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March 2, 1989 | JAY SHARBUTT, Times Staff Writer
The show's production office is atop an aging seven-story building housing such other enterprises as the Hoboken Health Club, Choices in Cardiology and Cogent Information Systems, Inc. Welcome to headquarters for the makers of NBC's "Dream Street," a coming dramatic series about the lives of young blue-collar men and women in this venerable, hard-nosed waterfront town of 42,500, right across the Hudson River from Manhattan.
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January 20, 2014 | By Joseph Tanfani
The mayor of Hoboken, N.J., says it was pure intimidation by Gov. Chris Christie's top people, delivered in softly-worded asides at public events: Get on board with a big development deal or say goodbye to hopes of Superstorm Sandy relief money. "'This project is really important to the governor,'" Mayor Dawn Zimmer said on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday, recounting what she said she was told in May by Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno. "And she said that ... this was a direct message from the governor.
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NEWS
December 30, 1985 | United Press International
A New Jersey Transit train crowded with morning rush-hour commuters failed to brake and crashed into a concrete abutment at the Hoboken train station today, injuring more than 30 people. Hoboken Police Chief George Crimmins said there were no reports of serious injuries although several people suffered broken bones and cuts. The force of the crash buckled the pavement in the busy terminal, across the Hudson River from New York.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 8, 2012 | By Evelyn McDonnell, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Big Day Coming Yo La Tengo and the Rise of Indie Rock Jesse Jarnow Gotham Books: 362 pp., $18 This is as scintillating as it gets: The opening and closing anecdotes of "Big Day Coming" revolve around typos. Shockingly, promoters and newspapers have had a chronic habit of misspelling the name of Yo La Tengo, the 26-year-old Hoboken, N.J., band whose members are the book's reluctant antiheroes. "Yo La Tango," "Wo La Tengo," "Yo Lo Tengo" - Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley and their multiple bassists have suffered through an endless stream of typos by writers who apparently don't speak Spanish.
NEWS
March 3, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Mayor Thomas Vezzetti, the bootlegger's son who took to the streets with a bullhorn to win elections and fight the gentrification of this Hudson River city, died early Wednesday. He was 59. Vezzetti, a lifelong bachelor, was said to have been angered by the outcome of a special election Tuesday in the 5th Ward. A councilman who frequently criticized Vezzetti's policies won a special election over a candidate Vezzetti had supported.
NATIONAL
January 20, 2014 | By Joseph Tanfani
The mayor of Hoboken, N.J., says it was pure intimidation by Gov. Chris Christie's top people, delivered in softly-worded asides at public events: Get on board with a big development deal or say goodbye to hopes of Superstorm Sandy relief money. "'This project is really important to the governor,'" Mayor Dawn Zimmer said on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday, recounting what she said she was told in May by Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno. "And she said that ... this was a direct message from the governor.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 8, 2012 | By Evelyn McDonnell, Special to the Los Angeles Times
Big Day Coming Yo La Tengo and the Rise of Indie Rock Jesse Jarnow Gotham Books: 362 pp., $18 This is as scintillating as it gets: The opening and closing anecdotes of "Big Day Coming" revolve around typos. Shockingly, promoters and newspapers have had a chronic habit of misspelling the name of Yo La Tengo, the 26-year-old Hoboken, N.J., band whose members are the book's reluctant antiheroes. "Yo La Tango," "Wo La Tengo," "Yo Lo Tengo" - Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley and their multiple bassists have suffered through an endless stream of typos by writers who apparently don't speak Spanish.
NEWS
July 20, 1996
Here is a complete list of the 230 people, including four cockpit crew members and 14 flight attendants, aboard TWA Flight 800: -A- Aikens-Bellamy, Sandra, 49, of St. Albans, N.Y., off-duty TWA employee Aikey, Jessica, 17, of Montoursville, Pa., student Alex, Christian Alexander, Matthew, 20, of Florence, S.C., Wake Forest University student at Winston-Salem, N.C. , traveling to Dijon, France, to study Allen, Ashton, 15, of Marietta, Ga. Allen, Lamar, of Marietta, Ga.
NEWS
June 3, 1987 | Associated Press
President Reagan said Tuesday he will nominate Kenneth C. Rogers, president of the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, N.J., to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 8, 2004 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
* Kent Glenn, 61, a jazz pianist and composer who led a 10-piece ensemble in the Los Angeles area through much of the 1980s, died Saturday of heart failure in Hoboken, N.J.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 2, 1989 | JAY SHARBUTT, Times Staff Writer
The show's production office is atop an aging seven-story building housing such other enterprises as the Hoboken Health Club, Choices in Cardiology and Cogent Information Systems, Inc. Welcome to headquarters for the makers of NBC's "Dream Street," a coming dramatic series about the lives of young blue-collar men and women in this venerable, hard-nosed waterfront town of 42,500, right across the Hudson River from Manhattan.
NEWS
March 3, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Mayor Thomas Vezzetti, the bootlegger's son who took to the streets with a bullhorn to win elections and fight the gentrification of this Hudson River city, died early Wednesday. He was 59. Vezzetti, a lifelong bachelor, was said to have been angered by the outcome of a special election Tuesday in the 5th Ward. A councilman who frequently criticized Vezzetti's policies won a special election over a candidate Vezzetti had supported.
NEWS
December 30, 1985 | United Press International
A New Jersey Transit train crowded with morning rush-hour commuters failed to brake and crashed into a concrete abutment at the Hoboken train station today, injuring more than 30 people. Hoboken Police Chief George Crimmins said there were no reports of serious injuries although several people suffered broken bones and cuts. The force of the crash buckled the pavement in the busy terminal, across the Hudson River from New York.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 8, 2008 | From the Associated Press
A new stamp honoring Frank Sinatra goes on sale next week. First-day-of-sale ceremonies for the 42-cent stamp will be held Tuesday at three locations familiar to the famed singer and actor -- New York City, Las Vegas and Hoboken, N.J. (The price of a first-class stamp goes up a penny to 42 cents on Monday.)
NEWS
December 31, 1985
Two persons, including a pregnant woman, were hospitalized and 52 others suffered minor injuries when a rush-hour commuter train rammed a concrete abutment in the Hoboken, N.J. station, authorities said. "People went flying everywhere," said Clare Sylvestri, a rider who suffered a slight nose injury. "People were all over the place."
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