Monday, December 20, 2010

City proclaims: Cobbler's Corner at 7th and Garden St. honors 50 year business

Mayor Dawn Zimmer is joined by Councilman Nino Giacchi in presenting a City proclamation and new street sign to Giovanni D'Italia shoe store on 7th and Garden to owner Giovanni left and his son.  The store is an institution in Hoboken serving the community for more than fifty years. 

To learn more about the famous shoe repair shop in Hoboken see their website:
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City closes the deal with Maxwell Place on Waterfront Park

City of Hoboken announces:


After extensive negotiations and approval from the City Council on Wednesday, the City of Hoboken on Friday morning officially closed on the deed transfer for the Maxwell Place Block E waterfront park.

As a result, the City-owned amount of open space has increased by more than 3.5 acres.

“I want to thank Community Development Director Brandy Forbes, City Council Quality of Life Subcommittee Chairman Nino Giacchi and members Peter Cunningham and Beth Mason, and the entire City Council for working together to make this happen,” said Mayor Dawn Zimmer.

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Sign of the Times: Get that guy a bag

What's worse than a power mad politician devoid of any scruples?  A person who lives vicariously through them willing to say or do anything to revel in the crumbs of power.

Kurt Gardiner at the the Hoboken Journal put together an interesting dish showing what happens when you combine such a toxic mix.

In the meantime, anyone have a bag?  Doesn't have to be big, just wide enough to fit over a big head.

The Mason411 and Ch. 78 news anchor - "Look away, I'm hideous."

The Hoboken Journal's video clip shows the angry Mason411 ghostwriter full of bile for reform.  And why not?  Reform is the enemy of both he and Beth Mason.  Not that this is news to anyone paying scant attention to the local scene.

Check out more with a surprise holiday card at the Hoboken Journal: