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Unlike other waterproofers in New Jersey, we provide our customers with a streamlined process for all of their waterproofing needs. Our goal is to get to the crux of your home's issues. If we spot signs of water in your basement, we go right to the source of the problem, working hard to fix structural deficiencies to prevent problems like mold growth and foundation damage. We are proud to be New Jersey's one-stop shop for all of your basement waterproofing needs. New Jersey homeowners choose Healthy Way because our experts are friendly, experienced, harworking, and fully certified. We won't rest until your waterproofing problems are solved. Because we specialize in both interior and exterior waterproofing services, you won't have to worry about hiring a laundry list of contractors to correct your moisture problems. Healthy Way provides all-inclusive basement waterproofing in Hoboken, it's no surprise that New Jersey residents trust Healthy Way to make their homes more livable every day.

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The Healthy Way Difference

At Healthy Way, we strive to set ourselves apart from the competition by offering the best basement waterproofing services in New Jersey. We won't be happy with our work until you are 100% satisfied, whether you need a thorough moisture inspection or a large-scale waterproofing project. Our basement waterproofing experts are certified, trained, and have worked on more than 4,000 repairs. They understand that your moisture problems aren't like anybody else's, which is why all of our waterproofing proposals are created specifically for your home. You won't find any "one-size-fits-all" solutions here, and we wouldn't have it any other way.

  • Best warranties in the industry
  • Free initial inspection
  • Full-service basement waterproofing
  • Mold remediation
  • Foundation repair
  • Water management solutions tailored to your unique situation

Once your basement waterproofing project is complete, we make it a point to keep our staff available to address any questions or concerns you may have. Our goal is your 100% satisfaction, from the moment you call our office to schedule an inspection to the time you sign off on our work.

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With more than two decades of experience and a team of fully certified and trained waterproofing professionals, there is no waterproofing project in New Jersey that we can't handle. When not addressed, water and moisture problems can cause serious health risks for your family. We're talking buckling walls, sinking foundations, and even toxic mold. With your home's value and your family's health on the line, you must attack these problems head-on, and the best way to do that is by bringing in the Healthy Way team. Some signs of existing water problems in your home can include:

  • Signs of rust or oxidation on metal fixtures
  • Mildew residue
  • Water stains on your foundation's walls and floors
  • Erosion of your concrete
  • Mineral deposits found on pipes
  • Flooded landscaping after heavy rain or snow
  • Pooling water around your foundation's interior
  • Humidity levels above 60% in your basement or crawlspace
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Basement Waterproofing in Hoboken

Healthy Way has been providing the most trusted, effective basement waterproofing in New Jersey since 2007. Waterproofing your basement is crucial to protecting the value of your home and the safety of your family. That is why we only employ the best, brightest, fully-certified experts, who will treat your home like it was their very own. Taking shortcuts just isn't in our nature. We use innovative technology and time-tested techniques to discover and solve your basement's water-related problems.

Because basement wall leaks and water seepage are often caused by structural issues, external waterproofing is required. While some companies only seal the interior walls of your basement, Healthy Way goes the extra mile to fix your water issues inside and out. That way, your basement leaks stop for good.

Once we find the root of the water issues in your basement, we will get to work on a custom-designed solution that will exceed your basement waterproofing needs.

Our basement waterproofing services in New Jersey help prevent the following problems:

  • Mold growth, which can cause serious health hazards for your family
  • Basement flooding
  • Loss of valuables
  • Serious water damage to your home's walls and floors
  • Decrease in home value

Don't wait to address the moisture developing in your basement - call Healthy Way today for a customized solution to your water seepage problems.

What Causes Moisture in Your Basement?

It's easy to spot water leaking through a crack in your basement, but most homeowners don't know that there is a potential for water issues without heavy rains or obvious signs of standing water. At Healthy Way, we try to educate our clients on the real causes of water in your basement. Here are two of the most common reasons why you might need basement waterproofing in Hoboken:

Clay Bowl Effect

The "Clay Bowl" Effect

It might not be evident on the surface, but many basements are built in a below-grade dip, which is surrounded by backfill. Because backfill is made up of soil that was removed during foundation digging, it creates an empty shape or "bowl" effect. Once the foundation is finished, this loose soil is placed back around the foundation. Unfortunately, soil of this consistency is more absorbent and porous than the undisturbed soil around it, which is hard-packed and less porous. When rain or thunderstorms occurs, the soil closest to your home becomes saturated, putting pressure on your basement walls.

Hydrostatic Pressure

Hydrostatic Pressure:

This kind of pressure affects homeowners with property built below the water table or on a hillside where water runs down a hill. When the soil around your foundation becomes saturated, it will expand and put intense pressure on the walls of your foundation and basement. This pressure can create cracks, giving water an easy route into your basement.

How Healthy Way Solves Your Basement Waterproofing Needs

Having a wet basement not only puts your health at risk, it lowers the value of your home and makes it more difficult to sell. The good news? We offer a number of waterproofing services and products to solve your problems fast. A few of our solutions include:

  • Sump pumps
  • Perimeter drainage systems
  • Doorway drainage systems
  • High-strength washer hoses
  • Floor and wall crack repair
  • Replacement windows
  • Flood protection for your water heater

When you use Healthy Way for basement waterproofing in New Jersey, you can rest easy knowing that all our systems come with a written, lifetime warranty. This warranty is transferrable, meaning you can re-establish your home's value and give future owners confidence knowing that their new home is protected.

The Healthy Way Basement Waterproofing Process

Because every home is different, your basement waterproofing solution could be vastly different than that of your next-door neighbor. Many factors play a part when it comes to keeping your basement dry and safe for living. As a general rule, we approach each issue with a "prevention over repair" mindset. By taking this stance, we give our clients a more cost-effective, long-term resolution. We're not in the business of putting a "Band-Aid" on your water problem - we want to fix your issue completely, so you don't have to worry about recurring problems. Our effective basement waterproofing systems include a mix of the following strategies:

Interior Waterproofing

Interior Waterproofing

Interior waterproofing methods usually start with our team ensuring that any holes or cracks in your basement floors, walls, and windows are sealed properly. Sealing cracks in your basement is an important first step since this is usually the first place where water can enter your home. Our sealants keep your basement dry and help prevent more moisture from finding its way into your home. Interior waterproofing strategies like these also help lower humidity levels in your basement. While sealants and other interior waterproofing strategies help correct initial issues, they don't usually solve the underlying problem causing leaks in your basement. Those issues are most often found outside your home.

Exterior Waterproofing

Exterior Waterproofing

Once our team is finished with your interior waterproofing, we will move to the exterior of your home. Waterproofing the outside of your home is often a more complex, nuanced goal. Because of the difficult nature of exterior waterproofing, we recommend you consult with our team of professionals before tackling the job on your own. Generally speaking, our team beings the outdoor waterproofing process by excavating the soil around your home's foundation. Once we remove the soil surrounding your foundation, our experts will apply a polymer-based sealant to any cracks we discover. This sealant is a long-term solution and should remain intact for the life of your home. While the Healthy Way team solves your outdoor moisture problems, we will also check your downspouts, to make sure they aren't clogged. An inefficient gutter system does a poor job of directing water away from your home's foundation, which can cause more moisture to seep into your basement over time.

Exterior Waterproofing

Drainage Systems

One of the most common reasons that people need basement waterproofing in cityname is because they have a poor drainage system. A proper drainage system is paramount in keeping your basement dry and your family safe. These systems are meant to direct water away from your home and come in many forms, from French Drains to simple systems like ground soil. If you're thinking of installing a complex drainage system, save yourself some time and check the soil around your foundation first to make sure it isn't retaining moisture. If a more complex system like a sump pump is required, it's best to work with certified professionals like those at Healthy Way, to make sure your drainage system is installed correctly.

WHICH WATERPROOFING SOLUTION IS RIGHT FOR ME?

Because every home is different, it's hard to say what kind of waterproofing solution is right for your situation. Most homeowners require a combination of interior and exterior waterproofing. There are dozens of factors that come into play when it comes to waterproofing your home, so the answer to your problem may be different than your neighbor's. The good news is that Healthy Way is fully equipped to handle whatever moisture issue you're having. We will work tirelessly to make certain your basement is dry, mold-free, and safe to enjoy. That way, you can get back to living life rather than worrying about mold growth or foundation damage.

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GET IT DONE RIGHT, THE FIRST TIME

Other companies may offer temporary or partial solutions. At Healthy Way, we believe in correcting the problem completely, so you save money and have long-term peace of mind. Our goal is to fix your problem to prevent it from coming back, or we won't do the work!

If you require quality basement waterproofing, it all starts with a FREE inspection from our certified waterproofing experts. We will take as much time as you need to find your problem, develop a solution, and walk you through our process step-by-step.

Don't let water leaks and foundation damage create a dangerous environment in your home; contact the experts at Healthy Way today!

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CarePoint Health and Hoboken Municipal Hospital Authority in court battle over board’s practices

Since the Hoboken Municipal Hospital Authority was re-established last year in the midst of an uncertain future for CarePoint Health, which operates Hoboken University Medical Center, many of its meetings have been closed-session discussions and minutes that would shed light on the board’s intentions have been elusive.But it appears CarePoint Health and the board created to ensure the hospital’s continued operation are deeply at odds. A CarePoint lawsuit filed against the authority in February alleges that it has damaged t...

Since the Hoboken Municipal Hospital Authority was re-established last year in the midst of an uncertain future for CarePoint Health, which operates Hoboken University Medical Center, many of its meetings have been closed-session discussions and minutes that would shed light on the board’s intentions have been elusive.

But it appears CarePoint Health and the board created to ensure the hospital’s continued operation are deeply at odds. A CarePoint lawsuit filed against the authority in February alleges that it has damaged the healthcare network’s potential business deals, shared confidential information and overstepped its authority.

Allegations of wrongdoing are plentiful and varied in the lawsuit. CarePoint questioned the board’s structure and purpose in addition to the ways in which it went about soliciting information from other potential hospital operators.

“This lawsuit was filed in order to protect Hoboken University Medical Center from its competitors and those with vested interests in opposing its future success,” said Phil Swibinski, a CarePoint Health spokesman. “CarePoint Health will continue to vigorously pursue its right to operate the hospital as a legitimate owner and it is absolutely committed to providing outstanding patient-centric care to residents of Hoboken and Hudson County as a non-profit.”

It says the hospital authority published a “request for indications (RFI)” in December for potential hospital operators and that it never should have done so because it does not own the hospital property. It claims the request included confidential information that CarePoint never provided to the hospital authority, including financial statements that were not made public.

The RFI was also distributed after CarePoint announced plans to become a non-profit, the lawsuit says, arguing that assertions the hospital authority made about CarePoint’s plans to find a new operator for Hoboken University Medical Center were false.

As a result of interactions the hospital authority later had with other hospital operators, CarePoint’s reputation and potential economic prospects it had with those other operators were damaged, the lawsuit says.

“As a result of the RFI’s circulation, certain RFI recipients have halted ongoing negotiations and reconsidered prospective business relationships with” CarePoint Health, it says. “More broadly, the RFI puts plaintiffs at a disadvantage to enter into any new agreements and retain staff. The current RFI states the current operator will be displaced.”

The lawsuit cites a “medical entity” CarePoint was negotiating with regarding potential new specialists for the hospital. After the RFI was distributed, a “prospective partnership with the medical entity has been called into question and may be eventually halted entirely, exceeding more than $100,000 in damages,” according to the lawsuit.

Other issues raised include the makeup of the hospital authority board, which the suit argues has too few members and a conflicted member, and its very existence, since it says hospital authorities solely exist to purchase hospitals and Hoboken’s has never indicated it is interested in doing so.

The MHA board consists of six members, a mayoral designee — Russo — and five members appointed by the mayor with City Council input: Heather Saydah, Rajiv Goswami, Toni Tomarazzo, Keith Barksdale and Babette Cecotti. The city code says there should be 11 members. The board was created in 2006 when the city took ownership of the former St. Mary Hospital. The hospital was eventually sold to a group led by Vivek Garipalli and became part of CarePoint Health.

On April 14, Hudson County Superior Court Judge Mary Costello determined that the hospital authority must disclose who received the RFI and destroy any confidential information in its possession about CarePoint. But in June, the court changed the requirement, saying the hospital authority should return the confidential information to CarePoint rather than destroy it.

The case is ongoing.

“CarePoint’s claims against HMHA, as set forth in its civil complaint, speak for themselves and we are confident that this case will reach a successful outcome in favor of CarePoint and the communities we serve,” Swibinski said.

The hospital authority’s lawyer declined to comment on the pending litigation.

This week, the Hoboken City Council approved a contract for a city appraisal of the Hoboken University Medical Center property, an indication that it may be considering an attempt to purchase the land, which is under contract with Hudson Regional Hospital. Russo said the hospital authority and city will look at any routes available to ensure the hospital remains open for residents.

CarePoint Health has said it intends to ensure the hospital remains open and would even be interested in purchasing the land itself. The land is owned by Hudson Regional Hospital in Secaucus, which purchased the HUMC land and BMC property from Alaris Health founder Avery Eisenreich last year for $220 million. Hudson Regional Hospital has made overtures to purchase both HUMC and the Bayonne hospital.

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Hoboken Will Soon Begin Live Streaming Youth Baseball & Softball

HOBOKEN, NJ — Families of youth baseball and softball players in Hoboken will soon be able to tune into games remotely and follow the action from their mobile devices, tablets, computers or smart TVs.As part of a newly-approved sponsorship agreement with T-Mobile, the city will be provided a 5G-connected camera system at Sgt. William Feskens Memorial Field at no cost, along with free access to game day streaming services through GoDog Sports, a leading sports streaming platform.Under the terms of the agreement — whi...

HOBOKEN, NJ — Families of youth baseball and softball players in Hoboken will soon be able to tune into games remotely and follow the action from their mobile devices, tablets, computers or smart TVs.

As part of a newly-approved sponsorship agreement with T-Mobile, the city will be provided a 5G-connected camera system at Sgt. William Feskens Memorial Field at no cost, along with free access to game day streaming services through GoDog Sports, a leading sports streaming platform.

Under the terms of the agreement — which is valued at $6,800 — baseball and softball games will be streamed through the platform for a one-year season to all families registered with the local Little League program.

Hoboken will begin piloting the program in September, when its fall baseball season kicks off, according to Leo Pellegrini, the city’s Director of Health and Human Services.

Since it is a shorter season than spring baseball, Pellegrini said it will be a good opportunity to get up to speed with the system, including scheduling and making sure the appropriate family members have access to watch games.

Pellegrini first began looking into the various streaming services that popped up during the COVID-19 pandemic. After chatting with an out-of-town grandparent who mentioned he could only see his grandson’s baseball games when he was in town on the weekends, Pellegrini doubled down efforts to find a platform.

“It got me thinking about the research I had done and what we could do to move the project forward,” he explained.

According to T-Mobile, the FamCam 5G program is limited to those who have been provided viewing access credentials through local league officials.

T-Mobile also noted that families of players will be required to submit a parental privacy consent form that will be provided to them by league officials and that the forms are required in order before services can begin.

After the first year, the city will be required to cover the cost of the service, which said it could do either via sponsors or by budgeting for it. Pellegrini estimated the platform costs about $2,000.

Hoboken joins a growing number of youth sports groups across the U.S. that have partnered with T-Mobile on its FamCam 5G program. Within New Jersey, T-Mobile has sponsorship deals with Little League clubs in towns such as Lodi, Barnegat, Lower Cape May and Wallington.

In Hoboken, the offering won’t necessarily be limited to just baseball and softball, said Pellegrini, noting that the field is used for other activities, like flag football. While it will debut at Feskens, Pellegrini said the city hopes to roll it out to other fields in the future.

During Hoboken’s annual Opening Day parade in April, Pellegrini revealed that the city was looking to bring streaming services to the ball field, an announcement that was cheered by many parents.

“We have so many folks who work a lot in the city or aren’t home a lot because they are traveling, so this was unbelievable news to them,” he said. “The most important piece to me is being able to have grandparents watch their grandkids.”

More information regarding the particulars of the service will be released by the city.

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Hoboken, NJ landlord tried raising rent by $3,000 a month in eviction battle

HOBOKEN — A low-income Hudson County man could lose the place he calls home as the result of a lengthy legal dispute with his landlord.Jeff Trupiano has lived in his Hoboken apartment-turned-condo for over three decades. He moved into the rent-controlled unit at 703 Park Ave. in 1991 under a former owner.For the past five years, Trupiano has been locked in a legal battle with his landlord over a significant rent increase. Court records show that the landlord tried jacking the monthly rent by nearly $3,000 and is attemptin...

HOBOKEN — A low-income Hudson County man could lose the place he calls home as the result of a lengthy legal dispute with his landlord.

Jeff Trupiano has lived in his Hoboken apartment-turned-condo for over three decades. He moved into the rent-controlled unit at 703 Park Ave. in 1991 under a former owner.

For the past five years, Trupiano has been locked in a legal battle with his landlord over a significant rent increase. Court records show that the landlord tried jacking the monthly rent by nearly $3,000 and is attempting to get retroactive rent from Trupiano.

A few years after Trupiano moved in, the apartment building was bought by Amaconn Realty, Inc. Then in 2001, the owner, who is Trupiano's landlord, turned the apartments into condominiums.

Sales records on Zillow.com show that one two-bedroom condo at the building was sold in April for $449,000.

Trupiano, who is in his 60s and makes less than $30,000 a year working at a local health food store, pays $783 in rent each month. His attorney, Dana Wefer, told New Jersey 101.5 that as a low-income renter, he has been protected from eviction for more than 20 years because of the Tenant Protection Act.

But in 2017, Trupiano's landlord issued a hardship increase based on an appraisal of his unit. Wefer said that the appraisal was "hypothetical" and based on how much the unit could bring in if it were completely renovated.

According to a briefing provided by Wefer, the landlord knew that the building had a protected tenant and chose to proceed with the conversion anyway. It also notes that Trupiano continues to pay his rent on time despite the unit having been neglected for years.

"The property has been fundamentally transformed from one that was a prudent and sound investment to a single ill-maintained rent-controlled condominium unit, encumbered with a protected tenant who cannot be evicted for twenty-six years."

A GoFundMe is raising money for Trupiano's court costs and increasing rent. Created by the Hoboken Fair Housing Association, the fundraiser claims that an unfavorable decision could gut the Tenant Protection Act.

While Wefer is handling the case pro bono, there are high costs for appealing court decisions including the requirement to pay for thousands of pages of transcripts. Wefer said that they will likely need to appeal as a judge recently gave an oral decision stating that Trupiano's rent should increase based on the property's equity.

Wefer added that it's not hyperbole to say that the Tenant Protection Act is at risk. The attorney said she would not be surprised to see Trupiano's case go up to the New Jersey Supreme Court.

Previous rulings from the state's highest court, such as Mayes v. Jackson Township Rent Leveling Board (1986), have upheld rent control ordinances and a landlord's right to "realize a just and reasonable return on the property."

An attorney for the landlord did not respond to a request for comment.

Rick Rickman is a reporter for New Jersey 101.5. You can reach him at [email protected]

Hoboken Council Opposes $4.7B Plan To Widen Turnpike Extension

HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken City Council has come out against a $4.7 billion plan to widen and repair the 8-mile-long extension that connects Exit 14 on the New Jersey Turnpike to the Holland Tunnel.During its meeting on Wednesday night, the city council adopted a resolution urging Gov. Phil Murphy to direct the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) “to halt any further work” on the project and “immediately undertake” a “comprehensive climate and economic analysis of the best ways to improve transportation...

HOBOKEN, NJ — Hoboken City Council has come out against a $4.7 billion plan to widen and repair the 8-mile-long extension that connects Exit 14 on the New Jersey Turnpike to the Holland Tunnel.

During its meeting on Wednesday night, the city council adopted a resolution urging Gov. Phil Murphy to direct the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) “to halt any further work” on the project and “immediately undertake” a “comprehensive climate and economic analysis of the best ways to improve transportation” in Hudson County.

The measure — which was sponsored by Council Vice President Emily Jabbour, Councilman Joe Quintero and Councilman Ruben Ramos — passed in an 8-0 vote, with Councilman Michael DeFusco absent.

Hoboken council’s resolution identifies several concerns with the project, such as:

The resolution also says that NJTA “has failed to show that it has explored alternative means to reducing traffic congestion” and the billions of dollars earmarked for the project “could be used to fund other transportation and infrastructure projects.”

NJTA’s plan has faced growing opposition from a coalition of community groups, like Safe Streets JC, Bike Hudson County and Bike JC, environmental organizations, including the New Jersey Sierra Club, and local officials, such as Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop.

The project would be done in three phases, starting with the widening of the extension to four lanes in both directions between Exit 14 and Exit 14A in Bayonne, including replacement of the aging Newark Bay Bridge.

The second phase would replace the two-lane highway and bridges between Exit 14A and Columbus Drive in Jersey City with a three-lane road in both directions. The final piece of the project would involve replacing elevated sections between Columbus Drive to Jersey Avenue in Jersey City.

While the NJTA has maintained the project will alleviate traffic in the Holland Tunnel, critics believe the additional lanes will tie up traffic even further.

Opponents have said expanding roads for trucks and cars is at odds with climate goals set by Murphy’s administration, including a 50% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.

NJTA has said that it is already complying with the governor’s executive orders and taken several steps, including the installation of EV charging stations at highway rest stops and beginning the transition to light duty electric vehicles.

The project is still in the permitting phases, but construction is expected to last between 10 and 15 years and would also require eminent domain proceedings on as many as 60 properties near the bridge.

In a statement Thursday, Jabbour thanked Bike Hoboken, Bike Hudson County, the New Jersey Sierra Club and Empower New Jersey for their advocacy and outreach regarding the proposed expansion.

She said, "The City of Hoboken joins over 135 other faith, community, and environmental groups (including our colleagues on the Council in Jersey City) in opposing this project. The proposed expansion would disproportionately harm communities of color, and these funds would be better spent investing in public transportation and more diverse transit infrastructure."

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112 years of culture and traditions to be celebrated at Hoboken’s St. Ann Italian Festival

Hoboken’s St. Ann Italian Festival has a rich history, and that history will mark 112 years when the festival returns to the Mile Square City on Friday, July 22, with food, games, rides, music, raffles, and a beer garden.The festival dates are as follows:Friday, July 22, 6 to 11 p.m.; Saturday, July 23, 1 to 11 p.m.; Sunday, July 24, 1 to 11 p.m.; Monday, July 25, 6 to 11 p.m.; and Tuesday, July 26, from 1 to 11 p.m.The festival includes the St. Ann Feast Mass, which will be followed by a procession on Tuesday, Jul...

Hoboken’s St. Ann Italian Festival has a rich history, and that history will mark 112 years when the festival returns to the Mile Square City on Friday, July 22, with food, games, rides, music, raffles, and a beer garden.

The festival dates are as follows:

Friday, July 22, 6 to 11 p.m.; Saturday, July 23, 1 to 11 p.m.; Sunday, July 24, 1 to 11 p.m.; Monday, July 25, 6 to 11 p.m.; and Tuesday, July 26, from 1 to 11 p.m.

The festival includes the St. Ann Feast Mass, which will be followed by a procession on Tuesday, July 26, beginning at 11 a.m.

The main event for the festival has always been the procession which features the church’s statue of St. Ann as it’s marched through the streets of Hoboken with residents and their families walking along with it.

Food for the festival includes zeppole, cheesesteaks, rice balls, wood-fired pizza, fried calamari, and seafood salad among others.

The festival will also have a grand 50/50. In 2021, a total of $82,990 worth of raffle tickets were sold with the winner receiving $41,495. Tickets are $10 each and the drawing will take place on the Feast Day, July 26, at 10 p.m.

The festival will take place at the St. Ann Roman Catholic Church, 704 Jefferson St., Hoboken.

The festival has a rich tradition.

The United States has always been a melting pot. People from all over the world have brought their cultural traditions with them as they began their lives anew. This includes the people of the small Italian village of Monte San Giacomo in the Apennine Mountains, according to the church’s web site. Those who came from the Italian province to Hoboken, the Mile Square City, brought with them their attachment to their home. Wishing to hang on to their traditional values, the St. Ann’s Society, Societa’ S. Anna, was born.

While not named in the gospels, Saint Ann, also spelled as Saint Anne, is recognized as the mother of Mary and the maternal grandmother of Jesus.

With rented storefront on Seventh and Adams Street and priests conducting Mass on the property before it was turned into a chapel, the St. Ann’s Parish, Parrochia di S. Anna, had formed in 1900. By 1906, with the completion of the church’s construction, St. Ann’s Society felt it was appropriate to honor their traditions and celebrate the community they had built with a celebration. It was in 1910 that the inauguration of the St. Ann’s Feast, and that of San Giacomo, took place on July 25 and 26, when a festival was held each day for both Saint Ann and San Giacomo. People traveled from Monte San Giacomo to attend that first festival in Hoboken.

The St. Ann’ Society continued to operate until 1935, where members formed what is now known as the Monte San Giacomo Club, where they assumed the responsibility of the feast and continued carrying on the group’s traditions.

The festival was originally sponsored by Monte San Giacomo until 1953, with the St. Ann Church taking on the responsibility of organizing it.

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