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Port Authority employees criticize COVID-19 sick leave

Port Authority workers have criticized a new agency policy which would permit them only 10 paid sick days to recover from the COVID-19 virus, dubbing it a “clawback” policy. This comes after the PATH agreed...

‘Creativity Contest’ winners announced by Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office

As school children throughout the county are stuck at home and learning through online instruction due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office launched a creativity contest in March for students to...

COVID-19 drive-thru testing available at Walmart in North Bergen

COVID-19 testing is coming to Walmart. Some select locations have begun distributing tests across the state, with some locations in Hudson County. This is part of the ongoing plan to test thousands of people in...

Tennis courts bouncing back in Hudson County

As New Jersey begins to reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic, some sports are bouncing back. While North Hudson mayors have agreed to wait on opening certain parks, Braddock Park has opened in North Bergen. And...

Guttenberg man busted for throwing party; other Hudson County locals charged after spitting on...

To curtail the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy has issued a stay-at-home order to all residents and a directive to observe all other social distancing measures. However, some Hudson County locals...

Only four seniors test positive for COVID-19 in North Bergen housing

The North Bergen Housing Authority (NBHA) has received all the results back from the COVID-19 testing that was administered to all senior housing residents, according to the township. Only four residents tested positive for COVID-19...

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West Side Ave. light rail restored NJ Transit has resumed service at the West Side Avenue Station on the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail (HBLR) along the West Side Avenue Branch following the completion of required utility work...

Testing the vulnerable and most at-risk

Frontline workers come in many different varieties. Some of these heroes include those testing the most at-risk residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jacqui Farley is a North Bergen Housing Authority employee who has been tasked...

North Bergen resident won $500 for completing 2020 Census in North Bergen

North Bergen has come up with a clever way to entice residents to complete the 2020 Census: prizes worth hundreds of dollars. Residents who completed the 2020 Census could enter a drawing for a $500...

Hudson County overtakes Bergen County for most COVID-19 cases in the state

On May 15, Hudson County overtook Bergen County for the most cases of COVID-19 in New Jersey. Both counties have been considered epicenters for the virus in the state, with Bergen enduring the highest...
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