January, 2013

Gala to Rebuild Hoboken to Feature Pianist ELEW

Saturday’s Gala to Rebuild Hoboken is sure to be rockin’, especially when ELEW takes the stage. The iconoclastic pianist, known for a “thunderous style of play,” will be the featured performer during the fundraiser this Saturday, February 2, at the W Hotel in Hoboken, NJ. The event begins at 7 PM with cocktails, followed by an evening of entertainment, live and silent auctions and food prepared by local restaurants. ELEW will perform two sets throughout the evening.

Hoboken to World Trade Center PATH Service Restored on January 30

Hoboken PATH Station

Please see the announcement below from the Port Authority regarding the restoration of PATH service between Hoboken and World Trade Center:

Restoration of service allows thousands of commuters a one-seat ride between Hoboken and Lower Manhattan for first time since Hurricane Sandy

Governors Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo today announced that full PATH service will resume between Hoboken and World Trade Center, beginning tomorrow morning, January 30.This is the first time since Hurricane Sandy that thousands of commuters will once again have a one-seat ride between Hoboken and Lower Manhattan.

Hoboken FEMA Center to Close on January 31st


The FEMA Disaster Recovery Center located in the ground floor of City Hall (94 Washington St) will be closing at 7pm on January 31st. If you need assistance in person, please make plans to visit the DRC today, tomorrow, or Thursday.

After Thursday, the FEMA Hudson County Disaster Recovery Center will remain open at the Hudson County Government Building, 830 Bergen Ave (3rd floor) in Jersey City from 9am to 7pm. For assistance, you can also call 800-621-FEMA (3362) or submit online at

Hoboken Awarded $200,000 Grant For Soccer Field From U.S. Soccer Foundation

Construction at 1600 Park & Hoboken Cove

Construction at 1600 Park & Hoboken Cove

The U.S. Soccer Foundation announced today that the City of Hoboken is a recipient of a 2013 Safe Places to Play Grant. The City applied for the funding to pay for the turf field to be built as part of Phase 1 of construction at 1600 Park & Hoboken Cove.

“With a booming population as more families choose to stay here for the long term, our community needs more open space for recreation than ever before,” said Mayor Dawn Zimmer. “We are so thankful to the U.S. Soccer Foundation for their generous support in building what will be a great field for our entire community to enjoy.” 

Community Meeting for Elysian Park

A public hearing will be held on February 27th, 2013 at the Hoboken Historical Museum (1301 Hudson Street) for the public to review and provide feedback on proposed improvements to Elysian Park. Residents are invited to attend any time between 7pm and 9pm. A community meeting was previously held on December 20th, to solicit input from the public.

In advance of the community meeting, residents can review the proposed plan at

Hoboken Public Library Newsletter for January

The Hoboken Public Library newsletter for January is now available. Click here to view the newsletter.