Textbook Alternative Program on pace to save Rowan students up to $6 million

Rowan University’s Textbook Alternative Program (TAP), which began in 2019 with anticipated savings to students of $120,000, is on pace through 2023 to save as much as $6 million.

The program developed as an initiative of the campus Affordability Task Force, encouraging faculty to move from assigning traditional textbooks to free, online study materials, in a University-wide ...

Hudson County Commissioners Approve $400K for Home Health Care Programs

January 27, 2023

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - The Hudson County Board of Commissioners approved a 12-month $400,000 for Bayada Home Health Care, Inc. and Visiting Homemaker Service of Hudson County for certified home health care services.  

The program, officials said, will provide home health care services, including basic personal care, hygiene, grooming services, meal preparation, laundering, ...

Hudson County Officials to Raise Pan African Flag

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Hudson County Executive Thomas A. DeGise and the Board of Commissioners kick off Black History Month with a Pan-African Flag Raising Ceremony at the Justice William J. Brennan Courthouse on Wednesday, February 1 at 5:00 p.m.

According to Board of Commissioners Chairman Anthony Vainieri he and his colleagues are committed to educating Hudson County residents about the ...

Former Hudson County Freeholder, Military Veteran Dies at 87

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Former Hudson County Freeholder, Barry J. Dugan, died on January 13. He was 87. Dugan, also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, was then Bayonne Mayor Joe Doria’s pick to the Freeholder Board in 1999 where he served until 2006.

According to previous stories about Dugan, even after 22 years at Western Electric (now, Lucent Technologies) and 14 years at ...

New Jersey Man Sentenced to Six Years for Assault of Police Office During Jan. 6 Capitol Riot

January 29, 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A New Jersey man has been sentenced to six years in prison for assaulting Brian Sicknick, a capitol police officer who fought off rioters on January 6, 2021.

The New Jersey native, Sicknick, 42, died the day after the assault as a result of his injuries. .

Julian Khater, 33 of Somerset, who has been in custody since March 14, 2021, pleaded guilty in September 2022 ...

Hoboken Based SeaSmart Diversity Scholarship Now Open

HOBOKEN, NJ - SeaSmart, a Hoboken-based nonprofit, will provide qualified students with an opportunity to explore their interest in ocean conservation, marine biology and SCUBA diving.  

SeaSmart's primary mission is to raise awareness of and develop advocates for ocean conservation, marine biology and SCUBA via programs and camps.

This July, SeaSmart will conduct ...

Hudson County Community College Awarded $2.2 Million for Technology Initiative in New Academic Tower

When Hudson County Community College (HCCC) began planning the new 11-story, 153,186 square-foot Academic Tower facility that will soon begin rising in the Journal Square section of Jersey City, technology to provide expanded learning opportunities for more students was high on the list of priorities. 

“During the COVID-19 pandemic, we made a significant investment in ...

Delicious Grab-and-Go Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

We need to talk about breakfast.

According to a study from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, nearly one-quarter of Americans skip breakfast daily. It’s understandable! It’s easy to forget or skip it when you’re rushing to work or to drive the kids to school.

But eating breakfast is critical to your health—it’s the meal that kickstarts your ...

Try These Satisfying Winter Salad Recipes

When the produce section starts to look a little wilted in the winter, it’s time to stock up on root vegetables and winter greens! Check out our favorite winter salad recipes for nutrient-packed (and delicious!) seasonal options.

These winter salads make a hearty, healthy side or a fresh, full meal and give you that nutrient boost we often lose when our favorite fruits and veggies ...

Hudson County Students Invited to Become Sustainability Ambassadors

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - The Hudson County Improvement Authority’s Sustainability Ambassadors Program, an effort to teach high school students about environmental sustainability through education and volunteer work, ultimately helping them engage productively to make a difference in their communities, is set to begin accepting applications.

Spearheaded by the HCIA in partnership with Hudson ...

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