Union City News

A couple’s best friend(s)

Chester Gigolo might just be one of Hudson County's hidden talents. He's a budding actor, having appeared in commercials for Verizion, QVC, and Mastercard. He's a published author, and he's a star athlete. And he’s...


U.S. premiere of ‘Ameluk’ to be presented in Union City On Saturday, April 8, 7 p.m., the 2017 NoHu International Film Festival will present the U.S. premiere of “Ameluk”, a film by Mimmo Mancini. This...

After fire kills toddler, mayor targets response time

After a nearly-2-year-old boy died in a fire on Summit Avenue March 4, Mayor Brian Stack complained that it took the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue squad over 40 minutes to put water...

‘It takes a special kind of person’

Ida Rodriguez had a challenge on her hands. A client service manager for Bayada Home Health Care -- an international company that connects people with home health aides -- one of her clients had...

After losing teen daughter in crash, parents take action

Rebeka Verea had the entire world before her. The 18-year-old had just graduated from Cliffside Park High School June 20, 2005, headed for any number of possibilities. Then, she decided to take a car...

Book hits the big screen

Carrie Pilby, a movie based on the offbeat novel of the same name written by Hoboken-based author (and former Weehawken resident) Caren Lissner, opens on March 31 in theaters in New York City, Los...


ICE officials grant Union City man extension on deportation order Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials granted a Union City resident a 60-day extension on his deportation order Friday morning. Catalino Guerrero, 59, an immigrant...


Hudson County CASA seeks volunteers The Hudson County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program is seeking new advocates to help local foster children find safe, permanent homes. There will be an upcoming information session at...

Fearing the knock on the door

Right now, the biggest population of people in the Hudson County Jail in Kearny are immigrants detained by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): 607 people, according to official numbers. Officials deny they are...

More than 500 people line up for ‘Municipal ID’

In the wake of Donald Trump’s crackdown on undocumented immigrants, Union City has started an ID program to help local residents get municipal services and attend local programs. The ID will not allow people...
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