Everybody knows Vinny Wassman He's lived in Hoboken for 91 years.. He was born on 2nd and Monroe and he's been active in the civic life of this town for 70 of those years. Having been on a first name basis with the 9 of the last 10 Mayors. Vinnie remembers when goats ran free through the western part of town and when kids would line up at the Barber shop to get a free haircut off the Mayor's dime. In this segment of Hoboken's Talking , Co-Hosts Jay Trelease and Hoboken Historian Len Luizzi talk to this wonderful man who has walked with kings but never lost the common touch.