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Hoboken to consider acquiring southwest parkland through eminent domain In a nixle alert to the community, Mayor Ravi Bhalla said he will consider acquiring additional parkland for the Southwest Park through eminent domain if amicable...

Calling all Beatles fans

'Here Comes the Sun' is a musical celebration of a decade of Beatles music. Not an impersonation act, this six-person band of multi-instrumentalists and vocalists from varied backgrounds, including Broadway, Lincoln Center, and the...

Route 495 eastbound traffic headache shifts tonight

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials have announced the right two lanes of Route 495 eastbound will be shifted onto the newly- completed outside lanes on Friday night, June 28, as the bridge...

NJ Transit moving forward with natural gas power plant

NJ Transit is rolling out a resilience program which aims to provide reliable power to portions of Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor, NJ Transit’s Morris and Essex Line, and the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail. The program will...

Union City man arrested for multiple counts of alleged child sexual assault

Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced that a 71-year-old Union City man, Mario Buitrago-Sanchez, was arrested after an investigation on reported alleged sexual assault of a child. On June 14, the Secaucus Police Department contacted...

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Babe Ruth’s granddaughter talks up West New York connections West New York Town Historian Patrick Cullen recently met with Linda Ruth Tosetti, baseball legend Babe Ruth’s youngest granddaughter. The two met when she spoke at...

Suez Water to hold discussions on lead contamination in North Bergen

Suez Water announced that it will hold an information session about lead in drinking water for its customers in Hudson County. The event will be held on June 19 at 6 p.m. at The Boulevard,...

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...
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