Hudson County Allocates $30K In Grants To Support Cultural Programming

August 12, 2022

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Hudson County has received $30,000 in grant funding to support continued efforts aimed at promoting the area as a cultural destination.

Administered through the New Jersey Historical Commission, the competitive grant program enables organizations, like libraries, schools and non-profit groups, and government units to offer programs related to art and history.

The ...

Hudson Gets $6.7M In Aid For Road, Bridge Repairs

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Hudson County will receive more than $6.7 million to ensure county-owned roads and bridges are in a state of good repair, according to the state.

Announced July 27, the funding is part of $161.25 million in aid set aside by the state Department of Transportation (DOT) to help New Jersey’s 21 counties move forward with infrastructure improvements on the local ...

Hudson County Receives $76K Grant To Fight Substance Abuse

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Hudson County has received $76,500 in grant funding to support continued efforts aimed at fighting substance abuse locally.

Administered through the New Jersey Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (GCADA), the Municipal Alliance Allocation Grant will be used to “help Hudson County municipalities address the issues surrounding alcoholism and drug ...

New Jersey Extends Outdoor Dining Options Until November 2024

August 3, 2022

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law Wednesday that extends outdoor dining in New Jersey until November 2024.

"There are restaurants and bars and growing numbers of breweries that are still relying on the outdoor dining spaces they were allowed to create to get themselves back financially to where they were pre-pandemic," Murphy said. "We want to see ...

Fresh Summer Staple: 8 Creative Ways to Use Watermelon

Watermelon: It's summer’s favorite fruit. Packed with several vitamins and minerals (including potassium, magnesium, and vitamins A, B, and C) and lots of water, this fruit is a seasonal staple for a reason. And while cutting off a chunk and diving in for a juicy bite is everyone’s favorite way to indulge, there are many other ways to enjoy this fruit. From refreshing ...

Light and Fresh Recipes for Hot Summer Days

Late summer is a magical time of year when life seems exponentially more exciting. Nothing elevates a summer outing like a light, refreshing dish, whether you’re partial to a good picnic, a delicious barbecue, or a trip to the beach, lake, or reservoir.

After all, summer has a unique airy, bouncy feel that leaves you and your companions more energized and excited for the coming ...

Hudson County Community College President Dr. Christopher Reber Receives ACCT 2022 Northeast Regional Chief Executive Officer Award

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County Community College (HCCC) President, Dr. Christopher M. Reber has been named the recipient of the 2022 Association of Community College Trustees’ (ACCT) Northeast Regional Chief Executive Officer Award. As the regional honoree, Dr. Reber is a finalist for national-level recognition as a potential recipient of the ACCT 2022 Marie Y. Martin Chief Executive ...

New Jersey’s Disabled Community Feels Inflation the Most

Whether we push a shopping cart down the supermarket aisle or order through a delivery app, all New Jerseyans are noticing that grocery prices are on the rise. 

The cost of buying food has increased by 9.1% over the past year, according to government data released last month. Combined with fluctuating gas prices, rising rents as well as interest rates, inflation is forcing many of us to ...

Passaic County Fair Starts Thursday

August 9, 2022

PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ – The Passaic County Board of County Commissioners, and Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. will be hosting the annual Passaic County Fair from August 11th-14th at Garret Mountain Reservation. The opening ceremony will be held on Thursday, August 11th at 7:30pm.

The fair will feature four days of unique activities for all to enjoy from games and rides to art ...

Letter to Editor: Owners Not Cleaning Up

August 5, 2022

Dear Editor:

I recently moved to Bayonne and have been exploring the city. I can't believe the amount of litter in the gutters and sidewalks. 

Broadway doesn't have enough trash cans. I had to carry my trash for 3 blocks to dispose of it. 

A campaign to try to get people to stop throwing their trash in the street may be beneficial. 

I like it here and I am glad ...

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