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Hudson County News Top Stories

August 15, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ - When Tom DeGise won a special election for Hudson County Executive in 2002, he never expected it to be a job he would hold for 20 years. On Monday, in an exclusive interview with TAPinto, DeGise said it was time for him to let somebody else take the reins, announcing he will ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Hudson County has received $30,000 in grant funding to support continued efforts aimed at promoting the area as a cultural destination. Administered through the New Jersey Historical Commission, the competitive grant program enables organizations, like libraries, schools and ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Hudson County will receive more than $6.7 million to ensure county-owned roads and bridges are in a state of good repair, according to the state. Announced July 27, the funding is part of $161.25 million in aid set aside by the state Department of Transportation (DOT) to help ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Hudson County has received $76,500 in grant funding to support continued efforts aimed at fighting substance abuse locally. Administered through the New Jersey Governor’s Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (GCADA), the Municipal Alliance Allocation Grant will be used to ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Looking to get out and learn more about the history of Hudson County? There’s an app for that! The Hudson County Walking Tours app, produced by the county’s Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development, takes listeners on a self-guided walking tour, ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Hoboken will see a decrease in county taxes as a result of the $634 million budget passed by the Hudson County Commissioners on June 30. In Hudson County, the cost of county operations is split between the 12 municipalities and based on each city's assessed land ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Over $3 million in grant funding is being allocated to park improvements and historic preservation efforts throughout Hudson County, the Hudson County Board of Commissioners announced. The projects approved last week for Open Space Trust grants include: Bayonne: ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Following from a decision made in late December, the Hudson County Corrections and Rehabilitation Center in Kearny has begun accepting inmates formerly housed in the Cumberland County Jail. As perviously reported, those first inmates specifically were chosen to enter a drug ...

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HARRISON, NJ – Hudson County Community College (HCCC) held its 45th Annual Commencement ceremony on Thursday honoring the Classes of 2020, 2021 and 2022. The event was held at Red Bull Arena, the first on-ground commencement ceremony since the beginning of the pandemic. The College celebrated ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The U.S. Marines landed in Lincoln Park on Thursday as part of the first Annual Hudson County Fleet Week celebrations. Two helicopters from the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 773 based at McGuire Airforce Base touched down on the wide lawn of the county’s cricket field ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County Community College (HCCC) will honor the Graduating Classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022 at Commencement exercises on Thursday, May 26, 2022, beginning at 12 noon. The ceremony will be held at Red Bull Arena, 600 Cape May Street, in Harrison, New Jersey.  “At this, our ...

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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 ...

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