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Whole Spectrum Autism Set To Host Fall Gala — Get Your Tickets Now!

June 10, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ — To help continue its efforts to raise awareness and promote acceptance of autism, Jersey City-based non-profit Whole Spectrum Autism is gearing up to host one of its flagship fundraising events.

Scheduled for Sept. 8 from 6 to 10 p.m. at The Ashford, the 7th annual Autism Acceptance Gala will include food, drinks, dancing and raffles, as well as an awards ceremony to ...

Are you Ready to Bike JC?

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Mayor Steven Fulop and Bike JC Ride will lead thousands of bicyclists through Jersey City during the Annual Ward Tour this Sunday. 

The 15-mile ride takes bicyclists through all six of the City’s wards as a fun way to tour the neighborhoods and foster community using the City’s expanding bike lane infrastructure for safe connectivity, officials ...

McGreevey And NJRC Invites Members Of Greek Life To Reentry Event

KERARNY, NJ - Former Governor Jim McGreevey and New Jersey Reentry Corporation (NJRC) is extending a Special Invitation to anyone who belongs to Greek Organizations, of all ethnicities – Undergrad and Grad Chapters—Fraternal Orders of Masons, FreeMasons, Elks, Eastern Stars, Knights of Columbus, Shriners and other affiliates to a Networking Event of affiliates from the entire State of ...

NY Waterway Offers Veterans, Military Personnel Free Ferry Rides For Fleet Week

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — To show its appreciation for Americans who have served in the military, NY Waterway is providing free ferry rides for veterans and active-duty military personnel during Fleet Week New York.

In order to receive the discount, veterans and service members just need to present a valid Veteran or Military ID or come in uniform.

The offer runs through May 31 and is ...

Up in the Sky. Military Aircraft Activity for Fleet Week

TETERBORO, NJ - Residents around Teterboro Airport will see a marked increase in military air traffic ahead of Fleet Week in New York City.

According to airport officials, Teterboro Airport will host a number of military aircraft that will be taking part in the annual US Navy Fleet Week events in the NYC metro area. Aircraft that will be operating at Teterboro this week include US ...

Rental Assistance Program Open to Hudson County Residents

BAYONNE, NJ - The Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation (BEOF) announced that the Rapid Re-Housing Rental Assistance Program is available for homeless people and those who are at risk of becoming homeless. 

The program, open to residents in Hudson County, can help with the security deposit and/or rental subsidy for up to twelve months.  

According to a statement, the ...

Thunderstorms, Damaging Winds, Flooding Possible Monday PM In Hudson County

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ –  A thunderstorm system could bring strong winds, large hail and flooding to Hudson County starting Monday afternoon.

According to the latest forecasts, Hudson County, along with much of the tri-state region, will be under a hazardous weather outlook from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Along with the potential for wind gusts up to 58 miles per hour and one-inch hail, the ...

Jersey City Can Help 'Stamp Out Hunger' on Saturday

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Jersey City residents are invited to support the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) nationwide food drive that will take place in Jersey City and across America on Saturday.

The Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive, the country's largest one-day food drive, provides residents with an easy way to donate food to those in need.

Residents ...

An Immigrant Story: One Jersey City Resident's 19-Year Journey to American Citizenship

JERSEY CITY, NJ - For Ukrainian native Iryna Bilenka, it has been a long road from her home country to America.

Although she had been here before, she was unable to stay. But by sheer determination, nearly 30 years after her first setting foot in the United States, she will be sworn in as an American citizen on April 30 in Jersey City City Hall.

Bilenka first came to America in 1993 on a ...

Heavy Rains, Coastal Flooding Expected Monday PM In Hudson County

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — A coastal storm is expected to bring heavy rain, strong winds and flooding to Hudson County starting late Monday afternoon.

According to the latest forecasts, the area will likely see 1.5 inches of rain along with winds of 25-35 miles per hour with gusts up to 50 miles per hour.

Minor to moderate coastal flooding is expected in more vulnerable locations near the ...


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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 — ...

5 Healthy Recipes for Your Backyard Barbecue

When you think of a classic American summer, three things come to mind—the Fourth of July, swimming pools, and, of course, barbecues. There are hundreds of different kinds of meat to cook (even more vegetarian alternatives) and thousands of recipes you can create from the comfort of your own grill.

But, this beloved tradition is particularly partial to high-calorie, meaty ...

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 ...

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 ...

Upcoming Events


Sat, July 9, 11:00 AM

Liberty State Park, Jersey City

JCPD Memorial Walk


Tue, July 12, 7:00 PM


Party With Purpose Annual 5k and After Party

Garden Savings FCU Partners with Local Radio Station to Support Habitat for Humanity

July 1, 2022

Garden Savings Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Parsippany, New Jersey with branches in Newark, Dover and South Orange, is helping to build homes for local communities in the surrounding areas. The credit union has partnered with WDHA FM (105.5 FM) to help support Habitat for Humanity and build homes for people in need.  

“We love supporting Habitat for Humanity and the great ...

Empower The Village Celebrates Juneteenth, Black Artists and Economic Empowerment at 4th Annual ‘For The Love of Art’ Show

MORRISTOWN, NJ – The second annual Juneteenth federal holiday weekend was celebrated in spectacular fashion, as Empower The Village Inc, a New Jersey-based 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, showcased Black excellence in the arts and hosted over 200 attendees at their annual For The Love of Art: A Juneteenth Celebration of Justice & Joy, an art show and fundraiser at the ...

Liberty State Park: Protect a National Treasure

July 6, 2022

Dear Editor,

Liberty State Park is a national treasure, a piece of our country’s history that we must protect for the enjoyment of current and future generations.

Public, green space is integral for our communities, especially in urban areas where parks are scarce. Liberty State Park is a celebrated environment for Jersey City and all of Hudson County where children, families, ...