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Hudson County refused to cooperate with ICE raids

A tweet posted by President Donald Trump in early July claiming massive immigration raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement would take place throughout the nation between July 13 to 15 sent protesters to the...

‘The Englishtown Project’ brings back The Dead

'The Englishtown Project' reprises one of the Grateful Dead’s most famous and beloved appearances in the Garden State, when they headlined at Raceway Park in Englishtown on Sept.3rd, 1977. In addition to the Dead, which...

Investigation of 495 crash ongoing

Shortly after 1 p.m. on July 3, a Union City Department of Public Works waste management truck collided with three cars before crashing through a fence on Palisade Avenue and plunging from an overpass...


Union City announces Clean Out Week  The Union City Department of Public Works announced that it will host Clean Out Week throughout the city. Residents are encouraged to clean out basements, attics, yards, closets, and...

Environmentalists question the safety of oil-by-rail shipments

Six years ago, the Quebecois town of Lac-Megantic went up in flames after a 72-car train carrying crude oil from North Dakota’s Bakken region derailed and incinerated a small downtown area, killing 47 people...

Union City man arrested in connection with fatal Jersey City collision

On July 8, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez announced that Jonathan Ortiz-Guananga, a 26-year-old Union City resident, has been arrested and charged in connection with a head-on collision on Paterson Plank Road in Jersey...

Weehawken hosts annual commemoration of Hamilton-Burr duel

The annual commemoration of the Hamilton-Burr duel will take place at the Hamilton Memorial, overlooking the Weehawken Dueling Grounds on Thursday, July 11, at 6 p.m. This year marks the 215th anniversary of this infamous...


Hoboken to consider acquiring southwest parkland through eminent domain In a nixle alert to the community, Mayor Ravi Bhalla said he will consider acquiring additional parkland for the Southwest Park through eminent domain if amicable...

Calling all Beatles fans

'Here Comes the Sun' is a musical celebration of a decade of Beatles music. Not an impersonation act, this six-person band of multi-instrumentalists and vocalists from varied backgrounds, including Broadway, Lincoln Center, and the...

Route 495 eastbound traffic headache shifts tonight

New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials have announced the right two lanes of Route 495 eastbound will be shifted onto the newly- completed outside lanes on Friday night, June 28, as the bridge...
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