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August 10, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ — There’s nothing sweeter than s’mores on a summer night. On Saturday, the Hoboken Business Alliance, TAPInto Hoboken and Hoboken Public Library will host an evening filled with free s’mores and stories around the campfire. The classic ooey gooey campout treat made of graham ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — With Hudson County Pride Month underway, Hoboken is once again planning to paint a rainbow crosswalk outside of City Hall to help celebrate members of the LGBTQIA+ community. Volunteers are being sought to help with the effort, which is scheduled for Aug. 27 from 8 a.m. to 2 ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Amid the ongoing heat wave impacting New Jersey, the Hoboken Shelter is continuing to help the homeless endure the dangerous weather conditions. Besides operating one of the city’s two cooling centers, the shelter has launched an effort to collect disposable drinking cups. “Hot ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ – Hudson County is among the 17 counties in New Jersey that will be under a heat advisory from 11 a.m. Thursday through 8 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). According to the latest forecasts, conditions may become “dangerously hot” while the advisory ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Harmonica Sunbeam will return to present another family-friendly Drag Queen Story Hour (DSHQ) in Hoboken. In honor of Hudson County Pride Month, the Hoboken Public Library will welcome back Sunbeam on Aug. 19 at 11 a.m. in Shipyard Park (1 13th Street) for a special program that ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — In celebration of Hudson County LGBTQIA+ Pride Month, several events are planned throughout August in Hoboken. The festivities begin Monday, when the city will hold a flag-raising ceremony at 4 p.m. outside of City Hall (94 Washington Street). City Hall will also remain lit up ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — That’s a wrap! The Hoboken Public Library plans on celebrating the end of its summer reading program with a Family Field Day on Saturday, Aug. 6. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Mama Johnson Field (400 Jackson Street) and include lawn games, crafts and other fun ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken Public Library’s BookBike is continuing to make the rounds across the Mile Square City, offering a special children’s story time program in city parks. After hitting the streets in June, the customized bike — which can lend and return library materials, share wireless ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Due to excessive heat expected this weekend, Bike Hoboken’s free series of community bike rides throughout town will be postponed from July 24 to July 31, according to Councilwoman Emily Jabbour. Hudson is among several counties in New Jersey that is under a heat advisory starting ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Lose your ID? The Hoboken Public Library can help. On Thursday, the library will host a workshop designed to help the public with the process of getting or replacing an ID. The program will run from noon to 2 p.m. in the small programming room at the main branch (500 Park ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Bike Hoboken’s series of free community bike rides throughout town continues July 24. The ride will kick off at 11 a.m. at Mama Johnson Field, located at 4th and Jackson streets and will include a police escort to ensure participants stay safe. Helmets are required for anyone under ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hobokenites looking to beat the heat on weekends have a new option. According to the city recreation department, the swimming pool at Hoboken High School (800 Clinton Street) will be open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting July 16 through Aug. 13. Open swim time is also ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — As Mother Nature continues to crank up the heat, it is quite easy to become dehydrated while spending time outdoors. Fortunately, in Hoboken, there is an easy — and free — way to stay hydrated on hot summer days. As part of the Hoboken Hydration Station Program, participating ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — The city’s popular Summer Streets program kicks off this weekend, when Hoboken’s most scenic road becomes a pedestrian-only walkway on Sundays throughout July and August. Starting July 10, Sinatra Drive from Fourth Street to Hudson Street and Sinatra Drive North to 11th Street will ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — PSE&G plans to begin emergency work to replace a transformer at Maxwell Park on Saturday morning, according to the city. In an alert Friday evening, the city said the work “is critical to ensure electric reliability to the waterfront east of Sinatra Drive North” and outlined ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Looking to beat the heat? Though Hoboken doesn’t have a public swimming pool, there are a few options to help stay cool. From July 11 through Aug. 11, open swim will be offered four days a week at Hoboken High School (800 Clinton Street), according to the city recreation ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — The city’s popular Summer Streets program is returning for July and August. Starting July 10, Sinatra Drive from Fourth Street to Hudson Street and Sinatra Drive North to 11th Street will be vehicle-free on Sundays between 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., the city announced. The program — ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Are you ready for some summer fun? On July 9, there will be games, crafts, stories, Hoboken-related trivia and much more to enjoy at Hoboken Public Library’s Family Field Day. The event will run from noon to 3 p.m. at Church Square Park and is being sponsored by the Friends of ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Registration is underway for two youth recreation programs: summer cheerleading camp and softball clinic Cheer Dynamics All Stars Summer Camp, which will run from July 11 to Aug. 4, is open to children between the ages of 5 and 16 years old. During the program, instructors will ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — In observance of Independence Day, Hoboken City Hall will be closed on Monday. Any garbage or recycling collection will occur as regularly scheduled and parking regulations will remain in effect, according to an alert issued by the city. Due to an anticipated increase in foot ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ – The spotted lanternfly has returned to New Jersey and sightings are increasing across Hudson County, including Hoboken, city officials said. Originally from Asia, the invasive species made its first appearance in the U.S. on a shipment in Pennsylvania 2014 and spread to eight ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — NJ Transit has announced several gate changes at Port Authority Bus Terminal, including routes to Hoboken. Citing efforts to improve accessibility and service to passengers, NJ Transit reassigned departure locations for various bus routes, effective June 25. The changes ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken plans to host two COVID-19 vaccine clinics for children that recently became eligible for the shot. The first clinic, which is through a partnership with Medicine Man Pharmacy & Compounding, is scheduled for June 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. at 605 Jackson Street. It is open to ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — As part of its mission to make itself a place for everyone, Hoboken Public Library has launched three drop-in services that aim to connect the public with various community resources, including job search assistance. On Fridays between noon and 2 p.m., the library’s community ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ —The opening of a brand-new farmers’ market at the Southwest Resiliency Park has been postponed again. The Downtown Farmers’ Market was initially scheduled to debut June 9 but pushed back twice. In an alert Thursday morning, the city cited "farmer staffing availability" as the reason ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Due to inclement weather, Wednesday night’s Movies Under the Stars screening of “Aladdin” at Pier A Park has been postponed, according to the city. A new date was not announced. The city’s free movies series will run through the summer at Pier A Park and at 8th and Jackson ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — In observance of Juneteenth on Friday, several municipal officials at Hoboken City Hall will be closed. According to the city, anyone looking to contact a particular department should call 201-420-200 and the party’s extension for availability. Any garbage or recycling ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — The City of Hoboken plans to host a flag raising ceremony Thursday in honor of Juneteenth. The event will begin at 5 p.m. outside of City Hall (94 Washington Street) and is open to all. Juneteenth — which was declared a recognized federal holiday last year by President Joe Biden ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Bike Hoboken’s series of free community bike rides throughout town continues June 26. The ride will kick off at 11 a.m. from Church Square Park and will be led by Hoboken Public Library's BookBike. Now in its second year, the Sunday ride series, which is presented in conjunction ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ —Hoboken Public Library will officially kick off its annual summer reading program Saturday with a party at Church Square Park. The festivities will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and include: 11 a.m. to noon. The Lizard Guys (Come mingle with unusual lizards, snakes, turtles, ...

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