Hudson County Is Taking A Closer Look At Truck Routes 

October 1, 2022

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — In an effort to better understand trucking in Hudson County, the County Division of Planning has launched its first-ever study into how the form of transportation impacts the local economy, environment and neighborhoods. 

With its proximity to ports and markets, Hudson County is home to key infrastructure for the freight industry, such as unloading facilities, ...

Hudson County Runs Against, Not From, Gun Violence

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Hundreds of runners and residents played their part as anti-gun violence advocates earlier this month as Hudson County hosted their first Strides Against Gun Violence 5K and rally at Lincoln Park.

“How many times must my people cry out until we’re heard,” Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise said quoting Bob Dylan from the stage after the race, which ...

Choose New Jersey Opens Office in Ireland

October 1, 2022

NEWARK, NJ — Choose New Jersey, an organization that stimulates job creation and attracts business to the state, has opened an office in Ireland, making New Jersey the first state in the U.S. to have an economic development office in that nation.

“New Jersey’s longstanding connection to Ireland, which was fortified during our recent economic mission, will be further ...

'Boom Cars' Could be Impounded Under Proposed State Law

TRENTON, NJ — So-called "boom cars" could be impounded under a proposed state law aimed at curtailing the impact of these nuisance motor vehicles that blare music too loudly and disrupt communities.

The draft legislation defines a nuisance motor vehicle as one "in which the operation of an internal sound system is plainly audible at a distance of 50 feet or more ...

NJEDA to Create Offshore Wind Workforce and Skills Development Grant Challenge

TRENTON, NJ - Opportunities to develop job skills for careers in New Jersey’s growing offshore wind industry are coming to residents across the state, particularly those in New Jersey.s Overburdened Communities,

Approved earlier this month by the NJEDA’s Board, the $3.725 million Offshore Wind Workforce and Skills Development Grant Challenge (Grant Challenge) will offer grants to ...

NJEDA To Open Food Security Planning Grant Program Application September 27

TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) announced that it will open applications for its $1.5 million Food Security Planning Grant Program on Tuesday, September 27. This competitive program offers grants ranging from $75,000 to $125,000 to municipal governments, county governments, and redevelopment agencies to develop plans to improve food ...

NJEDA to Host Main Street Micro Business Loan Program Virtual Information Session

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is hosting a webinar for one of its new programs -- the Main Street Micro Business Loan -- to provide low-cost financing to New Jersey micro businesses in need of working capital to support future business operating expenses.

The Main Street Micro Business Loan will offer financing of up to $50,000 to eligible micro businesses in New ...

Hudson County Community College’s Academic and Workforce Pathway Program Offers New Hope and Fresh Starts for Incarcerated Students

JERSEY CITY, NJ - In the film, Dead Poets Society, Robin Williams’ character, teacher John Keating, tells his students, “No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world.”

Never were those words truer than in the case of Joseph Wise, and Hudson County Community College’s (HCCC) Academic and Workforce Pathway Program (AWPP). 

Joseph ...

Hudson County Community College Receives INSIGHT Into Diversity 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Hudson County Community College has once again received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. The annual award recognizes colleges and universities in the United States that demonstrate outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. HCCC ...

New Jersey Should Abandon its Costly and Unrealistic Energy Master Plan

Almost three years ago, Governor Murphy released the state’s Energy Master Plan with great fanfare.  A so called roadmap for the state to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions and fundamentally transform the economy by 2050.   The only thing the EMP will accomplish will be to make energy unaffordable for New Jersey consumers and businesses.

 After much fanfare, the Board ...

Four-Ingredient Bowl Meals You Can Make in Less Than 30 Minutes

The satisfaction of preparing a meal with your own two hands is like a secret ingredient that enhances the flavor of food. A home-cooked meal can give you a sense of satisfaction in providing nourishment for those you love. And for those enjoying the meal, it lets them know they're being thought of, cared for, and protected. The bonus is that cooking at home is healthier and less expensive ...

Healthy for Halloween: Best Seasonal Fruits and Veggies

The leaves fall as the warm weather turns colder, and tank tops give way to sweaters and crewnecks. As the seasons shift, so do cravings for a warmer, thicker theme to our favorite food and drinks. However, nothing tastes as delicious across the seasons as a crisp, ripe, and perfectly excellent fruit or vegetable. That refreshing, sweet taste is just as pristine no matter in what season you ...

Risk Factors for Breast Cancer and Ways to Reduce It

October 4, 2022

About one in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. During October, we recognize National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the importance of early detection. Christopher McGreevy, MD, FACS, a breast surgical oncologist at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston and Jersey City Medical Center, talks about the risks and likelihood of ...

Davis Endorses Voices for Progress Ticket in Bayonne School Board Election

September 25, 2022

Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that he is endorsing the Voices for Progress candidates in this November’s election for Bayonne Board of Education trustees. The candidates Mayor Davis is backing for full terms are Gina Irizarry, Angelique  Jackson Bell, and Saverio (Sam) Maggio.

Mayor Davis is also supporting Ali Hassa  to complete an unexpired term.

Mayor Davis ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, October 13, 6:00 PM

St. Peter's University, Jersey City

Hudson County Sports Hall of Fame Dinner

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Sat, October 22, 12:00 PM

Three Blocks from the 8th Street Light Rail Station, Bayonne

Bergen Point Fall Festival