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 ...

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

October 17, 2021

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, ...

Vice President Harris Talks Child Care Funding, Vaccinations During New Jersey Stops

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Vice President Kamala Harris visited Montclair State University and Essex County College during her stop in New Jersey on Friday. 

She and her team had two goals for the visit: to promote vaccines and to highlight the importance of federal funding for child care. During her visit to MSU, Harris was accompanied by Congresswoman Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Governor Phil ...

Join Mission 50 Today and Get Your First Month Free

October 14, 2021

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 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 ...

Tips to Stretch Your Food Budget This Fall

When it comes to budgeting, living on a fixed income can be tricky—from monthly bills to healthcare to necessities (and leaving a little wiggle room for fun and social activities). Luckily, a few simple changes could make shopping for groceries less of a hassle each month.

Here are eight tips for stretching your food budget this fall.

 

How to Shop for Groceries on 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 ...

5 Benefits of Video Doorbells (and 5 Buzzworthy Brands!)

There’s arguably no better use of smart home technology than keeping your family and valuables safe, and a video doorbell offers a variety of home security benefits.

This small yet powerful surveillance equipment records video footage as visitors arrive—great for security whether you are home or away. Plus, the device’s sleek design hides its impressive functionality in an ...

How to Paint the Perfect Accent Wall

Accent walls are all the rage, and that’s because they really are a fantastic way to add color and personality to your living space. Rather than hanging up a painting or incorporating more furniture into your living space, accent walls add a unique touch to your home.

They also don’t take as long as many other DIY painting projects and can easily be completed on a weekend. However, ...

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 ...

Host a Frightfully Fun Horror Movie Bash With These Tips

Hosting a Halloween Movie Night is the ultimate way to hunker down with family and friends to experience some fright night thrills and chills. From serving up tasty treats and devilish décor to enjoying a classic list of scary flicks, your adults-only cinematic soiree is sure to deliver a ghoulishly grand time. Just follow these recommendations to ring in the spookiest night of the year ...

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 ...

It’s Pumpkin Season! 5 Healthy Fall Recipes You’ll Love

Hello, pumpkin season!

Pumpkin is not only tasty, it’s also a superfood because it is high in Vitamins C and A, which help with eye health, boosting immunity, heart health, and more! Below is a list of five creative and tasty recipes that include this delicious and nutritional fall produce.

Pumpkin Muffin

Who doesn’t love a muffin on a crisp fall morning? These muffins are ...

How to Eat Mindfully (and Why It’s Important)

Everyone’s relationship with food is unique. Some people may love the act of cooking and eating a meal, some people may not know how to cook, and others may feel eating is just another item on their to-do list. Unfortunately, many of us tend to rush through our meals, often sitting in front of the TV or focusing on other things when eating, and that usually means we’re not really ...