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Hartz Mountain development could be approved at Feb. 25 meeting

The battle between the township of Weehawken and Hartz Mountain Industries over a 14-story residential high-rise building at Lincoln Harbor may be coming to an end. The planning board will hold a public hearing on...

NJ Poison Control Center warns of overdose risk for cold medicine

New Jersey is now in a highly active cold and flu season. According to the New Jersey Poison Control Center, winter 2020 is on track to be one of the worst seasons in years. Overused,...

Ordinance would bond millions for Route 440 pedestrian bridges

The City of Bayonne plans to address the safety issue plaguing residents crossing Route 440. At the Feb. 19 meeting, the city council introduced an ordinance for adoption that would bond $10,000,000 for the construction...

Bayonne residents can now get permits to park in front of their private driveways

More parking is coming to Bayonne, although no construction or redevelopment will be required. Starting Feb. 24, Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that applications for parking in front of driveways in Bayonne will be available for...

Gov. Murphy will undergo surgery to remove potentially cancerous tumor

Gov. Phil Murphy will undergo surgery to remove a potentially cancerous tumor on his kidney in March. The governor announced that he would undergo the procedure in a social media post on Feb. 22. “Friends,...

Hoboken park receives $14 million in grants

Hoboken has secured $14 million in federal funding for the construction of the Northwest Resiliency Park. The park aims to mitigate flooding in an area where heavy rainfall often leads to flooding and residents pulling...

Teacher again charged with alleged sexual assault

On Feb. 21,  members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office (HCPO) Special Victims Unit arrested Hoboken resident Francisco Realpe, 43, on a charge that he allegedly sexually assaulted a 17-year old female student while...

Man charged with alleged manslaughter of North Bergen woman after head-on collision

A Union City man was charged with aggravated manslaughter after a grand jury indictment for his alleged involvement in an automotive accident that caused the death of a North Bergen woman. According to the Hudson...

West New York hires new police officers

The township of West New York is expanding its police force, following last year’s pre-election plans by Mayor Gabriel Rodriguez to hire more officers. The West New York Board of Commissioners and Mayor Rodriguez held...

Open house at historic Park Theatre in Union City

Entertainment veteran John Lant is excited to announce the re-opening of the Park Art Gallery and a sneak preview of the refurbishment project at the historic Park Theatre in Union City. There will be live...
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