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‘American Dream’ expected to open in 2019

The heavily-delayed “American Dream” project in East Rutherford – a recreational/retail complex on Route 3, formerly known as “Xanadu” -- may have acquired enough construction financing to open in March 2019, according to developer...

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Union City police officer dies in multi-vehicle crash; third loss to department in seven months The Union City Police Department lost an officer in a multi-vehicle crash Thursday, July 27, according to the department's Facebook...

Fundraiser to benefit theater company

Hudson Exploited Theater Company, a live performance and multimedia company, will present its 2017 fundraiser, HExTC’s Annual Summer Celebration, at The William V. Musto Cultural Center, 420 15th St., Union City, on Saturday July...

WNY announces upcoming community events

The city of West New York has a variety of events planned for the rest of summer 2017, from a street renaming to veterans events and free movies. Mayor Felix Roque and the Board of...

Hudson Reporter newspapers win slew of state awards

The reporters and graphic artists for the Hudson Reporter newspapers recently won 11 writing, 12 photography, and six layout awards in the prestigious 2016 Memorial Journalism Awards run annually by the Garden State Journalists...

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North Bergen man receives 20 years behind bars for beating WNY girlfriend to death A judge last Monday sentenced a North Bergen man to 20 years behind bars for his West New York girlfriend’s death,...

Teen mom raises her cap

Among the 849 seniors who filled Union City High School’s auditorium June 23, senior Itzel Alvarez’s presence exemplified their never-give-up attitude. “I got pregnant at the age of 16,” revealed Alvarez, 18, as she...

Into the real world

West New York’s Memorial High School graduated 424 students at Coviello Field June 22. The valedictorian (first in the class) was Giselle Martinez, and salutatorian (second in the class) was Jennifer Martinez. “I would...

Preparing for the worst

Ever since the massive Columbine school shooting incident in 1999, and more recently, the Newtown, Conn. shooting in 2012, schools around the country have had to train for a theoretical emergency in which a...

New laws for jitneys

The State Assembly recently passed legislation introduced by 31st District Assemblyman Nicholas Chiaravalloti that would place stricter regulations on privately owned commuter shuttles/jitneys by requiring vehicles be registered with and receive approval from each...
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