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To the rescue Secaucus fireboat offers protection throughout Hudson County

A federal matching grant has enabled the town of Secaucus to purchase a new fire boat that will offer protection to its own residents as well as a number of other towns along the...

Agreement will rebuild homeless shelter St. Lucy’s will see $15 M new building as...

St. Lucy's homeless shelter, which redevelopment in the northern section of Jersey City threatened to displace, will get a new $15 million building across Grove Street from its current home as a result of...

Cantigas Women’s Choir to hold annual winter concert on Dec. 15

Hudson County’s Cantigas Women’s Choir will present its 17th annual winter concert titled “To My Mother, The Rose” on Saturday, Dec. 15, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. 440 Hoboken Ave., Jersey...

New High Tech High draws students from Bayonne Countywide school provides a cutting-edge education...

Frank Gargiulo, superintendent of Hudson County Schools of Technology -- the group of countywide public schools in Hudson County -- walked for the first time through the front doors of the new High Tech...

Save our charter schools Students, teachers, administrators hold rally in defense of charter schools

Facing a possible state freeze on the expansion of charter schools and state plans to review those that already exist, students, teachers, faculty and others staged a march through the streets last month to...

JERSEY CITY BRIEFS

FBI and NJ ask public to help curb hoax threats New Jersey's Homeland Security director announced Thursday that the state is working with the FBI to launch #ThinkBeforeYouPost, an anti- "hoax threat" awareness campaign. False...

Choose kindness Explore Middle School holds anti-bullying presentation

If you ever met Kerry Magro, you would never get that he was diagnosed with a condition called Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (PDD-NOS) when he was four years old. PDDNOS is a form...

Push for driver’s licenses Activists pressure state to modify ID regulations

Activists are determined to change state laws in order to make it easier for seniors, undocumented immigrants, and other marginalized groups to get drivers' licenses. They have recently conducted a series of educational protests...

Jersey City Briefs

Police Department promotes 20 to detective The Jersey City Police Department saw a new round of promotions with 20 officers made detective on Nov. 20. The ceremony included presentations by Mayor Steven Fulop, Public Safety Director...

Passing the buck Council approves payroll tax for non-residents

In a move designed to partially avoid a massive tax increase to fund local schools, a unanimous City Council voted 9-0 on Nov. 20 to establish a payroll tax that would affect only private...
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