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Big win in West New York school board election ‘Your Children’s Future’ may hint...

In what many seen as a foreshadowing of next May’s municipal elections in West New York, Adrienne Kole-Sires, with more than 3,035 votes, led her ticket to victory in the school board election on...

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County open space funds go to playgrounds and sports fields in West New York, Union City  West New York will get its share of the county’s Open Space Trust Funds allocated for the upcoming year. At...

Home prices, rents surge in local towns May not be good news for those...

A report released last month from Pure Properties gives data on home prices and rents rising throughout Hudson County. Prices are rising especially high in Bayonne and Jersey City, according to the report, as...

Don’t go hungry this holiday Where to volunteer, donate, or find a free meal...

Every year, The Hudson Reporter provides information about municipalities in Hudson County that offer Thanksgiving meals for the needy, as well as organizations that need food or volunteers. People in each town -- including Secaucus,...

Trying to address domestic violence Officials pledge to combat problem, but county lacks batterer...

In a 911 call in February of 2018, Lydiah Okongo of Jersey City asked a police dispatcher what to do if she was being threatened. According to a report, she said, "I walk through...

Union City and Weehawken schools closed, others have delayed opening 'Snowvember' storm shut part...

Weather conditions were so bad on Thursday night -- and snow accumulations so unexpected -- that traffic was snarled, some drivers left their cars, buses from the Port Authority terminal to New Jersey were...

A local anti-bullying advocate Woman lives with Tourette's Syndrome, fights stereotypes

Longtime Hudson County resident Theresa Borrelli wears many hats. She’s an author, singer-songwriter, poet, and motivational anti-bullying speaker. As a person who lives with Tourette's Syndrome -- a nervous system disorder involving repetitive movements or unwanted sounds...

Did Suarez do the right thing? Prosecutor defends her decision not to pursue alleged...

Defending her decision not to prosecute gubernatorial aide Alberto J. Alvarez over allegations of a 2017 sexual assault in Jersey City, Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez said she has allowed the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s...

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Union City fire that took lives of five kids ruled an accident According to a press release from the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, the July fire in Union City that led to the deaths of...

Not over until it’s over The pros and cons of the new ICE contract

Depending on whose legal opinion you accept as valid, a contentious Oct. 11 vote by the Hudson County freeholders to approve a 10-year contract to house Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees in the county jail may or may not end in 2020. In a marathon seven-hour...
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