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Hudson Gets $6.7M In Aid For Road, Bridge Repairs

August 2, 2022

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 New Jersey’s 21 counties move forward with infrastructure improvements on the local ...

Hudson County Receives $76K Grant To Fight Substance Abuse

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 “help Hudson County municipalities address the issues surrounding alcoholism and drug ...

Hudson County Honors Tech Students Who Were Awarded College Scholarships

JERSEY CITY, NJ — Three Jersey City students were recently recognized by the Hudson County Board of Commissioners for receiving scholarships that will help them further their education right here at home.

Administered by the New Jersey Association of Counties Foundation, the scholarship honors distinguished students from technical and vocational schools who plan to continue higher ...

Governor Murphy Calls for Investigation into NJCU Finances

August 5, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ - In a letter sent to the Office of the State Comptroller, Gov. Phil Murphy has requested an investigation into the financial situation of New Jersey City University (NJCU). 

“In light of serious reports about NJCU’s financial situation, I firmly believe an independent investigation into the school’s finances and operations would be in the best interests ...

New Jersey Extends Outdoor Dining Options Until November 2024

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy signed a new law Wednesday that extends outdoor dining in New Jersey until November 2024.

"There are restaurants and bars and growing numbers of breweries that are still relying on the outdoor dining spaces they were allowed to create to get themselves back financially to where they were pre-pandemic," Murphy said. "We want to see ...

Portal Bridge Project That Will Improve Rail Travel Between Newark, New York Breaks Ground

KEARNY, NJ — Construction of a new portal bridge that would expand rail travel between Newark and New York City moved one step closer to reality Monday when New Jersey officials and transit leaders broke ground on the new project.

Shovels in hand, Gov. Phil Murphy was joined by U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Pete Buttigieg, U.S. Sens. Cory Booker and Bob Menendez, and ...

Hudson County Community College President Dr. Christopher Reber Receives ACCT 2022 Northeast Regional Chief Executive Officer Award

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County Community College (HCCC) President, Dr. Christopher M. Reber has been named the recipient of the 2022 Association of Community College Trustees’ (ACCT) Northeast Regional Chief Executive Officer Award. As the regional honoree, Dr. Reber is a finalist for national-level recognition as a potential recipient of the ACCT 2022 Marie Y. Martin Chief Executive ...

Hudson County Community College One of 10 Colleges Nationwide to Receive $100,000 Metallica Scholars Initiative Award

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County Community College (HCCC) has been chosen from a highly competitive field of community colleges across the United States to receive $100,000 for training that will transform the future of individuals and the community.

HCCC is one of just ten community colleges nationwide to have been named to the Metallica Scholars Initiative Cohort 4. As a recipient, the ...

Light and Fresh Recipes for Hot Summer Days

Late summer is a magical time of year when life seems exponentially more exciting. Nothing elevates a summer outing like a light, refreshing dish, whether you’re partial to a good picnic, a delicious barbecue, or a trip to the beach, lake, or reservoir.

After all, summer has a unique airy, bouncy feel that leaves you and your companions more energized and excited for the coming ...

Felician Falcons Fly Together

RUTHERFORD, NJ - As part of a continued effort to support students in their personal and professional development, Felician University is providing mentoring opportunities thanks to a newly launched mentoring program entitled Felician Falcons Fly Together.

Felician engaged the software platform Mentor Collective to administer the program and provide an interactive, responsive, ...

TAPinto Reader Mail Bag: Not Shy About Speaking Up!

NEW JERSEY — TAPinto's News Around New Jersey readers had a lot to say recently about our recent stories focusing on guns, red-light-running and the money perks for those running the most powerful union in New Jersey.

The biggest response was about a foundation report on what the top officials of the New Jersey Education Association were earning in salaries and from a separate ...

Jersey City Bike Advocates: It's Never Okay to Leave Scene of Crash

July 27, 2022

In response to the release of CCTV video of the collision between Jersey City Councilwoman Amy DeGise and a cyclist, occurring at Forrest Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive at 8 am, Tuesday, July 19, Jersey City advocacy nonprofits SafeStreetsJC and Bike JC make the following statement:

We reiterate that no matter the circumstances or outcomes, all hit-and-runs deserve the utmost ...