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‘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...

New pharmacy opens in West New York Politicians and constituents host ribbon-cutting for debut

Some Weehawken and other nearby residents will have easier access to medications from now on. The North Hudson Community Action Corporation held a grand opening for a new pharmacy at its center on 5301...

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...

Hearing scheduled for Southwest Park expansion Council approves 9/11 memorial contract, receives updates on...

The City Council will conduct a public hearing on Feb. 1 for an ordinance to allow the city to use eminent domain to acquire an acre of land owned by Academy Bus to expand...

Happy birthday, Hamilton Jersey City celebrates the birth of a founding father

Knowing about Alexander Hamilton was part of growing up in Paterson. While lessons about his role as a founder of that major North Jersey city were sometimes taught in school, more significant reminders could...

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...

Weehawken residents see ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ High school students perform classic Christmas play

Weehawken Township High School presented the stage version of the classic Frank Capra film “It’s a Wonderful Life” on Dec. 16 and 17 at the high school. Released in 1946, the story is a...

Ethics complaint divides school board Superintendent reports an increase in academic scholarship; students honored

The Board of Education remains divided over whether to agree to pay the legal fees for three members and a former member who are targets of an ethics charge which the board has declined...

Getting down to work Board of Education’s first caucus lacks drama

In the first official caucus meeting of the newly-organized Jersey City Board of Education, the members got right down to business, avoiding the petty squabbles that have plagued so many meetings over the last...

Story time

During the holiday season, students in Mrs. Rodriquez's class at Union City’s Saint Augustine School heard the religious story of the “Candy Cane.” Vice Principal Sister Johanna Quinto said, “The children made candy canes...
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