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Local leaders support SMART Fund

Local leaders including Mayor Ravi Bhalla and Freeholder Anthony Romano have voiced support for U.S. Senator Robert Menendez’s bipartisan bill that aims to provide economic relief to states, counties, and cities on the front...

Union City Islamic school fights for survival during the pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a devastating effect, businesses, houses of worship, and everyone else are fighting for survival both physically and financially. Due to Gov. Phil Murphy’s stay-at-home order and social distancing...

Masks mandatory in newly reopened Braddock Park

As New Jersey flattens the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gov. Phil Murphy lifted some stay-at-home restrictions, including the reopening of state and county parks. Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise has announced a limited...

Hoboken, where are your masks!?

Dear Editor: Every evening after a day of work at home, I’ve donned my mask and gone out for a long walk from my Hoboken apartment through neighboring Union City and back. After several weeks...


Jersey City enforces parking On Monday, May 4, Jersey City re-instituted parking enforcement and street sweeping citywide. The city also began to enforce meters, zone permits, and driveway painting as well as alternate side of...

NJ Transit places first articulated buses into service

NJ TRANSIT has put into revenue service the first of 25 additional new articulated buses paid for with $17 million in federal funding. The new articulated bus will increase the on-board capacity by more...

Mayors collaborate on parks reopening

Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order on April 29 that will permit the reopening of state and county parks throughout New Jersey on Saturday, May 2. But six North Hudson mayors who announced...


Red Bulls partner with Hoboken Recreation Department The New York Red Bulls are offering free, at-home youth soccer programming, according to Hoboken Mayor Ravi Bhalla. Each week, the Red Bulls will share new content and videos,...

Free margherita pizza at Trattoria Napoli in Union City

Amid the fear and panic the COVID-19 pandemic may prompt, one local business is serving up kindness, one pizza at a time. In Union City, Ibriham Abudali is currently offering the community complimentary margherita pizza...

State’s emergency orders allegedly violated in Hudson County

This month 13 Hudson County residents have been charged with violating the state-of-emergency orders meant to curtail the spread of COVID-19, according to announcements by New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal. On April 19, Jersey...
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