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Update from Mayor Zimmer on Sinatra Park, Pier A, and Other Issues

In a memo to the City Council, Mayor Dawn Zimmer provides an update on a variety of important topics including Sinatra Park, Pier A Park, the 9/11 Memorial, and more. Click here to download the full memo. The text of the memo is also included below.

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra to Perform Free Concert at Pier A Park


Program features orchestral, film & operatic favorites
Vocalists from Opera New Jersey join NJSO on stage

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will perform a free outdoor concert at Pier A Park in Hoboken on Thursday, June 28, at 7:30 p.m. The concert is presented by the City of Hoboken. Guests are invited to bring a blanket or low back chair and a picnic.

Cooling Center Open Due To Excessive Heat


Sprinklers at parks available for cooling off

The City of Hoboken’s cooling center at the Multi Service Center, 124 Grand Street, will remain open until 10pm on Wednesday, June 20 and will be open from 9am until 10pm on Thursday, June 21. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning through 8pm, Wednesday, June 20 and a heat advisory through 8pm, Thursday, June 21.

Sprinklers and water features are available for cooling off at Church Square Park, Jackson Street Park, Madison Park, Elysian Park, Stevens Park, Pier A, and Pier C.

Cooling Center to Open Due to Excessive Heat

heatwarning
The City of Hoboken will open a cooling center at the Multi Service Center, 124 Grand Street, from 9am to 10pm on Wednesday, June 20. The National Weather Service is forecasting high temperatures in the mid to upper 90s and heat indices in the 100 to 104 degree range during Wednesday afternoon and evening.

Residents are urged to check on their neighbors, especially the elderly and those with disabilities.

Hoboken Downtown Farmers’ Market Returns for 16th Season

The Hoboken Downtown Farmers’ Market will be bringing Jersey Fresh produce to our fair City for the 16th straight year. The market, located just two blocks west of Hoboken Terminal, on Washington Street between Newark Street and Observer Highway, will open on Tuesday June 26th and continue every Tuesday through October 30th from 3pm to 7:30pm.

Update from Mayor Zimmer on Various Issues


In a memo to the City Council, Mayor Dawn Zimmer provides an update on a variety of important topics including land acquisition for park space, NJ Transit redevelopment, 1600 Park, flooding, and more. Click here to download the full memo. The text of the memo is also included below.

Trees of Hoboken City Hall Exhibit & Reception


An art reception for artist Bill Curran will be held at City Hall on Monday, June 18th from 6pm to 8pm. His work, an exhibit titled “Tress of Hoboken,” is currently being displayed on the 2nd floor of City Hall.

Artist Statement
Stevens Campus was where I saw my first Hoboken trees when I moved here twenty eight years ago. My first painting was of a scene by the baseball field of four Pine trees. It was dusk and the light was magical. I rushed home to get it all down.

City of Hoboken to Celebrate Olympic Day

Event to feature Olympian Taraje Williams-Murray, 5K Race and Sports Activities for Kids 

The spirit of the Olympic Movement will roll into Hoboken, as the City hosts a variety of athletic and recreation events in celebration of Olympic Day.

Hoboken’s Olympic Day will take place on Saturday, June 23rd starting at 11:00am at Pier A Park and along Sinatra Drive between 1st and 4th Streets, which will be closed to traffic during the event.

Taraje Williams-Murray, a 2004 and 2008 Olympian in the sport of Judo, will be Hoboken’s honorary Olympian and will be demonstrating the sport of Judo. The event will also feature a 5K race, a mini soccer field and gymnastics for kids, table tennis, yoga, fitness trainers, music, and other activities. In the spirit of the Olympic games, all are asked to wear their nation’s colors.

Ping Pong is Back in Hoboken!


It was an historic night for Ping Pong in Hoboken last night! More than 50 residents came out for the inauguration of a first-ever table tennis program sponsored by the City of Hoboken. Residents of all ages and skill levels played on 6 new tables set up throughout the gym in the Multi-Service Center at 2nd and Grand Street. Mayor Zimmer attended with her family to support the new program and stayed to play throughout the evening.

“It was great to see people of all ages coming together to play and have a great time,” said Mayor Dawn Zimmer. “I thank Diana London, Wale Ajibade, and all the other volunteers for taking the initiative to make this happen.”

Public Invited to Police Awards Ceremony


Mayor Dawn Zimmer is pleased to announce that the Hoboken Police Awards Ceremony will take place on Thursday, June 14th at 10:00 am at the Howe Center located on the Stevens campus.

Over 200 awards, including for acts of commendable service, valor, and bravery which occurred between 2006 and 2011, will be presented to 88 current and retired members of the Hoboken Police Department as well as law enforcement officers from other agencies.