The game of basketball, the Hurley family and Jersey City as a whole have been linked for decades. Now, that trio is in the national spotlight.

Dan Hurley, the youngest son of legendary St. Anthony coach Bob Hurley, Sr., climbed to the mountaintop of mens’ college basketball earlier this month after leading his UConn huskies to the 2023 National Championship.

Just a few weeks after the momentous win, Dan Hurley made his return to Jersey City and was celebrated with a ceremonial “Key to the City.”

But, let’s be fair, the Hurley’s have been key to Jersey City for quite a long time.

JSZ’s Jay Cook has the story from a special day in Hudson County:

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