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World War II Veterans Honored For Service


Mayor Roberts awarded Hudson County World War II Distinguished Military Service Medal proclamations in recognition of their extraordinary service to John Leahy and posthumously to Anton Peskens (whose daughter Monique and son-in-law Police Officer Marco Grossmann accepted the medal on his behalf).
Also pictured is City Clerk and veteran James Farina.

Mayor David Roberts

And the City of Hoboken

The Hoboken LittleLeague

League President James Farina

Coaches & Managers Association  President Ben Rotondi


9:00am – Line of March at Hoboken Elks Club located at 10th & Washington Street             10:00am – Start of Parade           

10:30am – Opening Day Ceremony at Hoboken Little League Field 5th & Hudson Street 

11:00am – Team Photos


12:00pm First Game – Young Dems vs Cassesa

2:00pm – Piccolo's vs Stans

4:00pm – Dom's Bakery vs Mas Demolition

6:00pm –  M&H Construction vs Corea Foundation   

City of Hoboken – At work for you!

is planning to reopen the Hoboken customer service center Wednesday, April 8, 2009.

St. Patrick’s Day at City Hall

Hoboken Mayor Dave Roberts raised the Irish flag outside City Hall on St. Patrick’s Day. St Paddy’s Day grand marshal Marie Wall was on hand with World War II veteran Vinny Wassermann, retired Housing Inspector Jude Fitzgibbons and City Clerk James Farina.

Hoboken council members Peter Cammarano and Beth Mason were also present


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Urban Arts Exhibit at City Hall

Mayor Roberts met with the children from Urban Arts School at City Hall to celebrate their exhibition of work that is being displayed in the building’s lobby. Pictured with the Mayor are Urban Arts directors, Justine Uva (right) and Patty Morale


W Hotel Advance Team Visits City Hall

Mayor Roberts (center) and Community Development Director Fred Bado (right) greeted members of the advance team for the new W Hotel which is scheduled to open in February. The W Hotel representatives are (left to right) Laurayne Croke, Director of Marketing and Sales, Vivian Lo, Senior Catering Manager, Anna Macdiarmid, General Manager and Lauren Yanoff, Business Travel Sales Director.

8th Annual Wallace School Red, White and Blue Day Celebration


Mayor Roberts was on hand to address the students at Wallace School for the 8th Annual Red, White & Blue Day Celebration. Numerous Hoboken military veterans along with Hoboken School Superintendent Jack Raslowsky, Wallace School Principal Charles Tortorella and teacher Kathy Temple (who has been recognized as a “Teacher of the Year” in New Jersey) joined the children for the assembly.

The Hoboken Clock Tower has been recognized by the New Jersey chapter of the American Institute of Architects for its Beaux-Arts design. The award was based on the ability to recreate the original 1906 design of the previous tower which was demolished in the 1950's after suffering heave storm damage. the new 225 foot tall tower was completed in the spring of 2008 at the NJ Transit Terminal.

Blackhawk Pilot Donates American Flag to City


Joanne Peluso founder of Adopt-a-Hoboken-Soldier presented an American flag to Mayor David Roberts (second from left), Director of Environmental Services James Ronga and City Clerk James Farina. The American flag was given to Hoboken by one of its bravest sons, Blackhawk Pilot Michael Grieco who flies medical evacuation missions in Iraq. The flag which will fly over City Hall to show solidarity for the brave men and women defending our nation flew during the war in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.


Students and officials of All Saints Action Research Class recently joined with Mayor David Roberts and Acting Environmental Services Director James Ronga for a group discussion on ways to combat litter throughout the City of Hoboken.


Students from the Hoboken Charter School held their annual “March on Washington Street” on January 16th to celebrate the memory of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. Approximately 200 students braved the chilly weather and were greeting by Mayor David Roberts and other officials for discussions on the life and legacy of the Rev. King prior to his birthday.

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Orbe Family Proclamation

Mayor Roberts (far right) presented a proclamation in celebration of Bertha Orbe's 90th birthday.
Pictured with Mayor Roberts are (starting from the left) Amada Orbe, Lidia Orbe, Mario Orbe and Bertha Orbe.


Today we here in Hoboken , along with our entire great nation, remember our proud patriots. These men and woman by way of their ultimate sacrifice have afforded us this opportunity to live within the shroud of freedom under the colors of the Stars and Stripes.

Best wishes to the veterans and active soldiers on Veterans Day.


Mayor David Roberts

and The City of Hoboken


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Young Artists Display “Green” Work


Mayor Roberts (3rd from the right) took a moment to acknowledge Hoboken Elysian Charter School art students whose work is being displayed at the CVS on 14th St. & Park Ave. The Elysian students made a series of 10 trees with tempera finger paint using fall colors.  In addition, students made two additional panels out of mixed media.  These trees and panels represent their hope for a greener world. The students that were acknowledged by the Mayor are Amelia (front row), Jalisa (far left), Willy (front left), Marley (far right), and Alyssa (front). Also pictured, (starting from the left) is Hudson Reporter Publisher Lucha Malatl, Lynne Shapiro of the Hoboken Elysian Charter School, Hudson Reporter Publisher David Unger, Hoboken's Coordinator of Cultural Affairs Geri Fallo, Larry Bijou of Bijou Properties (who utilizes “Green” technologies), (to left of Mayor) Hudson County Cultural Affairs Administrator William La Rosa and head of the Hoboken Elysian Charter School Art Department Director Helen Athanas.


The Reopening for Sybil's Cave

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Mayor Roberts (center) was joined by the Director of Hoboken Historical Museum Bob Foster (left), along with the students from Wallace and All Saints School for the reopening of Sybil's Cave. Also pictured (from right) Danny Gans & George Vallone from Hoboken Brownstone and architect Dean Marchetto who were all instrumental to the completion of Sybil's Cave.

List of World War II Fallen Heroes


Attached is a list of Hoboken World War II personnel who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country and are being honored at the dedication of the City of Hoboken's new World War II Monument on November 8, 2008. Please check the list of men whose names are inscribed in the Memorial. If you are a relative or friend of any of those recognized and would like to attend the dedication ceremony, please contact the City of Hoboken at (201) – 420 – 2033.

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Columbus Day Celebrants Visit City Hall


Mayor Roberts (3rd from the right) welcomed Italian dignitaries from the cities of Florence and Avellino , Italy to his office.  Pictured with Mayor Roberts are Luigi De Prizio (left), Alberto Caracciolo (second from left), Alex Corrado of Hoboken (third from right), Francesco Genzale, and Antonnio Guerriero. The men are in the United States to participate in the New York Columbus Day Parade.

Month of the Young Adolescent at All Saints Episcopal Day School

Mayor Roberts (top left) visited the Fifth Grade Class of All Saints Episcopal Day School as a guest speaker to kick off the school's "Month of the Young Adolescent" celebration.  Mayor Roberts presented the school with a proclamation and declared October as the Month of the Young Adolescent in the City of Hoboken

Five Guys Burgers and Fries grand opening

Mayor Roberts (second from the left) along with the City Clerk James Farina (to his left) and Public Safety Director Bill Bergin were welcomed at the Grand Opening of Five Guys Burgers and Fries on 319 Washington Street by owner Phil Surico (far left).

Mayor Roberts is a Guest Speaker at NJPAC


Mayor David Roberts (far left) was a guest speaker at the New Jersey Urban Real Estate Conference along with (left to right) Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy, Moderator Anne Studholme, Elizabeth Mayor J. Christian Bollwage, Trenton Mayor Douglass H. Palmer and Morristown Mayor Donald Cresitello. The conference which was held at the NJPAC in Newark and presided over by that city's mayor, Corey Booker, provided leading business and industry professionals, policy-makers and governmental leaders, with the opportunity to explore the future of urban growth and the creation of vibrant, sustainable urban communities throughout New Jersey.

September 11th Memorial Service


Mayor David Roberts along with City Council, and the Hoboken Clergy Coalition, spoke at yesterday's 9/11 Interfaith Memorial Service at Pier A Park to honor and remember those who died on that fateful day. Hoboken lost more people than any other zip code in the country. The Memorial honored the 57 Hoboken victims.

Prime Time Learning Center Opening


Mayor Roberts (second from the right) attended the grand opening of the Primetime Learning Center located at 410 Hudson Street. Pictured with the Mayor are (left to right) Learning Center Regional Director Christine Tarallo, Director Nicole Olsen, Owner Joel Wasserman, former City Council President and Assemblyman Ruben Ramos, Jr. Legislative Aide Richard DelBoccio, and Learning Center Executive Director Rochelle Wasserman.

Yankee Ferry docks in Hoboken

Mayor David Roberts (2 nd to the left) took part in a tour given by Richard and Victoria MacKenzie-Childs of the Yankee Ferry at 12 th and Sinatra Drive along with the City Clerk James Farina and Coordinator of Cultural Affairs Geri Fallo. The boat was built in 1907 and shuttled people to the Statue of Liberty and new immigrants from Ellis Island to Manhattan. It has been restored over a period of time and is one of the oldest ferries today to be docked on the Hudson River.

Hoboken Boathouse Opens


Mayor Roberts along with members of the City Council officially opened up the Hoboken Boathouse at Maxwell Place Park beach. By opening the boathouse, the City of Hoboken will be welcoming residents and visitors to the community to a series of kayaking programs at the site. The Hoboken Community Boathouse Alliance will assist the City's recreation department in offering kayaking opportunities. “The opening of the Hoboken Boathouse will coincide with the many cultural and recreation programs that already being enjoyed by our residents free of charge,” said Mayor Roberts.

Watch the Video of

Mayor David Roberts

and the presentation of

The Redevelopment plan for the

Hoboken Train Terminal and
Yard Redevelopment Area

Community meeting

click below to watch Part II..


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Mayor Roberts & Wife Honored at Symposia Bookstore


The Hoboken Symposia Bookstore took a moment on the 4 th Anniversary of the popular cultural center's opening at 510 Washington Street to honor Mayor David Roberts and his wife, Anna. The non-profit bookstore has provided classes, cultural events and other opportunities for thousands of children and adults to gather in the community. “David and Anna have saved us almost $150,000 by underwriting our rent right in the heart of Hoboken ,” said Cornel Rusu, Symposia's owner and manager. “The Roberts family is truly a patron of the arts and we consider them real friends at Symposia.”

Hoboken High School Graduation Takes Place


The class of 2008 graduated from Hoboken High School on Friday, June 20th at a commencement ceremony held at J. F. Kennedy Stadium. Speakers included Mayor David Roberts and Assemblyman Ruben Ramos, as well as Valedictorian Amanda Morales and Salutatorian Justin Hislop.

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