Hoboken Week in Review: 9/19/2010


Three more days of Summer left!

How exciting it is when the weather gets cooler, days get shorter and we can look forward to beautiful fall foliage and less sweating!

The most noteworthy posts for the week ending Sunday, September 19, 2010:

Politics and City Happenings

  • RALLYThe Hoboken PBA marches to City Hall to protest police layoffs – see video.
  • Are layoffs necessary?More prominent figures speak out against those police layoffs, including a NJ State Assemblyman.
  • PRIMERHoboken411 tells you everything you need to know about the upcoming “special election” in the 4th Ward.
  • BOTCHEDThe new Zimmer plan for the Western Edge is worse than the previous plan submitted by Mayor Quimby.
  • Lawyer-go-roundOne city attorney out – another one comes in. Dizzying amount of law hacks populating city hall these days.

Crime and Incidents

  • Cime Wave?Will vandalism and other petty crimes increase in Hoboken with a smaller police force?
  • Live Action!Tune in to Hoboken411’s live police and fire action channel any time of the day to find out what those sirens are for!

Business & Events

  • FERRY NICE!Yankee Ferry Open Boat tour TODAY!
  • LATE!The Hoboken Charter School opens tomorrow TUESDAY – was asbestos the reason it took so long?
  • HEY MAGGIE!Cheap Maggie’s set to come back to the mile square!
  • YAH!A German Bakery also coming to the strip!

Other Hoboken Updates

  • Slum-tenant?What do you do when a condo owner racks up $12,000 in unpaid association fees?
  • CLUTTER!Print is a dying medium – but why do some people think it’ll work? Asinine!

Inspirational Quote of the Week:

“Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.”

– P. J. O’Rourke

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