Hoboken 9/11 memorial unlikely to be ready by 15th anniversary
But city secures funding for a $1.5M project, preps for bids
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
As the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack approaches, the city of Hoboken – which lost 57 people in the tragedy – still won’t have a permanent memorial on the waterfront in tim...
Happy birthday – for $500-$1,000
With apartments too small for traditional parties, Hoboken parents spend hundred$ on kids
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
Gone are the days of traditional birthday parties for kids involving pizza, an ice cream cake, and pin the tail on the donkey. In Hoboken, people’s apartments are so small that they typically pay $...
When Steven met Jaclyn
Gov candidate/JC mayor sent future wife a note to ask her out
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
In a ceremony scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 23, in New Hope, Pa., Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop planned to marry Jaclyn Thompson, a local business owner. In some ways, theirs will be a...
It’s Father’s Day at MST
‘Long Gone Daddy’ explores the pain and pleasure of parenting
by Jeff Kreisler
Reporter correspondent
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Are you a father? Do you have a father? Have you ever heard of “children?” Then grab a dad and go see “Long Gone Daddy,” the insightful, honest, raw, and rock ‘n roll funny celebration of one man’s...
Watery views
Residents can take Meadowlands pontoon boat, canoe tours
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority has begun this month offering pontoon boat and canoe tours of the Hackensack River, some embarking from Secaucus, that will run through Saturday, Sept. 17...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Jul 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
Park Avenue Bridge construction will halt during day, but bridge will close at night When the controversial construction on Park Avenue Bridge – which had caused traffic tie-ups during rush hour – ...
A ‘tidal wave’ of toddlers
Hoboken, Jersey City schools rush to accommodate increase in population of young children
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Jul 17, 2016 | 4 4 comments | 55 55 recommendations | email to a friend
So many families with young children are staying in Jersey City and Hoboken nowadays that in the last 15 years, the number of kids under 5 in Hoboken has nearly tripled, and in Jersey City, a 2013 ...
‘The Feast’ is back – with batteries
A few changes for popular 106-year-old St. Ann’s Festival
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 56 56 recommendations | email to a friend
One of Hoboken’s most popular and most traditional events is back again, running from Friday, July 22 through Tuesday, July 26. The 106-year-old St. Ann’s Italian Festival, known colloquially as “T...
How flood walls would work in Hoboken
Residents express concerns, get answers about federal anti-flood plans
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
Roughly 100 residents came to a public meeting on Tuesday to talk about three possible anti-flooding proposals for Hoboken that would include building controversial walls to keep the water out. An ...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Jul 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
Mayor responds to guilty plea by ‘Bridgegate’ official David Samson, a close confidante of Gov. Christopher Christie and the former chairman of the Port Authority who was forced to resign in the mi...