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Weehawken suspends COVID-19 testing at Tower Plaza Mall until July 17

Due to unforeseen circumstance and the inclement weather, the COVID-19 testing site for Weehawken and Union City residents at the Tower Plaza Mall, near the former ACME grocery store, is not operating on July...

North Bergen mourns the loss of special police officer Steve Bonilla

North Bergen Mayor Nicholas Sacco announced the death of local police officer Steve Bonilla on July 2. “It’s a sad day in North Bergen we lost one of our NBPD Special officers,” Mayor Sacco said....

More bus stops come to Hoboken

Mayor Ravi Bhalla announced that NJ Transit will add an additional bus stop along the 126 route on Clinton Street this year. According to the mayor's Facebook post, the additional stop will be placed along...

North Bergen opens new park on Paterson Plank Road

As New Jersey continues with Phase 2 of reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic, municipal parks have began to reopen. North Bergen reopened its municipal parks on July 2 and is adding a new park. On...

Motorcyclist arrested in Hoboken

Hoboken police officers charged a motorcyclist with a myriad of offenses on July 8 after he allegedly drove his motorcycle down a closed road and on the sidewalk in downtown Hoboken. At about 11:23 p.m....

Hoboken City Council tackles hate symbols, slavery, and affordable housing

The Hoboken City Council introduced a number of measures during a five-hour virtual council meeting on July 8, including introductory ordinances to amend the Western Edge Redevelopment Plan and one to help businesses along...

North Bergen High School celebrates 2020 graduates in four parts

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 school year has been drastically affected. Graduation ceremonies, normally a moment of relief and celebration, have been curtailed, and their substitutes differ from each municipality to the next. Since...

Feeding West New York’s youth

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many residents have had difficulty putting food on the table. The virus has left residents either unable to afford groceries due to furloughs and layoffs or too scared to go...

Union City secures $11 million for Palisade Ave. project

Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a beautification project in Union City continues to move forward. Mayor Brian Stack gave an update on the project in a July letter to the community. “I hope this note finds...

Council introduces Hoboken’s preliminary budget

Over the next few weeks, the Hoboken City Council will host a series of budget workshops in which city department heads will go over their budgets. These public sessions come after the council unanimously...
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