HUDSON REPORTER BRIEFS

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HUDSON REPORTER BRIEFS
To promote cycling as a safer, healthier, low-cost, and efficient means of transportation, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop joined Bike JC and dozens of cyclists to “Bike to Work” from Riverview-Fisk Park to City Hall last week.

Secaucus Fire Department looking for volunteers

No experience, certification, or training necessary to apply.

Must be a Secaucus resident and 16 years or older.

For more information, visit http://www.secaucusfire.org/join.

Hoboken mourns Terry LaBruno 

Terry Cappiello LaBruno died at age 63 in the presence of her family on Sept. 21. A Hoboken native, she was a former councilwoman and educator.

“It’s with unimaginable sadness that we share the passing of our beautiful mother and our father’s bride,” wrote her daughter Christina LaBruno on social media. “The brightest light, the warmest heart, the biggest smile. We will love her forever, and miss her always. …The outpouring my mother received the last three weeks was overwhelming, but not surprising. We will always be grateful.”

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to “St. Peter’s Prep/Terry’s Mission Fund,” 144 Grand St. Jersey City, New Jersey 07302

Jersey City’s finance department head appointed to national committee

Jersey City’s Director of the Department of Finance, John Metro, was appointed to the Committee on Governmental Budgeting and Fiscal Policy, a national think tank for emerging issues, concepts, and techniques in public finance.

Metro’s three-year term expires on September 15, 2023.

Hoboken Policing Policy Task Force seeks respondents to survey

The task force was formed by the city in the wake of George Floyd’s murder and consists of residents, police officers, and city council members.

The goal is to review policies and procedures for the HPD.

The survey will help determine how Hoboken residents interact with the police department.

Survey (English): https://arcg.is/GX0On
Survey (Spanish): https://arcg.is/0zuPGK

North Bergen hosts Halloween Home Decoration Contest

Mayor Nicholas Sacco and the Township Commissioners announce a Halloween Home Decoration Contest.

North Bergen residents may submit photos, addresses, and contact information to CommunityAffairs@NorthBergen.org or call 201-392-2000.

Deadline is Oct. 21, at midnight.

Hoboken recognizes green businesses

Mayor Ravi Bhalla and the City of Hoboken recognize 25 businesses as 2020 Hoboken Green Businesses for advancing sustainability and environmental responsibility.

To find out who was recognized and for more information about the Hoboken Green Business Recognition Program, visit www.hobokennj.gov/greenbusiness, follow the Green Team on Facebook @HobokenGreenTeam and on Instagram @Hoboken_Green.

 

 

 

 

 

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