Jersey City man who spent lifetime helping other immigrants dies from coronavirus

Shafqat Khan, who assisted recent immigrants with how to apply for driver's licenses and hosted events for people of different faiths and cultures to understand each other better after the Sept. 11 attacks, died of COVID-19 on April 14 at age 76. He left behind his wife, three children, seven grandchildren and a legacy of connections.

New Jersey mom, son die just over week apart from COVID-19

Carolyn Martins-Reitz, 55, of Kearny, New Jersey, was the primary caretaker for her nearly 30-year-old son Thomas Martins, who had Down syndrome. They both started struggling with symptoms of the virus toward the end of March.

NJ corrections officer dies from COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic continues to hit public servants hard in the tristate area. Correctional Police Officer Bernard Waddell Sr. of the Hudson County Sheriff's Office has died from COVID-19-related causes, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy announced on Thursday.

Hoboken park will double as storm water reservoir

Hoboken, one of the areas in New Jersey hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy, is making progress toward completing a large public park that will double as a reservoir for nearly 2 million gallons of storm water to prevent it from flooding city streets.