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Senator Bob Menendez condemns recent mass shootings

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez condemned this weekend’s mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that killed more than 30 people and injured dozens more. “It’s past time that we do more than offer...

What’s the plan for the condemned houses on Manhattan Ave. and Mountain Rd.?

According to a survey conducted by SmartAsset that used data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Union City is the easiest place to sell a home in New Jersey. The average time a home spends...

Plans for sewage overflow reduction submitted

As Kermit the Frog was known to say, it’s not easy being green. But for New Jersey communities tasked with cutting down incidents of untreated wastewater flowing into nearby streams and rivers, green is good. Every...


Candidates file petitions for municipal school boards  Fifty-four candidates will run for municipal school boards across the county as Board of Education elections will take place in Bayonne, Jersey City, Hoboken, Secaucus, Guttenberg, and...

Rising Star Veronica Swift and the 16-piece Birdland Big Band next up at Summer Concerts...

At age 24, Veronica Swift has taken the jazz world by storm and is considered a rising star.  With the spotlight firmly on her, she has a full schedule taking her around the world. ...


Commuters won’t be on the hook to fund the Gateway Tunnel Governors Phil Murphy and Andrew Cuomo signed legislation to establish a commission to facilitate construction of the Gateway Tunnel, a roughly $30 billion project...

Bad deal for local environment?

It's been more than two decades since Hudson County committed itself to clearing up the Kopper’s Koke site in Kearny. The property is owned by the Hudson County Improvement Authority, which has been seeking to...

Hovering saucers, fireballs, floating lights …

On Jan. 12, 1975, a liquor store owner named George O’Barski said he was driving through North Bergen’s Braddock Park at 2:45 a.m. when his radio filled with static. He said he looked over his...

‘Susan B. Anthony’ joins the fleet

Susan B. Anthony didn’t live long enough to enjoy the success of her fight for women's suffrage. But she's secured her place in history as a valiant warrior for women. A century after the 19th...

Four North Hudson firefighters promoted to captain

Four firefighters from North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue were promoted to captain at a ceremony held July 22 in the department’s headquarters, near Port Imperial in West New York. NHRFR is a regional...
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