NJ TRANSIT’s Mobile App Upgrades: Keeping Riders in the Know

NEW JERSEY – With more and more riders returning to public transportation, NJ TRANSIT’s recent changes to mobile apps literally represent well-timed upgrades.

Smartphone users can readily appreciate the ease of information available at their fingertips. A few swipes on the mobile app replace the need for paper schedules and more.  The mobile app is available on both Google ...

Hudson County Community College Celebrates Grand Opening of New Student Center

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - A ribbon-cutting ceremony led by Dr. Christopher Reber marked the official opening of the new Hudson County Community College (HCCC) Student Center at 81 Sip Avenue in Jersey City on September 30.

The event, which also featured food tastings from Libby’s Home Kitchen and Starbucks, both located in the Student Center, also included self-guided tours of the $8.2 million ...

Hudson County Statewide Leaders in Vaccinated Youth

October 10, 2021

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Executive Tom DeGise announced last week that Hudson County ranked first in the state for vaccination rate among 12-to-17-year-olds at 83%. The county is third in the state in overall one-dose vaccination rate at 87%, trailing only Morris and Somerset counties. 

“Ensuring that our kids can go back to school safely has been one of our highest priorities and ...

New Jersey Transit Approves $40 Million in Upgrades for Hoboken Rail Yard

October 21, 2021

HOBOKEN, NJ — The Wednesday awarding of a contract to upgrade the signal power and yard power in Hoboken Rail Yard is another indicator that efforts to protect and improve rail service are continuing, a press release from the agency said. 

The improvements include replacing and elevating equipment that was inundated with storm waters from Superstorm Sandy in ...

100th Running of the Far Hills Race Meeting Was One for the Books

FAR HILLS, NJ - After a year off due to the pandemic, the 100th running of the Far Hills Race Meeting was one for the books on a warm October Saturday. 

Known popularly as "The Hunt," the annual steeplechase event attracts people from all over the Northeast and raises money to support local health care initiatives. Although the event is technically a steeplechase, ...

Solaia Unveils 10,000 SF of Spa-Like Amenities on Jersey Gold Coast

October 21, 2021

Solaia, the boutique collection of condominium homes perched above the Hudson River waterfront in the hidden gem of North Bergen, NJ, has officially unveiled 10,000 square-feet of world-class indoor and outdoor amenities, delivering a spa-inspired lifestyle that’s unlike any other found on New Jersey’s Gold Coast.

Designed to provide the perfect balance between health and wellness, ...

Join Mission 50 Today and Get Your First Month Free

Whatever your work style, Mission 50 has you covered. Our collaborative, flexible coworking community located in southwest Hoboken (right where Hoboken and Jersey City meet) offers something for everyone. And now, there’s a new, limited-time perk for becoming a member.

Whether you are seeking a hotdesk, a private office, or a new home base for your growing team, Mission 50 can meet your ...

Sales Launch at Wonder Lofts Introducing Upscale Condos, Amenities in Historic Hoboken Bread Factory

Wonder Lofts, the new upscale condominium conversion of Hoboken’s historic Wonder Bread factory, circa 1909, has officially launched sales, delivering one of the most unique and luxurious housing experiences on New Jersey’s Hudson River Gold Coast.  

The landmark property debuts with an on-site sales gallery and fully furnished models styled by Serena & Lily’s ...

Letter to the Editor: Ciatrarelli Right for New Jersey

October 15, 2021

Dear Editor,

October 12th’s New Jersey gubernatorial debate once again showed the stark dichotomy between Jack Ciattarelli’s ear to the ground, community-oriented approach to policy crafting, and Phil Murphy’s authoritarian, one size fits all, blanket orders.

It is abundantly clear that if we want a way forward for New Jersey that focuses on the welfare of our ...

How Exercise Can Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Though preventing breast cancer entirely is not possible, there are many steps you can take to reduce your risk of development. Perhaps the biggest thing you can do that studies show correlates to preventing breast cancer is exercise. And thankfully, there are plenty of things you can do to get moving and live an active lifestyle.

Regular physical activity regulates hormones including estrogen ...

How to Support Your Mental Health as the Seasons Change

As the days get shorter and colder and we welcome the festivities of fall, many older adults notice that they experience a change in energy levels and mood that feels like depression. If you’ve noticed a decline in your mental health when the seasons change, you’re not alone. Here’s a basic guide to understanding seasonal depression, its symptoms, and most importantly, how to ...

Rich Colors and Natural Textures: 7 Fall Centerpiece Ideas

As you begin to decorate your home for fall, try a simple DIY centerpiece for your table this year. By focusing on the colors and textures of the season, you can easily incorporate natural items and décor that you already have to achieve a stunning look for less!

Here are seven easy ideas to inspire your creations.

Glass Cloche

The best thing about using a glass cloche for a ...

How to Clean and Care for Your Gutters

Being a homeowner means weekends doing chores or finding reliable service companies to take on tasks for you. Gutters play an important role in protecting your home and should be added to your bi-annual home maintenance schedule.

Cleaning gutters yourself is typically not difficult, depending on the size of your home, your physical ability to climb ladders, and the current condition of your ...

Top Halloween Costumes for 2021

Halloween is just around the corner, so it’s time to start planning costumes for the whole family! Whether you’re trying a DIY look for your crew, hosting a party for friends, or trying to win the office costume contest, knowing this year’s hottest looks will give you the edge. Here are some of the costumes sure to be popular for kids and adults this year.

Space Jam: A New ...

Add These Spooktacular Sides to Elevate Your Halloween Party

Fall brings yearnings for warm and cozy gatherings with friends and family. If hosting a Halloween party is on your agenda this year, you are in luck! From alarming appetizers and devilish dips to spooktacular salads, we have gathered some of the most delicious and fun recipes for creepy fun.

 

Appetizers

Set the mood for your party right from the start with Halloween-themed ...

Foundation Fundamentals: How to Choose Your Perfect Match

Foundation is, well, foundational to many women’s makeup routines. It provides a solid base layer to even out skin tone and imperfections while prepping your skin’s surface for additional products.

But with so many foundation options on the market, how do you know which one is right for you? Here are the most important considerations to keep in mind when shopping for this makeup ...

Steps to Minimize Your Chances of Developing Breast Cancer

Breast cancer has affected millions of women worldwide, and chances are you or someone you know has been impacted by this disease.

Though there is no known way to prevent or cure breast cancer, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk, especially if you take action while you’re younger and healthier. Here is a list of things you can do and lifestyle changes that could reduce the ...