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Hate crime seminar held by NAACP, Hudson County Prosecutor, NJ Division of Criminal Justice

A seminar was held on Sept. 24 in the Bayonne Public Library to discuss hate crimes and bias incidents, including how to report them, and what’s being done to reduce the number of crimes...


Hoboken mayor calls for special council meeting Mayor Ravi Bhalla called for a special meeting of the Hoboken City Council for Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. to vote on a resolution that was tabled...

Schedule of Upcoming Free Community Health Screenings

Throughout the year, Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center takes an active role in our local communities to provide free health screenings and education programs.  The New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) recognized Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center’s...

Active shooter drill puts heavy emphasis on realism, regional mobilization

With mass shootings happening more frequently in schools throughout the United States, law enforcement, EMS, and other first responders are more coordinated than ever to respond to acts of mass murder, supported by more...

Salvadoran Pride was in full swing on Sept. 15

Photos by Art Schwartz. North Hudson marked the 198th anniversary of El Salvador’s independence from Spain on Sept. 15 with a massive parade down Bergenline Avenue that stretched through North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York,...

Union City musician has an EP on the horizon

DanteWuzHere, a Union City-based musician, is making waves with his debut song, “Heaven Help Us.” It's the first release he’s had as a solo artist under the DanteWuzHere moniker. The song is a flurry of...

Hudson officials and advocates address opioid addiction crisis

Health officials and advocates held a panel discussion on Sept. 12 at Garden Heights, a new addiction treatment center in Journal Square, to discuss local impacts of the national opioid addiction crisis. Deaths attributed to...

BCB Bank Vice President Ryan Blake Appointed to NJ LGBT Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Ryan Blake, Vice President and Controller at BCB Bank, has been named a Director of the New Jersey LGBT Chamber of Commerce and a member of its executive board. Blake, a Bayonne native, received undergraduate...

Grammy Winner Pedro Giraudo leads Tango on the Hudson

The next Summer Concert on the Hudson will take place on Friday, September 20 at 7 p.m. at Lincoln Harbor Park, located just north of the Chart House restaurant directly on the west bank...

Costs of compliance with Clean Water Act loom over Hudson County towns

North Bergen is one of 21 municipalities in New Jersey tasked with an infrastructure project that will likely be the single greatest capital expenditure the township has ever made. The discussion of the issue was...
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