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Hoboken’s ‘divisive’ debate on school funding

A debate on school funding dominated the Hoboken City Council meeting on Oct. 21 as the public and council spoke passionately for about four hours. At the center of the debate is a payment to...

Union City’s COVID-19 cases spike by 140 in one week

COVID-19 cases are climbing across Hudson County as New Jersey braces for a second surge. Union City recorded 3,908 confirmed cases as of Oct. 23, and 218 residents have succumbed to the virus. That is a...

‘One of the weakest housing ordinances in New Jersey’

Despite more than 60 members of the public who spokepout against a “toothless” inclusionary zoning ordinance for four hours on Oct. 21, the Jersey City Council adopted an amended version with a 7-2 vote. The...

Fall Colors Walk Offers Safe Outdoor Celebration of Difference

On Saturday, October 24, 2020, Surati for Performing Arts will host their 2nd Annual Fall Colors Walk and Navratri Celebration from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. This kid-friendly event will actively and safely bring together...

Hudson County Community College to Host Four Virtual ‘Choose Your Own Destination’ Open...

Hudson County Community College (HCCC) has scheduled four unique Virtual Open House events that allow an attendee to “Choose Your Own Destination” based on academic interests or a general overview of programs and services. The...

Jersey City Medical Center: Dr. Stefan Balan Q and A

Stefan Balan, MD is the director of Oncology Services at Jersey City Medical Center. He is board certified in medical oncology and internal medicine. We sat down with Dr. Balan for a one-on-one discussion...

Envisioning resilient, greener power for transit

After activists, residents, and elected officials spent months opposing a proposed Kearny gas power plant, the NJ Transit Board of Directors has unanimously voted to seek a greener more sustainable option to provide resilient...

Rep. Payne Jr. offers aide to struggling small businesses

Rep. Donald Payne Jr. has extended help to small business owners in need. Payne gave a short presentation at the Oct. 21 Bayonne City Council meeting outlining the federal aide available to residents through his...

Positive COVID-19 cases close Hoboken school

Students who were receiving in-person onsite instruction at Hoboken’s Wallace Elementary School on remote instruction until Nov. 9 after two individuals at the school tested positive for COVID-19. The district has been operating on a...

Bayonne permits ‘senior living’ in plan for former A and P site

Bayonne has signaled its openness to the construction of senior living apartments on the former site of the A&P. On Oct. 21, the city council voted unanimously to adopt the Bayview Redevelopment Plan that allows...
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