In 2016, Charles Gaston was enjoying a spectacular high school football season for the Soaring Eagles of Union City, arguably the best defensive team in northern New Jersey that season. Gaston was a sophomore linebacker,...

This week’s weather: Wintry mix on Tuesday morning

Accuweather says this week will see a little rain on Monday, rain and snow early Tuesday morning (without significant accumulation), and sunny but cold temperatures on Wednesday and on Thanksgiving, with lows in the...

Too close for comfort

The shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh touched a nerve among a number of people of faith in Jersey City, and for a number of reasons. Rabbi Leana Moritt of the Congregation...

Runoffs return in landslide

Hoboken will once again have runoff elections following its municipal elections -- if a candidate fails to get a 50-percent majority -- now that voters overwhelmingly voted "Yes" on Nov. 6 to reinstate runoffs. The vote was...


Strobert returns to Secaucus school board After more than a decade absent, Barbara Strobert returned to the Secaucus Board of Education in high fashion, as the leading vote-getter in Tuesday's elections. Strobert, who served in the...

Big win in West New York school board election

In what many seen as a foreshadowing of next May’s municipal elections in West New York, Adrienne Kole-Sires, with more than 3,035 votes, let her ticket to victory in the school board election on...

Hoboken tops itself on Halloween

Hoboken's traditional Ragamuffin parade drew hundreds of Harry Potters, SWAT Team members, Incredibles, unicorns, and their friends to Washington Street for an annual tradition on Wednesday, Oct. 31. But perhaps just as popular as...


It’s safe to say that Jamar Casey has played practically every position there is on the football field – with perhaps center on offense and nose tackle on defense. But the versatility of the University...

They’ve got his number

It was mid-October of 1987 and the Bayonne High School football team was playing Memorial in a crucial game held in West New York’s Miller Stadium that would eventually help decide the Hudson County...

BHS alum’s dying wish

When Bayonne High School alumnus and electrician, William Gawor, died on October 12, 2016 in his home in Rahway at age 97, he left $2 million in a handwritten will to establish a college...
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