Union City News

Another senseless tragedy grips Prep athletic community

When someone dies at a very young age, it’s without question a tragedy, both for the person’s immediate loved ones and for the friends who were left behind. When the person is an athlete or...

UPDATED:Union City street festival postponed for May 28

Union City officials announced that the street festival scheduled for tonight has been postponed due to projected thunderstorms. "The street festival and concert scheduled for tonight on 32nd Street has been cancelled," a statement from...

Hudson County OEM warns of dangerous winds and potential rain May 23

According to an alert sent Thursday, May 23, from the Hudson County Office of Emergency Management, damaging winds of as much as 60 mph could cause scattered power outages, downed trees, and property damage...


NY Waterway crew rescues helicopter pilot A NY Waterway ferry crew member aboard the “Gov. Thomas Kean” rescued a helicopter pilot from a crash landing in the Hudson River on May 15. Captain Adam Sciaino was...

Union City man pleads guilty in bust tied to organized crime family

Union City resident Vincent Coppola was one of five men to plead guilty in connection with schemes that involved loansharking, unlicensed check cashing, gambling, and money laundering, which were carried out in connection with...

#HudsonGives 24 hour drive underway

Eighty-two nonprofits participating in #HudsonGives will have the opportunity to win cash prizes during a first-ever day of giving taking place on Friday, May 17.  Hosted by the Hudson County Chamber Foundation, Inc., #HudsonGives...

North Hudson Sewerage Authority public meeting on sewer overflow plan announced

On Monday, May 20, at 7 p.m. the North Hudson Sewerage Authority will host a public meeting to discuss the Combined Sewer Overflow Long Term Control Plan and review the alternatives to reduce overflows...

Hudson County CASA is seeking volunteers

Learn how to become a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer and help foster children find safe and permanent homes. The next information session will be held at Little City Books at 100 Bloomfield...

Booze and crime, happy together

Union City has a new plan to combat booze-induced crime, which dozens of liquor license holders will have to budget for. Public drinking and drunkenness, loitering, fights, and drug activity are all occasional topics of...


Cuban Independence Day  Union City will celebrate Cuban Independence Day on May 20. The day will kick off with a Cuban flag raising ceremony at International Park, at the intersection of 38th Street and Palisade...
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