In Jersey City, three candidates are running to represent Ward B on the City Council in a special election on Nov. 8. The present councilman, John Hallanan, business owner LeKendrick Shaw, and Lincoln High School Vice Principal Chris Gadsden participated in a recent debate at a forum held at the Gallo Center in Lincoln Park. Click here for more.
In Hoboken, six candidates on two tickets are running in the Hoboken Board of Education election on Nov. 8 to fill three seats for three-year terms. Incumbents Jennifer Evans, and Irene Sobolov are seeking reelection. The other candidates are divided into two slates, Parents United and Forward Together. Click here for more.
In North Bergen, The North Bergen Police Department had three days of training last week with Kristine Allen, president and co-founder of the Act Now Foundation, a nonprofit organization that helps the public recognize signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Allen taught the whole department how to approach someone with Alzheimer’s or dementia, and how to gain their trust to help them. Click here for more.