City introduces $113M budget
Plan has small tax reduction; council also discusses new hotel and Pier A
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
The City Council will host three workshops on March 27, March 29, and April 3 to discuss the proposed $113.2 million municipal budget, which the nine-member council introduced at this past Wednesda...
Snow business
Does the city need legislation to deal with unshoveled properties?
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
As the city digs out after Tuesday’s snowstorm, Mayor Dawn Zimmer has told the City Council that Hoboken may need stiffer penalties for property owners who ignore local ordinances requiring them to...
$72.3M school district budget proposed
School board discusses spending, ethics violations, award-winning students and educators
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
During a special meeting on Thursday, March 16, the Board of Education was presented with a preliminary budget for the 2017-2018 school year, approved indemnification for members accused of ethics ...
The takeaway, glug glug glug
Local students try to learn from water main woes
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Two local schools have been turning Hoboken’s water infrastructure headache into a learning experience. Hoboken suffered its fourth water main break this year in the wee hours of Tuesday, Feb. 28 a...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Mar 19, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Comedian, former Howard Stern regular Artie Lange arrested for drug possession Arthur “Artie” Lange of Hoboken, a comedian and TV/film star who used to be a regular on the Howard Stern radio show, ...
Hey, kids!
Concepts presented for new toddler playground on waterfront
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
After residents gave feedback at a meeting last August on a proposed toddler playground at the public Maxwell Park on the waterfront, the designers returned March 2 to present three concepts. There...
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Reporter papers win 10 awards in statewide contest
Mar 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 73 73 recommendations | email to a friend
The reporters, graphic artists, and advertising executives for the Hudson Reporter chain of newspapers recently won 10 awards in the prestigious Better Newspaper Contest run annually by the New Jer...
‘Five Finger Discount’ documentary wins raves
Local author’s novel hits the screen
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Mar 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 63 63 recommendations | email to a friend
For most people with a living memory of Jersey City Mayor Frank Hague, it is either one of love or hate. But the new PBS documentary based on the memoir “Five-Finger Discount: A Crooked Family Hist...
Does your organization need funding?
The city accepting applications for federal grants
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Mar 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hoboken Homeless Shelter provides over 530 meals a day and shelter to 50 people every night, in part due to funding received from federal Community Development Block Grants. The shelter is just...
HOBOKEN BRIEFS
Mar 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Driver indicted in alleged Hoboken hit-and-run that killed basketball star’s cousin A Hudson County grand jury returned an indictment on Feb. 28 against Mark T. Nicholas, 51, of Brooklyn, charging ...