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North Bergen poised to ban digital billboard trucks

If you have a burning desire to drive through North Bergen’s streets in a truck equipped with video billboards and outward speakers to get your message across, you might have less than a month...

United against crime

Residents and members of law enforcement gathered across the county to celebrate National Night Out Against Crime last Tuesday. The nationwide event promotes police-community partnerships and camaraderie in an effort to make communities safer. It was...

Homelessness rose in Hudson County this year

The results of Hudson County’s 2019 Point-in-Time Count are in. Each year, Monarch Housing Associates conducts a volunteer-driven, nationwide survey in which canvassers attempt to capture a complete census of New Jersey’s homeless population. Each...

NBA’s Kyle Anderson returns for depression awareness fundraiser

Kyle Anderson, a productive NBA small-forward on the Memphis Grizzlies who is approaching his sixth season, returned to his hometown of North Bergen, with plans to do more than catch up with relatives who...

North Bergen PD partners with ‘Ring’ home security cameras

The North Bergen Police Department has officially announced its partnership with Ring, an Amazon subsidiary that manufactures home security cameras, and connects them through its neighborhood watch smartphone app. The partnership between the department and...

Will the American Dream be a traffic nightmare for Secaucus?

The American Dream project, formerly known as Xanadu, towers above the Meadowlands of East Rutherford and can be seen from places as far away as North Bergen. Since it was first proposed in 2003,...

Rainbow flags unfurl

Members of the LGBTQ+ community kicked off Hudson County Pride Month last week with a Pride flag raising at Hudson County Plaza on Aug. 1. Hudson County became the first in the state to raise...

Healing in North Hudson

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, approximately one in five adults in the U.S. experiences mental illness, including substance-use disorders each year. While it's difficult to determine the number of people, due...

Senator Bob Menendez condemns recent mass shootings

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez condemned this weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that killed more than 30 people and injured dozens more. “It’s past time that we do more than offer...

Plans for sewage overflow reduction submitted

As Kermit the Frog was known to say, it’s not easy being green. But for New Jersey communities tasked with cutting down incidents of untreated wastewater flowing into nearby streams and rivers, green is good. Every...
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