Where there’s smoke
Local magician asks youth to pledge to never touch cigarettes
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
At his Nov. 17 performance at the Veterans Memorial Elementary School in Union City, Magician Micky Magic excited his young charges with the usual magician’s trick: the handkerchief he suddenly mad...
Secaucus landowner tries to lure Amazon
Company submitted proposal for global HQ site by Secaucus Junction
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 65 65 recommendations | email to a friend
Ever since Amazon -- the on-line retailer headquartered in Seattle -- announced in September that it’s seeking requests for proposals (RFPs) for a second corporate headquarters, more than 200 Ameri...
Next stop: Newark Airport?
Port Authority accepting comments on PATH extension for 2026
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 92 92 recommendations | email to a friend
Could the PATH train someday take you to Newark Liberty International Airport? The Port Authority is currently looking to extend the PATH to a new station that would connect to the air train to the...
BRIEFS
Dec 10, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York to crack down on drunk driving through January The town of West New York will be ramping up enforcement against drunk driving, as part of the statewide, year-end "Drive Sober or Get P...
Menendez speaks out after mistrial
Jury can’t come to a verdict on bribery charge
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 237 237 recommendations | email to a friend
The 11-week trial of U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) ended a week ago Thursday when Judge William Walls declared a mistrial after the jury said they could not come to a verdict. Prosecutors have n...
Sires to Trump: show a little heart!
Makes last-ditch appeal to reverse order on immigrants’ kids
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 210 210 recommendations | email to a friend
With their voices echoing in the mostly-empty gymnasium at Jose Marti School in Union City, Rep. Albio Sires and State Sen. Brian Stack issued an appeal to The White House earlier this month to rev...
Beer here
Two local breweries to merge, become largest in Hudson County
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 207 207 recommendations | email to a friend
Colby Janisch was a recent college graduate in 2007, when he began home brewing from his parents' home in Hillsborough, N.J. for fun. “The first batches weren't too great,” Janisch said. “Definitel...
BRIEFS
Nov 26, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 134 134 recommendations | email to a friend
West New York among most desirable places to live in NJ Investment website NuWire Investor has named West New York among the most desirable places to live in New Jersey that are close to New York C...
Children First projected to win three school board slots
Losing slate fights back, citing complaint
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 1 1 comments | 318 318 recommendations | email to a friend
Candidates on the Children First school board slate, which was backed by Mayor Felix Roque, were projected to win three open spots on the nine-member West New York Board of Education after Tuesday’...
Hit-and-run deaths on Kennedy Blvd. spur action
County officials launch month-long crackdown
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 200 200 recommendations | email to a friend
Elected Hudson County officials and law enforcement are ramping up enforcement this month for Kennedy Blvd.’s five most dangerous intersections – based on accident data – in West New York, Union Ci...