Union City News

Hudson Theatre Works presents it’s annual 10 Minute Play Festival benefit

Hudson Theatre Works presents “Liasr Lira, Pants on Fire”, this years 10 Minute Play Festival benefitting Hudson Theatre Works, including new plays by John Patrick Shanley, Neil Labute, Richard Vetere, Michael Puzzo, Cynthia Babak,...

Making the county’s deadliest road safer

John F. Kennedy Boulevard, the 14-mile thoroughfare stretching from Bayonne’s southern point to the edge of North Bergen, is the deadliest road in Hudson County, according to the Hudson County Sheriff’s Office. On the boulevard,...

Seeking places for homeless families

Rev Andrew R. Bennett, who is from the Missionary Church in Jersey City and the executive director of Family Promise of Hudson County, is looking for good people to help house homeless families in...

Wainstein files class action lawsuit against proposed power plant

With the May 14 municipal election just around the corner, North Bergen mayoral candidate Larry Wainstein has filed a class action lawsuit seeking to halt to the proposed North Bergen Liberty Generating (NBLG) power...

Down for the count

Union City officials participated in the 2020 Census Kickoff Day campaign to promote full-fledged participation in this year’s national population count. Officials believe that Union City’s growing population is higher than the 66,455 recorded in...

A canine caregiver

Union City has a new four-legged friend who's making a difference in children’s lives. Hardisty, a three-year old Labrador Retriever, can respond to more than 40 commands. He knows how to turn light switches on...

Eight Hudson County residents detained by ICE

Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced on April 8 that it performed a nationwide sweep in which 123 immigrants in New Jersey were arrested. An ICE report said that officers in the Enforcement and Removal Operations...

Should inmates be allowed to vote?

State Sen. Sandra Cunningham sought support from the Jersey City municipal council at the March 27 meeting for a bill she and state Sen. Ronald Rice Sr. are sponsoring that would allow New Jersey...

Green advocates gear up for public hearings on NBLG plant

A cluster of environmental organizations calling themselves the “Don’t Gas the Meadowlands” coalition gathered at the Ridgefield Community Center on March 21 to speak with a few hundred Hudson and Bergen County residents opposing...

Defrocked former North Bergen priest found fatally shot

Just over a month after the Roman Catholic Church in New Jersey released the names of 188 Catholic priests “credibly accused” of sexual abuse, one of those names on the list appeared again in...
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