HUDSON REPORTER BRIEFS

Artist Zaria Forman's Charcot Fjord, Greenland 66°21'7.21N 36°59'10.49W, April 22, 2017, 2018, which will be on display at Mana Contemporary's latest exhibit. (see brief)
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Artist Zaria Forman's Charcot Fjord, Greenland 66°21'7.21N 36°59'10.49W, April 22, 2017, 2018, which will be on display at Mana Contemporary's latest exhibit. (see brief)

Missing cash in the Prosecutor’s Office 

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez ordered an internal affairs investigation into missing money at the HCPO.

According to the HCPO, the money was kept in temporary storage in locked safes at the prosecutor’s office with limited access by investigative staff.

North Bergen gives away clothes

On April 7, a new-clothing giveaway was organized by NB C.A.R.E.S., with the assistance of Secaucus Mayor Michael Gonnelli.

Apply for Hoboken Community Development Block Grants

Hoboken is now accepting applications for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) that provides funding for projects sponsored by public agencies or nonprofits.

A Zoom meeting will be held on April 22 at 4 p.m. to identify the needs of low- and moderate-income residents.

More information is at: https://www.hobokennj.gov/resources/c is ommunity-development-block-grant-program.

Applications are due by 4 p.m. May 3.

To request an application, email Marc Leckington at mleckington@triadincorporated.com or call 856-481-7040.

North Bergen marks Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month. Mayor Nicholas Sacco and the Township Commissioners urge residents to support the autistic community.

HCCC extends moratorium on tuition increases

Hudson County Community College (HCCC) Trustees voted unanimously to freeze tuition costs and fees for the second consecutive year.

To learn more about Summer and Fall online, remote and in-person offerings, and financial assistance, email admissions@hccc.edu.

 WNY Summer jobs

The 2021 Summer Employment Program will accept applications until May 28.

Applicants must be at least 15 and present a valid New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission ID (or Driver License) and Social Security Card. Visit NJMVC.

Positions include Camp Counselor, Pool Lifeguard, Pool Staff, Parks Staff, and Public Works Staff.

Applications are at Town Hall (428 60th Street). Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Call 201-295-5120 for Babe Ruth Baseball and Youth Soccer.

North Bergen MVC reopens April 16

The Motor Vehicle Commission’s licensing center will reopen on April 16 after being closed due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19.

Mana Contemporary presents new exhibit
 
On April 22, Mana Contemporary will open an exhibit on climate change called  “Implied Scale: Confronting the Enormity of Climate Change.”
Works by Catherine Chalmers, Zaria Forman, Jeff Frost, Ted Kim, and James Prosek will be on display at 888 Newark Ave. until July 22.
For more information, visit manacontemporary.com.

Union City anti-rabies vaccines

The clinic will be held at North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Firehouse at 1600 New York Ave. May 5, 4 to 6 p.m. and the firehouse on the corner of 43rd St. and Kennedy Blvd., May 12, 4 to 6 p.m.

Dogs must be leashed and accompanied by an adult capable of placing the animal on an exam table.

Jersey City man pleads guilty to aggravated manslaughter

Rand March, 66, pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree aggravated manslaughter related to the death of his girlfriend, Kimberly Haston, which occurred on Nov. 23, 2020 in Jersey City.

The State is recommending a sentence of 25 years subject to the No Early Release Act.