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Union City secures another $6 million loan from NJ

According to this year’s municipal budget adopted in April, Union City received a $20 million grant of transitional aid last October through a program run by the state’s Department of Community Affairs. Just eight...

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...

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...

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...

When police take your stuff

Every year, hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash, cars, boats, houses, and other assets are seized by the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office from citizens when they are suspected of committing a crime, in...

Stack, Murphy kick off summer block party

It’s safe to say that Mayor Brian Stack might be this summer’s unofficial king of block parties in Hudson County. On May 28, Union City shut down a huge portion of 32nd Street for a massive...

Union City/ West New York Briefs

Police K9s receive protection The Union City Police Departments K9s, Bomm and Drogo, received bullet and stab protective vests in a donation by Vested Interest in K9s, inc., a nonprofit organization. The vests will be...

Correctional center death leads to lawsuit

The family of Carlos Bonilla, 47, a father of four who died as a result of internal bleeding in Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention, has filed a lawsuit against Hudson County and those...
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