The Hudson River fishermen and the boat that began the Riverkeeper movement

November 25th, 2019|Comments Off on The Hudson River fishermen and the boat that began the Riverkeeper movement

The original Riverkeeper boat launched in 1983 recently recovered in the woods of Garrison, New York. At its annual Connect the Waterfront event at the Hoboken Elks Lodge, FBW honored the Hudson River [...]

Planning Board votes down high-rise towers at Weehawken Cove after persistent legal & neighborhood opposition

November 5th, 2019|Comments Off on Planning Board votes down high-rise towers at Weehawken Cove after persistent legal & neighborhood opposition

FBW | November 5, 2019 The Weehawken Cove connects Hoboken's north waterfront to Weehawken and will be the site of a new 4-acre park on the Hoboken side abutting the proposed high-rise [...]

A victorious “yes” vote on Questions 1 and 2 would ensure funding to complete final links for Hoboken’s waterfront park

October 19th, 2019|Comments Off on A victorious “yes” vote on Questions 1 and 2 would ensure funding to complete final links for Hoboken’s waterfront park

FBW | October 18, 2019 On election day, voters will have an opportunity to approve amendments to the Municipal Open Space Trust Fund (OSTF) that would ensure completion of Hoboken’s [...]

City to make offer to buy Union Dry Dock; opposition to refueling facility has deterred state takeover — so far

September 30th, 2019|Comments Off on City to make offer to buy Union Dry Dock; opposition to refueling facility has deterred state takeover — so far

Aerial view of 901 Sinatra Drive, the property formerly owned by Union Dry Dock and Repair Co. looking east at Hoboken's Hudson River waterfront. FBW | September 30, 2019 Hoboken to [...]

Repairing our country’s impaired electoral system & making your vote count

September 22nd, 2019|Comments Off on Repairing our country’s impaired electoral system & making your vote count

Hoboken could be among first municipalities in New Jersey to adopt ranked choice voting FBW | September 22, 2019 Renee Steinhagen, the Executive Director of New Jersey Appleseed Public Interest Law Center, explained that [...]