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Eye on the Prize. Menendez, Jr. Considers Best Way to Serve Constituents Once Elected

June 20, 2022

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Robert Menendez Jr. is caught in an odd place, he told TAPinto recently.

Fresh off an overwhelming victory in the Democratic primary, and poised to win a similar victory in November’s general election, he said people come up to him often seeking help. The problem is, even after being elected in November he won’t be taking office until January, and isn’t in a ...

Hudson Dems Elect New Chair

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - In a move that restructures political power in Hudson County, County Commission Chair Anthony Vaineiri was elected as the new Chairman of the Hudson County Democratic Organization in a vote of the county’s 900 elected committee members. 

Vainieri will be joined by a slate of Executive Board members that include Vice Chair Barbara Stamato of Jersey City, Recording ...

Robert Menendez, Jr to Take on Marcos Arroyo in November

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Robert Menendez, Jr., son of U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, Sr. easily won the Democratic primary and will run against Republican Marcos Arroyo in November.

Democratic Congressman Albio Sires, who currently represents the 8th district, decided not to run for reelection.

The district includes parts of Essex, Hudson, and Union counties, including Bayonne and Hoboken and part ...

Early Voting has Started in Hudson County 2022 Primary Election

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Early voting for the 2022 Primary election has started in Hudson County.

Registered voters can cast their ballots at a number of locations across Hudson County until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, and on Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Election Day is Tuesday, June 6.

Voters will have the opportunity to cast ballots for 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

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Sat, July 9, 11:00 AM

Liberty State Park, Jersey City

JCPD Memorial Walk

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Tue, July 12, 7:00 PM

Hoboken

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, ...