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United against crime

Residents and members of law enforcement gathered across the county to celebrate National Night Out Against Crime last Tuesday. The nationwide event promotes police-community partnerships and camaraderie in an effort to make communities safer. It was...

Mark Flores is sworn in as West New York Police Director

West New York’s new police director, Mark Flores, was officially sworn in at the Board of Commissioners meeting on Aug. 7. His appointment came with the retirement of former director Robert Antolos, who served...

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...

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...

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...
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