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North Bergen has administered 40,000 COVID-19 vaccines Eligibility has expanded to residents over 16

North Bergen has issued over 40,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines to residents, according to the township. The number includes vaccinations administered through the local site as well as other sites that the Health Department...

Dry cleaner allegedly discriminated against employee Complainant alleged harassment based on sexual orientation

Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has announced that the Division on Civil Rights (DCR) has issued Findings of Probable Cause against an employer in Bayonne accused of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in...

Nonprofit helps children across the globe Save the Children of the Developing World is...

Students at Rutgers University, the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), and George Washington University have come together to help children from economically-struggling communities in Egypt and Ecuador. When they are not writing papers...

Still grappling over eliminating mandatory minimum sentences Gov. Murphy has taken action, but many...

Gov. Phil Murphy has conditionally vetoed a bill that would have eliminated mandatory minimum sentences for nonviolent offenses. The governor’s conditional veto on April 19 removes provisions that would have weakened penalties associated with public...

‘Now the block becomes her’ West 19th Street between Avenue C and Broadway is...

A portion of West 19th Street between Ave. C and Broadway was renamed Edith Ferrell Way on April 18. Ferrell died on Feb. 8, 2020, just days after her 70th birthday. In February of this year,...

Former Hoboken Mayor Anthony Russo dies at age 74

Municipal flags in Hoboken will fly at half staff in honor of former Mayor Anthony Russo who died on April 19 at the age of 74. Russo was diagnosed with cancer and after multiple surgeries...

Chiaravalloti ends re-election bid William Sampson is now running unopposed for an Assembly seat...

Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti has announced he will no longer seek re-election to his seat in the state Assembly. Last month, Chiaravalloti had decided to run for re-election despite losing the backing of Bayonne Mayor...

Jersey City public schools won’t reopen until September

Though teachers were back in their school buildings last week to prepare for the April 26 reopening, Jersey City Public School District's Superintendent Franklin Walker announced that children won't return to in-person learning until...

County teens urged to register for the COVID-19 vaccine

As New Jersey expands its COVID-19 vaccine availability to all residents over the age of 16, Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise urges all residents to schedule their vaccination appointments today. To reach more residents, the...

Jersey City Council pushes for police transparency Adopts resolutions in support of state bills...

The Jersey City Council has adopted a resolution supporting the creation of a civilian complaint review board once Assemblywoman Angela McKnight’s bill is adopted at the state level. That bill would allow municipalities to create...
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