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Suez announces ‘sweeping attack’ on lead contamination

Suez Water recently vowed to remove 25 percent of lead service lines supplying their drinking water system in Northern New Jersey. This announcement follows a recent report they issued in January, stating that about...

Investigations commission calls for stricter hospital oversight

The state Department of Health (DOH) is ill-equipped to keep track of complex corporate transactions conducted by for-profit hospitals, according to a report issued by the State Commission of Investigation (SCI) on March 19. As...

Visionary Women

Hudson County held its annual awards ceremony for Women’s History Month to honor the achievements of county residents. They were honored at the Historic Brennan Courthouse in Jersey City on March 19. This year’s theme...

Union City senior housing complex in the works

Union City is working with developers to construct an affordable senior housing complex at 720 8th St. at the southern end of the city, adjacent to a residential area in Jersey City. Developers are set...

UNION CITY/WEST NEW YORK BRIEFS

West New York accepting summer job applications The Division of Recreation is now accepting summer job applications for West New York residents who are at least 15 years of age. A valid driver’s license...

A record-breaking recruitment

On the morning of March 13, North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue held a hiring ceremony for 44 firefighters. The room was packed with family, friends, and future coworkers in North Bergen. This class...

“Forgotten Olympian” to hit the big screen

Union City filmmakers are in the post-production phase of "The Forgotten Olympian," a documentary detailing the life of Otis Davis, who won two gold medals in the 1960 Rome Summer Olympics. Davis, a resident...

UNION CITY/ WEST NEW YORK BRIEFS

Winners from STREAM fair move on to regional expositions St. Augustine School’s students participated in a STREAM (Science, Technology, Reading, Arts, and Math) fair, and families went to see student demonstrations at the school’s gym....

New construction rules in Union City

At the most recent Union City Board of Commissioners meeting, two resolutions were passed that will have an effect on future construction and residential developments in the city. Change in bonding One ordinance changed the type...

Grim outlook for Hudson rail shutdown

Commuters and homeowners in the New York metropolitan area are facing the possibility of a preventable crisis, according to the Regional Plan Association (RPA), a nonprofit planning organization that operates in the New York...
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