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North Bergen announces three free new COVID-19 testing sites

The Township of North Bergen is opening three new COVID-19 testing sites where residents can be tested with no out-of-pocket cost, regardless of insurance status. Mayor Nicholas Sacco and his administration have entered into partnerships...

Western Edge Redevelopment Plan amendments under fire

Fair Share Housing Center, a nonprofit dedicated to defending the housing rights of New Jersey’s poor and ensuring municipalities provide affordable housing, filed a lawsuit against Hoboken this month over amendments to the Western...

Hoboken mayor signs President Barack Obama’s commitment-to-action pledge

Mayor Ravi Bhalla signed the Mayors Commit to Action Pledge by the Obama Foundation to review the city's use of force policies in consultation with Police Chief Ken Ferrante. The pledge calls on cities to...

Challenging Bayonne to do better

Mayor James Davis released another COVID-19 video update on June 4, but this time, it wasn’t about COVID-19. Davis yielded his time to Rev. Dorothy Patterson of Bayonne's Wallace Temple AME Zion Church to speak...

Keeping up with the congregation

As the COVID-19 pandemic shut the doors of houses of worship across Hudson County, Grace Lutheran Church is one of many that have reinvented itself to survive. Pastor Gary Grindeland has turned to social media...

‘Back to business’ in Bayonne

As New Jersey continues to flatten the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy has allowed more businesses to open. “We are hoping to see all of our small businesses reopen soon so we...

Bayonne to hold two graduation ceremonies

Bayonne Superintendent of Schools John Niesz has updated residents on the state of graduation ceremonies in a June 3 letter to all high school seniors, eighth graders, and parents. Niesz announced two graduation options. “The Class...

Hudson County Republicans call on Alonso to resign

Bayonne Board of Education Trustee Michael Alonso faces mounting calls to resign after a social media post that many view as racist and an incitement to violence. He posted on Facebook regarding the demonstrations occurring...

Further chaos erupts in Hudson County hospital crisis

In recent days more scenes have unfolded in the drama involving three Hudson County hospitals. On June 2, BMC Hospital LLC formally agreed to acquire operations for Bayonne Medical Center (BMC) from CarePoint Health, the...

You Have the Power

As of last week, just over 52% of Bayonne households responded so far to Census 2020.  That is below the statewide response rate of 62 percent.  Without a doubt, concern about the Coronavirus has...
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