Former Mayor David Roberts was honored by Mayor Dawn Zimmer on Sunday at the Hoboken Arts and Music Festival. Mayor Zimmer recognized Roberts' role in creating the first such event 20 years ago. The Hoboken Arts & Music Festival has grown into one of the mile square city's most popular annual events.
Mayor Roberts issued a statement saying, "I am deeply honored to be recognized by Mayor Zimmer for my contributions to this incredible event, which has become the premier arts festival in the region. As a citizen of Hoboken, I am very proud of the courage our Mayor has shown in the face of incredible adversity over the past few months. Mayor Zimmer is an honest and sincere person. I appreciate her friendship and look forward to assisting her in any way I can to help move Hoboken forward."