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Community rallies in support of Miranda family

Heartbreaking news hit the Union City community, when a boy lost his battle with cancer. Franklin Miranda, a 7-year-old who was made an honorary Union City Police Department officer, passed away on Jan. 26 after...

North Hudson community canvasses local homeless population

Hudson County has long faced the problem of a sizable homeless population. Thanks to recent volunteer efforts by local and county nonprofit organizations, the magnitude of the homelessness issue in the county will be...

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“Winter Spell” art exhibition at William V Musto cultural center Mayor Stack and the Board of Commissioners announced "Winter Spell, a Collective Art Exhibition," on Friday, Feb.15, at the William V. Musto Cultural Center,...

Union City man convicted of sexually assaulting a child

According to a release from the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office, on Friday, Jan. 25, Superior Court Judge Mitzy Galis-Menendez sentenced a 49-year-old Union City man to 12 years in state prison for aggravated sexual...

Elevated lead levels found in local water supplies

For Hudson County residents, it might be time to think twice before turning on the faucet. The New Jersey chapter of SUEZ Water Company made an announcement that elevated lead levels were found in the...

Mayor Stack secures $9 million in DOT funding

The Union City Board of Commissioners has provided an update on a project designed to improve safety on Palisade Avenue. At the last commissioners meeting, Township Administrator Erin Knoedler shared correspondence the city received from...

NY Waterway captains recall ‘Miracle on the Hudson’

January 15 marked the 10th anniversary of the “Miracle on the Hudson,” when Captain Chelsey Sullenberger made an uncontrolled descent into the Hudson River after his plane struck a flock of Canada geese and...

Union City Briefs

William V. Musto Cultural Center opens new art exhibit On Jan. 19, the William V. Musto Cultural Center will open a new art exhibit titled "Between the Abstract and the Real." The exhibit will feature...

Vainieri named again as freeholder chair

Leadership on the Hudson County Board of Freeholders remains unchanged from 2018. The board voted on Jan. 2 to retain Anthony Vainieri of North Bergen as chairman, Bill O’Dea from Jersey City as vice...

Prosecutor’s Office: arrest made in WNY homicide

Following the apparent homicide of 19-year-old Union City resident Steven Flores on Dec. 23, the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office (HCPO) announced that a suspect was arrested on Jan. 4 at 8:30 a.m. Hudson County Prosecutor...
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