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The new building, titled the Bayfront Promenade, is the first part of the city's ambitious Bayfront project. Photo courtesy of the City of Jersey City.

First building in Jersey City Bayfront project approved

The first part of Jersey City’s ambitious Bayfront project was approved by the Jersey City Redevelopment Agency, which will pave the way for the creation of a six story building alongside the Hackensack River Waterfront.

The new building, titled the Bayfront Promenade, will include 209 units, with 35 percent of it set aside for affordable housing. It will also include retail space, green infrastructure, flood mitigation and other amenities.

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/07/21/first-building-in-jersey-city-bayfront-project-approved.

Secaucus Town Council and Board of Education to hold joint meeting

Mayor Michael Gonnelli and the Secaucus Town Council are again set to hold a special joint meeting with the Secaucus Board of Education, slated for 4:30 p.m. on August 8 in the council chambers on the first floor in the Municipal Center at 1203 Paterson Plank Road.

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/07/25/secaucus-town-council-and-board-of-education-to-hold-joint-meeting.

Weehawken Recreation offers Tennis Camp

Weehawken Recreation’s Tennis Camp is set to offer its third session through mid-August. The program is $40 per session, and runs on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/07/21/weehawken-recreation-offers-tennis-camp-at-the-waterfront-complex.

2022 Hoboken Spaghetti Block Party set for August

The 2022 edition of Hoboken’s Spaghetti Dinner Block Party will be taking place on Aug. 30 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Sinatra Drive walkway between 1st and 2nd Streets. Dinner will includes four types of pasta, salad and other dishes, along with drinks available for an additional charge.

Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance. Adult tickets are $40 each, children tickets for those 12 and under will cost $15, senior tickets for those 65 or older will cost $20, and a table for 10 is $400

Tickets can be purchased online at www.hobokennj.gov/register or via mail with a check or money order. For more info, visit www.hobokennj.gov/events/spaghetti-dinner-block-party-2022.

North Bergen authorities free trapped raccoon

During the heavy rain on July 26, North Bergen police observed a trapped raccoon in a sewer by 76th Street and Bergenline Avenue. North Bergen Department of Public Works responded to the scene, and with team work with police officers, they were able to safely rescue the trapped raccoon.

See pictures of the raccoon at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/07/27/north-bergen-police-and-dpw-rescue-trapped-raccoon.

Weehawken warns to water trees and shrubs

Due to the lack of significant rain and high temperatures, many trees in Weehawken are in distress, according to the Weehawken Tree Committee. Throughout the recent record heat wave prompted by the climate crisis, Weehawken is warning locals to water nearby greenery.

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/07/27/weehawken-warns-to-water-trees-and-shrubs-amid-heat-wave.