Murphy gets sworn in as governor
Jan 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
Will Rogers once said, “I don’t belong to an organized party, I’m a Democrat.” New Jersey Democrats appeared to live up to this irony in the waning days of GOP Gov. Christopher Christie , as downst...
NORTH BERGEN BRIEFS
Jan 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
Man arrested in Union City for allegedly sexually assaulting 10-year-old The Union City Police Department arrested a 31-year-old man on Jan. 13 for alleged sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl the ...
Perseverance in the face of adversity
Jan 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear Editor: A revolution is quietly taking place in England. An American, divorced, Catholic has captured the heart of Prince Harry. Will English subjects be so easily enamored? Only time will tel...
ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Dickinson’s Battle-Holley matures into all-around performer
by Jim Hague
Jan 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
A quick look at the statistics of Dickinson High School senior Tyrek Battle-Holley and you would think he was a 6-foot-7 power forward, when in reality, Battle-Holley is a guard who stands 6-foot-2...
JERSEY CITY BRIEFS
Jan 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
Fulop will seek a third term as mayor Even some people close to Mayor Steven Fulop said this week they were surprised at a Saturday night tweet on Jan. 13 by him, saying he’d seek a third term. Dur...
When women were in charge
Jan 21, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
Dear editor: (Re: Rachel Hodes, Hoboken Democratic Committee, on sexual harassment of women, Dec. 10) Remember Time magazine's annual Man Of The Year? In those days, only men made history. But in 2...
West New York adopts ordinance banning short-term rentals, despite concerns from local Airbnb hosts
Jan 20, 2018 | 1 1 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
WEST NEW YORK -- Short term vacation rentals, of 30 days or less, will be banned in West New York, after the town's Board of Commissioners adopted an ordinance at their Jan. 18 meeting. The measure...
Menendez to be retried, says Politico
Jan 19, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 43 43 recommendations | email to a friend
HUDSON COUNTY – In a report broken by Politico, federal prosecutors announced that they will retry U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, after a deadlocked jury in November resulted in a mistrial. Annalou ...
Court rules LSP marina plan can proceed
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JERSEY CITY – A lawsuit brought by Jersey City to halt a plan to construct “millionaires’ marina” at the south end of Liberty State Park was rejected by a Superior Court on Jan. 19. The court ruled...
Secaucus charges retail workers in alleged Ebates scheme
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SECAUCUS – Police have arrested five employees from a local clothing store warehouse in connection with an alleged fraud scheme. According to a town police report, the employees would allegedly pro...