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Hoboken moves forward with plans for fourth resiliency path

Hoboken announced that the city is moving forward with their plans for a new resiliency park at 800 Monroe Street, with a public planning process planned for the fall to gain community input. The 1.43 acre park is proposed by the city to withhold over half a million gallons of stormwater to mitigate flooding.

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The project team will launch a project website in the coming months to inform those throughout the process.

‘Community Day’ with Assemblyman Sampson coming soon

Community Day 2022 with Assemblyman William Sampson is coming to southern Hudson County. The celebration starts in Jersey City at Bethune Park Center on Sunday, August 21. The festivities continue in Bayonne on Sunday, August 28 at 18th Street Park on Avenue C.

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/08/12/community-day-with-assemblyman-sampson-coming-to-bayonne-and-jersey-city.

Former Jersey City resident returns overdue book more than 80 years later

Former Jersey City resident Bob Jablonski returned an overdue library book to the Jersey City Free Public Library more than 80 years later after checking it out in 1947 when he was 14-years-old. The book was “Hitler” by Oden Rudolph, a novel warning the world about Adolf Hitler, and was returned in perfect condition with its original reference card.

Read the full story at: https://hudsonreporter.com/2022/08/12/former-jersey-city-resident-returned-book-nearly-80-years-overdue/

NBA player hosts basketball tournament and clinic in Braddock Park

Kyle Anderson, an NBA basketball player on the Minnesota Timberwolves, recently hosted an annual The Celebrate Life Basketball Tournament and Clinic in Braddock Park in North Bergen on August 6.

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/08/11/nba-player-hosts-baketball-tournament-and-clinic-in-braddock-park.

Secaucus is collecting school supply and used uniform donations

Secaucus is collecting supplies for students in need before they head back to school in September. The Secaucus Department of Social Services is currently collecting school supplies for children in 1st to 12th grade.

The town is asking for the following school supplies: backpacks, notebooks, composition books, pencils, pens, Elmer’s glue, rulers, erasers, scissors, and crayons. The donations will be accepted Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 145 Front Street. There will be a special drop off day on Saturday, August 13.

The deadline for donations is August 19. For more information, call 201-330-2014.

The town is also asking for donations of slightly used school uniforms. Those donations are also being collected at 145 Front Street fro Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. For any questions, call Paula at 201-330-2014. For more information, go to secaucusnj.gov.

Alleged drug mill busted by state police

New Jersey State Police have arrested three men for their roles in operating a drug mill out of a residence in West New York and using a residence in Union City to support his operation. Police arrested Richard Stroman Jr., a 38-year-old of North Arlington; Jose Acosta, a 37-year-old of Hoboken; and Miguel Carrasco-Lara, a 35-year-old of Lyndhurst; for various drug offenses.

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/08/09/alleged-drug-mill-in-west-new-york-and-union-city-busted-by-state-police.

Secaucus contemplates removing bus stop on Meadowlands Parkway

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/07/29/secaucus-contemplates-removing-bus-stop-on-meadowlands-parkway.

See the future at Secaucus Psychic Fair

On Sunday, August 21, the Psychic Fair will take place in front of the Secaucus Community Center at 145 Front Street. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Read the full story at: hudsonreporter.com/2022/08/08/look-into-the-future-at-the-psychic-fair-on-august-21.

Mark Koosau, Staff Writer
Mark Koosau, Staff Writer
Mark Koosau is a staff writer for the Hudson Reporter, covering Jersey City and Hoboken since 2021. He also covers esports, with bylines on over.gg for Overwatch esports and vlr.gg for Valorant esports.
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