Hoboken Week in Review: 1/9/2011


Hoboken411 Week in Review January 9 2011 Snowy Streets - Hoboken Week in Review: 1/9/2011

The most noteworthy posts for the week ending Sunday, January 9, 2011:

Politics and City Happenings

  • Water Main BreakBroken water mains in Hoboken are as regular as a finely crafted timepiece.
  • Political DivideHoboken’s City Council Meetings should be a semester case study for a psychology class.
  • 10 More Zimmer Fees!Hoboken411 takes a look at the potential upcoming fees and hidden taxes on Mile Square residents…
  • Where is Al?A City Hall conundrum with the Construction Code Official.
  • “‘Tis the season for city blunders…”Fa la la la la 12 grand la-ter! (sing it aloud)
  • ROBBED!How does the city issue summonses for street cleaning, if the city didn’t clean the streets? (Reminds me of a wood chuck somehow…)
  • Oh say can you…HUMC? The city lacks transparency with questionable bid practices for the so-called “sale” of the city hospital…
  • Shamed!Hoboken411 says: “You didn’t plow.” City Hall Says: “Right away, sir!”
  • Crystal Water Ball?Hoboken411 calls the next water main break in town. Where’s my $130k city job with cushy benefits and tons of vacation time? Jeez!

Crime and Incidents

  • Crappy New Year!Various 1/1/11 crime incidents throughout the city…
  • TWITTERMany local crimes and incidents are reported *as they happen* here at Hoboken411 – but you need to follow that Twitter link to be tuned in for all of them!
  • 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

Other Hoboken Updates

Inspirational Quote of the Week:

“Human felicity is produced not so much by great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen, as by little advantages that occur every day.”

– Benjamin Franklin

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The Hoboken city council cannot or will not work together. What a sorry state of affairs. No wonder the state had to intervene in the past. History repeats itself!