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Hudson County News

February 18, 2024

HUDSON COUNTY, NJ  Hudson County’s Washington Park will get a $1.575 million upgrade thanks to a grant from the State of New Jersey. According to officials, the funds come from the Jake’s Law Playground Grant from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and will be used to cover ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - A longstanding relationship between Hudson County and the Rutgers University Cooperative Extension will continue thanks to the authorization of a $558,258 contract for the Hudson County 4-H Youth Development Program, Family and Community Health Sciences Program and two community ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - The Hudson County Board of Commissioners has accepted $300,000 in state funds to support efforts by the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office to fight insurance fraud. The grant, awarded by the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, will aid the Prosecutor’s Insurance ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The Hudson County Board of Commissioners has approved the installation of “traffic-calming devices” on Paterson Plank Road in Jersey City. The decision comes just months after a crash involving a car traveling over 100 miles per hour left three people dead.  According to ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Richard Dwyer, a longtime Public Affairs Manager for PSE&G,was honored by the Hudson County Commissioners at their meeting on January 25. Dwyer has been an employee of PSE&G since 1996 when he started work as a boiler operator at their Hudson Generating Station in ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ  — The first major initiative of Craig Guy’s Administration will be to undertake a joint disparity study of how Hudson County government and its subsidiary agencies do business in order to assess whether there is a level playing field for small and diverse businesses seeking ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ -  The Hudson County Board of Commissioners voted to apply and accept funds, if awarded, in the amount of $11,844,567.44 from the NOAA Transformational Habitat Restoration and Coastal Resilience Grants program for Lincoln Park Wetlands Restoration The project will result in the ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ – Hudson County Commissioner Anthony Romano will remain as chair of the body for 2024 while Commissioner Jerry Walker will serve as vice chair and Commissioner Fanny Cedeno as Pro Tempe or third in rank. Walker was also appointed to serve as the voting member to the New Jersey ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - The Hudson County Board of Commissioners has awarded $ 400,000 to Visiting Homemaker Service of Hudson County (VHS) for Peer Grouping Certified Home Health Care Services. The funding, officials said, allows for the organization to continue providing home health care services ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Hudson County officials will use a $200,000 grant from the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health, and Addiction Services to purchase a vehicle which will be used to launch a Recovery Mobile Van Program for persons experiencing substance use ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Hudson County officials will use a $79,200 grant from the Federal Highway Safety Grant Sustained Enforcement Program to help improve traffic and pedestrian safety, officials announced. The education and enforcement efforts will focus on impaired driving, seat belt use, driver ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - In a ceremony highlighted by the speaking, musical, and cooking talents of students at Hudson County Schools of Technology, Craig Guy was ceremonially sworn in as Hudson County’s 5th County Executive on Thursday. The ceremony was held at the Hudson County Schools of ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - The Hudson County Board of Commissioners has awarded a $161,330 grant from the New Jersey Department of Health & Human Services, Youth Services Commission, to the Young Men Christian Association (YMCA) for shelter services from January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2024.

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Hudson County officials will use nearly $90,000 secured from two separate grants to improve traffic and pedestrian safety. According to officials, the first grant for $60,000 will be used to enhance pedestrian safety, while the second, for $38,180, will be used to help ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Hudson County Executive-elect Craig Guy will hold an inauguration ceremony on Thursday, January 4 when he will be sworn in by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy. The event, set to begin at 5:45 p.m., will be held at the Hudson County Schools of Technology’s Earl W. Byrd Center ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - While the arrival of winter puts additional attention on the plight of the homeless, for Hudson County officials keeping roofs over resident’s heads is a year-round effort. With this in mind, the Hudson County Board of Commissioners acted recently to approve nearly $2.7 ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Jersey City-based non-profit The Waterfront Project will receive $372,000 for services provided to Hudson County residents in the coming year. The Waterfront Project, Inc. (WFP) is a free legal services organization and a HUD-certified counseling agency that, at its founding, ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - In what may have been his last official act as Hudson County Executive, Tom DeGise, aided by a student from the Concordia/St. Joseph School for the Visually Impaired, flipped the switch that illuminated the two-story-high Christmas tree in the rotunda of the Brennan Court House ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise is encouraging the owners of small, women, minority and veteran-owned enterprises in Hudson County to register for the County Office of Business Opportunity’s “Business Resource Summit." The free event, set to take place from 8:30 a.m. until ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ – Hudson County Executive-elect Craig Guy has announced his full Transition Team, what he termed a "diverse collection of over 70 leaders from Hudson County and beyond who each bring unique perspectives and experience to the effort to shape his policy agenda." The transition ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Jenny Davis, a well-established political figure in Hudson County, has been tapped to serve as Hudson County Executive Craig Guy’s chief of staff when he takes office in January. Davis, a statement said, will also manage the new Administration's transition. Davis, whose ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - Hudson County officials said that they will use $64,216.62 in funds from the National Opioid Settlement Fund to help municipalities provide critical support services to residents who have been harmed and negatively impacted by the opioid epidemic. These funds will also be used ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - A $7 million grant from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Reentry Pilot Grant Program will help support Hudson County’s own pilot reentry program, Hudson County Board of Commissioners Chairman Anthony Romano announced following its approval. The program, a joint ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - The Hudson County Board of Commissioners have officially acknowledged October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Friday, October 20, as National Mammography Day. October marks the 39th year of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an awareness program that has educated ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - Scores of Hudson County officials, medical professionals, and others crowded into a small area within the Metropolitan Health Network's Jersey City location on October 11 to cut the ribbon at one of the new “Food Pharmacies” designed to improve nutrition and health outcomes for ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - With Hudson County still in the midst of an affordable housing crisis, county officials have announced the award for more than $5 from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide Rapid Rehousing, various programs, and services to the ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - The Hudson County Board of Commissioners signaled their support to continue a fight against the spread of HIV/AIDS through their approval of an application for more than $5.1 million in federal grant funding. The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Part A Grant Program provides services that ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - A more than $756,000 grant from the New Jersey Department of Human Services (DHS) will be used to provide Hudson County residents basic education skills, employment, job search and readiness services that assist clients in securing employment and or becoming ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - The Hudson County Board of Commissioners recently voted to accept a $500,000 grant from the New Jersey State Rental Assistance Program. The grant, officials said, will provide funding for the Hudson County First Program, a specific model of housing services which uses case ...

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HUDSON COUNTY, NJ - The Hudson County Board of Commissioners recently approved more than $4 million in Open Space funding and granted extensions to 13 projects aimed at acquiring open space, improving parks and undertaking historic preservation projects across Hudson County.  Included in these ...

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