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Mayor Ravi Bhalla Announces New Partnership With Weather And Climate Security Platform

December 4, 2021

HOBOKEN, NJ – Mayor Ravi Bhalla has announced that the City of Hoboken will launch a one-year program with Tommorow.io, a state-of-the-art Weather and Climate Security Platform that will enable the City to better predict, prepare for, and respond to future storm events.

This will offer real-time hyperlocal information such as wind-direction, precipitation, temperature, air-quality, ...

Award-Winning Film Featured in Mental Health Association in NJ's Virtual Evening of Excellence

The Mental Health Association in New Jersey's (MHANJ's) 21st Annual Evening of Excellence will highlight “Orchestrating Change,” an award-winning documentary, featuring captivating individuals, beautiful music, and people who are living successfully with a diagnosis of mental illness. 

The documentary engages audience members in the story of the Me2/Orchestra, whose ...

Bowling: Hoboken Tops Ferris, 7-0

JERSEY CITY, NJ -- The Hoboken High School bowling team won its second match in as many outings with a 7-0 victory over Ferris on Thursday.

Adrian Cepeda bowled a three-set total of 659 for the Redwings, including a high score of 278 in his second game.

Kevin Sanchez (421) and Connor Shawlinski (414) were other Hoboken bowlers who cracked 400 for the day.

First Omicron Variant Case Confirmed in New Jersey

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's first case of the Omicron variant has been confirmed.

On Friday Governor Phil Murphy and Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said that the person has been identified by the New Jersey Department of Health as an adult female, who is a fully-vaccinated resident from Georgia, and had recently traveled to South Africa.

She tested positive on November ...

Mayor Ravi Bhalla To Reinstate The Office of Constituent Services

December 3, 2021

HOBOKEN, NJ – Mayor Ravi Bhalla signed an ordinance officially reestablishing the Office of Constituent Services Thursday which will open next year to provide day-to-day assistance to Hoboken residents on a variety of issues.

In 2020, the Office of Constituent Services was eliminated via ordinance by the Hoboken City Council, and in a move that later drew an override to a mayoral ...

Hoboken City Council Approves Raises in 5-3 Vote

HOBOKEN, NJ - The Hoboken City Council voted 5-3 Wednesday to give council members and department directors raises, even though rank and file workers have not seen even a cost of living raise in years.

The divided council approved the measure establishing new salary ranges for themselves and directors over the objections of some residents who questioned the timing of the actions – ...

Hudson County Community College and Operating Engineers Local 825 Celebrate Trailblazing New Partnership

November 23, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ - A new agreement between Hudson County Community College (HCCC) and the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 825 will allow the Union's members to dually enroll in the Union apprenticeship program and the College to earn an HCCC Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree in Technical Studies, college and union officials announced ...

New York Man Arrested In Hoboken Thanksgiving Robbery

December 1, 2021

HOBOKEN, NJ – A Bronx man was arrested for Thanksgiving robbery, Hoboken officials announced.

It was reported that Erick Henderson, 27, brandished a knife as an employee tried to stop him from stealing the goods before he fled the story. Officers then located Henderson outside the Lackawana Train Station track 1 and placed him under arrest where they found additional proceeds from the ...

Have You Seen Daniel?

https://32oldslipnyc.com/HOBOKEN, NJ - Hoboken police have asked for the public's assistance in the case of a local man who was last seen at approximately 7:15 p.m. Saturday in the area of Downtown Manhattan.

In a tweet the Hoboken Police Department asked anyone with information about Daniel Witterman, 55, or his whereabouts, to contact them at 201-420-2100 or to call 911.

Two Face Drug Charges Following Arrest at Hoboken Housing Authority Building

HOBOKEN, NJ - Hoboken Police arrested two out-of-town men after they were found trespassing inside Hoboken Housing Authority buildings on Tuesday, a report said.

According to Det. Lt. Danilo Cabrera, members of the Hoboken Police Department located the two men, identified as Andre Alzate-Llanos, 23, Union City, and Jerry Walls, 43, Jersey City, at approximately 8:30 p.m. 

Through a ...

Virtual Meeting on Redevelopment of Southwest Hoboken Site Set for Thursday

December 1, 2021

HOBOKEN, NJ - Hoboken city officials will host a virtual community meeting Thursday regarding the proposed redevelopment of the triangular lot bounded by Paterson Avenue, Observer Highway, and Jackson Street that contains the one-story G. Millz Boken Roadhouse restaurant (formerly Jack’s Cabin).

The planned project at 9 Paterson Ave., also known as 61 Jackson St., ...

Hoboken's JDA Group Names Timothy J. Connell Vice President

HOBOKEN, NJ- Timothy J. Connell has been promoted to Vice President of JDA Group LLC (JDA), the Hoboken-based development firm announced. The promotion comes at a time of significant activity for the company which recently received approval for the 500,000-square-foot The Boundary project on the border of Hoboken and Jersey City, and the acquisition of its first retail project in New ...

Reader's Choice: Who is Hoboken's Best Bartender?

December 3, 2021

HOBOKEN, NJ - While Hoboken has so many great things to offer, its hospitality scene sets it apart from any other community in New Jersey, and well beyond. From frat boys to plumbers, brides-to-be to lawyers, there is surely a bar in Hoboken for everyone.

While other professions may be held in higher reverence, it is undoubtedly the men and women that work behind the bars in this Mile Square ...

Main Street Pops to Host Three Holiday Artisan Markets

HOBOKEN, NJ - Main Street Pops​ has released their Holiday Market schedule for this gift-giving season, with three Holiday Artisan Markets over the next three Sundays. 

The first two on December 5th & 12th will take place under Hoboken’s 14th street viaduct, followed by a “grand finale” Holiday Showcase downtown, sponsored by The Hoboken Business Alliance ...

Free Weekend Parking for Hoboken Shoppers this Holiday Season

HOBOKEN, NJ - Drivers who spend at least $20 at Hoboken shopping or dining establishments on weekends between Small Business Saturday, November 27, and Sunday, December 26, will be able to park for free for up to four hours in one of three municipal parking garages.

Drivers must show a receipt showing at least $20 worth of purchased to the parking attendants in municipal garages B (28 2nd ...

Award-Winning Film Featured in Mental Health Association in NJ's Virtual Evening of Excellence

December 4, 2021

The Mental Health Association in New Jersey's (MHANJ's) 21st Annual Evening of Excellence will highlight “Orchestrating Change,” an award-winning documentary, featuring captivating individuals, beautiful music, and people who are living successfully with a diagnosis of mental illness. 

The documentary engages audience members in the story of the Me2/Orchestra, whose ...

Hoboken Food Pantry to Distribute Food Friday

December 2, 2021

HOBOKEN, NJ - The Hoboken Food Pantry will distribute food Friday, December. 3, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the following locations:

1301 Washington St. (Hoboken Community Center)
124 Grand St. (Multi Service Center) 
221 Jackson St. (Monroe Gardens)

Residents can pick up pre-packed grocery bags at any of the locations. If you have not registered, you can do ...

Parking, Recycling, Vaccinations, Hoboken City Hall: All You Need to Know About Holiday Hours

HOBOKEN, NJ - Due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday, municipal offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26. Street cleaning will be suspended both days but all waste collection, including recycling, will occur as regularly scheduled.

The City’s vaccine and testing clinics are closed due to the holiday and will resume on Monday, Nov. 29.

Hop shuttle service will be ...

Where to Get COVID Booster in Hoboken This Week

HOBOKEN, NJ - Following the news that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized booster doses for all adults noting that those over the age of 18 may get a booster shot and those over the age of 50 should get a booster shot, the City of Hoboken is expanding efforts to make them available to all eligible city ...

Recall Alert: Select Powdered Country Time Lemonade, Tang and Arizona Tea Recalled After Potential Presence of Glass and Metal

November 29, 2021

Select Country Time Lemonade, Tang, Arizona Tea and Limited Kool- Aid powdered drinks have been voluntarily recalled due to potential presence of foreign matter, specifically small pieces of metal or glass, announced Kraft Heinz.

The drinks include those with the "Best When Used By" dates between May 10, 2023 and November 1, 2023 and were sold in stores nationwide and online.

The ...

How To Keep Your Family and Guests Safe This Thanksgiving

NEW JERSEY– With Thanksgiving just a few days away, remember to be safe when cooking your turkey.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), food handling errors and inadequate cooking are the most common problems that lead to poultry- associated foodborne disease outbreaks in the United States.

The following are CDC’s “Food Safety Tips for your ...

Hoboken Girl Set to Give Back, Again, in Form of $1,000 Reader Directed Donation to Local Non-profit

November 25, 2021

HOBOKEN, NJ - The countdown to the world’s ‘Biggest Day of Generosity,’ Giving Tuesday 2021, is on — and one local Hudson County non-profit is going to receive $1,000 from the Hoboken Girl team. 

In an effort to spread the cheer and magic of the holiday season, Hoboken Girl has announced this year’s Hoboken Girl Gives Back Ultimate Giveaway — where one ...

Wonder Lofts Upscale Hoboken Condos 50% Sold Following Sales Launch

November 23, 2021

HOBOKEN, NJ - Wonder Lofts, the architecturally-significant condominium conversion of Hoboken’s historic Wonder Bread factory, circa 1909, is already 50% sold as buyers have responded to one of the most unique residential offerings to be introduced along New Jersey’s Hudson River Gold Coast just minutes from Manhattan.

Sales officially launched last month at the landmark property ...

Hoboken Celebrates Hanukkah with Menorah Lighting

November 30, 2021

HOBOKEN, NJ - About 200 people came out for the Menorah Lighting outside City Hall on Monday.

Although not yet plunging into the deep chill of winter, a cold wind blew across Washington Street as people gathered to witness one of the more memorable moments on the holiday calendar.

An annual tradition for the last two decades, the celebration, which also included latkes and donuts, marked ...

Bowling: Hoboken Tops Ferris, 7-0

December 4, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ -- The Hoboken High School bowling team won its second match in as many outings with a 7-0 victory over Ferris on Thursday.

Adrian Cepeda bowled a three-set total of 659 for the Redwings, including a high score of 278 in his second game.

Kevin Sanchez (421) and Connor Shawlinski (414) were other Hoboken bowlers who cracked 400 for the day.

Gift Spring Blooms for the Holiday

November 21, 2021

Give the gift of spring this winter to gardeners and non-gardeners alike.  A pot of tulips, daffodils or other spring flowering bulbs is sure to brighten a dreary winter day and elevate the recipient’s mood.

Spring flowering bulbs need 12 to 15 weeks of temperatures between 35 and 45 degrees to initiate flowering. This happens naturally in areas with cold winters. Bulbs are planted ...

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NJ TRANSIT’s Renaissance Plans Focus on a Decade of Enhancements

NEW JERSEY – The state’s most extensive transit system recently laid out plans for a massive transformation intended to make it tops as far as reliability and efficiency.

According to NJ TRANSIT President and CEO Kevin Corbett, President, the company intends to make up for lost time and has already begun the process. Strategic plans made through 2030 bring a promise of increased ...

Reducing Food Waste This Holiday Season 

With the holiday season upon us, family and friends are preparing to gather to celebrate yearly traditions and make new memories with one another, food often the focal point of many of these.

Unfortunately, during this time of the year, millions of pounds of food remain uneaten and end up in landfills.

In fact, I Love A Clean San Diego, an environmental nonprofit, estimates that ...

Jasmine Ngin Sworn in as New Student Alumni Representative to Hudson County Community College Board of Trustees

JERSEY CITY, NJ - HCCC graduate Jasmine Ngin was sworn in as the new Student Alumni Representative to Hudson County Community College's Board of Trustees earlier this week. The swearing in came at the Board's Annual Reorganization meeting.

Ms. Ngin earned her Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Computer Science from the College in May. As a student she earned ...

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Felician University's Women's Leadership Initiative Features MBA Powerhouses

RUTHERFORD, NJ – Four women from the Felician MBA program spoke about their experiences as part of Felician University's second annual Women’s Leadership Speakers Series. The discussion took place at Ray’s Place in Education Commons on the Rutherford Campus on October 20.

The Series, which supports the University’s focus on diversity, inclusion and student ...

Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise Urges Resident to 'Get Vaxxed for the Holidays'

November 25, 2021

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - The Hudson County Vaccine Task Force is launching a “Vaxxed for the Holidays” campaign encouraging residents to get their vaccines in time for the holiday season. 

In a statement County Executive Tom DeGise urged all residents to get themselves and their children vaccinated, including getting their booster shot as soon as possible, at the ...

First Omicron Variant Case Confirmed in New Jersey

December 3, 2021

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey's first case of the Omicron variant has been confirmed.

On Friday Governor Phil Murphy and Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said that the person has been identified by the New Jersey Department of Health as an adult female, who is a fully-vaccinated resident from Georgia, and had recently traveled to South Africa.

She tested positive on November ...

DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP, Bolsters Its Ranks by Adding New Attorneys, Gaining Depth to Practice Areas and Expanding Purview Into New Industry

December 3, 2021

PARAMUS, NJ - DeCotiis, FitzPatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP, is pleased to announce it has bolstered its law practice with the addition of thirteen new legal professionals, effective on December 1, 2021. This expansion provides the firm with additional expertise in existing practice areas such as complex litigation, labor and employment, land use, real estate, and banking as well as extends ...

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Historic Hoboken and Middletown Locomotives to be Preserved by Non-Profit Partnership

The Tri-State Railway Historical Society and Operation Toy Train of New York have partnered to acquire former Hoboken Manufacturers Railroad locomotive No. 700 and Middletown & New Jersey Railroad locomotive No. 2 for historic preservation. These locomotives are the last remaining examples of historic rail equipment from the heydays of their respective railroads.

Both are 44-ton ...

SUEZ Water & The Shauger Group Join Community Organizations to Deliver Hoboken Thanksgiving Meals

HOBOKEN, NJ - SUEZ Water North Jersey and The Shauger Group provided 75 turkeys and meals to the Hoboken community on Tuesday, November 23. Organized by the City of Hoboken, other groups such as HOPES CAP, Inc., Main Street Pops, Hudson Pro Orthopedics, and Hudson County Commissioner Anthony Romano helped the Hoboken Police Department, Hoboken Fire Department, and Hoboken OEM distribute turkeys ...

Order Hoboken - Hoboken's Own Food Delivery Platform & The Ugly Truth of Other Online Food Delivery Platforms

A person takes out their phone and opens a well-known food delivery app. They look for their favorite pizza shop they order from every Friday night at 7 pm, delivered to their doorstep without thinking twice about it.

However, under the hood they don't realize that from their $30 pizza order, the food delivery company has taken 30% of the total from their pizza shop. They ...

10 DIY Décor Ideas for Your Holiday Home

So much of the joy from the holiday season comes from entertaining. Whether you’re throwing a big bash for the neighborhood or hosting a more intimate gathering of close family and friends, filling your home with exciting and colorful decorations is a must.

Rather than buying everything pre-made, consider rounding out your décor collection with some DIY items that highlight your ...

Practical Skincare Gifts She’s Sure to Love

When it comes to gifting, we often think along the lines of gift cards, flowers, candies, and chocolates. While those items are classic crowd-pleasers, skincare can also make a great gift.

Here are practical gifts for every skincare fanatic on your list, from mask lovers to eye cream connoisseurs.

Facial Cleanser

One of the most essential needs for a woman’s skincare routine is a ...

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