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Demolition of Marist High School Picks Up Pace

May 5, 2022

BAYONNE, NJ - The demolition of Marist High School has increased in pace, city officials said, as the contractors gut the existing buildings in order to make way for clearing the land.

“Removing everything from inside is a wise move,” said Councilman Gary LaPelusa. “By separating the materials such as asbestos, they can bring down the buildings easier. We were told they ...

Proposed Development of Former Caschem Site Gets Key Approval

BAYONNE, NJ - By a 3-1 vote, and with Councilman Gary LaPelusa abstaining, the Bayonne City Council voted recently to approve the redevelopment plan for a portion of the former Caschem property.

The action allows the property owner to move ahead with residential development on the east side of Avenue A, while putting off decisions on the more controversial proposals for the west side of ...

Is a New Path for Public Transit Coming to Jersey City?

JERSEY CITY, NJ - For most passengers taking the PATH train heading west in the direction of Newark, the next station after Journal Square has always been Harrison.

This will change if officials get their request, establishing a Marion Street PATH station to service the rapidly growing west side of Jersey City.

Mayor Steven Fulop recently joined Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise, and U.S.

Redevelopment of Former Industrial Site Gets Stamp of Approval, Again, from Bayonne Planning Board

BAYONNE, NJ -  In a move that sets the stage for the redevelopment of the former Caschem site on Avenue A, the Bayonne Planning Board said the project meets the standards set by the city’s Master Plan.

City Council President, and mayoral candidate Sharon Ashe-Nadrowski, who also sits as a member of the Planning Board, abstained from voting on the matter.

Earlier this year, the ...

New UPS Facility in Bayonne Taking Shape

BAYONNE, NJ - Construction of a new UPS regional hub has made long strides on the former Military Ocean terminal.

Work started last year with the controlled implosion of two former military storage buildings in order to make room for the nearly 900,000 square foot facility.

Completion of the building, along with a 330,000 square foot adjacent warehouse, is expected in the fall and bring ...

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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 Brunswick Mayor Cahill Urges Approval of RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – New Brunswick Mayor James M. Cahill has thrown his support behind the transaction between Saint Peter’s HealthCare System (“Saint Peter’s”) and RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”), which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick.

“Today, New Brunswick residents in need ...

NJ Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBarnabas Health Transaction with Saint Peter’s HealthCare System

New Brunswick, NJ – The Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey ("SHCCNJ") threw its support behind the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and St. Peter's HealthCare System, which will lead to the creation of a premier academic medical center (“premier AMC”) in New Brunswick. 

In a letter to the Federal Trade ...

Hudson County To Host First-Ever Fleet Week Event

May 21, 2022

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.

A ...

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 ...

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