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Hoboken Memorial Day Parade

Friday, May 20, 2016

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Hoboken’s 118th Annual Memorial Day Parade will take place on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016. The parade will assemble at 6:00pm and step off at 6:30pm from City Hall (1st Street and Washington Street) and proceed north on Washington Street to the reviewing stand on 10th Street & Washington Street in front of the Hoboken Elks Lodge.

This year marks the 118th year of marching up Washington Street to honor those that made the ultimate sacrifice. It is also the oldest continuous parade in the State of New Jersey.

This year’s Grand Marshal is Francis Pryzgoda, a Korean War Veteran.

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Updated Milling & Paving Schedule

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Please note that due to weather conditions, emergency situations or equipment/supply issues, schedules are subject to change.

Friday, May 13
-Parking will be prohibited on Garden Street from 6th Street to 9th Street to complete clearing asphalt from around manhole covers and catch basins in preparation for paving scheduled for Monday.
-Parking WILL BE PERMITTED on 9th Street between Clinton Street and Grand Street. The posted No Parking signs on 9th Street will not be enforced on Friday, but will be in effect on Monday, May 16 for scheduled paving work.

Monday, May 16
-Paving Garden Street (6th St – 9th St)
-Paving 9th Street (Clinton St – Bloomfield St)

Tuesday, May 17
-Milling 7th Street (Clinton St – Garden St)
-Milling Grand St (5th St – 6th St)
-Milling ends of Willow Terrace N & S (on Willow Avenue side)

Wednesday, May 18
-Paving Clinton St (6th St – 7th St)
-Paving 7th St (Clinton St – Garden St)
-Paving Grand St (5th St – 6th St)
-Paving ends of Willow Terrace N & S (on Willow Avenue side)

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PSE&G to Begin Milling and Paving Repair Work

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Updated paving schedule for Thursday, May 12th:

• Park Ave (6th St – 11th St)

(no milling work scheduled for Thursday)

Updated milling schedule for Wednesday, May 11th:

• Park Ave (6th St – 11th St)
• Clinton St (6th St – 7th St)
• 7th St (Clinton St – Garden St)

PSE&G will begin the third phase of milling and paving work to repair trenches created during the installation of new gas mains as part of the Energy Strong program. The Energy Strong project replaced 31,000 linear feet of low pressure old cast iron mains in or near flood areas with new plastic pipe which operate at a higher pressure that prevents water from entering mains, increasing the reliability of gas service. A fourth phase of milling and paving will take place in the near future.

Parking will be prohibited on both sides of the street during milling and paving. Milling is scheduled to take place Monday, May 9th through Wednesday, May 11th, weather permitting, on the following streets:

Monday, May 9th
• Garden St (6th St – 9th St)
• 9th St (Garden St – Clinton St)

Tuesday, May 10th
• Park Ave (6th St – 11th St)

Wednesday, May 11th
• Grand St (5th St – 6th St)
• Clinton St (6th St – 7th St)
• 7th St (Clinton St – Garden St)
• Both ends of Willow Terrace beyond cobblestone

Paving is scheduled to take place from Thursday, May 12th through Monday, May 16th, weather permitting, on the following streets:

Thursday, May 12th
• Park Ave (6th St – 11th St) – weather permitting

Friday, May 13th
• Garden St (6th St – 9th St)
• 9th St (Garden St – Clinton St)

Monday, May 16th
• Grand St (5th St – 6th St)
• Clinton St (6th St -7th St)
• 7th St (Clinton St – Garden St)
• Both ends of Willow Terrace beyond cobblestone

Please note that the schedule is tentative and subject to change.

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Hoboken Shade Tree Commission To Give Away 2,000 Small Trees

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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The Hoboken Shade Tree Commission will be giving away 2,000 small trees (seedlings and saplings) to Hoboken residents. The trees are suitable for backyards and large pots but are currently too small as street trees.

The trees will be available for pickup on Saturday, May 7th from 9am to noon at the Hoboken Public Works Garage located on Willow Avenue between Observer Highway and Newark Street.

The following tree species are available:

• Norway Spruce
• Kousa Dogwood
• White Pine
• Black Walnut
• Red Maple
• Swamp White Oak
• White Oak
• Persimmon
• Sugar Maple
• Black Oak

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