Police brutality case settled for $50K
Photographer alleged he was beaten by cops in 2013
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
A photography student at the School of Visual Arts in New York, Rene Berdugo, alleged in 2013 that West New York police punched and kicked him after he refused to show them identification while pho...
‘A lot of inspiration comes from Union City’
Art, handbags, t-shirts, music featured at festival
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 44 44 recommendations | email to a friend
Residents from all over admired, sold, or purchased art, clothing, and toys from other residents at the arts and music festival in Union City on Saturday, Sept. 12. Art lined the gates of Hudson Pr...
Walk and donate for suicide prevention
Families and friends gather this weekend to raise awareness
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 146 146 recommendations | email to a friend
Families and friends who lose someone to suicide often look for counselors or communities that understand what it’s like. Lifelong North Bergen residents Maria Sanchez and her daughter Jeanette, 26...
BRIEFS
Sep 18, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
Free 12-week NAMI course for families of those with depression, bipolar The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is offering a free educational, 12-week course for families of individuals dia...
What's new at school
UC, WNY kids talk about returning; Mandarin language to be offered in UC
by Hannington Dia
Reporter correspondent
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 57 57 recommendations | email to a friend
Kids in the Union City public schools return to class on Tuesday, Sept. 6, while in West New York, they return on Friday, Sept. 9. Students who were playing or hanging out at various parks in the a...
Fur babies, furever
Couple adopt kitten, cat at local shelter’s grand opening
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter Staff Writer
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
Mimi Marcus and her boyfriend Chip, who live in Weehawken, doubled the size of their family last month when they visited a new animal shelter in West New York and adopted a 2-year-old female cat an...
A visit from the departed
Local novelist’s short play appears in a NY festival
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 151 151 recommendations | email to a friend
When he converted one of his short stories into a play, what surprised Alfred C. Martino most was the pain he felt even decades after the real-life event that inspired the story. Although the story...
Reporter on Vacation
Take a photo with your newspaper and send it in!
Sep 04, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 142 142 recommendations | email to a friend
If you’re going on vacation or just hanging out locally, take a photo with any Reporter newspaper, including the Bayonne Community News, and send it to us! We’d love to print it and show your neigh...
Splash and spray
WNY opens renovated pool, new play area
by Samantha Meyers
Reporter staff writer
Aug 21, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
“The children of West New York deserve the best, and we are happy to provide a safe, state-of-the-art spray park and kiddie pool,” Mayor Felix Roque said at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the newl...