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Another senseless tragedy grips Prep athletic community

When someone dies at a very young age, it’s without question a tragedy, both for the person’s immediate loved ones and for the friends who were left behind. When the person is an athlete or...

Hudson County OEM warns of dangerous winds and potential rain May 23

According to an alert sent Thursday, May 23, from the Hudson County Office of Emergency Management, damaging winds of as much as 60 mph could cause scattered power outages, downed trees, and property damage...

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NY Waterway crew rescues helicopter pilot A NY Waterway ferry crew member aboard the “Gov. Thomas Kean” rescued a helicopter pilot from a crash landing in the Hudson River on May 15. Captain Adam Sciaino was...

Rodriguez at the helm in West New York

In case the canvassers and mobile billboard trucks motoring down the streets didn’t give it away, West New York held a municipal election on May 14. The “New Beginnings West New York” slate, which included...

#HudsonGives 24 hour drive underway

Eighty-two nonprofits participating in #HudsonGives will have the opportunity to win cash prizes during a first-ever day of giving taking place on Friday, May 17.  Hosted by the Hudson County Chamber Foundation, Inc., #HudsonGives...

North Hudson Sewerage Authority public meeting on sewer overflow plan announced

On Monday, May 20, at 7 p.m. the North Hudson Sewerage Authority will host a public meeting to discuss the Combined Sewer Overflow Long Term Control Plan and review the alternatives to reduce overflows...

Roque mulls challenging West New York election results

Dr. Felix Roque, who was voted out of the mayoral office in the May 14 municipal election, isn’t looking to throw in the towel just yet. Roque said he is mulling an official challenge to...

“New Beginnings” slate wins the West New York municipal election

The “New Beginnings West New York” slate was the winner of the 2019 West New York municipal election on May 14 by a clear margin, in what was a highly competitive and unpredictable campaign...

Hudson County CASA is seeking volunteers

Learn how to become a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer and help foster children find safe and permanent homes. The next information session will be held at Little City Books at 100 Bloomfield...

Weehawken, West New York mayors spar

When it comes to recent improvements to NJ Transit bus routes in West New York and Weehawken, conflicting narratives leave commuters wondering what to expect. West New York Mayor Felix Roque said that more buses...
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