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Guttenberg reports no active COVID-19 cases

In a letter to the community, Guttenberg Mayor Wayne Zitt announced there were no longer any COVID-19 cases. “First and foremost, I hope this letter finds you and your family well,” Zitt said. “I am...

Bayonne man arrested after allegedly stabbing another man’s face

Joseph Matusaitis, 53, was arrested by the Bayonne Police Department after an incident in which he allegedly stabbed another man’s face. Matusaitis was charged with aggravated assault, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose,...

North Bergen man pleads guilty to involvement in fatal car crash

A North Bergen man pleaded guilty on June 30 to second-degree Death by Auto for his involvement in the June 2019 collision that caused the death of a North Bergen woman. According to the...

Bayonne residents petition for Alonso to resign

Bayonne residents continue to call on Board of Education Trustee Michael Alonso to resign over his social media comments that many consider racist and an incitement to violence. On June 29, concerned citizens gathered for...

Alleged serial burglar apprehended

A man who allegedly committed a series of burglaries and thefts on Hoboken's west side was committed to the Hudson County Correctional Facility after he was transferred into the custody of the Hoboken Police...

Planned but unannounced fireworks displays begin this week

This year Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks will launch through a series of smaller unannounced displays in every borough of New York City for residents of the area to enjoy without creating crowds during...

Man charged in Jersey City sexual assault

On June 27,  members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Special Victims Unit arrested Olumuyiwa Olumodeji, 35, of Bloomfield, after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 24-year-old woman at a party on Manila Avenue in...

Hoboken man arrested after allegedly throwing a bottle at a police officer

On Saturday, May 30, at about 10:59 p.m. Officer Shelby Seickendick was pulled over in her marked patrol car and was speaking to a resident of the Hoboken Housing Authority, when she heard an...

Standing up to sitting incumbents

The July 7 primary elections are fast approaching in New Jersey. In Hudson County, there are two congressional primary races heating up. In the 8th Legislative District, Rep. Albio Sires faces a primary challenge from...

Driving-thru graduation

As New Jersey continues Phase 2 of reopening amid COVID-19, one thing that has been deeply affected is graduation ceremonies. Across Hudson County, ceremonies differ by municipality, from a virtual ceremony in Union City,...
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