New county high school on display
Officials tour High Tech campus in progress, will open in 2018
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
The Hudson County freeholders and other local officials took a tour of the under-construction High Tech High School campus in Secaucus on June 15. The school is on track to open September 2018, mov...
Rising from hacking conviction, he’ll run the party
WNY Mayor Roque’s son elected to chair town’s Democratic committee
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
Four years after being convicted of a federal charge of hacking into a political opponent’s website, West New York Mayor Felix Roque’s son Joseph has been elected by the town’s Democrats to run the...
Toast to Ol' Glory
Local towns celebrate 77th annual Flag Day celebration
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
Local towns gathered together on June 14 to celebrate Flag Day, an occasion commemorating the adoption of the United States flag in 1777. The parade, which began on Bergenline Ave near 85th Street,...
Passing the torch
Local police participate in annual Special Olympics Torch Run
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
In the final stretch of the 34th annual NJ Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run June 9,  Jersey City Sergeant Kevin Kot quickly rounded a corner onto Communipaw Avenue, dropped to one knee, a...
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Jun 25, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York, Union City would more school aid in proposed formula The West New York school district would gain an additional $1.7 million in state aid to education, a 1.8 percent increase, if the...
A victory lap
Primary may become forecast for municipal elections
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 132 132 recommendations | email to a friend
The big winners in this year’s June primary elections were not even on the ballot. Both Bayonne Mayor Jimmy Davis and Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop hunkered down in their respective campaign headq...
Affordable housing in West New York
Former handbag factory opens to residents
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez and other officials came to a ribbon cutting on June 5 for 40 new affordable housing units in West New York. The new building, formerly a handbag manufacturing factory, is...
Celebrating their heritage
Cuban Day Parade fills chilly streets with cheer
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Jun 11, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 81 81 recommendations | email to a friend
Although the chilly air felt more like March than June, people came out last weekend to march in and view the 2017 The Hudson County Cuban Day Parade, which starts in North Bergen and runs through ...
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Officials respond to video of JC cops, WNY man In response to a video that showed police allegedly kicking and dragging someone from a fiery car crash after a long pursuit through Jersey City this ...
Taking back parking
Out-of-town drivers put strain on Jersey City, Union City
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
May 28, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 327 327 recommendations | email to a friend
Union City’s recent enforcement of a permit parking ordinance adopted last year has pushed more non-resident drivers to park in Jersey City's Heights neighborhood, residents and officials in Jersey...