West NY News

Defrocked former North Bergen priest found fatally shot

Just over a month after the Roman Catholic Church in New Jersey released the names of 188 Catholic priests “credibly accused” of sexual abuse, one of those names on the list appeared again in...

Art exhibits gaining traction in West New York

You may remember curator Bruce Soffer from an earlier story in the West New York Reporter that featured an art exhibit at Parker, titled “Art’s Endless Odyssey.” That exhibit, Soffer’s first in his hometown, was...

Mayor Roque’s opponents denounce hasty voting

Mayor Felix Roque introduced some add-on resolutions at the Board of Commissioners meeting on March 27 calling for new policy in response to years of widespread Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detentions and deportations...

WNY first responders making strides

West New York’s police and emergency medical services departments have been making strides through grants and municipal funding. A county grant from Hudson County’s Office of Emergency Management provided West New York EMS with training...


Late night voter registration open for municipal election West New York will host late night registration for the municipal election on May 14. On April 22 and 23, the Town Clerk’s office at 428 60th...

Stack whacks school board for celebrity guest speaker

Lillo Brancato, known for his acting roles in A Bronx Tale and The Sopranos, gave an unpaid speech recently to an assembly of Union City high school students to promote an anti-drug message, based...

Gov. Murphy talks budget

Gov. Phil Murphy held a town hall session late last month to introduce Hudson County residents to the second budget he has proposed during his term as governor, which he said was conceived with...

Suez announces ‘sweeping attack’ on lead contamination

Suez Water recently vowed to remove 25 percent of lead service lines supplying their drinking water system in Northern New Jersey. This announcement follows a recent report they issued in January, stating that about...

UBS Atrium Series presents The Secret Trio  

The UBS Atrium Series continues its series of free lunchtime concerts with The Secret Trio on Wednesday, April 3 at 12:30 pm. The concert will take place in the Atrium at 1000 Harbor Boulevard in...

Investigations commission calls for stricter hospital oversight

The state Department of Health (DOH) is ill-equipped to keep track of complex corporate transactions conducted by for-profit hospitals, according to a report issued by the State Commission of Investigation (SCI) on March 19. As...
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