Hudson County Community College Adds Nine Degree Programs That Are Fully Available at North Hudson Campus

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County Community College (HCCC) now offers 19 degree programs that can be completed from start to finish, on site, at the College’s North Hudson Campus in Union City.

“To better respond to the community’s needs and to offer more flexible options, the College has integrated Interactive Telepresence Video (ITV) into classrooms at our North Hudson ...

Rock The Haus: 3-Day Music Festival Comes to Uptown Hoboken—May 21, 22 & 23

May 11, 2021

HOBOKEN, NJ - Have you been missing live music as much as we have?

As COVID numbers decline amid increased vaccination efforts, people seem more and more prepared to culturally re-engage. They'll get their opportunity locally May 21-23, as the inaugural Rock The Haus event comes to uptown Hoboken.

“We’re excited to kick off the summer with a fun outdoor concert festival for ...

“My God”- James Mastro Releases Divine Debut Single

HOBOKEN, NJ – A celebrated member of the New York Metro music scene, James Mastro has released his debut solo single “My God”, via Velvet Elk Records/OneRPM.

With credits including songwriter, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, arranger and producer, Mastro currently plays with the great Ian Hunter (Mott the Hoople)... when he's not running ...

Hoboken Art Walk & Craft Market - Saturday, May 22

HOBOKEN, NJ - The weekend before Memorial Day, art returns to the streets of Hoboken.

City officials have announced the Hoboken Outdoor Citywide Art Walk & Craft Market 2021—a self-guided, citywide walking tour of displays of artists’ work, photography and a crafts market.

On Saturday, May 22, the City is offering a free self-guided, outdoor, citywide walking tour of ...

Hudson County Officials to Mark End of Ramdan with Thursday Vaccination Clinic

May 12, 2021

JERSEY CITY, NJ -  The Hudson County Vaccine Task Force, along with Hudson Regional Health Commission, are partnering with The Islamic Council of Hudson County to bring a pop-up vaccination site to Lincoln Park on Thursday morning. The clinic is timed to coincide with Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday marking the end of Ramadan. Thousands of local Muslims are expected to gather together ...

Hudson County Residents Should Mark Calendar for May 12 Job Fair, County Executive DeGise Says

SECAUCUS, NJ - The Hudson County One Stop Career Development Center and the Hudson County Schools of Technology will be hosting a job fair on Wednesday, May 12 from 5 to 7 p.m.  at the Frank J. Gargiulo Campus in Secaucus. This will be the second job fair since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic., and follows November’s overwhelming successful event that drew over 300 ...

DeGise Calls for Patience Regarding ICE Detainees

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Some Hudson County officials hope to get out of the 10-year contract with federal Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) renewed last year to house federal immigration detainees at the Hudson County Correctional Facility in Kearny.

The $120 in daily revenue the county receives for the service provided helps fund operations at the facility that has seen a decline in its ...

UPDATE: Colonial Pipeline Restarted Operation; Normal Delivery Rate Expected the Coming Days

May 13, 2021

NEW JERSEY — Colonial Pipeline Co. announced in a statement late Wednesday evening that the pipeline that was shutdown by a ransomware hack last week was going to restart and begin operating again. 

“Following this restart, it will take several days for the product delivery supply chain to return to normal. Some markets served by Colonial Pipeline may experience, or continue ...

Murphy Appoints First Woman to Serve as State's Adjutant General

TRENTON, NJ — Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday his nomination of Colonel Dr. Lisa Hou to serve as Adjutant General and Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMAVA). Hou would be the first woman and first Asian-American to serve in the Adjutant General position in the state's history.

"Colonel Hou took the ...

Advocacy Group Applauds Murphy, Legislators for Effort to Fight Organ Donor Insurance Discrimination

NEW JERSEY, NJ  – Science in Donation, a non-profit organization devoted to supporting, educating, and advocating on behalf of the interests or members of the donation and transplant communities, is celebrating Governor Phil Murphy’s signing of a new law that prohibits insurance discrimination against living organ donors.

Since its launch, the group has been advocating against ...

Learn How To Cook From Anywhere With These Online Classes

Cooking can be fun at any age, and learning new skills exercises your mind, especially as you get older. Whether you’re just finding your way around the kitchen or you’re a seasoned home chef, online cooking classes are a wonderful way to spend your day! From free courses featuring various dishes to lessons led by celebrity chefs, there are vast opportunities to satisfy just about any ...

Fighting Fatigue: How To Sleep Better And Longer

Getting a good night’s sleep plays a vital role in your overall health. Sleeping recharges your body and brain to help prepare and energize you for each new day. On the other hand, sleep deprivation can cause a slew of problems, including memory issues and an increased risk for car accidents.

According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults aged 26-64 need seven to nine hours of sleep ...

Bringing Spring Inside: Adding Pops of Color in Every Room

As the weather warms up, spring colors are arriving in home décor trends. Whether you’re inviting guests over in person or continuing your distanced Zoom calls, you’ll want to incorporate pops of spring color into every room of your house. Fortunately, adding color doesn’t have to break the bank, and you can easily experiment with the best way to invigorate your spaces ...

Celebrating Mother’s Day: 4 Ways to Make Mom Feel Special

Mother’s Day is a wonderful time to tell the caregivers in your life how special they are. By highlighting Mom’s favorite things in your celebrations, you’ll be able to shine a light on everything unique about her. If you’re looking for interesting ways to host a Mother’s Day celebration for a group, big or small, here are four memorable events that will leave Mom ...

Understanding SPF for Healthy Summer Skin

As we head outside to take advantage of the warmer weather, skincare and sun safety should be top priorities. While the sun’s rays provide countless benefits, the ultraviolet (or UV) components of sunlight are damaging to our skin. A sunburn from overexposure isn’t just temporarily painful - the UV rays that cause a burn are doing long-term damage to your skin cells that’s ...

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Sat, May 15, 10:00 AM

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Car Seat Check Event

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Dey & Bergen Launches Leasing Along the Harrison, NJ Waterfront

May 13, 2021

Dey & Bergen, the newest luxury rental building to rise in the transit-friendly town of Harrison, NJ, has officially kicked off leasing for its head-turning collection of 242 waterfront rental residences.

Developed by BNE Real Estate Group, along with partners Hornrock Properties and Canoe Brook Development, Dey & Bergen introduces larger-than-average studio, one- and two-bedroom floor ...

Strong Leasing Activity Prompts Release of Second Phase at The Eddy Luxury Rental Community in Harrison, NJ

Luxury renters are snapping up the residences at The Eddy in Harrison, NJ at a heightened pace, prompting Ironstate Development Company and The Pegasus Group to release the new community’s second phase of apartments.   

The opening of the new section of homes, which includes premium locations with views of the Harrison waterfront and downtown Newark skyline, comes just six ...

At its Hoboken Branch, Community Focus is Central to Everything Kearny Bank Does

To truly be a community bank, a local branch must immerse itself in the day-to-day activities of its hometown. For Kearny Bank, this certainly is the case in Hoboken.

A recent Kearny Bank audit of community, charitable, and volunteer activities identified a broad range of initiatives in which the Hoboken branch is directly involved, despite several pandemic-related pauses. These ...

Letter to Editor: When it Come to Getting the Jab, Have the Chat

May 13, 2021

Dear Editor:

I wanted to share my experience with getting a vaccine in Hudson County to encourage others to do so as well. As a Hoboken resident, getting his vaccine in West New York, I took a Lyft from my apartment to my appointment. On the way to my appointment, my Lyft driver asked me if I was on my way to get vaccinated, and I told him that I was. We then engaged in some conversation about ...