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June 30, 2022

HOBOKEN, NJ — The opening of a brand-new farmers’ market at the Southwest Resiliency Park has been cancelled entirely. Initially scheduled to debut June 9, the Downtown Farmers’ Market has been pushed back three times. It was set to kick off June 30 and run on Thursdays through the fall. In ...

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This story was co-produced in collaboration with CivicStory and the NJ Sustainability Reporting project. HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — With gas prices at a record high and no relief in sight, many are reconsidering their options for transportation as a way to keep a little more cash in their ...

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This story was co-produced in collaboration with CivicStory and the NJ Sustainability Reporting project. HOBOKEN, NJ — One of the great misconceptions about Hudson County is that the only way to appreciate nature is to, well, leave. While the area is the most densely populated part of the ...

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This story was co-produced in collaboration with CivicStory and the NJ Sustainability Reporting project. HOBOKEN, NJ — When it comes to environmental stewardship, knowledge is power. Despite being one of the first municipalities in New Jersey to ban single-use plastic bags back in 2018, there ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ – With the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season predicted to see above-average activity, it is never too soon to start thinking about emergency preparedness. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has forecasted 14 to 21 named storms, six to 10 potential hurricanes and ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Two city-run farmers’ markets will officially open for the season next week, offering residents fresh produce, baked goods and other local products. https://www.hobokennj.gov/news/city-of-hoboken-to-expand-farmers-market-offerings-in-2022 The brand-new Southwest Park Farmers’ ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - The Department of Environmental Protection is enhancing statewide efforts to remove litter, beautify neighborhoods and improve water quality across New Jersey by distributing $21.4 million in Clean Communities grants this year, an approximate $700,000 increase over 2021’s ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A long-awaited project to clean up Weehawken Cove took a step forward Wednesday, when work crews completed the removal of more than a dozen sunken boats. Since work began on May 2, the city’s contractor, Ken’s Marine Services, retrieved 14 derelict vessels — some of which have ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) extended the weekend heat advisory through 6:00 p.m. Sunday. Local residents, and those throughout Hudson County, as well as in Bergen, Essex, Passaic, and Union counties should expect high temperatures and high humidity. Heat index values across ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a heat advisory for Sat. May 21 from noon until 8:00 p.m. Paterson and Passaic County residents, as well as those in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, and Union counties should expect high temperatures and high humidity. Heat index values across much ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — The City of Hoboken and the Hoboken Housing Authority are partnering to roll out a new program that aims to provide affordable renewable energy to low- and moderate-income residents. Besides advancing the city’s ongoing efforts to become a more resilient and sustainable place, the ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — A plan to connect existing bicycle lanes in Jersey City and Hoboken is in the works. Under the proposal, Jersey City’s protected path on 18th Street would be linked to Hoboken’s bike lanes on Observer Highway using Marin Boulevard as the connector street, according to Jersey ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — In recognition of Earth Day, Hoboken officials provided an update Friday on steps the city has taken to become a more resilient and sustainable community. Created by the city’s Department of Environmental Services, the “Earth Day Report Card” gives key data sets depicting progress ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection will celebrate the 52nd Anniversary of Earth Day on Saturday, April 23 at the Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal, 1 Audrey Zapp Drive in Liberty State Park. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — In honor of Arbor Day on April 29, the Hoboken Shade Tree Commission and City of Hoboken will host a tour highlighting the many beautiful trees across the city and the important role they play. Led by Mary Charlotte Gitlin, an urban forester and ecologist, the three-hour Hop bus ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — An all-day celebration of Earth Day is set for April 30 at the 7th and Jackson Resiliency Park. Starting at 3 p.m., attendees can shop at the Green Artisan Market, which features local sustainable and up-cycled vendors, enjoy live music by the Demolition String Band and observe as ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — After successfully leading the charge nearly a decade ago urging Hoboken officials to ban single-use plastic bags in the city, students at All Saints Episcopal Day School are now examining how well the policy is working so far. As part of an action research project, Bridget ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — A two-year project to remove 14 sunken boats and marine debris from Weehawken Cove will begin this spring, according to Hoboken officials. Along with the removal of all known abandoned and derelict vessels, the effort includes repairs to the 16th Street bulkhead, a public education ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Used, broken or otherwise unwanted ice hockey sticks are getting a second life —keeping local waterways clean. NY/NJ Baykeeper, along with several Hudson County-based organizations, are collecting hockey sticks and then plan to repurpose them into oyster habitat units that can be ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken’s ongoing effort to encourage electric vehicle (EV) ownership is getting a boost from the federal government. Under the 2022 government funding bill signed into law March 15 by President Joe Biden, the city will receive $250,000 to continue building fast charging stations ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken’s ongoing effort to encourage electric vehicle ownership is getting a boost. Under the 2022 government funding bill signed into law Tuesday by President Joe Biden, the city will receive $250,000 to continue building fast charging stations for electric cars. As part of ...

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NEW JERSEY — March has arrived and, depsite the harsh weather, thoughts have turned to spring. One tried-and-true sign that the season of renewal and rebirth is around the corner is the start of Daylight Saving Time, which begins Sunday, March 13 at 2 a.m.  Although some may miss the one-hour ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ —Hoboken city officials are seeking community input on four design concepts for the final expansion of the Southwest Resiliency Park. On Tuesday, the city posted an online survey to gather feedback that it can use to create a final design for the open space on Harrison Street. The ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken city officials are seeking community input on four design concepts for the final expansion of the Southwest Resiliency Park. On Thursday, the city will host a virtual meeting for the public at 6 p.m. to learn more about the proposed ideas, as well as to provide feedback ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — With a messy mix of snow and ice predicted across northern New Jersey for Friday morning, Hobokenites could be in for a slick morning commute. According to the latest forecasts, Hudson County will likely see mixed precipitation with one to three inches of snow and sleet ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken officials have revealed more details about plans to transform waterfront property in the northeastern part of the city as a public park. While the city aims to begin work on a final design for the site this fall, there are several short-term upgrades at the property to ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — As part of an ongoing effort to make Hoboken’s century-old water system more reliable, the city plans to upgrade nearly a dozen blocks of water mains and service lines on the west side of town. The project, which is scheduled to begin this summer, aims to replace approximately ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken residents are invited to attend virtual meetings that will be held next week by the Resilient Northeastern New Jersey project team to discuss and provide input on flood risk reduction strategies.  The meetings will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 9, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and again ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - A winter storm watch issued by the National Weather Service has Hoboken officials taking precautions. According to forecasts, the storm, which is expected to begin around 7:00 p.m. Friday evening and last through 7:00 p.m. Saturday, could dump as much as nine inches of snow on the ...

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NEW JERSEY – The active storm pattern that has been in place for the past week continues through the weekend, as a storm coming up from the Ohio Valley will couple with an oncoming Alberta Clipper overnight on Wednesday night/Thursday morning.   Expect rain to start late this evening, and in the ...

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