Hoboken Week in Review – 3/22/2009
Happy Spring 2009!
Perhaps this spring, some fantastic things will happen in Hoboken besides the fresh warm air and blossoming flowers!
So, what made the most discussed entries for the week ending Sunday, March, 22 2009?
Hottest general topics of the week
- Down to the wire
The Zoning Board hearing involving former city tax collector Louis Picardo (might) be over on April 2nd!
- The American Dollar
Is it going down the tubes due to what our federal government is doing?
- The Board of Ed
Tempers flare as the field of candidates is reduced to two teams of three for April’s election.
- Who’s running? And for what?
A complete lineup of Mayoral and Council candidates for this May’s city election.
- City Council meeting of March 18th
It’s all about the budget!
- The school budget, too!
This year’s proposed Hoboken Schools budget is nearly $60 million dollars
- Too much spending for healthcare?
Local resident Donna Antonucci crafts a proposal to try and lower costs…
- Blub, blub, blub
Residents wonder who’s responsible for the leaking water near 5th and Washington.
- NEW BUSINESSES: PromptMD brings a much needed urgent care center to Hoboken, Grand Convenience adds some, uh, convenience to the NW part of town, and Avanti Salon opens up on the west side.
- COMING SOON: We have Vicki Jewelers opening a 2nd location, a beauty salon coming to 1st and Willow, The Taco Truck got the funding they were looking for, and construction plods along over at the Clinton Social Club (6th and Clinton)
- REVIEWED: Two quick reviews for the new Hoboken Bar & Grill as well as Backyards Bistro.
- DOOMED?: Word on the street is that The Original Soup Man couldn’t make it in the Mile Square – and yet another deli will be replacing it.
Don’t forget to check the Hoboken411 event calendar!