Hudson County News Top Stories

June 22, 2020

JERSEY CITY, NJ - County officials said phase one of a four phase Guarini Justice Complex project is nearly complete. After decades of delays, the $345 million project began in earnest in 2018 after the county finalized agreements with the city of Jersey City and a number of private ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Illegal fireworks are an explosive topic this year, as internet forums are lit up with comments and complaints about impromptu displays going off in at all hours in neighborhoods across Hudson County and beyond. Complaints in Jersey City, Union City, and Hoboken, have been met ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - The Hudson County Clerk Division of Election will be open until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday to assist any Hudson County voter who wishes to cast a ballot in the July 7 Primary Election but has not yet received a ballot. The Office will also be open from 8:30 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Putting their culinary skills to the test, chefs at the Hudson County Community College Culinary Arts Institute (CAI) have prepared over 900 hot meals for clients of Let’s Celebrate, a Jersey City based soup kitchen in recent weeks, college officials announced. Let’s ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -- All nine of Hudson County’s state legislators have signalled their support for Governor Phil Murphy’s emergency borrowing plan and have agreed to vote to approve it when it is heard in the State Senate and Assembly, Hudson County Democratic Chairwoman Amy DeGise announced ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Lifelong Jersey City resident Peter Busacca won’t be attending any backyard barbecues this weekend, and he won’t be joining his fellow veterans for parades or other ceremonies that usually mark the Memorial Day holiday. Instead, he is encouraging his neighbors, friends, and family ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - In an effort to make certain that Hudson County retains adequate hospitals for its residents, the Hudson County Freeholders unanimously voted to authorize the Hudson County Improvement Authority to use eminent domain if necessary, to purchase properties in Bayonne, Jersey City and ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Hudson County Board of Freeholders passed a resolution at their Thursday meeting urging Governor Phil Murphy to require employers to provide personal protection equipment for high rise workers. “We have many high-rise structures where building service workers and ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Drivers traveling between Jersey City and Kearny may need even more time in the coming days as emergency steel repairs to the Route 7/Wittpenn Bridge are undertaken. New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced that Route 7 westbound was closed Saturday ...

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BAYONNE, NJ - Kenneth Kopacz wears many hats. Among them he’s a father of two, a career educator, and a member of the Hudson County Freeholder Board. No matter what title he’s going by at any given time, Kopacz told TAPinto, he knows how critically important getting an accurate count in Census ...

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BAYONNE, NJ- With bright sun and blue skies, along with a temperature in the 70s, Gov. Phil Murphy couldn’t have picked a better day to allow the parks in Hudson County to reopen. On Friday Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise announced that along with Stephen R. Gregg Park, Lincoln Park in Jersey ...

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HUDSON COUNTY—The list of recreation options this weekend just got a bit longer, as Hudson County Executive Tom De Gise announced the reopening of select County-run parks. "After an excellent series of discussions with our local mayors informed by their health departments, we have come up with ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Hudson County residents will learn more about who manages their parks, as certain entities are attempting to re-open spaces to the public while others are remaining cautious amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Governor Phil Murphy announced that he was signing an executive ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - A coalition of six Mayors in North Hudson—Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla of Hoboken, Mayor Gabriel Rodriguez of West New York, Mayor Nicholas Sacco of North Bergen, Mayor Brian P. Stack of Union City, Mayor Richard Turner of Weehawken and Mayor Wayne Zitt of Guttenberg—agreed to a ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - While local and county officials continue to plot a course for the short term resurgence of a post coronavirus Hudson County, Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise also has his eyes set on an effort that will have a decade long impact: Response rates to Census 2020. The stakes, ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County officials will seek to purchase a minimum of 500,000 surgical face masks- estimated cost $1 each to be made available to the public. The cost would be covered by federal funds designated for fighting the spread of COVID-19. “They can be distributed through county ...

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HOBOKEN, NJ - Some Hudson County patients testing positive for COVID-19 are reportedly receiving potentially confusing messages from the firm evaluating the exams, as that firm is soliciting payment for supplemental services. A reader tells hMAG that he had been examined at Hudson Regional ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Some Hudson County and Jersey City officials are hoping to get Gov. Phil Murphy to reverse his decision that closed large county and state parks. Hudson County had kept its larger parks open until an executive order by Murphy ordered them closed in efforts to help stunt the spread ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Parts of Jersey City have the potential to become an epicenter of social unrest if something cannot be done to help alleviate the impact of the COVID-19 induced lockdown, some county officials, notably Freeholder Jerry Walker, have warned. Representing a portion of Jersey City ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County officials have confirmed that a fourth worker at the Hudson County Correctional Facility has died, although not it has not yet been determined if it was due to COVID-19. This follows previous reports that two nurses and one civilian had died, according to ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Homeless Hudson County residents who be positive for COVID-19 but have not yet shown symptoms, or reached a level of illness to justify their being admitted into a hospital, will have a place to go thanks to the opening of several new locations throughout Hudson County. “We’ve ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise has advised all residents that if they have a cough, shortness of breath, and a fever that they should call the Hudson County Coronavirus Testing Hotlines at 201-388-1097 or 646-862-1161.  Residents must call and be prescreened in order to ...

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