Hoboken Week in Review – 4/20/2008
Your weekly snapshot of the hot topics in Hoboken.
A week left till the much anticipated “mental vacation” I’ve been meaning to take! Hooray!
If you’d like to contribute a piece (and it can be almost anything Hoboken related) please see this post from last week to find out what I’m looking for! C’mon, you really have a lot to say, don’t you?
Here are the Top 10 articles published or bumped this week that had the hottest overall chat action in Hoboken!
Hottest topics of the week
- Taking Advantage
Tax-collector sued for improper construction, as residents finally stand up to abuse of government positions in Hoboken.
- Class is in session
The Hoboken Board of Education election is complete. Some residents are disgusted with the outcome.
- Legal column sparks controversy
The way the Hoboken411 Legal Beagle responded to one letter pretty much pissed a lot of people off. What can I do? I’m just the messenger!
- More ELEC investigations
Another non-winning council candidate is having his “procedures” under review. This also pissed some people off. I can’t win!
- Astro Turf isn’t as cute as the cartoon dog
While not “deadly,” Hoboken plays it safe by shutting down a park that was deemed to have higher than acceptable lead levels. Artificial surfaces to blame.
- Slap Stick
Chatter about the NHL Playoffs, and the local PATH series between the Rangers and Devils.
- No more animal abuse
Jersey City animal “shelter” finally gets shut down, much to the delight of animal activists across the universe.
- We’re #260!
The State releases their school rankings. Hoboken is rated in a rather unfavorable way.
- Red carpet under Corzine’s feet
Debacle brewing at Maxwell Place, as some homeowners are left out to dry as NJ’s Governor gets his way.
- I got uh lot uv votez for the bord of edukashun election
He set himself up for this, but leading vote-getter Carmelo Garcia sends a thank you note riddled with errors. Shouldn’t a BoE candidate be a bit more careful?