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Local Attorney Shares the Do’s and Don’ts of Divorce

As a family law attorney, I know that divorce most often comes with an overabundance of emotions. That said, feelings can get in the way of moving forward.  Even if you and your spouse agree on calling it quits, you need to make sure you’re doing what’s best for you and your family.

The first thing is realizing that it can be difficult to handle matters on your ...

Dean Mildred Mihlon Welcomed as Head of the Felician University School of Arts & Sciences

RUTHERFORD, NJ -Felician University officials have announced Dr. Mildred Mihlon as the new Dean of the university's School of Arts & Sciences. With a long career in higher education, Mihlon most recently served as the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City, where she was responsible for program level assessment, retention and ...

County Executive DeGise Warns Residents Against Falling Victim to Phone Scams

October 22, 2020

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County residents have been warned to remain extra vigilant against become the victims of scams that involved them giving confidential information, such as bank account numbers, over the telephone.

According to a statement by Hudson County Tom DeGise, The Division of Family Services received a complaint from a Hudson County resident and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance ...

'The County Remains Vigilant' Spokesman Says as Three Employees Test Positive for Virus

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Hudson County officials were taking all precautions after three parks workers, two in Lincoln Park and one in Mercer Park, tested positive for COVID-19, one requiring a short admittance into intensive care. 

County spokesman Jim Kennelly told TAPinto that 90 county personnel who may have interacted with the sick workers at Lincoln Park were sent to Hudson Regional ...

$14M in New Covid-Relief Funds to Help NJ Residents Get Back to Work Available

October 22, 2020

BLACKWOOD, NJ — Over 1.6 million people in New Jersey have filed for unemployment benefits since mid-March when the coronavirus pandemic began to ravage the state.

Looking to help individuals out of work, as well as employers unable to hire more people due to the financial impact of COVID-19, Gov. Phil Murphy announced $14 million of new workforce development funds ...

Bars, Restaurants Given Expansion on Liquor Permits as COVID Climb Continues

NEW JERSEY — Bar and restaurant owners across New Jersey will be able to toast this week to the latest expansion on liquor license permits - initially triggered to help businesses weather the coronavirus pandemic while serving outdoors. 

“For many of our residents having the ability to serve liquor to their customers beyond their normal premises has been meaningful. In ...

Murphy Signs Executive Order to Keep the Lights On

TRENTON, NJ -- Governor Phil Murphy signed an Executive Order Thursday to extend the moratorium on all private and public utility providers, including gas, electric, and water, from turning off services to homes impacted economically by the COVID-19 virus through at least March 15, 2021.   

Murphy's order also prevents the state's utilities from charging late fees or fees to ...

Canopy by Hilton Debuts in New York Metropolitan Area

October 19, 2020

JERSEY CITY, NJ – Canopy by Hilton, Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) lifestyle hotel brand, announced today the opening of Canopy by Hilton Jersey City Arts District, marking the brand’s first outpost in the New York City Metropolitan Area. The hotel’s arrival will support the robust culture of the Arts District with the area’s first truly elevated hospitality offering, ...

DVORA 175 Launches Leasing in Downtown Jersey City

Leasing has kicked off for DVORA 175, a new luxury rental building in Downtown Jersey City. Prospective renters are invited to schedule tours of the building’s elegant homes and full suite of indoor and outdoor amenities by visiting the newly-launched website at

The new 14-story residential building features a collection of 148 rental residences.  Opening ...

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Allowing the Resumption of Contact Practices and Competitions for Certain Organized Sports in Indoor Settings

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 187, allowing the resumption of contact practices and competitions in indoor settings for organized sports defined as “medium risk” and “high risk” by the New Jersey Department of Health’s “Guidance for Sports Activities.”   The order encompasses sports including hockey, ...

NJ State Association of Chiefs of Police: Think Twice Before Voting for Legalized Pot

October 12, 2020

Later this year, NJ voters will be asked to cast their vote on a constitutional amendment that would legalize recreational marijuana in our state for people 21 and older. This is a significant issue that most assuredly will impact public safety and quality of life issues for the residents of our New Jersey communities, as well as for the millions of visitors that we welcome to our state each ...

Jersey City Schools Parent Believes Education Matters, Supports Richardson, Verdibello, Shaw

Dear Editor:

My name is Svetlana Chinskiy and I am a mother of an 8th Grader attending Infinity Institute. Since my son was in 1st grade I have been a parent volunteer and closely followed the work of the school district and the Board of Education. In the years that I spent helping my child's schools with fundraising and fighting for resources, I learned how important it is to stay ...