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Bayonne officially authorizes negotiations to purchase Marist High School

The City of Bayonne is negotiating to potentially purchase Marist High School. The last Catholic high school in Bayonne recently announced it would close at the end of the school year this June, due...

Bias incidents on the rise in NJ

Bias incidents across the state were up 65 percent in 2019 compared to 2018, according to an announcement by NJ Attorney General Gurbir Grewal. According to preliminary data, 944 bias incidents were reported to New...

New chief of detectives makes history

Keith Lamont Stith made Hudson County History yesterday becoming the first African American chief of detectives in the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office. Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez promoted Stith to the position of Chief of...

Marist, Bayonne’s only Catholic high school, to close

The only Catholic high school in Bayonne, Marist High School, will close at the end of the school year in June. Marist High School has served the Bayonne community and surrounding areas for nearly...


Jersey City school board sued over 2016 sexual assault An unidentified former Jersey City middle school student and her guardian are suing the Jersey City School district charging it and its officials with negligence. The lawsuit...

NJ students learn dangers of vaping amid ‘epidemic’

“There’s nothing safe about vaping,” says the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ). In collaboration with the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, the PDFNJ launched a new media campaign highlighting the dangers...

North Bergen ordinance bonds additional money for library and community center

The North Bergen Board of Commissioners and Mayor Nicholas J. Sacco introduced an ordinance issuing bonds for approximately $2.3 million on Jan. 2 when the board held its first meeting of the new year. The...

Bayonne’s only Catholic high school announces closing

The only Catholic high school in Bayonne, Marist High School, announced that it would be closing at the end of the school year. According to a press release, the school will be closing at the...

Union City man crushed at North Bergen recycling facility

The North Bergen Police Department responded to a reported injury inside Lincoln Recycling Services LLC at approximately 3:20 p.m. on Jan. 2,  according to Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez. Upon arrival at the facility at...

North Bergen top chef reinvents local family restaurant at Café Per Tutti

Chef Michael Licata, a young top chef based out of North Bergen, is raising the bar for cuisine on Bergenline Avenue. After cooking in high-end establishments from Hawaii to New York City, Chef Michael...
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