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Understanding COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on communities of color

As New Jersey continues Phase 2 of reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the pandemic of police brutality and systemic racism is ongoing, taking a heavy toll on communities of color. Demonstrations across the country against...

NJ TRANSIT looking into use of ultraviolet light to disinfect buses from COVID-19

As New Jersey continues Phase 2 of reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers continue to investigate ways to combat the virus. NJ TRANSIT has commissioned a study by Rutgers University’s Center for Advanced Infrastructure and...


Students organize protest in Secaucus A Black Lives Matter march was held in Secaucus on June 15, from the library marched to Buchmuller Park, where students spoke, including a seventh grader. At the park, protesters took...

Weehawken Township Manager appointed to Board of Education

The Weehawken Township Board of Education has announced the appointment of Giovanni Ahmad to the board. Ahmad was appointed to fill the seat of the late Board President Richard Barsa, Sr. The Board of Education...

Hudson County Clerk extends hours to accommodate primary voters

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the primary election in New Jersey has been moved moved from June to July 7, mostly using vote by mail. To ensure that all voters get a chance...

Telephone and video counseling available for Hudson County residents stressed by COVID-19

As New Jersey reopens during Phase 2 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many residents are still coping with the stress the virus has added to their lives. To help residents cope, the Metropolitan Family Health Network...

State attorney general commits to revising Use of Force Policies

Attorney General Gurbir Grewal outlined plans for revising New Jersey's Use of Force Policy, which governs when the state’s 36,000 law enforcement officers may and may not use force against civilians. As part of that...

Assemblywoman McKnight’s bill to create civilian review boards across NJ clears committee

As peaceful protests in honor of George Floyd and against police brutality continue across the country, change is being made. Some lawmakers have heard the calls for change and are coming up with ideas...

Curbside pickup resumes at libraries across North Hudson

With the new normal beginning as New Jersey enters Phase 2 of the reopening amid COVID-19, more services resume in North Bergen. In the township, residents can now pickup books from the library, curbside. Curbside...

Hudson County Community College plans for the fall semester

Hudson County Community College (HCCC) President Dr. Chris Reber announced that most fall 2020 for-credit, workforce development, and noncredit courses will be offered online or remotely, although many lab, culinary, health sciences, and related...
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