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Motorcycle-loving cop remembered Union City officer unexpectedly died at home

If anyone wanted a prime example of what the Union City Police Department seeks in its officers, perhaps few exemplified the standards better than Ricardo β€œRicky” Fernandez. The 24-year veteran, who unexpectedly passed away...

Fighting to let transgender youth into Cub Scouts Statewide group starts petition drive to...

Joe Maldonado, 8, was having the time of his life when he joined Cub Scout Pack 87 in Secaucus last year. He felt natural, playing with other boys. The fact that he was born...

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Give blood in WNY or Hoboken As people travel in winter and are not as available to donate, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets to...

Hudson County literacy The biggest issues throughout the county and in your towns

It’s hard to keep up with everything happening in Hudson County, but a look at the list of the top stories of the year may bring you up to date. We’re here to help you...

Former Hudson Reporter account executive Barbara Dillon passes away

Catherine β€œBarbara” Dillon (nee Pereira), 71, of Weehawken, a beloved mother, grandmother, wife, and a former longtime senior account executive at the Hudson Reporter, passed away peacefully on Dec. 21 at Hoboken University Medical...

Sports Year in Review: 2016 St. Anthony wins T of C again; great year...

So what were the top sports stories for 2016? We had the crowning of champions and the farewells to major legends. We had dreams fulfilled and other thoughts curtailed. More importantly, we had another year...

Expecting the unexpected Politics in 2016 had some strange twists

Anyone trying to predict what might happen in politics in 2016 could not possibly have foreseen the strange and sometimes miraculous events that took place over the past year. With the aftermath of Bridgegate trailing...

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Arrests of Jersey City police on alleged corruption appear imminent In a probe initiated by Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop and Public Safety Director James Shea, as many as a dozen Jersey City police officers...

Immigrants worried about Trump Non-profit raises money to defend local Latin American refugees

An increase in violence and political unrest in Central America over the last decade has sent many women and children escaping on foot to Mexico, and ultimately, into the United States. Some have come...
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