Dey & Bergen, Newest Rental Community Along Harrison Waterfront, to Launch Leasing this May

April 14, 2021

Developer BNE Real Estate Group, along with partners Hornrock Properties and Canoe Brook Development, recently announced that they are nearing completion of their latest residential community along the Harrison waterfront, Dey & Bergen, scheduled to open for lease this May.

Dey & Bergen is the newest residential community to bolster Harrison’s reputation as an extension of the ...

Hudson County Community College Speaker Series to Feature America's Test Kitchen Chef Elle Simone Scott

JERSEY CITY, NJ  – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) is cooking up something special for the next installment of their HCCC Speaker Series. Chef, Executive Editor, Inclusion Leader, and one of the hosts of the PBS hit show, America’s Test Kitchen, Elle Simone Scott will be the featured speaker at two virtual sessions - first  on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 ...

The COVID-19 Diaries: Identity, Teaching, and Learning at a Crossroads

RUTHERFORD, NJ - Two distinguished Felician faculty members have recently had their research published in the professional journal, “Education Frontiers.” 

The COVID-19 Diaries: Identity, Teaching, and Learning at a Crossroads is the work of Dr. Charity Dacey, Associate Dean of Felician’s School of Education and Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, and Dr.

Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise: Get Vaccinated Hudson

April 18, 2021

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — In what he declared "a major milestone and another sign the better days are ahead," Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise announced that as of Monday all Hudson County residents, 16-year-old and older, are eligible to recieve the COVID-19 vaccine.

"We want every resident to know that they are safe, effective and available," he said, offering that ...

Hudson County to Host Webinar Series Exploring '15-Minute City'

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - A three-part series of webinars exploring the need to create walkable, pedestrian-friendly cities as a larger part of proactive economic development attraction and retention strategies to build resilient local economies, is set to launch on April 30.

Hosted by the Hudson County Economic Development Corporation, the County of Hudson, and McManimon, Scotland & ...

Friday Appointments Available at Hudson County Vaccination Center

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - The Hudson County Vaccine Center in Kearny currently has Pfizer vaccination appointments available for tomorrow, Friday, April 16, county officials have said.

If you are a resident of Hudson County and are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, you can schedule an appointment today by visiting hudsoncovidvax.org.

Rutgers COO: Students Who Don't Want Vaccine Should Consider Gap Year, Transferring

April 21, 2021

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A high-ranking Rutgers executive says students who decline to take the COVID-19 vaccine should consider taking a gap year or transferring to another school.

Antonio Calcado, the executive vice president for strategic planning and operations and chief operating officer, said there are five exemptions the state university is making for students returning in ...

When it Come to Gender Identification "X" Marks the Spot, Officials Announce

TRENTON, NJ – New Jersey residents have a new option for their driver license and non-driver identification cards. A Gender "X" option is now available, announced the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission.

Gender “X” will indicate a gender is unspecified, and it will be offered alongside the existing “M” (male) and “F” (female) ...

Rutgers University Selects Poet, Actor, Activist, and Scientist for Honorary Degrees

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The Rutgers Board of Governors voted on Thursday to bestow an honorary degree to award-winning author and former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey when she addresses graduates at the 255th anniversary commencement of Rutgers University-New Brunswick and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences on May 16.

The board also voted to award scientist and politician, Rush D.

Obituaries

Oct 23, 1950 - Jan 30, 2021
Robert “Bob” W.  Betz of New Providence, NJ passed away in the early hours on ...
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Delivering Educational Justice: Supporting School Options for Every Child

April 15, 2021

This moment in educational history is unlike any other. Over the last year, families have faced incredible personal and economic hardships, while children nationwide, especially our most vulnerable, have struggled academically and emotionally. 

The complex question facing America as we recover from this pandemic is, where do we go from here – and how do we do it together? The answer ...

Celebrating Donate Life Month

Springtime has now brought us a renewed spirit and hope as we look forward to the months ahead when we will begin to see each other again in person for community events and activities. Throughout the month of April, we are celebrating National Donate Life Month! This is our time to encourage family, friends and neighbors to register as organ and tissue donors and to honor those who have given the ...

Letter to the Editor: We Must Support Superintendent Franklin Walker

April 20, 2021

Dear Editor:

As a proud product of the Jersey City Public Schools and a lifelong resident of seventy-three plus years in our City of Jersey City I have been carefully following the matters at the Board meetings and the attempts to weaken the authority of the school board.  I will place forth from my recollection a series of events in regards to the relationships between the school ...