Last week the Reporter ran “Hoboken police officers accused of sexual assault.”
The story has since been updated.
The Aug. 20 complaint, filed by the plaintiff’s attorney, erroneously named an officer who has been retired from the Hoboken Police Department since 2013.
An amended complaint was filed on Sept. 16, which corrects the attorney’s mistake.
The North Bergen Recreation Wrestling Awards were held on Sept. 17 at Bruin Stadium. About 50 kids ages 6 to 14 received personalized sweatshirts.
COVID-19 ended the season early, and the state competition was cancelled.
Nevertheless, Mayor Nicholas Sacco and Commissioners Hugo Cabrera and Allen Pascual joined with the coaches to hand out numerous awards.
Guttenberg Resource Center expands
The Guttenberg Resource Center has expanded into a larger space in the downstairs level of the Galaxy Towers Mall to accommodate more programs for teens and adults.
Included are a pool table, a conference and activities area, study spaces, and comfortable seating.
The old site became the children’s department.
Flu shots at Hoboken Family Pharmacy
Hoboken Family Pharmacy will give flu shots at 605 Jackson St. on Sept. 24 from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sign up at www.hobokennj.gov/hfp.
Flu shots are available at other medical facilities and pharmacies.
Jersey City man charged with murder
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office has charged Jaishawn Gaston, 26, with the murder of Francis Villa, 22, who was found with a fatal gunshot wound in a Forrest St. apartment in Jersey City on Aug. 31.
He was arrested on Sept.15 and is presumed innocent until proven guilty
Complete the census
To complete the census which determines allocations of federal funding and congressional seats go to http://my2020census.gov.
To be counted phone, call: English, 844-330-2020; Spanish, 844-468-2020; Polish, 844-479-2020; Arabic, 844-416-2020; and Tagalog, 844-478-2020.
Census workers wear Census 2020 badges with their photo IDs, Commerce Department watermarks, and expiration dates.
Jersey City man charged with sexual assault
The Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office arrested Jersey City resident Bili Crisostomo-Hernandez, 23, on charges that he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman, 28, who was walking near Ogden Ave, and South St. in Jersey City at approximately 3:30 a.m. on Sept. 12.
Anyone wishing to report a sex crime should call 201-915-1234.
Crisostomo-Hernandez is presumed innocent until proven guilty
NJ TRANSIT introduces ‘How Full Is My Ride?’ feature on mobile app
NJ TRANSIT’s new feature on its mobile app allows rail and bus customers to see how full their rides are before stepping aboard.
For rail and bus customers, green, yellow, and red color-coded icons indicate light, medium, or heavy ridership.
Bus customers will use the MyBus feature on the NJ TRANSIT Mobile app and website.
To view rail information, customers must access DepartureVision.
For more information visit njtransit.com/app.
Two men charged in Hoboken boat burglary
Hoboken police officers arrested two Richmond Hills, NY men after they allegedly broke into The Cornucopia, a large party boat docked at the 14th Street Pier in Hoboken, according to the HPD.
On Sept. 16, officers saw broken bottles, broken cabinets, and two damaged ATM machines in the vessel. The security cameras were also damaged.
They arrested Christian Singh, 24, and Dwayne Persaud, 27
The men allegedly had marijuana in their possession.
They are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.