West NY News


County fair and car show Freeholder Chair Anthony Vainieri and the North Bergen Education Foundation are hosting the 5th annual Hudson County Fair in James J. Braddock Park. The event will take place over two weekends,...

Hate crime seminar held by NAACP, Hudson County Prosecutor, NJ Division of Criminal Justice

A seminar was held on Sept. 24 in the Bayonne Public Library to discuss hate crimes and bias incidents, including how to report them, and what’s being done to reduce the number of crimes...

New parking decks planned for West New York

The West New York Board of Commissioners recently passed a resolution that authorizes the municipal government to begin the process to design multi-tiered parking decks on 57th and 67th streets, in place of ground-level...


Hoboken mayor calls for special council meeting Mayor Ravi Bhalla called for a special meeting of the Hoboken City Council for Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. to vote on a resolution that was tabled...

Schedule of Upcoming Free Community Health Screenings

Throughout the year, Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center takes an active role in our local communities to provide free health screenings and education programs.  The New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) recognized Hackensack Meridian Health Palisades Medical Center’s...

Active shooter drill puts heavy emphasis on realism, regional mobilization

With mass shootings happening more frequently in schools throughout the United States, law enforcement, EMS, and other first responders are more coordinated than ever to respond to acts of mass murder, supported by more...

Salvadoran Pride was in full swing on Sept. 15

Photos by Art Schwartz. North Hudson marked the 198th anniversary of El Salvador’s independence from Spain on Sept. 15 with a massive parade down Bergenline Avenue that stretched through North Bergen, Guttenberg, West New York,...

Hudson officials and advocates address opioid addiction crisis

Health officials and advocates held a panel discussion on Sept. 12 at Garden Heights, a new addiction treatment center in Journal Square, to discuss local impacts of the national opioid addiction crisis. Deaths attributed to...

BCB Bank Vice President Ryan Blake Appointed to NJ LGBT Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

Ryan Blake, Vice President and Controller at BCB Bank, has been named a Director of the New Jersey LGBT Chamber of Commerce and a member of its executive board. Blake, a Bayonne native, received undergraduate...

Grammy Winner Pedro Giraudo leads Tango on the Hudson

The next Summer Concert on the Hudson will take place on Friday, September 20 at 7 p.m. at Lincoln Harbor Park, located just north of the Chart House restaurant directly on the west bank...
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