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Homelessness rose in Hudson County this year

The results of Hudson County’s 2019 Point-in-Time Count are in. Each year, Monarch Housing Associates conducts a volunteer-driven, nationwide survey in which canvassers attempt to capture a complete census of New Jersey’s homeless population. Each...

Rainbow flags unfurl

Members of the LGBTQ+ community kicked off Hudson County Pride Month last week with a Pride flag raising at Hudson County Plaza on Aug. 1. Hudson County became the first in the state to raise...

West Virginia man charged with possession of assault rifle in Weehawken

A West Virginia man was arrested on Aug.1 by members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Task Force and the Weehawken Police Department, and charged with unlawful possession of an assault rifle and prohibited...

Healing in North Hudson

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, approximately one in five adults in the U.S. experiences mental illness, including substance-use disorders each year. While it's difficult to determine the number of people, due...

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...

Eric Crespo tapped as Weehawken School District’s new superintendent

The Weehawken Board of Education has announced the appointment of a new superintendent to lead the Weehawken Township school district. According to the district's Communications Director Gabrielle Jonas, the school board signed a three-year contract...

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. ...

Ground broken on Weehawken Waterfront Park expansion

Shovels hit the ground at the site of a future expansion to Weehawken’s Waterfront Park complex, which will increase the park’s size to more than 16 acres, excluding parking lots. After preliminary landscape architecture was...
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