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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 ...

Felician University Holds Virtual Homecoming

Every year colleges and universities look forward to their annual Homecoming celebration as a chance to come together on campus for an athletic event, food, fun, and other activities. 

This year the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancelation or postponement of homecoming celebrations across the nation. Felician University also canceled its on-ground fall celebration, moving ahead instead ...

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 ...

Retired JCPD Captain to Serve as Chief of Staff at Hudson County Jail

October 28, 2020

JERSEY CITY, NJ- Retired Jersey City Police Capt. Ed Nestor has been appointed to serve as chief of staff to Hudson County Correctional Facility Director Ron Edwards.

Nestor served with the Jersey City Police Department from 1994 until last August, starting out as a beat cop in the West Side of Jersey City. He has worked in various capacities including the narcotics division, the street gangs ...

County Executive DeGise Warns Residents Against Falling Victim to Phone Scams

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 ...

Montclair's Cuban Pete's Locked by Law Enforcement After Repeated COVID Violations

October 27, 2020

MONTCLAIR, NJ - After scoffing at the Governor's Executive Orders and repeatedly allowing patrons to continue to dine inside, the owner of Cuban Pete's is now locked out of his business.

On Monday morning, Montclair Police changed the locks on the doors of Cuban Pete’s restaurant, locking out the owner and workers. This was after three violations of the Executive ...

Are Newark’s COVID-19 Rollbacks Just the Start?

NEW JERSEY — Cutting off indoor dining and mandating that all non-essential businesses close their doors at 8 p.m. are part of the measures that will begin in Newark on Tuesday, after the largest city in New Jersey confirmed more cases Sunday (101 total) than all other Essex County towns combined.

Since June 30, the city has reported at least 2,207 coronavirus cases and 42 ...

Gov. Murphy Tests Negative for Coronavirus 4 Times But Will Continue Virtual Briefings 

NEW JERSEY — Five days after Gov. Phil Murphy suddenly left a briefing in Camden County over concerns of having the coronavirus, he said this afternoon he has not been symptomatic and tested negative four times since last Monday.

First Lady Tammy Murphy, who entered a voluntary self-quarantine with the governor last week, has tested negative three times.  

Still, ...

Art House Productions Welcomes Vanity Ray as New Virtual Drag Bingo Host

October 28, 2020

Art House Productions is proud to announce Vanity Ray as the new host for Virtual Drag Bingo. Starting October 16, Virtual Drag Bingo will be held every Friday night at 8:00pm EST / 5:00pm PST. Drag Queen Vanity Ray will host 4 virtual rounds of BINGO using Zoom. Each round's winner gets a prize. Prizes include gift certificates to Jersey Social and the West Side Partnership, bingo boards, ...

Jersey City/Hoboken Residents Seeking Jersey Shore Lifestyle and Maintenance-Free Environment Turn to East Gate in Historic Fort Monmouth

Jersey City and Hoboken residents seeking an escape to all the delights of the famed Jersey Shore, but unwilling to sacrifice the ease and convenience of maintenance-free living have found the perfect answer in the singe-family family attached homes at East Gate, the luxury new home community created in century-old Officer’s Housing in Fort Monmouth.

A select few opportunities are all ...

Canopy by Hilton Debuts in New York Metropolitan Area

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, ...

Senior Freeze Deadline Extended

October 26, 2020

We are very pleased that on October 22, 2020, the New Jersey Treasurer’s office extended the Senior Freeze filing deadline from November 2, 2020 to December 31, 2020.  This is a welcome development because many seniors were scrambling to meet the original date. 

Nevertheless, there is still a need for applications to be prepared as soon as possible.  The Treasurer’s ...