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New chairman, possible new local police academy County freeholders reorganize, set agenda

With a number of key initiatives about to take place within his freeholder district, Anthony Vainieri of North Bergen was elected the new chairman of the Hudson County Board of Freeholders during their reorganization...

Too many Americans face losing access to health care

To the Editor: Far too many Americans with disabilities are facing a future with the prospect of losing access to health care. Access to comprehensive, affordable health care coverage can make or break the lives...

Bayonne Briefs

Manhole cover explodes on Broadway The Bayonne Fire Department responded to a manhole cover explosion on Monday morning, Jan. 23. At least five fire trucks were spotted at the scene. The incident happened on...

Silicon Valley in Jersey City? Liberty Science Center seeks land from city to build...

Paul Hoffman, CEO of Liberty Science Center, has petitioned the City Council to donate 16 acres needed to develop a new high tech campus, something he said could generate as many as 100 high...

Hoboken crime rate holds steady Police chief discusses his priorities for the coming year

Hoboken’s crime rates have held relatively steady for the past year, according to data released by the Police Department, which shows only slight increases and decreases in certain areas. Every year the Hoboken Police...

We’re having a party Annual Art House Snow Ball to be held on Jan....

Every city has its unique cultural event, from Mardi Gras in New Orleans to Greenwich Village’s Halloween Parade, when people get to step out of their ordinary lives and dress up. Jersey City has...

The secret and the shame What’s behind the increasing rates of domestic violence in...

Hudson County has seen an alarming jump in domestic violence incidents in recent years, raising questions as to what’s behind the increase and the best ways to combat it. December’s double murder at Jersey City’s...

Fighting against time? Non-profit holds Obamacare event before Trump inauguration

Save Latin America, a Union City based non-profit, held an Obamacare enrollment event at North Bergen’s Uptown Public Library on Saturday, Jan 14. The group, working with the Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of...

Charter schools complete enrollment lotteries If you applied, you know the outcome this week

Students who applied for entry into the Hoboken charter schools will be notified if they were successful by next week. The three Hoboken charter schools – Elysian Charter School, Hoboken Charter School, and the...

‘This is ugly’ Three murdered in apparent botched drug robbery on Fulton Avenue

On the rainy Tuesday morning after the three bodies were found in an apartment on Fulton Avenue, people hurried by as if nothing had happened. Some glanced at the crumpled yellow police tape stuffed into...
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