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Hudson County inspector pleads guilty to official misconduct

A Hudson County official has pleaded guilty to one count of official misconduct after accepting cash to delete construction violations, according to the Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez. On Oct.29, Barry Smith, a Hudson County...

Hoboken blood drive will be Nov. 6

The City of Hoboken will sponsor a blood drive on Friday, Nov. 6, from 12 to 6 p.m. at the Multiservice Center at 124 Grand St. Appointments are mandatory. To make an appointment click here.  Donors must...

North Bergen to begin transition to hybrid learning

After operating on a virtual instruction plan for learning remotely the past seven weeks, the North Bergen School District will begin transitioning to a hybrid instruction plan, according to Superintendent of Schools Dr. George...

Secaucus eyes regulating radio frequencies for first responders; saving koala bears

Secaucus officials want to ensure that first responders can communicate by radio anywhere in town without interference. The Town Council introduced an ordinance at its Oct. 13 meeting establishing policies for emergency responder radio...

Mask up Jersey City!

Jersey City will start an “aggressive “ public awareness campaign to encouraging mask wearing because the city’s new COVID-19 cases have more than doubled compared to last month. According to the city’s data, the seven...

Fighting foreclosure

Homeowners across Hudson County are struggling, and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has left many without work and struggling to make their mortgage payments. Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise, in coordination with the Board of County...

West New York bonds for improvements

At the West New York Board of Commissioners meeting on Oct. 15, two bond ordinances were adopted that finance various improvements, including to the parking utility. The ordinances authorize the issuance of bonds to...

Bayonne is on the Map

Last week, I had the pleasure of taking part in the opening of the new Starbucks gourmet coffeehouse on Goldsborough Drive in Bayonne. This the first fully-fledged Starbucks in our community. Up till now,...

How plausible is another light rail stop in Bayonne?

Bayonne is currently engaged in conversations with NJ Transit to extend the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail further downtown, but officials said the prospect remains a long shot. The revelation surfaced at the Oct. 21 city...

Bayonne Municipal Court sessions will continue virtually

In Bayonne, all in-person municipal court sessions remain suspended to mitigate public exposure to COVID-19. Instead, virtual court sessions have become common practice, using Zoom video conferencing. Residents interested in resolving their cases through a...
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