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6 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

State's DCF commissioner pays visit to Hudson County rape crisis center in Jersey City

New Jersey Department of Children and Families Commissioner Allison Blake toured the Hudson County rape crisis center, officially known as Hudson SPEAKS, earlier today at Christ's Hospital in Jersey City.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Non-Profit

6 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Lawyer says Jersey City man charged with murdering his grandfather is psychotic,...

The attorney for the Jersey City man charged with murdering his 73-year-old grandfather said at a hearing today his client has major mental problems and a judge has ordered he be evaluated to determine if he is competent to stand trial.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Jersey City, NJ, Kearny, NJ

7 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Get a 'Taste of Weehawken' and help the library too

The annual Taste of Weehawken returns Tuesday and will offer some familiar fare, as well as cuisine new to the fundraising event.

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Related Topix: Weehawken, NJ, Union City, NJ, West New York, NJ

12 hrs ago | NJ.com

Hudson County freeholder calls for probe into meals-on-wheels program distributing campaign lit

A Hudson County freeholder fighting for his political life is calling for an investigation into how campaign fliers for one of his opponents ended up being distributed by Jersey City's meals-on-wheels program .

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ

23 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Jersey City, Hoboken and Bayonne among top users of online gambling

Hudson County apparently is one of the most popular counties in the state for those looking to play a hand of poker, pull down on a slot machine or roll the dice from the comfort of their own homes.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Bayonne, NJ, Hoboken, NJ, Games, Poker

Wed Apr 23, 2014

NJ.com

School tax hikes approved in Secacus and Weehawken, voted down in North Bergen

It was a light day at the polls in Hudson County yesterday, with only three municipalities hosting school board elections, and on a Wednesday no less.

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Related Topix: Weehawken, NJ, North Bergen, NJ, Secaucus, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Jersey City philanthropist dies after long bout with cancer

Ben Dineen, the Jersey City philanthropist and United Way executive who friends described as a "magical person," died this morning, 13 months after he was diagnosed with cancer.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Secaucus, NJ

Observer

Thoughts & Views: Driven to fatal distraction

A few years ago, having picked up my brand new car at the dealership, I was driving home down Bloomfield Ave., stopped at a red light, and was instantly rear-ended.

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Related Topix: Games, Poker, Guttenberg, NJ, East Newark, NJ, Newark, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Jersey City fatal stabbing: Man, 73, killed by grandson, authorities say

A Jersey City man has been charged with stabbing his 73-year-old grandfather to death in Jersey City last night, Hudson County Assistant ProsecutorGene Rubino said this morning.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Jersey City, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Fatal stabbing in Jersey City Heights neighborhood

There was a fatal stabbing on Sherman Avenue in the Heights section of Jersey City, the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office confirmed this morning.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ

The Jersey Journal

Closures continue at 14th Street Viaduct in Hoboken

The westbound lane of the 14th Street Viaduct that connects Jersey City and Union City with Hoboken was scheduled to reopen this morning at 7, the company that is performing the work said.

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Related Topix: Hoboken, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, Union City, NJ

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Hudson Reporter

At-large race the most packed in city council contests Six candidates face off

One candidate is the sitting councilwoman who wants to finish what she has started.

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Related Topix: Bayonne, NJ, Montclair State University, Life, Veteran Affairs

NJ.com

'Green' advocate is honored at Union City Earth Day celebration

The city of Union City commemorated Earth Day today with a flag-raising ceremony and by issuing a proclamation to a resident who celebrates the earth all year round.

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Related Topix: Union City, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, Theater, Arts

The Jersey Journal

Critical day for Pulaski Skyway shutdown, as Jersey City schools are back in session

As the sun rises over Jersey City, the roadways leading to the Holland Tunnel are clear of any traffic problems on the 11th day of the Pulaski Skyway shutdown.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Newark, NJ, Kearny, NJ

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Internet gambling thriving in Hudson County

For those looking to play a hand of poker, pull down on a slot machine or roll the dice from the confines of their own homes, it seems Hudson County might just be the place to do it.

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Related Topix: Games, Poker, New Jersey, Jersey City, NJ, Hoboken, NJ

NorthJersey.com

Englewood mayor hopes to jump-start Bergen County light rail plan

Mayor Frank Huttle III hopes to jump-start a long stalled plan to bring light rail service to Bergen County by emphasizing the economic benefits to the state.

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Related Topix: Bergen County, NJ, Englewood, NJ, Jersey City, NJ, US Politics, Bill Pascrell, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Jersey Journal

Opinion: Little faith that Jersey City will return Stuyvesant statue to original site

On April 9, the Municipal Council voted to loan the city's statue of Peter Stuyvesant to Hudson County to display for the 350th anniversary of the State of New Jersey.

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Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Opinion

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Item

Political, legal battles stalling development of Bogota site

The vacant lot at 297 Palisade Ave. should be a beehive of activity, with construction workers making up for lost time after a long winter.

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Related Topix: Bogota, NJ, Hackensack, NJ, Paterson, NJ, Passaic, NJ

TheAlternativePress.com

Northbound Pulaski Skyway Construction Begins with Relatively Minor Disruption... for Now

The good news is that the anticipated car-mageddon from the closed northbound lanes on the Pulaski Skyway did not happen.

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Related Topix: Scotch Plains, NJ, Jersey City, NJ

The Hudson Reporter

A bicycle of their own CarePoint teams up with Emerald Financial and...

Most kids, rich or poor, city or suburb, want a bicycle of their own. Bicycle enthusiast groups say kids get their first taste of real independence when they get their own bike.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Jersey City, NJ, West New York, NJ, Secaucus, NJ

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