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Daybase Permanently Closing Hoboken Location

December 7, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ - Though a sign on the door offered that it was closed due to flooding, uptown Hoboken coworking space Daybase is closing permanently, an email announced Tuesday. 

"Unfortunately we have made the difficult decision to close our Hoboken location,” the email shared. “Our last day of operations will be on Friday, December 9, 2022.” 

Billed ...

REAL ID Deadline Extended Two More Years

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. of Homeland Security has extended the time for state residents to get their REAL IDs for 24 months to May 7, 2025. REAL ID will be required to board domestic flights and enter many federal buildings after this new deadline.  

REAL ID will contain changes to New Jersey driver’s licenses and resident ID cards making them more difficult to forge in ...

One12 Announces Closure in Hoboken

HOBOKEN, NJ - After two years of serving the Hoboken community from their location at 112 Willow Avenue, One12 Hoboken will be closing its doors.

The café was known for their extensive list of Italian food, sandwiches and salads and becaome recognized as a reliable spot for residents to pick up a tasty breakfast, lunch or dinner. 

“Sad to say that we will be closing ...

Staying Healthy During the Holidays – Tips from RWJBarnabas Health Experts

NEW JERSEY – With the holidays quickly approaching, residents throughout the state are gearing up for travel, the return of indoor gatherings, and long-overdue celebrations that may have been put on hold for two years due to the pandemic.

The timing of the holidays, however, combined with the current uptick in both the flu and RSV cases along with emerging variants of COVID-19, ...

Giving Tuesday: Hudson School Asks that you Give Back to Students

November 29, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ - The Hudson School, which offers grades 5-12, has asked that you consider giving back to their students this Giving Tuesday.

“For forty-three years, The Hudson School has been opening its doors in Hoboken to curious and able students who are willing to extend themselves intellectually, physically, aesthetically, and ethically,” their website shares.

“Each ...

Giving Tuesday: Support for HoLa will Strengthen Community, Parent Leader Says

HOBOKEN, NJ -  Today is Giving Tuesday.

“Giving Tuesday is one of the most powerful days for the Hoboken community – the community gathers behind the non-profits that are critical to the collective strength of our community. It’s truly one of the best days of the year!” shared Nicole Cammorata, President of the HoLa Board of Trustees.

Earlier this year HoLa ...

Grammy Award winning Musician Oriente Lopez joins HoLa as an Artist-in-residence for the 2022-2023 Year

HOBOKEN, NJ - Oriente Lopez, a three-time Grammy award-winning musician, will be joining HoLa Hoboken Dual Language Charter School’s artist-in-residence program for the 2022-2023 year. Lopez will be teaching instrumental piano to HoLa’s Middle School students and leading an Open Jazz Studio after school, where students will practice and learn about jazz music in an ensemble ...

Hoboken Police Department Receives State Grant for Drive Sober Holiday Campaign

December 6, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ -- The Hoboken Police Department is one of 98 police agencies across New Jersey to receive a grant to conduct enhanced patrols and high-visibility sobriety checkpoints during the month of December.

Hoboken police will receive $10,500 of the more than $600,000 in grants awarded by New Jersey's Division of Highway Traffic Safety (the ...

2nd Annual Toy Drive in Honor of Sergeant Peter Zanin Underway

HOBOKEN, NJ - Hoboken Sergeant Peter Zanin, otherwise known as “Peachy” for his red hair, who passed away suddenly in 2020, is being honored again this year with the 2nd annual toy drive in his name. 

Donations to the 2nd Annual Sergeant Peter Zanin “Peachy” Toy Drive will go to the Hoboken Grace Church for its Annual Christmas ...

Have you Seen Javier Lozada?

HOBOKEN, NJ - Hoboken police are seeking the public's help in locating a local resident who was last seen on December 1.

According to law enforcement officials Javier Lozada, 32, walked away from his home wearing black pants, a black hooded sweatshirt and a black backpack. He was last seen at 11:17 p.m. on December 1 heading eastbound from 5th and Jackson Street.

Anyone who ...

Hoboken Residents Invited to Learn More About Future of Neumann Leathers Redevelopment at Virtual Meeting

December 4, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ - Hoboken residents will have a chance to learn more, and ask about, the future of the Neumann Leathers Redevelopment project during a meeting hosted by local officials and the project team on December 14.

The virtual community meeting is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. and can be accessed by clicking here.

For decades, the blocks-long facility at the city's southern edge ...

Daybase Permanently Closing Hoboken Location

December 7, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ - Though a sign on the door offered that it was closed due to flooding, uptown Hoboken coworking space Daybase is closing permanently, an email announced Tuesday. 

"Unfortunately we have made the difficult decision to close our Hoboken location,” the email shared. “Our last day of operations will be on Friday, December 9, 2022.” 

Billed ...

One12 Announces Closure in Hoboken

HOBOKEN, NJ - After two years of serving the Hoboken community from their location at 112 Willow Avenue, One12 Hoboken will be closing its doors.

The café was known for their extensive list of Italian food, sandwiches and salads and becaome recognized as a reliable spot for residents to pick up a tasty breakfast, lunch or dinner. 

“Sad to say that we will be closing ...

Studio L Opening New Hoboken Location

HOBOKEN, NJ -  Studio L, a competitive and recreational dance school now located at 505 Madison Street is opening at a new location at 316 Sinatra Drive.

Studio L offers classes for children between the ages of 2.5 and 18 years old.

Classes include Star is Born for your younger dancers, Combo, Ballet/Lyrical, Hip Hop, Tap/Jazz, and Boys Only Hip Hop.

Looking to compete? ...

Hoboken Rings in the Holidays with City Hall Holiday Craft Fair

December 5, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ - Art, photography, jewelry, pottery, wooden serving trays and scoops, resin home decor, soaps, body products, candles, fashion accessories, hand knits, Butches Hot Sauce, cookies, holiday ornaments, and clothing items were just a few of the items for sale this past weekend as local crafters, artists and makers got to show off, and sell, their work at the annual Hoboken City Hall ...

Commissioner Romano Helps Ring in Holiday Season with Columbus Park Tree Lighting

HOBOKEN, NJ - The winter chill in the air didn't dissuade dozens of Hoboken families from descending on Columbus Park on Friday for the annual lighting of the Christmas Tree. In fact, the temperatures perhaps made the hot chocolate taste that much better, and gave the crowd reason to stand just a bit closer together.

Hudson County Commissioner Anthony Romano led the celebration in the ...

Hoboken City Hall Holiday Craft Fair Starts Saturday

HOBOKEN, NJ - The Hoboken City Hall Holiday Craft Fair will take place from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

There will be three floors to explore at the fair, with gift items brought to life by local crafters, artists and makers.

Planning on buying some gifts for the holidays as well? Check off every item on your list with an array of art, photography, jewelry, ...

How to Celebrate the Holidays in Hoboken

December 3, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ - The City of Hoboken is celebrating the holiday season with many planned events and all are invited to attend.  
    
“Hoboken is proud to once again host several family-friendly community events, to celebrate the holiday season,” Mayor Ravi Bhalla said. “Thank you to our many partners for their assistance in spreading ...

How to Celebrate the Holiday Season in Hoboken

HOBOKEN, NJ - Thanksgiving is behind us, we've turned another page on the calendar, and the City of Hoboken has begun decorating the streets for the holidays!

Thanks to the Hoboken Business Alliance, Pier A Park, 11th and Washington, and the downtown CVS at 59 Washington Street are ready for the holiday season. These are just some of the locations to check out to bring on the ...

Introducing Hoboken’s Recreation Division Head Jessica Lezcano

HOBOKEN, NJ - Extended office hours will be hosted by Hoboken's Office of Constituent Services will be held on Wednesday, December 8 from 8:30 AM and 10:00 AM and again from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM.

Hoboken’s Recreation Division Head, Jessica Lezcano, will be on hand at 605 Jackson Street to The office hours will take place on Wednesday, December 7, from 8:30 AM to ...

It's Time to Try this Colonial Baked Apple Charlotte Recipe

December 4, 2022

It is not surprising that the Macculloch-Miller family has several charlotte recipes in the family’s 19th century handwritten cookbook.  Charlottes were a popular 19th century dessert, served either hot or cold.  The earliest known English recipe for charlotte can be found in Maria Rundell’s (1745-1828) New System of Domestic Cookery published in 1808.

Hoboken Community Center Accepting Gifts for 3rd Annual Holiday Market Through Thursday

December 5, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ - Donations for the Hoboken Community Centers 3rd annual Holiday Market will be accepted until Thursday, December 8.

Those wishing to donate items can bring them to the side entrance of 1301 Washington Street from 10:30 a.m. until noon on Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, and from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Thursday. 

Donations can also ...

Hoboken Shelter Annual Auction Begins December 9

HOBOKEN, NJ - The Hoboken Shelter will host its 19th Annual Auction, a holiday tradition in the City of Hoboken that raises critical funds so that the Shelter can continue its mission of ending homelessness and hunger one person at a time.

The fundraising event begins with a virtual auction option open from December 9 through December 14 and culminates with a live auction ...

First Look: Le Leo in Jersey City's Journal Square Unveils Modern Indoor Amenities

December 1, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ - A full suite of indoor amenities has been unveiled at Le Léo, the new luxury rental building that is now over 50% leased in Jersey City’s historic Journal Square.

The curated recreational and social spaces include a welcoming lobby lounge, state-of-the-art fitness center and yoga studio, resident lounge, co-working space with a conference room and game room with ...

How You Can Support the Hoboken Grace Christmas Exchange

November 27, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ - Hoboken Grace is once again hosting their annual Christmas Exchange.

The event, now in its ninth year is designed to ensure that no child in the Hoboken community goes without a gift on Christmas.

"We want everyone to experience the JOY of Christmas!” Hoboken Grace shared on their website.

The exchange will take place on December 10th at 301 Garden ...

Sign Up for the Hoboken Jingle Bell 5K

December 6, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ - Another holiday means another Hoboken 5K run!

On December 17, the Hoboken Jingle Bell 5K will take place at Pier A Park.

“Join our holiday run and take part in Hoboken’s annual Jingle Bell 5K as we celebrate health, family, and community!” the 5K website shares.

Participants will receive a Santa suit, have timed results and awards by age group, access to a ...

Six Hoboken Girls Soccer Players Make HCIAL All-Division Team

HOBOKEN, NJ -- Six members of the Hoboken girls soccer team were named to the 2022 Hudson County Interscholastic Athletic League All-National Division Team.

There were four players selected to the main team and another two who received honorable mention in a poll of the league's coaches.

All-National Division Team selections from Hoboken
(Position-Name, School, Class)

F-Hannah ...

New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Begins Following Court's Ruling

December 6, 2022

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's black bear hunt began Tuesday afternoon, following a ruling by the Appellate Division of the state Superior Court.

After lasting for three hours on Tuesday, the hunt will be open from 12 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday December 7 through Saturday, December 10.

The hunt was reinstated last month and was then stopped last week following a court ...

New Jersey Black Bear Hunt Halted Following Judge's Ruling

TRENTON, NJ — Just days before it was set to begin, a judge has stopped New Jersey's black bear hunt.

Three animal rights groups, including the Animal Protection League of New Jersey, claimed a loophole was used to reinstate the hunt and went to court.

State Appellate Division Judge Lisa Rose announced the decision Wednesday. In her ruling, bear hunt opponents have until Friday ...

New State Law Requires Schools to Submit Digital Maps to Law Enforcement

TRENTON, NJ — Starting in the 2023-24 school year, all schools in New Jersey will have to submit digital maps of their campuses to law enforcement.

Gov. Phil Murphy signed S-2426 into law Wednesday. It requires the information to be submitted next year and updated regularly with copies given to designated law enforcement.

"We have seen, time and time again, public mass shootings ...

Sweet Winter Recipes for a Healthy Family Holiday

The holidays mean many things—gifts, spending time with loved ones, carols, and, of course, baked goods. In fact, one of American children’s most cherished traditions is leaving out baked goods for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve in thanks for the gifts they’ll receive the next morning.

But, just because it’s baking doesn’t mean the treats can’t be lighter on ...

8 of the Best Soups to Freeze Ahead

Busy weeknights often mean quick dinners for the family. Unfortunately, many frozen meals and fast-food options aren’t very nutritious. Set yourself up for success by making and freezing healthy soups ahead of time. You’ll be thankful for having something easy to reheat on those busy nights.

How to Freeze

No matter your soup recipe, there are a few guidelines for freezing. For a ...

8 of the Best Soups to Freeze Ahead

Busy weeknights often mean quick dinners for the family. Unfortunately, many frozen meals and fast-food options aren’t very nutritious. Set yourself up for success by making and freezing healthy soups ahead of time. You’ll be thankful for having something easy to reheat on those busy nights.

How to Freeze

No matter your soup recipe, there are a few guidelines for freezing. For a ...

REAL ID Deadline Extended Two More Years

December 7, 2022

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. of Homeland Security has extended the time for state residents to get their REAL IDs for 24 months to May 7, 2025. REAL ID will be required to board domestic flights and enter many federal buildings after this new deadline.  

REAL ID will contain changes to New Jersey driver’s licenses and resident ID cards making them more difficult to forge in ...

Have You Seen Veronica? Police Searching for Woman Missing Since October

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Authorities in one Middlesex County town are asking for the public’s assistance in locating Veronica McLean is a 22-year-old black female who is 5’04” tall and weighs 130 lbs, according to police.

According to a press release, McLean had been living at Community Options, a group home in South Brunswick. After signing herself out and giving up ...

Hudson County Community College Foundation’s 25th Gala Fundraiser to Spotlight the Renowned Foundation Art Collection

JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Board of Directors of the Hudson County Community College (HCCC) Foundation has announced that for the first time ever, Gala guests will be able to view a selection of works from the acclaimed HCCC Foundation Art Collection at the upcoming Foundation Gala.

The 25th Anniversary celebration of the Gala will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 8, 2022, at ...

Hudson County Community College Advances to 2023 National Bellwether Awards Finals

JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Bellwether College Consortium has named Hudson County Community College (HCCC) a Top 10 Finalist in all three program categories for the nationally recognized 2023 Bellwether Awards: Instructional Programs and Services; Workforce Development; and Planning, Governance, and Finance. HCCC is one of only two colleges in the United States to be invited to compete in all ...

Hudson County Residents Are Invited to Have Their Fall Gourds and Pumpkins Recycled!

Nothing shows off Fall like pumpkins and gourds! But when the season is over, and the pumpkins and gourds have served their purpose, they need to be disposed of to make room for Winter Holiday decorations!

In order to make sure that Hudson County residents properly dispose of their Fall gourds and pumpkins, the Hudson County Improvement Authority (HCIA) is hosting events across the ...

School of Business & Information Sciences Captures Power of Radio

RUTHERFORD, NJ - Felician University’s School of Business & Information Sciences (SOBIS) is building momentum across the region for a new podcast series entitled, Elevating Education. SOBIS Assistant Professor, Dr. Joy de los Reyes, is host of this innovative podcast produced by RadioFelician under the direction of radio station manager, Ed Robinson.

Launched in March 2022, ...

Doctoral Students Receive Executive Women of New Jersey Awards

RUTHERFORD, NJ - Alexis Libert and Vanvian Hoo, doctoral students at Felician University's School of Arts and Sciences, have been selected as recipients of 2022 Executive Women of New Jersey (EWNJ) Awards.

Ms. Libert is the winner of the EWNJ Prudential Award and Ms. Hoo earned the EWNJ Graduate Merit Award. Both awards include a scholarship to assist them in the achievement of ...

Hospitals in Critical Need of Blood Donations Amid Nationwide Type O Blood and Platelet Shortage

December 8, 2022

 

West Orange, NJ, December 7, 2022– RWJBarnabas Health is urgently appealing for blood and platelet donations, especially Type O blood, in response to a severe blood and platelet shortage among hospitals throughout the state heading into the winter holidays and season. Due to an acute nationwide shortage and critically low reserve of Type O Blood, the universal blood type, ...

Accurate Launches Leasing for Citizen Bayonne

BAYONNE, NJ - Accurate is expanding its Citizen brand of residential lifestyle communities with the launch of leasing at Citizen Bayonne, a new collection of 252 studio, one- and two-bedroom rental residences on Bayonne’s fast-growing waterfront peninsula.

The new community is located at 155 Goldsborough Drive, near Bayonne’s 34th Street and 45th Street Light Rail stations and ...

First Look: Le Leo in Jersey City's Journal Square Unveils Modern Indoor Amenities

JERSEY CITY, NJ - A full suite of indoor amenities has been unveiled at Le Léo, the new luxury rental building that is now over 50% leased in Jersey City’s historic Journal Square.

The curated recreational and social spaces include a welcoming lobby lounge, state-of-the-art fitness center and yoga studio, resident lounge, co-working space with a conference room and game room with ...

RWJBarnabas Health Facilities Nationally Recognized by Healthgrades for Quality Across Specialty Care Areas

West Orange, NJ — RWJBarnabas Health received 32 awards and recognitions from the Healthgrades 2023 Specialty Excellence Awards for superior clinical performance in numerous specialty care areas, including cardiac, critical care, and surgical care.

 

Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center was named one of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary ...

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Sat, December 10
09:00 AM — 12:00 PM

Hoboken High School, Hoboken

Pancakes for Prom Senior Fundraiser

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Thu, December 15
10:00 AM — 02:00 PM

Skyroom at St. Peter's University, Jersey City

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