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Please note: the Board of Commissioners regular meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. at the central office, third floor conference room, 400 u.s. highway #1 (Marion Gardens), Jersey...

A war of words over three Hudson County hospitals in crisis

Awaiting intervention from the New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH), both sides in the struggle over three Hudson County hospitals have made their pleas to Commissioner Judith Persichilli. On one side is CarePoint Health;...

Fireworks plague Hudson County residents

Fireworks being set off from 10 p.m. through 4 a.m. nightly has become a major quality-of-life headache in several Hudson County towns and in New York City. In Hoboken, fireworks have been exploding every night...

Woman faces additional charges after allegedly injuring Jersey City Police Officer

A  woman who critically injured a Port Authority Police Officer in April after striking him with her vehicle while allegedly driving while intoxicated has been additionally charged with Assault By Auto for also injuring...

Understanding COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on communities of color

As New Jersey continues Phase 2 of reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the pandemic of police brutality and systemic racism is ongoing, taking a heavy toll on communities of color. Demonstrations across the country against...

NJ TRANSIT looking into use of ultraviolet light to disinfect buses from COVID-19

As New Jersey continues Phase 2 of reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers continue to investigate ways to combat the virus. NJ TRANSIT has commissioned a study by Rutgers University’s Center for Advanced Infrastructure and...

For NJ to Fully Recover from the Pandemic, Community Colleges’ Funding Must Be Restored

New Jersey recovered economically, and – to some extent, emotionally – from 9/11, the Great Recession of 2009, and Superstorm Sandy thanks in large part to the State’s community colleges. In the aftermath of...

Bayonne Medical Center staff voices support for CarePoint transaction

As the Hudson County hospital crisis awaits intervention from the New Jersey Department of Health, both sides in the struggle continue to make their pleas. The medical staff at Bayonne Medical Center (BMC) has...

Former union officials charged after allegedly stealing from pension funds

Former union officials have been arrested and charged after allegedly stealing from the pension funds of employees at two factories in Hudson County, according to the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office. The Prosecutor's Office Special Investigations...

Four wounded and one killed in Jersey City shooting

The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Homicide Unit and the Jersey City Police Department  are investigating the death of a 34-year-old man who was shot early Saturday morning in Jersey City. Four other men were also...
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