March 3, 1988 |
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.
July 8, 2012 |
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.
June 3, 1987 |
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.
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April 8, 2004 |
* 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.
May 8, 2008 |
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.)
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."