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North Bergen extends rent freeze through the end of the year

During to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many residents have faced financial issues due to job loss or loss of income. In many Hudson County municipalities, rent increases were frozen to help residents cope. In North...

Dispose of prescription drugs Oct. 24

On Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will provide the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by...

Curbing the spread of COVID-19 in state prisons

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation requiring public health emergency credits to be awarded to certain inmates and parolees during a public health emergency. The credits are intended to expedite the release of inmates...

Hudson County launches website to locate polling places

Hudson County residents can now locate their polling places for the upcoming election via a poll-locating app. Hudson County Clerk E. Junior Maldonado, County Executive Thomas DeGise and the Hudson County Board of Commissioners, in...

Hudson Theatre Works’ Virtual Festival Continues

Hudson Theatre Works’ Virtual Festival continues. New work will appear every Wednesday and Thursday at 6 p.m. on Hudson Theatre Works' YouTube Channel and Instagram accounts, respectively. Donations to various organizations will be listed, including...

Congressmen blocked from inspecting postal facility ahead of vote-by-mail election

Three New Jersey congressmen are calling on the United States Postal Service to allow an inspection of a local mail processing facility after numerous reports of discarded mail. Reps. Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ-09); Albio Sires...

Weehawken at the cusp of zero COVID-19 cases

Many North Hudson municipalities have seen an increase in virus cases, while one township is on the cusp of zero cases. Weehawken Oct. 14 marked the second time since the start of the pandemic that the...

Trump is ‘encouraging violence against elected officials’

Rep. Albio Sires (D-NJ) said President Donald Trump is "encouraging violence" after "failing to condemn" the alleged plot to abduct Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. He attacked her instead. Sires represents the 8th Congressional District, which...

It’s kid versus robot in football practice

North Bergen’s football players have been practicing against robotic opponents. The township’s Recreation Department ordered four Mobile Virtual Players (MVPs) in September. The MVPs are life-sized remote-controlled tackling dummies that can charge across the field...

HUDSON REPORTER BRIEFS

Hoboken small businesses get cash 321 Hoboken small businesses will receive $1.8 million in grant funding, allocated through the federal CARES Act to be used for COVID-19-related expenses. To find out more, email smallbizgrants@hobokennj.gov. Guttenberg man charged...
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