West NY News

Funding for Miller Stadium improvements failed to pass

West New York’s Board of Commissioners recently cast their vote on a $3,950,000 bond issue. Roughly $1.7 million of it would have gone toward renovating Miller Stadium. The rest would have gone toward renovations...


“Winter Spell” art exhibition at William V Musto cultural center Mayor Stack and the Board of Commissioners announced "Winter Spell, a Collective Art Exhibition," on Friday, Feb.15, at the William V. Musto Cultural Center,...

‘New Beginnings’ slate challenges Roque

Campaign season is beginning to heat up in West New York. Throughout the better part of the past year, elected officials have been engaged in what amounts to a civil war. Three West New York commissioners...

Mayor Roque’s support of Wainstein wavering

North Bergen and West New York both have 2019 mayoral elections just months away. As with most concurrent elections in Hudson County, they will likely influence one another. In May of 2018, West New York...

Elevated lead levels found in local water supplies

For Hudson County residents, it might be time to think twice before turning on the faucet. The New Jersey chapter of SUEZ Water Company made an announcement that elevated lead levels were found in the...

NY Waterway captains recall ‘Miracle on the Hudson’

January 15 marked the 10th anniversary of the “Miracle on the Hudson,” when Captain Chelsey Sullenberger made an uncontrolled descent into the Hudson River after his plane struck a flock of Canada geese and...

Union City/West New York Briefs

William V. Musto Cultural Center opens new art exhibit On Jan. 19, the William V. Musto Cultural Center will open a new art exhibit titled "Between the Abstract and the Real." The exhibit will feature...

West New York Board of Ed elects prez, tie postpones vice vote

On Jan. 2, the West New York Board of Education held its annual reorganization meeting. Three new trustees were sworn in, and elections were held for both president and vice president for the upcoming term....

Vainieri named again as freeholder chair

Leadership on the Hudson County Board of Freeholders remains unchanged from 2018. The board voted on Jan. 2 to retain Anthony Vainieri of North Bergen as chairman, Bill O’Dea from Jersey City as vice...

Prosecutor’s Office: arrest made in WNY homicide

Following the apparent homicide of 19-year-old Union City resident Steven Flores on Dec. 23, the Hudson County Prosecutor's Office (HCPO) announced that a suspect was arrested on Jan. 4 at 8:30 a.m. Hudson County Prosecutor...
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