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Life-Sized Crucifix Blessed by Three Popes on Display at Jersey City Church

May 8, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ  – A nearly life-sized crucifix that has been blessed by three popes and numerous other clergy during an ongoing global pilgrimage will be on display at Holy Rosary Church in Jersey City through mid-May.  

All are invited to visit or pray before the Thanking Cross — also known as the Cross of Gratitude — before it moves to the next city in its ...

Bayonne Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony to Air Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.

BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne’s annual Holocaust Remembrance program will air Wednesday, April 27, at 7:00 p.m., on the Bayonne Educational Network (BEN-TV), which is on Channel 77 on Optimum and Channel 40 on Verizon Fios in Bayonne. The program will also air at the same date and time on the Bayonne Local Government Access Channel (BAY-TV), which is on Channel 78 on Optimum and Channel 42 on ...

Bayonne Community Comes Together to Pray for Ukraine

BAYONNE, NJ - About a half hour before the scheduled start of a candlelight vigil in support of Ukraine on Friday, people started gathering inside the lobby of Bayonne City Hall.

Despite the sudden drop in temperature, more than 100 people came out. Several of them were familiar faces, people who supported almost every civic caucus in the city. But many were new faces, if not young, with ...

St. Aedan's To Mark Black History Month With Feb. 20 Mass, Listening Session

JERSEY CITY, NJ - As part of an effort to shine a light on the many successes and sacrifices of the Black community, the Archdiocese of Newark is planning to expand its outreach efforts during Black History Month across the four counties it oversees.

Within Hudson County, the Archdiocese’s African American, African and Caribbean Apostolate, a special Mass will be offered Sunday, Feb. 20 ...

Bayonne Church Leaders React to Texas Synagogue Attack

BAYONNE, NJ - Although the hostage situation at a synagogue on Jan. 16 happened thousands of miles away in Colleyville, Texas, the shock waves of an attack during prayer service in a house of worship was felt by religious leaders in Bayonne.

The attacker, who held a number of people hostage, is said to have claimed his actions were done in the name of his religious faith. For local ...

Bayonne Community Interfaith Choir Bring Sounds of Chrismtas to City Hall

BAYONNE, NJ - Christmas came early for some Bayonne children as city officials and religious leaders raffled off a variety of gifts during an interfaith choir performance in front of Bayonne City Hall on Dec. 17.

Crowds were treated to classic Christmas carols and kids received spectacular gifts such as bikes and skateboards donated by various people and businesses throughout ...

James Dugan Leaves Long Legacy in Bayonne, Hudson County, and New Jersey Politics

BAYONNE, NJ - Although his death may not have seemed imminent, James Dugan – once one of the most powerful Democrats in the State of New Jersey – kept telling chaplains and other religious people who came to see him that he wanted to go home.

“They thought he meant that lofty place in Heaven after being seriously ill,” said Dugan’s wife, Ruth. “When I ...

Bayonne Community Interfaith Choir to Bring Sounds of Christmas to City Hall

BAYONNE, NJ - In his class rendition of “Santa Class is Coming to Town,” Bruce Springsteen memorably asked his band if they’d been practicing hard.

For the members of the Bayonne Community Interfaith Choir, who are scheduled to put on their concert in front of City Hall on Dec. 17 at 7 p.m., the answer is definitely “Yes.”

“They’ve been ...

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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.

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 ...

African American Chamber of Commerce Supports RWJBH Transaction with St. Peters

New Brunswick, NJ – Access to quality medical care in New Jersey is vital to underserved populations. That's why the African American Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey (“AACCNJ”) announced its support for the proposed transaction between RWJBarnabas Health (“RWJBH”) and Saint Peter’s Healthcare System in New Brunswick, which will lead to the creation of New ...

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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