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Jersey City is vaccinating under-served communities FEMA program and Johnson & Johnson vaccines expand...

A new program will begin on March 8 to vaccinate Jersey City residents through places of worship in the Bergen/ Lafayette and Heights neighborhoods. According to the county, it will help launch the new community...

West New York pleads for COVID-19 vaccines Less than three percent of residents reported...

Mayor Gabriel Rodriguez and the Board of Commissioners are issuing a call for help to organizations and companies that can collaborate with the town to supply COVID-19 vaccines. “On March 8, 2020, the Town of...

Hudson County prioritizes vaccines for residents over 75 years old

The Hudson County Vaccine Distribution Center will prioritize vaccinating individuals who are over the age of 75 this week. The move comes as part of a statewide effort to vaccinate New Jersey’s most vulnerable and...

HUDSON REPORTER BRIEFS

North Bergen hires four part-time police officers Four new, bilingual, Special Law Enforcement Class II Officers were sworn in on Feb. 16. All are township residents. Two are Hispanic-American; the others are Arabic-American. Hoboken man is at it...

Governor signs adult-use cannabis reform bills Local legislators say it's a step in the...

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed historic adult-use cannabis reform bills into law, legalizing and regulating cannabis use and possession for adults 21 and older, and decriminalizing marijuana and hashish possession. He also signed a bill...

Bill would terminate the light rail “time stamp” State Assembly legislation aims to streamline...

Rail services would be required to provide passengers with proof of payment for their ticket under a bill approved Monday by the New Jersey Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities Committee. Currently, passengers on the light...

Drugs allegedly distributed in Hudson County Three New Yorkers face 10 years in prison...

Three New York men have been charged in connection with a conspiracy to distribute fentanyl, methamphetamine, and cocaine in Hudson County from locations in Manhattan. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Juan Carlos Merced Moreno,...

Hudson County launches COVID-19 vaccine awareness campaign

Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise launched a new public awareness campaign featuring county residents, designed to increase acceptance of COVID-19 vaccines, particularly in communities of color. The first video features Hudson County Director of Health...

Biden clears obstacles to Gateway Project Portal North Bridge project moves forward

The Biden Administration has reversed a Trump-era Federal Transit Administration (FTA) policy that prohibited states and local entities from using federal loans as part of their matching funds when applying for federal transportation grants. U.S....

Hudson County Vaccine Distribution Center administers nearly 13,000 vaccines

The Hudson County Vaccine Distribution Center has now administered over 12,985 COVID-19 vaccinations and once again used 100 percent of its allocated vaccines for the past week. As of Friday, 1,634 individuals received their first...
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