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Light rail on track

New Jersey Transit held two public hearings on the planned Hudson-Bergen Light Rail extension into Bergen County on April 24. The project would add seven new stops to the existing service, all north along...

Books against bullies

Theresa Borrelli knows what it’s like to be an outcast. Growing up in 1970s West New York, she showed signs of Tourette’s Syndrome, a neurological disorder that causes involuntary physical movements. At the time,...

Bringing a 1643 farcical play to 2017

A young man wearing a green beret and jester outfit dashed onto the stage. He quickly greeted the empty auditorium with cries of “All cellphones off! We're set! We've sexted.” These lines officially launched...

Statute of limitations on a hit-and-run?

Omar Monroig was on course to become a professional bodybuilder. The 5'11, 256 pound strongman had already racked up multiple trophies in national bodybuilding competitions. But weeks before his latest challenge, the Garden State...

Unique businesses blossom here

Like a boom town in the Old West, Hudson County has seen a slew of big and boutique businesses flock here to take advantage of the location and amenities the area offers. “During the past...

Rising all around

Both along the waterfront and on the western edges of Hudson County, new housing is rising for those who want to take advantage of the area’s beauty, parks, culture, and six forms of public...

BRIEFS

Hudson County CASA is seeking volunteers Learn how to become a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer and help foster children find safe and permanent homes. The next information session will be held at the...

Tragedy in the Hudson

Local residents are remembering two men from the area whose bodies were found floating in Weehawken Cove on Tuesday, April 4. According to the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, on that date at 8 a.m.,...

Still moving forward with light rail

NJ Transit still plans to push forward with seven new light rail stations in Hudson and Bergen Counties, even with possible federal transportation cuts under the Donald Trump administration. Last month, the agency unveiled...

Can I see your I.D.?

Over the last four years, the Hudson County Coalition for a Drug-Free Community (HCCDFC) has chosen a day, geared around a popular holiday or time of celebration/parties, to conduct a study on liquor store...
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