SWAT standoff in West New York
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
WEST NEW YORK -- Responding to gunshots heard early on Sunday morning, police went to 57th Street between Bergenline Avenue and JFK Boulevard, resulting in a seven-hour standoff with a suspected gu...
The ‘Power List’
Our annual ranking of Hudson County’s most influential
by Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
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The status of each of Hudson County’s most influential people rises and falls from year to year. Influence can mean different things, not only political power. Artists, activists, and not-for-profi...
Local mayors take stand vs. Trump
Several towns will not help search for undocumented immigrants
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump sharply intensified the nation’s immigration debate last week when he signed an executive order removing federal funding from cities that refer to themselves as “sanctuary cities.” Alt...
The ‘Power List’
Our annual ranking of Hudson County’s most influential
by Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
The status of each of Hudson County’s most influential people rises and falls from year to year. Influence can mean different things, not only political power. Artists, activists, and not-for-profi...
Snow day? Rain delay?
Superintendents reveal how they decide to close schools for storms
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 268 268 recommendations | email to a friend
When the National Weather Service predicted a rainy nor’easter for Monday, Jan. 23, three school districts in Hudson County closed, and several others remained open but canceled afternoon activitie...
Local mayors take stand vs. Trump
Several towns will not help search for undocumented immigrants
by Hannington Dia
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
Donald Trump sharply intensified the nation’s immigration debate last week when he signed an executive order removing federal funding from cities that refer to themselves as “sanctuary cities.” Alt...
30 people speak at council meeting
Eminent domain, Trump immigrant ban cause controversy
by Marilyn Baer
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 05, 2017 | 3 3 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
In a unanimous vote on Wednesday night, the Hoboken City Council authorized the use of eminent domain as a tool “if necessary” to turn a proposed 1-acre Southwest Park into 2 acres. The city would ...
‘No ban, no wall, sanctuary for all’
Jersey City rallies on behalf of refugees from Syria, elsewhere
by Al Sullivan
Reporter staff writer
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 107 107 recommendations | email to a friend
While not all of the estimated 1,200 people who turned out in Newark Avenue’s pedestrian plaza on Jan. 29 came to protest Donald Trump’s travel ban, those who supported his initiatives kept to them...
The ‘Power List’
Our annual ranking of Hudson County’s most influential
by Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 78 78 recommendations | email to a friend
The status of each of Hudson County’s most influential people rises and falls from year to year. Influence can mean different things, not only political power. Artists, activists, and not-for-profi...
SCOREBOARD
Bruins enjoy astounding turnaround
A seven-win team last year, North Bergen now sits atop the HCIAL standings
by Jim Hague
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At the end of the 2015-16 high school basketball season, veteran North Bergen head boys’ basketball coach Kevin Bianco didn’t know what to do. His Bruins had just endured a tough season, one that s...