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Democracy is Fulop/HCDO vs. Solomon/Progressives in 2023

In 2013, the most consequential election in modern Jersey City history took place: Mayor Jerramiah Healy vs. Ward E Councilperson Steven Fulop. If Councilperson-at-Large Amy DeGise resigned due to the hit-and-run seen around the world, it could setup the second most consequential election in modern Jersey City history: Mayor Steven Fulop and the Hudson County…

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8 Music Artist from Hudson County

Hudson County has many talented residents, and we’d like to recognize some of the top musicians in each town/city of the county. This list focuses on those who have succeeded in the music industry. Bayonne: Clem Burke Clem Burke is best known for his work as Blondie’s drummer from 1975, just after the band’s formation,…

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Black political representation at stake in LD-31

The Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO) is controlled by white men, but as it currently stands, the three incumbents in the state’s 31st legislative district are all black (two of whom are women). Due to redistricting and retirement, that will likely change in 2023. Sources have indicated to HudPost that state Sen. Sandra Cunningham, who…

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Groove on Grove: Jersey City’s Celebration of Culture

White Eagle Hall presented Groove on Grove this Wednesday, August 6th. Hosted by Rocket-it Docket’s very own Dancing Tony, Groove on Grove has been a staple summer event in Jersey City, bringing the community together to celebrate its culture. With a diverse set of musicians and performers, this event is always one for the books!…

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I really don’t care, do you?

Truth. Reason. Justice. Empathy. Those words don’t mean much in Hudson County (and beyond, but especially in Hudson). From my perspective, the aftermath of Jersey City Councilperson Amy DeGise’s hit-and-run is merely another example of that “unfortunate” reality. I don’t know the reasoning behind their crisis management and media strategy, but DeGise’s allies have failed…

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Jersey City Councilman Gilmore Calls for DeGise’s Resignation

“After carefully reviewing the CCTV footage, considering a council member hit an individual with her SUV, and left the scene without checking on the individual am calling for the resignation of Council member DeGise,” says Jersey City Ward F Councilman Frank Gilmore. “These behaviors are not indicative of someone in elected office.” After carefully reviewing…

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Victim of Councilwoman DeGise’s Hit-and-Run Speaks Out For The First Time

The victim of an apparent hit-and-run involving Councilperson-at-Large Amy DeGise is speaking exclusively with HudPost about the now infamous incident that’s upended the political world of Hudson County. View this post on Instagram A post shared by HudPost (@hudpost) At approximately 8:00 AM on July 19, 2022, Andrew Black was working for Uber Eats while…

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SOURCES: Top Hudson Democrat issued summons for alleged hit-and-run of pedestrian

According to law enforcement sources, municipal court summonses have been issued to Jersey City Councilperson-at-Large Amy DeGise related to an alleged hit-and-run of a pedestrian early this morning in the city’s West District. DeGise did not respond to a phone call and text message seeking comment for this HudPost story. Jersey City Spokesperson Kimberly Wallace-Scalcione…

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Jersey City Marijuana Dispensaries To Expect In 2023 (Or Sooner)

Jersey City is edging closer to three recreational marijuana dispensaries. The Jersey City Cannabis Control Board has approved 8 applicants so far. The businesses still have to apply for adult-use cannabis licenses with the state of New Jersey. Here are the 8 marijuana dispensaries to keep an eye out for in 2023. Blossom Dispensary was…

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Woman’s History in Hudson County

As Women’s History Month comes to an end, it is important to remember that acknowledging women’s achievements and contributions to culture and history is not exclusive to the first weeks of March but March as a whole. Millions of women—past and present—have selflessly given so much to the benefit of humankind; it is thanks to…

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It’s USA vs. University of North Carolina

Saint Peter’s is one of the eight best college basketball programs in the country.  Yesterday, it was a dream.  A dream that not only student-athletes of Saint Peter’s University were experiencing, but an entire state.  The Garden State.  A dream that none of us want to wake up from. So much so that when junior…

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“I’ve got guys from New Jersey & New York City. You think we’re scared of anything…” FACTS.

“I’ve got guys from New Jersey and New York City.  You think we’re scared of anything.”  The nonchalant words of a wise Shaheen Holloway, the head coach for the Saint Peter’s Peacocks, who has orchestrated a historic run into the Sweet 16 defeating a national collegiate basketball powerhouse, Kentucky, and a rising basketball program, Murray…

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Hudson Catholic Triumphs in HCIAL Final

In a marquee matchup that featured two state-ranked programs, two nationally ranked players, and a crosstown rivalry, Hudson Catholic earned their bragging rights as Hudson County’s best basketball team. The Hawks, led by rising star and No. 44 NATL. ranked sophomore Tahaad Pettiford, outscored the Marauders 60-55 in a counterpunching game. Pettiford finished the game…

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