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No new taxes again Fulop introduces $572M election year budget

Although Jersey City taxpayers may start singing a different tune in 2018 after the state-mandated revaluation of properties kicks in, they can breathe a sigh of relief because the 2017 municipal budget will have...

Hoboken recognizes Vietnam veterans Officials lead ceremony in honor of veterans who served

Hudson County and the City of Hoboken recognized the men and women who served the country during the Vietnam War with a ceremony at the memorial on Pier A Park on Wednesday, March 29....

Welcoming all in the stalls Executive order establishes gender neutral municipal toilets

The concept of “men’s” or “women’s” rooms in any municipal-owned facility in Jersey City will soon mean something different, thanks to an executive order issued by Mayor Steven Fulop on March 23. The order...

Inside the Ivies Local students headed for top colleges

A pair of Union City High School students are prepared to leave their urban environment for a little ivy. The district recently announced that seniors Joan Martinez, 17, and Giselle Pena, 17, have received...

Hudson County through its hashtags Local digital photographers strut their stuff on the web

Instagram accounts are full of moments captured suddenly for others to share. People post and categorize photos geographically and topically. Not surprisingly, many photos are of pets and food, or selfies -- but these...

Statute of limitations on a hit-and-run? Family anxious to find driver, five years after...

Omar Monroig was on course to become a professional bodybuilder. The 5'11, 256 pound strongman had already racked up multiple trophies in national bodybuilding competitions. But weeks before his latest challenge, the Garden State...

Fundraiser held for NJ LGBTQ Caucus Hoboken to install gender neutral bathrooms

First Ward Councilman Michael DeFusco responded to recent bias incidents again homosexual and transgender Americans by hosting a fundraiser last week for the NJ LGBTQ Caucus at The Dubliner at 96 River St. In...

A celebration of spring Massive Indian festival of colors planned for Exchange Place

Although a few events celebrating the Indian community’s spring festival of colors known as Holi have already taken place in Hudson County, these will likely pale in comparison to the celebration scheduled for Exchange...

What’s so funny? A comedy scene grows throughout Hudson County

Hoboken-based comedian Dan Frigolette was performing recently at Hoboken’s Cadillac Cantina bar and told a story about a recent visit to Oklahoma. “I said I lived New York and they go, ‘Oh, I don’t...

Breaking the glass Hudson County honors trailblazing local women at ceremony

A pioneering space engineer, a local school superintendent, and the youngest municipal clerk in New Jersey history were among the women honored in a Women’s History Month ceremony late last week. In an event held...
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