Hudson County Community College’s ‘Hudson Scholars’ Program Recognized with 2021-22 Innovation of the Year Award

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County Community College (HCCC) has been recognized with The League for Innovation in the Community College’s 2021-22 Innovation of the Year Award. The honor was conferred for the College’s “Hudson Scholars” Program. The College is one of just 20 community colleges in the United States to receive the award. 

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Hudson County Community College and Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration Sign Transfer Agreement for Public and Nonprofit Administration Degree Program

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County Community College (HCCC) and Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration (RUSPAA) have entered into an agreement that enables students who graduate from HCCC with an Associate of Science degree in Human Services to transfer seamlessly and attain their Bachelor of Arts degree from RUSPAA. The agreement was signed by HCCC President, Dr.

New Jersey First Responders Call on FTC to Approve RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s Healthcare System

New Brunswick, NJ – New Jersey’s largest union representing firefighters and EMS workers is urging the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), to approve the transaction between Saint Peter’s Healthcare System (“Saint Peter’s”) and RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) that will lead to the creation of New Jersey’s first premier academic medical ...

Middlesex County Commissioner Director Rios Urges Approval of RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – Middlesex County Commissioner Director Ronald G. Rios expressed his support for the transaction between Saint Peter’s HealthCare System and RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”), which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick.

“I support the partnership of RWJBH and Saint Peter’s ...

Felician University Celebrates 2022 Commencement

RUTHERFORD, NJ - On Saturday, Felician University celebrated the 2022 Commencement in a very big way, with over 3,000 attendees at The Rink at American Dream – a first for the University.

The commencement exercises conferred degrees for over 600 graduates from the School of Arts and Sciences, Business and Information Sciences, Education, and Nursing.  The degrees included ...

Hudson County Community College to Hold 45th Annual Commencement Exercises at Red Bull Arena

May 26, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County Community College (HCCC) will honor the Graduating Classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022 at Commencement exercises on Thursday, May 26, 2022, beginning at 12 noon. The ceremony will be held at Red Bull Arena, 600 Cape May Street, in Harrison, New Jersey. 

“At this, our first on-ground commencement ceremony since the beginning of the pandemic, we will ...

Hudson County To Host First-Ever Fleet Week Event

JERSEY CITY, NJ — For the first time ever, Hudson County will host a Fleet Week celebration.

Along with celebrating the U.S. Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps, the May 26 event at Lincoln Park West will give the community the opportunity to learn more about the sea services.

The event, which is free and open to the public, runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the baseball field.

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New Jersey Warns of Price Gouging During Nationwide Baby Formula Shortage

May 19, 2022

NEWARK, NJ —New Jersey's Acting Attorney General and the Division of Community Affairs (DCA) are warning customers and merchants statewide about price gouging and any fraud dealing with the sale of baby formula in New Jersey.

“The current baby formula shortage may have scammers and unscrupulous vendors coming out of the woodwork to take advantage of parents at a vulnerable ...

Gas Prices in New Jersey Reach Another Record High

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high.

The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to AAA.

The Newark and Trenton areas are paying the most statewide, according ...

Governor Murphy Announces American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program

HACKENSACK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy visited the Hackensack Fire Department Monday morning to announce the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grant will help local and regional fire departments across the state provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment, according to a news release from the Governor's office. 

“Confronted ...

Letter to the Editor: Schools Budget Not 'Charter Versus District'

May 13, 2022

Dear Editor:

In a statement, Lauren Calmas (Hoboken Charter School board member), Nicole Cammarota (Hoboken Dual Language Charter School) and Chris DeFillipis (Elysian Charter School), said, "It's a false narrative to say that Hoboken's public charter schools are responsible for increasing taxes. By law, the board of education merely acts as a transfer agent — transferring ...

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Jul 4, 1929 - Dec 12, 2021
James Dugan, a former State Senator, State Chairman of the New Jersey Democratic Party, and a ...
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