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May 28, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ — In observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 30, Hoboken City Hall will be closed. Any garbage or recycling collection will occur as regularly scheduled and parking regulations will be enforced, according to an alert issue by the city. Street cleaning, Hop shuttle service and ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Students from the Hoboken School District will put on a special performance at sunset in Sinatra Park next month. Scheduled for 7 p.m. on June 9, the one-hour show will feature middle school and high school concert bands, as well as choruses from all district schools and the high ...

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HARRISON, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) held its 45th Annual Commencement ceremony on Thursday honoring the Classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022. The event was held at Red Bull Arena, the first on-ground commencement ceremony since the beginning of the pandemic. The College celebrated ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The U.S. Marines landed in Lincoln Park on Thursday as part of the first Annual Hudson County Fleet Week celebrations. Two helicopters from the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 773 based at McGuire Airforce Base touched down on the wide lawn of the county’s cricket field ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — After Mike Turner came up short in his bid to be named sole survivor, the retired Hoboken battalion chief reflected on his experiences, as well as thanked friends, family and fans for their support. Turner, a 30-year veteran of the Hoboken Fire Department, was among the 18 ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A long-awaited project to clean up Weehawken Cove took a step forward Wednesday, when work crews completed the removal of more than a dozen sunken boats. Since work began on May 2, the city’s contractor, Ken’s Marine Services, retrieved 14 derelict vessels — some of which have ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — To show its appreciation for Americans who have served in the military, NY Waterway is providing free ferry rides for veterans and active-duty military personnel during Fleet Week New York. In order to receive the discount, veterans and service members just need to present a ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — The Hoboken Public School District has boosted security measures following a mass shooting Tuesday at an elementary school in Texas. According to Superintendent Dr. Christine Johnson, the Hoboken Police Department has stationed a police officer at every school in the district, ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Middle school students from Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoLa) are pitching in to help run a bilingual story and craft program for children at Hoboken Public Library. The free program, which is held Wednesday afternoons at the Grand Street branch, features a themed story ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A cat saved from the streets has found his forever home, thanks to some help from Hoboken’s active social media community. A newcomer to the Mile Square City, 22-year-old Samantha Cors met Stanley back in February, when she began fostering him. “When I brought him home, we kind ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ —In response to a leaked draft opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court that suggests Roe v. Wade will be overturned in June, the City of Hoboken will host a rally for reproductive rights Thursday night. The “Pro-Women, Pro-Family, Pro-Choice” demonstration, which is scheduled for 5 p.m.

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County Community College (HCCC) will honor the Graduating Classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022 at Commencement exercises on Thursday, May 26, 2022, beginning at 12 noon. The ceremony will be held at Red Bull Arena, 600 Cape May Street, in Harrison, New Jersey.  “At this, our ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ -  Mission 50, New Jersey’s premier coworking space, will showcase the work of local pop artist Ray Arcadio at an art show entitled, “Shape Up.” Free and open to the public, the solo art exhibition and reception, with a live acoustic band, will be held on Thursday, May 26, from 5 p.m.

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HOBOKEN, NJ — After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hoboken’s traditional Memorial Day parade will make a return Wednesday evening. The parade, which is hosted by American Legion Post 107 and the City of Hoboken, will assemble at 6 p.m. and step off at 6:30 p.m., marching from ...

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TETERBORO, NJ - Residents around Teterboro Airport will see a marked increase in military air traffic ahead of Fleet Week in New York City. According to airport officials, Teterboro Airport will host a number of military aircraft that will be taking part in the annual US Navy Fleet Week events ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ —  As part of its plan to grow the city’s recreation programs, Hoboken has hired a new director to head up the recreation division. According to the city, Jessica Lezcano began May 16 and brings nearly a decade of recreation experience to Hoboken. In her new $110,000-a-year post, ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — After a $241 million plan to build a new high school in Hoboken was rejected by voters in a Jan. 25 special election, school officials plan to hold a series of roundtable meetings to discuss the district’s future. Board President Sharyn Angley said the district has scheduled a ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — When “A Taste of Hoboken” returns next month, you’ll be treated to samplings from more than two dozen of the city’s top restaurants. The popular fundraiser — which has been held for over two decades in support of the Hoboken Community Center (HCC) — is scheduled for June 7, from 6 ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Police from Hoboken will be among the many law enforcement agencies from across New Jersey that will be cracking down on unbuckled drivers and passengers as part of the national “Click It or Ticket” safety campaign. Timed to coincide with the Memorial Day holiday weekend — and ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A 23-year-old man died and a 22-year-old woman was hospitalized after their jet ski crashed in the Hudson River Saturday, according to authorities. According to an NYPD spokesperson, officers were dispatched to the area of Battery Park at South Street around 7:21 p.m. after ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — When Stevens Institute of Technology hosts its first in-person graduation ceremonies since 2019 this week, the university will welcome Cal Ripken, Jr. and Dean Kamen as keynote speakers. Nearly 1,800 graduates from the Class of 2022 are expected to attend the school’s 150th ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken will host a pop-up COVID-19 booster clinic for children between the ages of 5 and 11 on Tuesday. The clinic, which is made possible through a partnership with Hoboken Health Department and Medicine Man Pharmacy & Compounding, will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. at 605 Jackson ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — In an effort to raise awareness of public safety initiatives and education campaigns, Hoboken officials plan on launching a new series of informal meetings with residents. The Hoboken Community and Public Safety (CAPS) forums, hosted by Public Safety Director Ken Ferrante and ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) extended the weekend heat advisory through 6:00 p.m. Sunday. Local residents, and those throughout Hudson County, as well as in Bergen, Essex, Passaic, and Union counties should expect high temperatures and high humidity. Heat index values across ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ — For the first time ever, Hudson County will host a Fleet Week celebration. Along with celebrating the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps, the May 26 event at Lincoln Park West will give the community the opportunity to learn more about the sea services. The event, which ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -  Jersey City Medical Center, a facility of RWJBarnabas Health, attained Magnet recognition again, a testament to its continued dedication to high-quality nursing practice. The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program distinguishes health care ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a heat advisory for Sat. May 21 from noon until 8:00 p.m. Paterson and Passaic County residents, as well as those in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Union counties should expect high temperatures and high humidity. Heat index values across much ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — The Hoboken City Council unanimously approved amendments to the Hoboken Yard Redevelopment Plan that will help set the stage for a long-awaited revitalization of the area around Hoboken Terminal. During its meeting on Wednesday evening, the council voted in favor of an ordinance ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Here’s one way to get a morning boost — a game of Ultimate Frisbee. Interested? Then head over to Sinatra Park at 7:15 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays to check out Hoboken Ultimate Frisbee, an informal group of players who meet up and flick the disc. Launched five years ago, the ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — The Hoboken Public Library will host a special program on Saturday aimed at getting kids involved with efforts to help Ukrainian refugees. Between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m., families are invited to attend Kids Care, Too at Church Square Park, where they’ll enjoy stories, music by The ...

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