After standoff, man safely surrenders in West New York
Feb 07, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
WEST NEW YORK – After nearly a 12-hour stand-off, a 27-year-old West New York man surrendered to police, said Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez. On Feb. 5, at approximately 2 a.m., the North B...
Union City to adopt resolution on Sanctuary City status; will give city ID’s to all residents
Feb 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
UNION CITY -- Union City’s Board of Commissioners on Tuesday will vote on a resolution to declare itself a sanctuary city, according to Erin Knoedler, the city’s director of operations. Sanctuary c...
Witnesses detain Hoboken man until police arrive
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HOBOKEN-- According to a media release from the Hoboken Police Department, a man was detained near Fourth and Jackson streets near the Big Banner Supermarket by witnesses for until police arrived. ...
Did you miss these stories over the weekend?
Feb 06, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 66 66 recommendations | email to a friend
While not all of the estimated 1,200 people who turned out in Newark Avenue’s pedestrian plaza in Jersey City on Jan. 29 came to protest Donald Trump’s travel ban, those who supported his initiativ...
Museum hosts Black Maria Film Festival kickoff
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 40 40 recommendations | email to a friend
HOBOKEN -- The Hoboken Historical Museum at 1301 Hudson St. will host the kick-off screenings for the 36th annual Black Maria Film Festival. The Black Maria Film Festival celebrates creativity and ...
SWAT standoff in West New York
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 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...
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 | 348 348 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 | 157 157 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...
The ‘Power List’
Our annual ranking of Hudson County’s most influential
by Al Sullivan
Reporter Staff Writer
Feb 05, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 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 | 366 366 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...