There are many basement apartments in Hoboken, and quite a few of them were fouled by sewage and river water as a result of superstorm Sandy.
Touring storm-ravaged New Jersey with Gov. Chris Christie Wednesday, President Barack Obama pledged that all affected residents would get help as quickly as possible.
Some streets in the city still look like lakes, leaving thousands holed up in their brownstones, condos, and other housing.
The city known as the birthplace of baseball and Frank Sinatra is reeling from Hurricane Sandy.
Wind gusts up to 89 mph were reported in Surf City on Long Beach Island, after Sandy made landfall.
A service line from the water main servicing 10-story-tall 221 Jackson Street broke, Juan Melli, spokesman for Mayor Dawn Zimmer, told WCBS 880.
A letter from the city and mayor says that the denial of the application is based on the “negative impact it would have on the health, safety and welfare of our community.”
Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer said the hospital and a committee of creditors reached a last-minute agreement.
For old timers, Hoboken University Medical Center will forever be St. Mary’s Hospital. Soon, it may be nothing at all. Gov. Christie Christie has now pledged state help to keep that from happening.
The first rain and wind from Hurricane Irene arrived in New Jersey by midday Saturday, and by the evening,thousands of evacuees headed to local shelters to wait out the storm.
In some ways, Hoboken is a victim of its own success. A thriving nightlife means healthy businesses and a robust tax base but there’s a price to be paid and it’s meausre in decibels.
Brenda Luchetti hopes signs declaring the city a “Mental Health Stigma Free Zone” will bring heightened awareness to mental illness.
The mayor of Hoboken says there’s too much partying during their city’s parade day, so they’re moving it to mid-week.
The mayor of Hoboken wants to make the city pedestrian and bike friendly. That could mean adding more bike lanes in an already congested community.