|Title||Newspaper: The Hoboken Herald. Vol. 1, No. 2, September 15, 1971.|
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|Collection||Hoboken Newspaper & Journals Collection|
|Scope & Content||
The Hoboken Herald. Vol. 1, No. 2, September 15, 1971.
Tabloid newspaper, 11-1/2" wide x 16-1/4" high, 16 pp. Photographs. PDF on file.
A short-lived weekly published on Wednesdays by The Hoboken Herald Corporation, 52 Newark St., Hoboken. Cover price, twenty-five cents. Editorial board: Sami Fiedler, James Hans, Russ Nevins, Mark Schubin, Joseph Schulman.
Page :, cover, illustration "Welcome to Plywood Plaza" [by Jim Hans.]
Page 2: Opinion: A Slum Solution. By Richard McAleer.
What Hoboken Needs. By Mark Schubin. Discusses that Hoboken needs a cable TV system which was not yet built although Cablevision has been awarded a franchise for it four years earlier.
Page 3: A Tale of Two Cops. Profile of two Hoboken Police officers, Detective Mario Mercado and Lieutenant Charles Smith, and typical police duties and experience. Photo of each officer.
Page 4: Statement by Hoboken Police Chief George W. Crimmins about the recent disturbances [a riot] on Sept. 8, 1971. Photo of Crimmins at his desk [in Hoboken City Hall] by Joseph Schulman.
Page 5: Lopez: Transcribed interview conducted by Joseph Schulman of Luis Lopez of Self-Help, a community action group, about the Labor Day unrest and arrest of people, thier release and the bombing of the Self-Help office. Interview was recorded on Sept. 7, 1971, the day before the events of Sept. 8th referred to by Crimmins on page 4. Photo of Lopez by Nicholas Borg.
Page 6: Festival. By Katharine Scanlon. About the St. Francis feast, Madonna dei Martiri, with photo on page 6 by Bernard Colonna and five photos on page 7 by Joseph Schulman.
Pages 8-9: Reproduction of the 1851 printed engraving "Riot at Hoboken" [from "Gleason's Pictorial Drawing Room Companion," June 28, 1851] with text quoted below from the Gleason's article.
Page 10: The Continuing Saga of the Hoboken Ferries. By Mark Schubin. Old engraved view of ferry.
Page 11: This Week's TV Listings. Also a subscription coupon.
Page 12: Two photos from a summer photography workshop for children sponsored by the NJ State Council on the Arts, Hoboken YMCA and Maxwell House Division of General Foods. The photos were by Cora Campbell, age 14, and Hilda Garcia, age 15.
Page 13. Food Fun for Everyone. By Beverly [probably Beverly Hans.] Advertisement on page for Hoboken Model Cities [Program] with its logo.
Page 16: Exclusive Interview. Jackie Mason Stars in Hoboken Movie. By Jim Hans. The motion picture, "Roger of Miami Beach [released in 1974 as "The Stoolie"], filmed at several Hoboken locations including Todd Shipyards, Fourteenth Street, and Washington Street between Second and Third Streets at the J & W Self-Service Laundry, 213 Washington St. Hans interviewed the director John Avilson [Avildsen] and Jackie Mason as well as several Hoboken bystanders: Ruben Philips of 151 Sixth St., Marie Freeo, Councilman Anthony Romano, Ralph Perritti (a longshoreman who was an extra in "On the Waterfront".) He also talked to actor "Shan Walsch" [who was actually Sean Walsh, but is billed in film credits as "Sean Walch."]
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|Year Range from||1971|
|Year Range to||1971|
Saint Francis Church
Madonna dei Martiri (MDM)
Model Cities Program
213 Washington St.
161 Sixth St.
Todd Shipyards Corporation
Hoboken Ferry Company
Social & Personal Activity
Government & Politics
Parades & Pageants
Communications & Public Utilities
Business & Commerce