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Union City in mourning after police officer killed in highway crash The Union City Police Department is still in mourning after a Union City police officer died in a multi-vehicular crash in East Rutherford on...

Into the Woods, in Hudson County

What do you get when Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, and Jack and the Beanstalk all appear in one musical, tied together by an impotent baker and his wife? You get “Into the...

The good, the bad, and the broken links

In the olden days -- about 10 or 15 years ago – city websites contained only a few details, if they existed at all. Nowadays, for the most computer literate residents, they can help...

From the football field to the medical realm

When Hackensack Meridian Health Co-Chairman Joseph Simunovich was dominating the competition on Memorial High School’s football team decades ago, he may not have known those victories would lead to touchdowns in so many other...

Grammy winner Kinan Azmeh will play the UBS Atrium Series

Clarinetist Kinan Azmeh and his CityBand will play the UBS Atrium Series on Thursday, May 18 at 12:30 p.m. in the Atrium at 1000 Harbor Boulevard, located in the Lincoln Harbor section of Weehawken. Hailed...


Life saving equipment installed in Town Hall and police vehicles Mayor Felix E. Roque, M.D. and the Board of Commissioners last week announced the roll-out of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) in Town Hall and in...

Light rail on track

New Jersey Transit held two public hearings on the planned Hudson-Bergen Light Rail extension into Bergen County on April 24. The project would add seven new stops to the existing service, all north along...

Books against bullies

Theresa Borrelli knows what it’s like to be an outcast. Growing up in 1970s West New York, she showed signs of Tourette’s Syndrome, a neurological disorder that causes involuntary physical movements. At the time,...

Bringing a 1643 farcical play to 2017

A young man wearing a green beret and jester outfit dashed onto the stage. He quickly greeted the empty auditorium with cries of “All cellphones off! We're set! We've sexted.” These lines officially launched...

Statute of limitations on a hit-and-run?

Omar Monroig was on course to become a professional bodybuilder. The 5'11, 256 pound strongman had already racked up multiple trophies in national bodybuilding competitions. But weeks before his latest challenge, the Garden State...
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