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In Hudson County, Gov. Murphy finds allies for millionaire’s tax

Gov. Phil Murphy has been spending a good deal of time in Hudson County recently. The hot topic? Murphy is steadfast in his proposed millionaire’s tax, which would increase the annual income tax levy for those...

The Catholic Church spent over $633K lobbying against NJ statute of limitations reform

According to a report commissioned by three law firms, the Roman Catholic Church has spent $633,458 lobbying against New Jersey's reform of the statute of limitations for child sexual abuse survivors. All the funding went...

Thousands flock to Summer Health and Green Family Fest

The weather couldn’t have been better for the sixth annual Summer Health and Green Family Festival, organized by North Bergen’s Municipal Utilities Authority and Health Department. According to an official count, more than 3,800 people...

Kids complete drug-awareness program

On May 31, almost 600 fifth graders from North Bergen celebrated their LEAD (Law Enforcement Against Drugs) graduations. The program provides education from law enforcement officers aiming to reduce children’s involvement in drugs, violence,...

NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS

Registration for summer recreation programs North Bergen’s Competitive Swim Team now has open registration for boys and girls ages 5 to 18. Registration will be open until June 26. To register, visit North Bergen’s Recreation...

Mental health outreach project kicks off

North Hudson Partnership, composed of several state-funded community nonprofits in northern Hudson County, kicked off its latest project on June 5, dubbed "Mental Health Meet and Greets." All summer, meetings will be held in...

June 4 primaries a decisive win for county and state incumbents

In the June 4th primaries, Hudson County saw only two contested races among Democratic candidates vying for legislative positions. Political outsiders ran unsuccessful grassroots campaigns to unseat County Executive Tom DeGise and Assembly members...

North Bergen man charged with alleged sexual assault during a burglary

The Hudson County Prosecutor's Office released reports that a North Bergen man was arrested and charged based on allegations of committing aggravated sexual assault. On June 4, detectives from the Special Victims Unit of the...

NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS

Seniors are living it up Seniors living in Lawler Towers, a housing complex run by the North Bergen Housing Authority, recently celebrated the building’s 52nd anniversary. Residents gathered in the community room to sing, dance, and...

Americans at last

On May 25, 30 Hudson County residents were sworn in as U.S. citizens on the lawn of Weehawken's American Legion Post 18, which organized the event. Becoming a naturalized citizen is a lengthy process that...
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