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Amid New Restrictions, Hoboken Must Figure Out Next Steps For Proposed Cannabis Shops

July 4, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ — After Hoboken officials took steps to limit the number of cannabis businesses, as well as where those establishments can set up shop, the city must determine how the revised code will impact existing proposals to open dispensaries.

During its July 7 meeting, the Hoboken Planning Board will consider how to proceed with an application filed by Blue Violets LLC, which hopes to ...

NJ Budget Allocates $100M To Rebuild By Design Project

HOBOKEN, NJ — New Jersey’s newly signed $50.6 billion fiscal budget includes $100 million for the state Department of Environment Protection’s ongoing flood resiliency project along the Hudson River.

Rebuild by Design, which broke ground last year, aims to protect flood prone areas, including the entire City of Hoboken, as well as parts of Weehawken and Jersey City, from ...

Hoboken's Constituent Services To Launch Monthly Open Office Hours

HOBOKEN, NJ — In a bid to make City Hall services more accessible, Hoboken’s Office of Constituent Services plans to launch a series of open office hours.

According to the city, sessions will be held in each ward on a rotating basis, starting off with open hours on June 27 in the Office of Constituent Services at City Hall (94 Washington Street) from 6 to 8 p.m. with Head of ...

After Reaching Contract Deal, Hoboken Union Gets Day Off For Juneteenth

HOBOKEN, NJ — After working under an expired contract for the past four-and-a-half years, the Hoboken Municipal Supervisors Association (HMSA) has come to terms with the city on a new pact.

The agreement was announced Friday morning by Mayor Ravi Bhalla.

Terms of the new contract were not immediately available, but HSMA President Dawn DeLorenzo told TAPInto Hoboken the 52-member union ...

Hoboken Council Narrowly Backs Appeal Of Ruling To Release Nixle Subscriber Emails

HOBOKEN, NJ — After a judge ruled that Hoboken must release the email distribution list for the city’s Nixle alert service, the city council remains divided over whether to fight the order.

On Wednesday evening, the council voted narrowly on a resolution supporting an appeal of the recent decision, with Councilmembers Phil Cohen, Jim Doyle, Joe Quintero and Emily Jabbour in favor.

State Won’t Release $4M In Green Acres Funds Until Weehawken Opens Pool To Out-Of-Towners

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — The state said it is withholding $4 million in Green Acres funds for ongoing projects at Weehawken’s Waterfront Park and Recreation until “immediate” access is provided to out-of-town residents at the township’s new municipal swimming pool.

Funded in part through the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Green Acres ...

Without Contract Deal, Hoboken Union Expected To Work Juneteenth

HOBOKEN, NJ — Though Hoboken’s City Hall will be closed Friday in observance of Juneteenth, not every city employee will be off for the new federal holiday.

Members of the Hoboken Municipal Supervisors Association (HMSA) — which remains locked in contract negotiations with the city — are expected to report to work unless the sides come to terms on a new pact before June ...

Hoboken May Reduce Citywide Speed Limit To 20MPH

HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken officials are set to consider a measure that would lower the speed limit on city streets from 25 miles per hour to 20 miles per hour.

During its meeting on Wednesday night, the city council is scheduled to introduce an ordinance to amend the city’s code to establish a new speed limit, which is a key aspect of Hoboken’s ongoing effort to make the streets ...

Court Upholds Hoboken’s Affordable Housing Ordinance

HOBOKEN, NJ — A state appeals court upheld Hoboken’s inclusionary zoning ordinance that requires 10% of units in new residential developments be designated as affordable.

On Thursday, the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey issued its decision, describing the city’s requirement to set aside housing for low- and moderate-income individuals as “an ...

State Tells Weehawken To ‘Provide Reasonable Access’ At Pool For Out-Of-Town Residents

HOBOKEN, NJ — The state has told Weehawken that it must take steps to provide access for out-of-town residents at the township’s new municipal swimming pool.

Funded in part through the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) Green Acres Program, Weehawken’s waterfront swimming spot on Port Imperial Boulevard opened in Summer 2021 and has been limited ...

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5 Healthy Recipes for Your Backyard Barbecue

When you think of a classic American summer, three things come to mind—the Fourth of July, swimming pools, and, of course, barbecues. There are hundreds of different kinds of meat to cook (even more vegetarian alternatives) and thousands of recipes you can create from the comfort of your own grill.

But, this beloved tradition is particularly partial to high-calorie, meaty ...

How to Start Working Out: A Guide for Fitness Beginners

So you’re ready to start working out. Congrats! You’ve officially taken the first step to creating a happier and healthier life for yourself. If you’re wondering where to go from here, we’ve listed five of the most frequently asked fitness questions (and their answers) to help you get started.

Do I Need to Work Out Every Day?

If your goal is to lose weight and get ...

Hudson County Schools of Technology Hosts Industry Partner Breakfast

July 2, 2022

SECAUCUS, NJ – Hudson County Schools of Technology held its 2022 Industry Partner Breakfast on Tuesday at the Frank J. Gargiulo Campus to recognize the invaluable educational and professional contributions made by HCST’s many industry partners throughout the state. The event also provided an opportunity for partners to network with each other, as well as with teachers and staff who ...

Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

Parents Inc.’s Family Helpline Provides Families with FREE 24-Hour Help, Hope and Support

June 22, 2022

No one ever said being a parent or teen was easy.
 

Whether you’re a parent dealing with the “terrible twos” or a teenager feeling lost and confused, help and support is just a phone call away.
 

Parents Inc. offers the Family Helpline (1-800-THE-KIDS) - a free and confidential statewide service that offers 24/7 live support for parents, teens, children and ...

Obituaries

Jul 4, 1929 - Dec 12, 2021
James Dugan, a former State Senator, State Chairman of the New Jersey Democratic Party, and a ...
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