• W. Kodak Jewelers’ Uptown Location the Scene of a Break-In

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    Hoboken is a strong community. Many residents + business owners alike look out for other members of the community in more ways than one. Unfortunately, this past weekend, our strong community suffered a blow. Late in the evening on October 5th, W Kodak Jewelers in uptown Hoboken was the target of a break-inKeep reading to learn more about the break-in at W. Kodak Jeweler’s uptown location. 

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    The scene of the break-in.

    What We Know

    Though the information is still limited, a representative of W. Kodak Jewelers confirmed with Hoboken Girl in an email that the break-in occurred late in the evening on October 5th at the flagship 1123 Hudson Street location. Luckily, “no one was present or harmed during the incident and only minor damage occurred,” the representative told HG. 

    “We appreciate the rapid response from [the] Hoboken Police Department and their due diligence in investigating this matter,” the representative wrote in an email. “Our store is open for business during regular hours and we look forward to continuing to serve Hoboken as your local jeweler.”

    We’re still waiting on more information to be released, but we are happy to hear that team and space at W. Kodak Jewelers are doing well and that no one was harmed.

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    About W. Kodak

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    {Photo credit: @wkodakjewelers}

    W. Kodak Jewelers is, as the name would suggest, a local jeweler right here in the Mile Square. With a downtown at 60 Newark Street and the aforementioned uptown location, the store sells fine pieces of jewelry to Hoboken locals and beyond.

    Whether you’re in the market for an engagement or wedding ring, or simply a nice necklace, set of earrings, or a watch, W. Kodak has been a staple of the community for years. The store sells high-end brands like Seiko, Breitling, Tacori, and more. W. Kodak also sells a wide range of diamond cuts for any gift or occasion.

    Beyond what they sell, however, W. Kodak is also known locally and beyond for its exceptional service. Each guest can meet with the shop’s dedicated team to help them find the best piece for them {or whomever they’re getting the piece for}.

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    With such a strong commitment to helping others, its no wonder that news of the break-in is a blow to both the store, its team, and the local community that patronizes the shop. While it is still unknown what exactly was taken from the store, it seems the impact of hasn’t majorly affected the store or its strong, committed team.

    “We are so grateful to be a part of such a supportive community in Hoboken,” W. Kodak’s representative said. We’re happy to have them as a part of our community and wish them all the best as this investigation unfolds.

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    Arielle is a born-and-bred Jersey girl and like a true NJ native, half her diet consists of bagels and the other half pizza. As a graduate of both American University and City, University of London, she’s been a passionate writer ever since she wrote her first “book” in the first grade. When she’s not furiously typing away at her keyboard, she spends her time ticking places off of her “to travel to” list, trying any and all new foods, and trying to stop herself from spending too much money at Zara.