-4 win over Fire Dept.. Justin had two extra-base hits ...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
May 17, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Dana Wefer re-elected as Hoboken Housing Authority board chair Dana Wefer was re-elected as the chairwoman of the Hoboken Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, the seven-member volunteer body t...
Making ends meet
Amended $108M budget has flat tax rate; Observer Highway road changes to come
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2015 | 14 14 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
After requesting a 2 percent increase in the municipal property tax levy to fund its proposed $108.4 million budget for 2015, the administration of Mayor Dawn Zimmer last week proposed a raft of bu...
School tax levy to jump 4 percent
Board of Ed files new motion against charter school expansion
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 60 60 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Board of Education approved a $67.62 million budget for the 2015-2016 school year this past Tuesday, a 1.3 percent increase over its 2014-15 budget. With state aid still stagnant and pa...
Come on ogre
‘Shrek The Musical’ highlights Hoboken’s talented teens
by Carlo Davis
Reporter staff writer
May 10, 2015 | 0 0 comments | 62 62 recommendations | email to a friend
Shrek is back, and the lovable ogre is bringing friends. “Shrek The Musical,” the annual spring musical production of the Hoboken Junior Senior High School (HJSHS) Theater Company, will feature 120...