Union City’s stray cats star in book
NY woman talks about catching town’s felines in newly published memoir
Aug 21, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 96 96 recommendations | email to a friend
Before living in Union City for 10 years, author of “To Catch a Cat” Heather Green lived and worked as a journalist in Manhattan. When visiting her boyfriend Matt Greer in Union City on weekends, s...
Pay attention behind the wheel
Proposed law would ban various types of distracted driving
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalotti of Hudson County recently sponsored a bill that has been interpreted in some media outlets as banning drinking coffee, polishing your nails, or reading a newspape...
This is a test
Some high schools soar, others struggle with SATs
by Gianluca D’Elia
Reporter Correspondent
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 97 97 recommendations | email to a friend
Last month, the state released the average SAT scores for each high school in the state for the 2014-2015 school year, allowing residents to compare how their district did on the standardized test,...
BRIEFS
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West New York Police Youth Academy graduates 67 students The West New York Police Youth Academy was established in July 2014 to teach the city’s children the skills to pursue a career in the milita...
Meet the neighbors
Residents enjoy annual ‘Night Out’ with rides, music, and more
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Aug 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 252 252 recommendations | email to a friend
“The National Night Out Against Crime is a chance for the city’s residents to take the streets back from being locked up or scared,” Union City Police Sgt. Rick Ocasio said last week. “There’s a lo...
Catching ‘em all in Secaucus, and nearby
Most downloaded game ever has many searching for local ‘Pokestops’
by Rory Pasquariello
Reporter staff writer
Aug 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 177 177 recommendations | email to a friend
Every since the Nintendo video game Pokemon Go because available on July 6, local players have been traveling to specific spots around the county designated as “Pokestops” where they can virtually ...
WNY opens senior center
Local officials attend ribbon cutting
Aug 07, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 179 179 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York has a brand new Senior Center with activities and space to meet. Mayor Felix E. Roque and Commissioner of Revenue and Finance/Senior Affairs Susan Colacurcio hosted the grand opening ...
‘English under the arches’
Local employees graduate from language learning course
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McDonald’s celebrated the newest graduating class of “English Under the Arches” -- an English language learning course for non-native speaking employees -- with a ceremony June 28 in their honor in...
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Guttenberg woman arrested in connection with Union City man’s death On Saturday evening, July 30, Kevin Argueta, 22, of Union City was found stabbed to death inside of his bedroom on Mountain Road,...
No more selling animals from ‘puppy mills’
Union City cracks down on pet shops, and limits hours certain businesses can open
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Jul 24, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
At the recent Union City Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, July 12, officials passed a number of laws affecting local businesses, including prohibiting pet shops from selling animals from ...