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Stylish Yet Sustainable In Hoboken

July 1, 2022

This story was co-produced in collaboration with CivicStory and the NJ Sustainability Reporting project.

HOBOKEN, NJ — Alexander McQueen. Diane von Furstenberg. Calvin Klein. Louis Vuitton. Betsy Johnson.

These are some of the name-brand and designer labels you’ll find tucked away at the St. Mary Advocates Thrift Store in Hoboken.

In fact, the Garden Street ...

Hoboken Cancels Brand New Farmers’ Market, Will Look To Launch In ‘23

HOBOKEN, NJ — The opening of a brand-new farmers’ market at the Southwest Resiliency Park has been cancelled entirely.

Initially scheduled to debut June 9, the Downtown Farmers’ Market has been pushed back three times. It was set to kick off June 30 and run on Thursdays through the fall.

In an alert Wednesday evening, the city said the farmer cancelled “due to ...

Amid Rising Gas Prices, More Turn To Cycling: Learn How To Ride Safely In Hudson County

This story was co-produced in collaboration with CivicStory and the NJ Sustainability Reporting project.

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — With gas prices at a record high and no relief in sight, many are reconsidering their options for transportation as a way to keep a little more cash in their pockets.

And while cycling is one of the best means for urban travel – efficient, ...

Hoboken Teacher Encourages Birding For A Better Tomorrow

This story was co-produced in collaboration with CivicStory and the NJ Sustainability Reporting project.

HOBOKEN, NJ — One of the great misconceptions about Hudson County is that the only way to appreciate nature is to, well, leave.

While the area is the most densely populated part of the state, there’s no need to flee to the Catskills or Poconos to observe ...

Through School Project, Hoboken Fourth Graders Embrace Environmental Advocacy

This story was co-produced in collaboration with CivicStory and the NJ Sustainability Reporting project.

HOBOKEN, NJ — When it comes to environmental stewardship, knowledge is power.

Despite being one of the first municipalities in New Jersey to ban single-use plastic bags back in 2018, there are still many other types of single-use plastics being utilized every day in ...

It’s Officially Hurricane Season: Hoboken Officials, Stevens Seek To Keep Public Informed Of Severe Weather Risks

HOBOKEN, NJ – With the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season predicted to see above-average activity, it is never too soon to start thinking about emergency preparedness.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has forecasted 14 to 21 named storms, six to 10 potential hurricanes and three to six potentially major hurricanes between June 1 and Nov. 30. An average season has ...

Two More Hoboken Farmers' Markets Set to Open for Season

HOBOKEN, NJ — Two city-run farmers’ markets will officially open for the season next week, offering residents fresh produce, baked goods and other local products. https://www.hobokennj.gov/news/city-of-hoboken-to-expand-farmers-market-offerings-in-2022

The brand-new Southwest Park Farmers’ Market will be held every Thursday, starting June 9 through Nov. 17 from 2 to 8 ...

Hoboken to Receive $101K to Tackle Litter

HOBOKEN, NJ - The Department of Environmental Protection is enhancing statewide efforts to remove litter, beautify neighborhoods and improve water quality across New Jersey by distributing $21.4 million in Clean Communities grants this year, an approximate $700,000 increase over 2021’s disbursement, Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced.

Of this, Hoboken will receive ...

Hoboken Completes Removal Of Abandoned Boats From Weehawken Cove

HOBOKEN, NJ — A long-awaited project to clean up Weehawken Cove took a step forward Wednesday, when work crews completed the removal of more than a dozen sunken boats.

Since work began on May 2, the city’s contractor, Ken’s Marine Services, retrieved 14 derelict vessels — some of which have remained in the water since Superstorm Sandy and others that were abandoned by ...

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How to Start Working Out: A Guide for Fitness Beginners

So you’re ready to start working out. Congrats! You’ve officially taken the first step to creating a happier and healthier life for yourself. If you’re wondering where to go from here, we’ve listed five of the most frequently asked fitness questions (and their answers) to help you get started.

Do I Need to Work Out Every Day?

If your goal is to lose weight and get ...

Hudson County Schools of Technology Hosts Industry Partner Breakfast

July 2, 2022

SECAUCUS, NJ – Hudson County Schools of Technology held its 2022 Industry Partner Breakfast on Tuesday at the Frank J. Gargiulo Campus to recognize the invaluable educational and professional contributions made by HCST’s many industry partners throughout the state. The event also provided an opportunity for partners to network with each other, as well as with teachers and staff who ...

NJ Transit Will Conduct Redesign Of Hudson County Bus Network

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — NJ Transit will soon begin examining COVID-19’s impact on local bus networks in Hudson County and what changes can be made to improve those services, the statewide transit agency recently announced.

The project — which is being funded through a $514,045 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration — ...

Hudson County to Begin Distributing COVID Vaccines to Children 6 Months and Older

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise and the Hudson County Vaccine Task Force have announced that that they will begin distributing COVID-19 vaccines to children ages six months and up on Wednesday. 

Parents can register for an appointment by clicking here. Walk in vaccines will also be available.

“The CDC’s approval of vaccines for children six months and ...

Can Lame Ducks Still Fly?

TRENTON, NJ — Things have never looked better for the Democrats who rule Trenton these days. Flush with federal cash. Democratic majorities in the Assembly and Senate. A Governor re-elected as a Democrat last November for the first time in four decades. 

It’s a real bubbly bonhomie in the state’s capital as they tie up the last loose strings of the state’s $50 ...

Parents Inc.’s Family Helpline Provides Families with FREE 24-Hour Help, Hope and Support

June 22, 2022

No one ever said being a parent or teen was easy.
 

Whether you’re a parent dealing with the “terrible twos” or a teenager feeling lost and confused, help and support is just a phone call away.
 

Parents Inc. offers the Family Helpline (1-800-THE-KIDS) - a free and confidential statewide service that offers 24/7 live support for parents, teens, children and ...

Obituaries

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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