Saturday, December 22, 2012
As you look over the list of gifts you need this holiday season, an unsettling feeling starts. How will I pay for all these gifts? How about homemade gifts?
Gift-giving is meant to be a time for sharing how much you appreciate others, but rising prices and tight budgets take the feel-good vibes right out of gift-giving traditions. This year, take the money stress out of the holidays by turning to homemade gifts. Homemade gifts are a great way to show you appreciate someone while also adding a personal touch. Gifts don’t need to be expensive to be special. Get the family involved in the fun and you will be creating memories while making unique gifts for those who mean the most in your life. Patch explores the homemade holidays in hopes that you will find something to inspire you to enjoy the season more. Healthy options: Pack energy in a jar with healthy snacks like energy bars, dark chocolate…
Monday, December 3, 2012
We'll help you plan your week.
Happy Monday, Hoboken! It's December and this week, there's a host of holiday events to get you in the spirit. Starting today, the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail is free for Hoboken passengers who are traveling to Newport. Hop on the HBLR at 9th Street, 2nd Street or Hoboken Terminal. On Tuesday, it's the annual Hoboken Christmas Tree Lighting outside City Hall at 5 o'clock. Wednesday night, the City Council meets for its first December meeting. There's a resolution on the agenda to allow free parking citywide for the whole month to help give local businesses a post-Sandy boost. Meanwhile, the Hoboken Shelter will hold its 9th Annual Silent Auction fundraiser at TEAK from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday evening is the Hoboken Winter Carnival with …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Donate toys and non-perishable foods!
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- Claire Moses
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The Hoboken Police Department needs your toys. On Tuesday, December 11, the police department is looking to — literally — fill a bus full of toys. The toy drive will take place in front of police headquarters at First and Hudson Streets from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the 11th. All Hobokenites are encouraged to drop off toys and non perishables. "We will attempt to fill our police bus to the top with all of the donations and need your support to make this happen," said Sgt. Melissa Gigante, the organizer of the event. The Hoboken Fire Department, the Hoboken Motorcycle Club, the Hoboken Special Needs Parent Group, and the Wallace School Peer Leadership have already signed on to help with the initiative. There'll also be hot coco and a chance to …
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Canadian Turkeys, carving the lobster and a turkey the size of a dog.
No need to worry about conversation topics around the Thanksgiving dinner table. Let your guests fill up on this Thanksgiving fun facts.