Community Announcements

June 5, 2020

HOBOKEN - Mayor Bhalla, Councilmembers and various community organizers will reportedly attend a rally planned for Hoboken’s Maxwell Place Park this afternoon, to protest the recent death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and other instances of violence and injustice nationwide. “Our lives begin to ...

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HOBOKEN - A rally has been planned for Hoboken’s Maxwell Place Park this Friday, to protest the recent death of George Floyd in Minneapolis and other instances of violence and injustice nationwide. “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter,” reads a post by an ...

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HOBOKEN - With the topic of Civil Rights dominating the news these days, the City of Hoboken took time to acknowledge Pride Month today, as Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla, Councilman Mike DeFusco, and community advocate Laura Knittel participated in a flag-raising ceremony this morning. "We raised the ...

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HOBOKEN - The revolution will not be televised... but maybe we can do it on Facebook Live? That's what Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla is pitching, as he offers a lukewarm denunciation of a forthcoming Police Brutality protest scheduled for Maxwell Park this Friday. "How do you organize an ...

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HOBOKEN - Hoboken has seen an amazing outpouring of creativity and reinvention by local businesses during the pandemic in an effort to support our community. One great example is two local businesses who have teamed up to help raise money for the newly created Hoboken Relief Fund, while offering ...

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HOBOKEN - The Open Streets initiative is once again bringing people to the streets of Hoboken this weekend, as the City slates 17 blocks for pedestrian and bicycle use. "I’m glad to share that we are once again creating open streets this upcoming weekend to help residents with extra room for ...

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HOBOKEN - Tails will be wagging Saturday morning in Hoboken, as dog parks citywide reopen for "business." The canine corrals were closed amid COVID concerns in March, and very good boys and girls around the Mile Square City have been begging for a place to play. The newly reopened dog runs will ...

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HOBOKEN - For 121 years, the City of Hoboken had held a Memorial Day Parade. That streak made it the longest-running parade in the entire State of New Jersey—until COVID-19 canceled the plans for this year’s event. Historically, the parade would take place at 6 p.m. on the Wednesday before ...

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HOBOKEN - The City of Hoboken continues its trial run of opening streets to bikes and pedestrians, as it will close several blocks to traffic on Sunday. "To help with additional space for social distancing, glad to announce we are continuing with our 'open streets' this Sunday (8 am - 8 pm) on ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — After on-and-off enforcement of parking regulations and street sweeping amid the COVID-19 quarantine, both Hoboken and Jersey City have returned to their regular schedule. "As a reminder, street sweeping regulations resume on Monday for the week of May 18," said the City of ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Regional water utility SUEZ Water North Jersey has announced that they will be conducting scheduled repairs to a water main in Hoboken on Monday. Beginning at 10:00 a.m., work will get underway on a section of pipes along Grand Street. Service interruptions may occur until ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — After what officials are characterizing as a successful pilot run last weekend, Hoboken will once again open one of its streets to pedestrian and bicycle traffic. This Saturday, May 16 and Sunday May 17, Adams Street will be closed to vehicular traffic. Emergency vehicles and ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — With restrictions easing, the demand for recreational space in densely populated areas is requiring a unique approach. Last weekend, Hoboken opened its Jefferson Street from 3rd through 11th Streets to pedestrian and bicycle traffic, while still allowing residents of the street to ...

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HOBOKEN — In addition to reopening parks this past weekend, the City of Hoboken initiated a trial opening of Jefferson Street for pedestrians and bicycles. Located in the back of town near the city's western edge, the south-to-north running street was closed to thru traffic, in what the City hints ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — We’ve been down similar roads before. When the dust cleared in September 2001, as we learned the scale of the impact to our community we joined together in the hope of recovery. In October 2012, as the flood waters receded we learned that 78% of our city had been damaged by Sandy.

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HOBOKEN, NJ—Hoboken looks to test out the “open street” concept this weekend, in an effort to create more space to promote social distancing. The trial program will see Jefferson Street between 3rd Street and 11th Street closed to cars and opened to pedestrians and bicycles this Saturday and Sunday ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ—Officials in Hoboken have announced a gradual re-opening of City parks, beginning on Friday. “Based on the recent data demonstrating a downward trend in new, confirmed cases in Hoboken, and the important benefits of outdoor activities on mental health, we are moving forward with the ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - The intersection of 11th & Madison Streets in Hoboken is no stranger to urban flooding, but this time it's a pretty substantial Water Main Break. According to the City of Hoboken: A water main break has been reported at 11th and Madison Streets in Hoboken. Residents may ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - The City of Hoboken is co-hosting a virtual public meeting with New Jersey Transit on the future of the New Jersey Transit Records Building on April 16 from 5:00 – 6:30 pm via the WebEx online platform. This meeting replaces the March 17 public meeting that was postponed due to the ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Over the past few weeks, local authorities have made sustained, heartfelt appeals for the public to stay home, in the effort to curb the impact of COVID-19 on our community and our region’s First Responders. That point has been painfully underscored yet again. “I’m saddened to ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - In the midst of an unprecedented health crisis, people are wondering what they can do to help. Blood donation is one of the most effective ways for individuals to respond to a widespread medical emergency. With that in mind, Hoboken is working to meet the demand for blood and the ...

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