Community Announcements

June 16, 2021

HOBOKEN, NJ - As a part of Stevens Institute of Technology’s ongoing partnership with the Hoboken community, the school will once again provide access to their tennis courts for use by localresidents during the summer months. Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla and Stevens Institute of Technology President ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - "Let's all go to the movies..." After a 2020 hiatus, Movies Under the Stars return to Hoboken this summer. This season's cinematic selection was chosen after residents provided input via a survey released by the City. “I’m thrilled to invite residents to our popular Movies Under ...

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Looking for a fun local family activity this Father’s Day? After Dad opens his cards, head down to Main Street Pops’ Monthly Artisan Market under the 14th street viaduct, and let him pick out his own gifts this year! Many of the artisans have special Father’s Day offerings that he’s sure to ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Pride displays throughout our region continue to dazzle during June. Adding to the illuminating celebration of equality, utility provider PSEG plans to light up a substation in the northwest corner of Hoboken as a salute to the LGBTQ+ community. News of this endeavor comes via ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ  - On any given day, Pier A Park on the Hoboken Waterfront will see thousands of visitors taking in some of the New York/New Jersey Metro Area's most spectacular views. For years, the pier has had little kiosks within the park's shaded area, but they've never served a ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - "Resolved: that the flag of the United States be made of thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation." -The Flag Resolution of June 14, 1777 The Stars have changed a bit since then, as has ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Returning for a second season, the City of Hoboken and the Hoboken Business Alliance today announced that the Summer Streets program will be back for 2021. Furthermore, the City’s Open and Slow Streets programs will also be reinstated this summer, providing additional space for ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - The City of Hoboken celebrated the LGBTQ+ community over the weekend with events to officially recognize World Pride Month. Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla, Hudson Pride Center, elected officials and residents raised the Pride Flag outside City Hall on Saturday. Newly repainted Pride ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Community Lifestyle, a non-profit that seeks to foster a commitment to youth and teens that will instill a sense of hope in the future, is already making a monumental impact in the Hoboken community. Their Flag Football initiative this Spring saw nearly 250 kids get involved in the ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - With Pride Month underway, the City of Hoboken has announced plans to celebrate its LGBTQ+ Community. On Saturday, June 5, City officials and various dignitaries will gather to raise the Pride Flag outside City Hall (94 Washington Street) at 12:30. Soon after, members of the ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - The Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps is proud to celebrate 50 years of providing Emergency Medical Services to our city. To honor our community heroes past, present and future, the Corps is hosting a party this Thursday at their headquarters—and you're invited.  Since responding ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Famous for long waits in the zeppole line, Hobokenites have been waiting especially long for the St. Ann's Feast to come back around. After a 110-year run, the festival took a hiatus last year due to COVID. This year, however, the highlight of Hoboken's summer will be back, ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Normally on the Wednesday before Memorial Day, all variety of sea and aircraft would be rolling up the Hudson River to kick off Fleet Week New York. Sadly, you can add the Parade of Ships 2021 to the list of parades that have been canceled due to COVID-19.  This year's ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - With the onset of COVID, a number of vital services for members of our community were forced to suspend activity out of an abundance of caution. Among the most impacted were Hoboken's seniors, with concerns over the virus especially high when it comes to our older family, friends and ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Once hailed as "the model" for COVID response, Hoboken will join the rest of New Jersey on Friday, May 28 in lifting the mask mandate for both indoor and outdoor spaces. The move comes after a week when only one new case had been reported in the city of 55,000. "Starting Friday, ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Period Poverty Awareness Week is May 24-30 to educate on the issue that one in four people struggle to purchase period supplies due to lack of income, according to the Alliance for Period Supplies. This can cause those that menstruate to miss school or work and affect their daily ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - After last year's forced hiatus due to COVID, Hoboken is happy to announce the return of "Movies Under the Stars" to outdoor locations in the Mile Square City this summer. "Mayor Ravi Bhalla and the City of Hoboken invite residents to help select films for Movies Under the Stars, ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - A significant day in the battle against COVID-19 in our region, as Hoboken and Riverside Medical Group announce that they will shut down the mass testing facility at the north end of town. Hoboken and Riverside originally opened large-scale testing facilities last March in tents ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — The 123-year tradition of marching in the Hoboken Memorial Day Parade has seen a setback yet again due to COVID concerns. The State of New Jersey’s oldest parade would historically take place at 6 p.m. on the Wednesday before Memorial Day Weekend, ensuring optimal turnout before ...

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Trenton, N.J.—May 18, 2021—The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) and the Department of Community Affairs (DCA) today announced that May 17-21 is “Utility Assistance Week,” dedicated to increasing residents’ awareness of the various programs available to support those who have fallen ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Main Street Pops Artisan Market returns to the 14th Street Viaduct in Hoboken this Sunday, May 16th. Handcrafted, artisan goods will be on display from Boomerang Bites, Calliope Sisters, Chaconia Candles, Dillon Dunning, Dune and Salt, Hoboken Jengo, Hudson Houndstooth, Joe Epstein ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - May is Historic Preservation Month, and the Hoboken Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) is ready to roll with a handful of initiatives highlighting the long-term community businesses and innovative design that define the Mile Square City's unique past, present and ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ – After years of contentious debate over bikeshare programs, Hoboken has finally seen the installation of CitiBike docking stations, thereby creating a seamless bikeshare system between Hoboken, Jersey City, and New York City. Council officially approved the adoption of Lyft/Citibike ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Traffic into and out of Hoboken and Jersey City might be disrupted this weekend thanks to the full closure of the Pulaski Skyway for construction, New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) have announced. The concrete work is part of the rehabilitation of the historic ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ – The Southwest corner of Hoboken will be abuzz with activity in the months to come, and the City is seeking more input from the community on what they’d like to see there. Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla and Council President Ruben Ramos encourage residents to comment on proposed amenities for ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - With the arrival of Spring, it's perfect weather for a family bike ride. Hoboken Family Alliance are here to help, as they get ready to raffle off a brand-new Guardian bike to a lucky winner!!! Entrants can either scan the code in the image above, or CLICK HERE to enter the ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ – After looming large on the Hoboken political scene for decades, former Mayor Anthony Russo died on Monday following a long struggle with cancer. He was 74. “Mayor Anthony Russo has passed away,” said the former Mayor's son and current Hoboken Third Ward Councilman Michael Russo.

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HOBOKEN, NJ – After a long legal battle, the City of Hoboken has potentially reached a settlement that will provide space for an expanded resiliency park in the Southwest portion of town. On April 7, Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla announced an agreement with Academy Bus to acquire an additional acre ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ – A dominant political force during a dynamic period for Hoboken, former Mayor Anthony Russo has reportedly passed away at the age of 74. Russo won two hotly contested Mayoral elections in the Mile Square City, rising from the City Council to become Mayor in 1993. He won again in ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - American Heart Association statistics maintain that upwards of 200,000 people per year may be saved from Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation—better known as CPR. Hoboken American Legion Post 107 will be hosting an American Heart Association CPR Certification course on Sunday, April 11, ...

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