An outdoor Flamenco and Salsa showcase from Oneida’s Dance Studio took place in Honor of Hispanic Heritage Month at the North Bergen Main Library parking lot on Sept. 22. Photo via Mayor Nicholas Sacco's Facebook

Jersey City gallery hangs new exhibit

The Dvora Galley in Jersey City is presenting the alcohol ink paintings of mother-and-son duo Diane English and Bryant Small.

The show runs through Oct. 27 and will be open during JCAST. Proof of vaccination and masks are required for entry.

Hudson County Fair

On Oct. 1, the Hudson County Fair returns to Braddock Park for an 11-day party, and will close on Oct.11.
Expect rides, attractions, games of skill and chance, and delicious food. Live entertainment will include the Past Masters on Oct. 9 for a Bruins/North Bergen alumni reunion.
On Columbus Day the fair will open at 2 p.m. Weekdays it will open at 6 p.m.


Pumpkin time at the Hoboken library

The Hoboken Public Library will host the Pumpkins & Pages festival, which will include activities and a Book Sale Tent run by the Friends of the Hoboken Public Library.

The festival will take place on Oct. 2 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Church Square Park.

Jersey City men charged with alleged assault of teen

Four Jersey City men: 26-year-old Nasire Williams;  21-year-old Elijah Sparkman; 19-year-old Deveon Palms; and 23-year-old Xavier Feliciano have been charged relating to the alleged sexual assault of a Bayonne girl, 14, whom they met after she ran away from home earlier this month.

Hoboken City Council candidate meet and greet

Rose Marie Markle and Joshua Sotomayor Einstein have announced a meet and greet for all nonincumbent Hoboken City Council candidates running in the municipal elections this year, on Oct.6, 7 p.m., Willie McBride’s, 616 Grand St.

Jersey City police officer pleads guilty 

A Jersey City Police Department officer pleaded guilty to a charge that he traveled to Atlantic City to sexually assault two underage girls, Acting Attorney General Andrew Bruck announced.

Stephen Wilson, 34, from Bayonne, pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree attempted aggravated sexual assault.

The state will recommend a sentence of eight years in state prison. He must register as a sex offender and be subject to parole supervision for life. Sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 21.