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Protecting legislative redistricting

As the federal 2020 Census continues despite the COVID-19 pandemic, New Jersey lawmakers are seeking to postpone legislative redistricting to ensure a fair count. New congressional and state legislative districts are drawn up every...

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Secaucus’s Hudson Regional Hospital remodels surgical areas Hudson Regional Hospital’s Institute for Robotic Surgery (IRS) and operating rooms have been open since May 27, with 303 patients treated so far. It features technologically-advanced equipment for...

Countywide calls to remove Columbus tributes

Statues of famous figures are being taken down across the country as protests against historical injustices. In Hudson County residents are calling for the removal of Christopher Columbus statues and the renaming of streets...

North Bergen man pleads guilty to involvement in fatal car crash

A North Bergen man pleaded guilty on June 30 to second-degree Death by Auto for his involvement in the June 2019 collision that caused the death of a North Bergen woman. According to the...

Planned but unannounced fireworks displays begin this week

This year Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks will launch through a series of smaller unannounced displays in every borough of New York City for residents of the area to enjoy without creating crowds during...

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Hoboken opens basketball courts, skate park, and playgrounds  Basketball courts at Church Square Park, Elysian Park, and behind the Multi-Service Center have reopened, with restrictions. Staff will be on hand to enforce regulations. The courts under the...

Standing up to sitting incumbents

The July 7 primary elections are fast approaching in New Jersey. In Hudson County, there are two congressional primary races heating up. In the 8th Legislative District, Rep. Albio Sires faces a primary challenge from...

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...

COVID-19 and antibody testing expands in West New York

As New Jersey continues Phase 2 of reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic, testing has been expanding across Hudson County. In West New York, residents now have another location to get tested. Mayor Gabriel Rodriguez and...

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...
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